Take note that the values above are supposedly BEFORE PROMOTIONS. That means coupled with promo codes + credit card tie-ups, you could be getting even bigger savings with Uber / Grab.
Another thing to note is that their calculations is based on the airport surcharge being $5, which is only true for Fri – Sun from 5pm to 12mn. For all other times, the surcharge is only $3. Ideally, you’d want to knock off $2 from their Taxi figures to make it more apples to apples, I would imagine.
That said, even with a $2 reduction across the board for taxis, taxis are still on average about 30% more expensive than Uber / Grab. Throw in promo codes and credit card promos and you could be looking at huge savings.
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