Taxi drivers speak for decreasion of more than 30%
The taxi industry also in "crisis"
Significant drop of passenger traffic in taxis of Rethymno. Fewer consumers opt for the taxi to move within and outside the city, as due to the economic climate.
Most choose to move by feet or bus, depending on the distance. That’s either for tourists and locals, considering their budget after the crisis.
Taxi drivers indicate that fewer choose taxi for their trasportation, while others are more than willing to negotiate the price! In contrast with that they highlght that the operating costs for the taxi have significantly increased.
Even though the rates are not extremely high, nowdays locals consider taxi a “luxury” and tourists are extremely worried about their budget.
People now are more easily seen late at night to wait for a bus, than take a taxi instead.