Tariff Information

Gold Coast Cabs Taxi fares are structured and regulated by the Department of Transport and Main Roads. This guarantees consistency and fair rates at all times. Please see below for further information.

Tariff 1          

  • 7am – 7pm weekdays
  • Flagfall $2.90 Distance $2.17/km
  • Waiting time $0.82 Booking $1.50
  • Toll/charge Amount of toll or charge incurred during a hiring.

Tariff 2

  • All other times (including public holidays
  • Flagfall $4.30 Distance $2.17/km
  • Waiting time $0.82 Booking $1.50
  • Toll/charge Amount of toll or charge incurred during a hiring.

Tariff 3

  • Late Night $2 surcharge – midnight to 5am*
  • Flagfall $6.30
  • Distance $2.17/km
  • Waiting time $0.82
  • Booking $1.50
  • Toll/charge Amount of toll or charge incurred during a hiring.

*excluding ANZAC Day -25 April.

All fares GST inclusive

Tariff 4, 5 or 6

  • Multiple hiring
  • Multiple hiring is permitted with consent of the first and subsequent hirers. Present at 75 per cent of the standard fare. Each hirer must pay the amount shown on the meter at their destination.

Tariff 7,8 or 9

  • People mover/Maxi Taxi/ luxury/ premium
  • Surcharge may be applied to high occupancy, luxury and premium Taxis if prebooked and agreed by the hirer. No surcharge can be applied for high occupancy, luxury and premium Taxis from a Taxi rank. No surcharge can be applied for hirings that include a passenger in a wheelchair. Tariff 9 to be only applied for hirings that begin between midnight and 5am, 7 days/week (excluding ANZAC Day – 25 April).

Notes

The booking fee can only be charged to bookings recorded by a Taxi booking company. Booking fees do not apply to rank or hail hirings. The waiting time fee is charged for each minute the Taxi is stationary (whether during a journey or when held for the hirer). No extra surcharge applicable for the carriage of luggage.

The Passenger

Must fasten their seatbelt. Using a scooter or mobility device/ aid that is not a wheelchair must transfer to a fixed seat in the vehicle. Must not evade a fare. Maximum penalty may exceed $4500 or six (6) months imprisonment.

The Driver

Can legally require a deposit of the estimated fare or agreed amount. Can legally charge the person who soils the Taxi and additional amount for cleaning the Taxi.

Taxi Subsidy Scheme

Member must travel in Taxi for smartcard to be used for subsidised travel. Member to present smartcard to Driver at start of trip. Driver to check photograph and expiry date and if valid, use the smartcard. Member to check payment details for accuracy. Driver must return smartcard to member at end of trip. Driver cannot refuse a valid TSS or smartcard presented by a current member for part payment of their Taxi fare.

Smoking and/or the consumption of food or drink is prohibited. Maximum penalty may exceed $2200.