Hi! I dont know the distance in that trip, and if you must cross any ERP, but here is the updated taxi fares for 2008, with all the extras
http://tankinlian.blogspot.com/2007/12/ ... apore.html
Its a bit complex now. The peak hour surcharge is not more 2$, but a 35%, so cheaper for very short trips and more expensive for long trips. Now there are extras for almost everything. The CBD surcharge extends until midnight.
For me, taxi fares were clearly cheaper than in Spain previously, now they are similar in some hours, cheaper another, more expensive in some areas, ...
As this blogger says,
Singapore must win the award for the most complicated taxi fare structure in the world.
Example: A very short trip Plaza Singapura-Robertson Quay friday evening before the hike, was 4 SGD, now is around 8.50.
Interesting comments I have found in that website.
As SMS use to say: Google is your friend (I just googled taxi + fares + singapore + 2008), but hope this work is useful for you!
I dont agree that taxis overcharge a lot. Even when I was new in the city and didnt know the ways, I have never paid more than the usual fare for the same trip. Usually they asked you for your preferred way, or they suggest you one, but my opinion is that taxi drivers here are very trustful (dont comment about KL,
Good travel to SG!! [/i]