Posted January 22nd, 2018, 09:38 AM
Sorry to say I did not get his taxi number or ID. We were too shocked to think clearly. He didnít have the meter on during the ride either. Charging more for luggage?? Thatís why we took the cab instead of the train! I know the hotels and stores in Australia had no problem with our credit card.
He did tell us early in the ride how much lower the crime rate is in Australia compared to the US, then proceeds to rob us! Iíve never been cheated by a taxi driver in the US, so wasnít prepared for this. Left us with a very bad impression of Sydney!
What's that a proper taxi? Or were you approached by someone offering the service? The letter being illegal.
You clearly must also have noticed that the meter was not on. Why not say something? Don't judge Sydney by it. At least in Australia you are unlikely to get sworn at by a cabbie if you don't tip.