Tell the Taxi Driver You’ll Need a Receipt Up Front

Tell the taxi driver you'll need a receipt up frontEach Friday, we feature a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip come from reader Ram, who adds to last Tuesday’s tip on taxi receipts, saying:

“It is prudent to let the driver know that you will need a receipt from him/her up front. That is good incentive for the driver to be honest. Many people think that is confrontational and are reluctant to bring up the subject. We politely call them ‘potential suckers.'”

Of course you don’t need to do this if you ride with Uber, Lyft or another ride-sharing service but it’s a great tip. Thanks, Ram!

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