How to Use Kakao T: The Process of Calling a Kakao Taxi Application [Transportation Tip ๐Ÿ’ก]

How to Use Kakao T: The Process of Calling a Kakao Taxi Application [Transportation Tip ๐Ÿ’ก]


How to Call a Kakao Taxi Using Application?

โ‘  Download the Kakao Taxi App

Kakao T App

Kakao T App

Begin by searching for “Kakao Taxi” or “์นด์นด์˜คํƒ์‹œ” on your smartphone’s App Store or Google Play Store, and then download the app. If you have a KakaoTalk ID, you can log in and start using the app immediately without needing to register separately.

โ‘ก Choose the Taxi

First downloaded the “Kakao T” and, open the app. You can choose the taxi.

โ‘ข Specify Your Location

To request a taxi, you’ll need to input your current location and your desired destination. You can do this by using the “Search for current location” and “Search for destination” options. If you prefer a larger taxi due to the number of passengers or any other reason, you can select a medium-sized taxi. It’s crucial to accurately set your starting point. You can easily find it by entering a specific area or building name in the search bar.

โ‘ฃ Request a Taxi

Once you’ve entered both your starting point and destination, click “Request Taxi” (ํƒ์‹œ ํ˜ธ์ถœํ•˜๊ธฐ). When you press this button, your request is sent to the nearest taxi driver. If a driver accepts your request, you’ll receive information about that driver.

[Kakao T] Gener Calling vs Smart Calling vs Blue Calling

When making a request, you’ll need to choose an option: “General Calling” (์ผ๋ฐ˜ํ˜ธ์ถœ) is free, “Smart Calling” (์Šค๋งˆํŠธ ํ˜ธ์ถœ) costs 1,000 won, and “Blue Calling” (๋ธ”๋ฃจ) costs 3,000 won. Smart Calling matches you with drivers who have a high acceptance rate based on their driving history. The fee for this service is included in the ride cost, ensuring drivers who accept your request are compensated.

โ‘ค Payment

You have the choice between automatic payment and direct payment. Direct payment involves paying the driver directly. However, automatic payment is recommended because it offers the advantage of fare accuracy. The app calculates the fare based on the distance measured by the navigation system and deducts it in advance.

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Payment Methods on Kakao T

How to Set Up Usage Records and Payment Methods on Kakao T

Kakao T App

Kakao T App

In the app’s “My Info” section, you can access various additional settings, including usage records and credit card management.

Usage Records

Usage Records section is displays your Kakao Taxi usage history, showing departure and arrival locations, trip duration, driver names, and taxi details. You can use this information as evidence if you ever lose something in a taxi or have concerns about trip duration and fare accuracy.

Payment Method

Payment Method is you can register your payment card for automatic payment after booking any taxi. By agreeing to the terms and conditions and entering your card details.

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How to get a taxi in Korea?

You can use the app ‘Kakao T,’ which is the most convenient way. It provides you with an estimated price, so you are less likely to be scammed.

Can foreigners use KakaoTalk?

Yes. You don’t need to add Korean mobile number to use Kakao Talk and Kakao Taxi app.

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