Yandex.Taxi announced the reduction of the minimum travel costs for all tariffs in Moscow. Thus, the rate of “Economy” it has decreased from 199 to 99 rubles. Day for that amount, you can make a trip length of 2 km and a duration of 5 minutes. Every next kilometer and every extra minute on the road will cost 9 rubles.
Due to the change in tariffs short taxi rides will be cheaper. In April this year, the company launched a new tariff “Express”, which was available only in hours of low demand. He is no longer in operation and its parameters became the basis for the updated “Standard”. Now, for example, a trip from the Imperia tower in Moscow-city to Kiev station or Dorogomilovsky market can cost 50 rubles cheaper than before. In addition, the final cost of day trips became less dependent on the situation on the roads. Earlier the price was influenced by the only time is now is taken into account and the distance, but the price per minute has decreased.
Yandex noted that Muscovites are increasingly using taxi for short trips — to the metro station, the nearest shopping Mall or the hair salon. Since the beginning of the year, the share of trips less than 5 mins in total number of orders increased 1.5 times. Increased the number of orders for one driver. Due to this, distribution of orders has been to reduce the cost of travel: drivers are spending more time on customer service and less on waiting orders and the filing machine. Cost reduction has allowed to reduce tariffs, while maintaining a high level of service.
As the rate of “Economy”, the minimum cost of daily travel for all other rates decreased by 100. For tariff “Comfort”, “Comfort+” and “Minivan” it is now 199 rubles, and for “Business” — 299. The price includes two minutes of free waiting and five minutes. The trip to the airport, outside the city, as well as child seat, transportation of animals and other additional services are the same as before the change in tariffs.
Yandex.Taxi operates in Moscow since 2011. The average time is 4 minutes. Service also available in St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Sochi and another 26 Russian cities and in Minsk, Yerevan, Almaty and Tbilisi. In total, service connected 70 000 cars 600 taxi companies and dispatching.
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