Bucharest’s more expensive taxi drivers are apparently coming up with all sorts of new and inventive ways to fool people into thinking that their cars are in fact ordinary, cheap Bucharest taxis.
The trick of adopting a logo that looks – at quick glance – much like the logo of an ordinary company is old hat but remains common:
The taxi in front costs almost three times as much as the one behind, yet the logos are similar.
The latest trick, which we noticed while out this morning, is this:
Again: at first glance, all appears well. The tariff is a cheap as chips 1.35 lei. Except it isn’t.
Look again: Tarif 1 is 3.5 lei. A hell of a lot more than 1.3 lei.
Do be careful people.