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Most of the visitors arrive in Sanya by flights. In fact, this is the most convenient way. There are many flight connections between major cities in China and Sanya. Call the airline ticket booking services (dial +86 0898 114, and then press 6  for English service). You can also log onto the English webpages of the major airline companies (China Eastern Airline, China Southern Airline, Hainan Airline) in China and book your tickets in advance . There are also regular direct flight connections from Moscow, St.Petersburg,  Новосиби́рск to Sanya.

 

Located 11 km (6.8 miles) northwest of Sanya city, Sanya Phoenix Airport is a convenient airport, serving 80 destinations, including 57 cities (including Hong Kong and Macao) in China, and 23 cities in foreign countries. Arriving, departing or connecting, you'll find everything here to make your journey easy and enjoyable.

 

It is also very convenient to go from the airport to the city center. You have three options.

 

Option A is to take the No. 8 Bus at the gate of the airport. Ticket is 4 RMB per passenger.

 

Option B is to take a coach at the gate of the airport and go to Jiefang Yi Road in the city center. Ticket is 15 RMB per passenger.

 

Option C is to take a taxi to the city center, the price should be around 30 RMB.

 

 

FARE TABLE FOR TAXIS IN SANYA WITH TYPICAL EXAMPLES

Released by Sanya Government on 27 December 2012

FARE CACULATION METHOD

 

 

Taxi by car make

Fare

Waiting/stationary time charge

Volkswagan(Jeta), Citroën, Fukang

Flag fall is 6 yuan for the first two kilometers. And it is 2 yuan per kilometer for the remainder of the journey. From 1 am to 5am, there is a 20 percent additional fare (which is added automatically by the meter)

Waiting and stationary time is charged and it is equivalent to 1 kilometer for each 5 minutes. 

Xiali, Geely,

Flag fall is 5 yuan for the first two kilometers. And it is 2 yuan per kilometer for the remainder of the journey. From 1 am to 5am, there is a 20 percent additional fare (which is added automatically by the meter)

Waiting and stationary time is charged and it is equivalent to 1 kilometer for each 5 minutes. 

 

FARE TO TYPICAL DESTINATIONS FROM SANYA AIRPORT

 

Airport pickup place to destination

Distance (km)

Taxi fare  (yuan)

Airport to Sheriton Hotel (Yalong Bay)

31

100

Airport to Linda Hotel (Dadonghai Bay)

21

68

Airport to Guoguang Hotel (Sanya Bay)

8

30

Airport to Haiyue Square

13.5

45

Airport to Jiefang Rd (High Street)

14.5

50

Airport to Qingshui Bay

70

220

Airport to Haitang Bay

52

165

 

NOTES

(1) The above fare is applicable only within Sanya.

(2) Any hire which terminates outside Sanya area – FARE MUST BE NEGOTIATED AND AGREED WITH TAXI DRIVER BEFORE THE JOURNEY COMMENCES.

(3) It is recommended that tourists ask for a receipt when alighting from a taxi because the taxi details are listed in it. This is useful should you have any problems such as leaving property behind.

 

COMPLAINTS

Any hirer aggrieved at the level of the fare charged for any hire or for any other reason may call the hotline number ( 0898 88667803) and discuss the matter with officials overseeing this issue in the hirer’s convenient time.  Any complaint could be made in writing and addressed to the Complaints Official, or reported by telephone or mobile phone with the possibility of being recorded for reference later.

 

TIPS

It is easy to hail a taxi in Sanya, but make sure you use an official one with a taxi sign on the roof and with the driver's registration card in the front of the taxi.

 

Ask someone to write down your destination in Chinese beforehand in case of getting lost.

 

2011-01-24