Information as of 30th January 2012.
This is a 24-hour service provided in all towns. Taxis can be booked by phone or hired on the street.
Urban taxis are provided with taxi-meters and charging commences upon the entrance of a passenger in the taxi.
The transport of passengers by urban taxis without using the taximeter is not permitted.
Fares are in Euros and based on the following chart:
|Urban Taxi service||Tariff I (Day fare) 06.01 -20.30 hrs||Tariff II (Night fare) 20.31 -06.00 hrs|
|a) Initial charge||3,42||4,36|
|b) Fare per km||0,73||0,85|
|c) Delay or waiting time per hour||13,66||15,71|
|d) For every luggage weighing more than 12 kg||1,20||1,20|
|e) During the following public holidays, taxis charge an extra supplement of 1,15 Cyprus pounds per ride: 24, 25, 26 and 31 December, 1 January, Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday (Christian Orthodox religion).|
|f) The transport of pets is not allowed unless they are carried in small proper cases and the charge in such cases is 0,55 euro per pet.|
Complaints about taxis or the driver should be sent immediately to the Road Transport Department:
Lefkosia (Nicosia),1425. Telephone: 22-807 149, 22-807154, Fax: 22-354 030.
Complaints can also be notified to the police on telephone no: 22-802 020.
Pafos Road Transport Department: Telephone: 26-940 279, 26-940 183, Fax: 26-946 931
Pafos Police department: 26-806 060