Charlottetown, PE

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Taxi Form

Taxi Permit Application

Taxi Permits will be APPROVED weekly on Thursday with pick-up every Monday between 9 am – 12 pm ONLY

Taxi Service Contract for Cruise Passenger Pick-Ups

BETWEEN: Port Charlottetown ~ and ~
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Section 1 ~ Taxi Responsibilities

The aforementioned taxi driver agrees to the following conditions in order to be allowed access to Port Charlottetown in order to pick-up disembarking cruise passengers:

  • A. All taxi drivers on Port Charlottetown property must have displayed, at all times, their ID badge.
  • B. To line up in a single line and load passengers on a first come first serve basis regardless of distance or fare.
  • C. To take each passenger to the requested destination, regardless of the distance.
  • D. To show a valid driver’s license, car license and taxi license with copies to accompany this signed agreement for Port Charlottetown’s files.
  • E. To be able to produce upon request these licenses to authorized staff of the Port Charlottetown at any time.
  • F. To follow the set rate of $8.50 for the first passenger + $1.00 per each additional passenger for downtown runs as per the City of Charlottetown bylaws.
  • G. Taxis are not to solicit private tours, but should a private tour be requested by passengers or crew, the driver agrees to charge a flat rate of $90/hour.
  • H. To act as a professional driver and ambassador of the Island.
  • I. Provide a clean, smoke-free vehicle for transportation.

Section 2 ~ Port Charlottetown’s Responsibilities

Port Charlottetown is obligated to provide disembarking cruise passengers with the following service:

  • A. To ensure that cruise ship passengers to Charlottetown are provided with fast, courteous taxi service.
  • B. To ensure that all taxi drivers are licensed and insured.
  • C. To ensure that all drivers have a signed contract with Port Charlottetown, copies of required licenses on file as per above, and ID badges are displayed at all times.

Please note:

  • If these regulations are not followed or valid complaints are lodged, the driver will be reported to their taxi company and will be suspended from pick-up from the port for the remainder of 2024 cruise ship season.
  • Circumstances may require last-minute changes to the layout. In addition, Taxi operators will not be permitted to enter the Independent tour operator area which is located in parking lot B.
  • Taxi Permits will be processed weekly on Thursday with pick-up every Monday between 9 am - 12 pm
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The cost for a Cruise Ship Friendly Taxi operator sticker is $30.00 (HST & Fees included).

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