Posts Tagged ‘oil price

Unfair fuel surcharges in Singapore – even ferry operators are guilty

January 20, 2009

There have been two letters in the letters pages of the Singapore papers highlighting the continued imposition of the fuel surcharge by Singapore tour companies plying between Malaysia and Thailand. Another letter in TODAY paper points out that even ferry operators are playing the same game. Fair is fair, right? When oil price shot up […]

Why are Singapore coach companies still imposing fuel charges?

January 8, 2009

I REFER to Ms Tan Lay Kuan’s complaint, ‘Fuel tax overstated by travel agency’ (Dec 20). I am sure there are many such instances. When the oil price was high, I travelled to Genting Highlands and Cameron Highlands in Malaysia by coach and the fuel surcharge imposed was $20 per person. I did not object. […]