An Aussie tourist paid RUB 8,000 for a taxi ride from Domodedovo to the city center

 

You have read quite often how taxi drivers cheat customers on money, charging them super high fees for a ride that should have costed you a little. Only last week we have reported a similar story that happened to a journalist from Chile who got cheated by RUB 50,000.

READ: CHILEAN JOURNALIST PAYS RUB 50,000 TIP FOR A TAXI FROM AN AIRPORT IN MOSCOW TO A HOTEL

This time, an Australian female tourist has lodged a police report after she realized that she was overcharged for her ride from Domodedovo to a hotel in the city center. She has hired the car in the airport itself.

According to the witnesses, the woman has ordered the car through a taxi company in the airport, where she paid EUR 100 and RUB 2,000 (around RUB 9,000 in total), she has received a change of RUB 1,000 there as well. Once she arrived to the hotel, she found out from the driver that the trip should have only costed RUB 1,300. After which, she reported the issue to the hotel administrator, she was staying in, and they lodged a police report

The incident is currently pending investigations.

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