Crawling out of bed in the mornings and hopping into a nice cosy taxi like the deep-down Beyonces we know we truly are is one of life's little joys.
Yeah yeah yeah, we know it's a seriously unnecessary expense but when it's lashing rain and you've slept in... What a lifesaver.
Unfortunately this little splurge is about to get even more extravagant, as taxi fares across the nation are increasing from today, February 1. A decision by the National Transport Authority was made last year to increase the average taxi fare by 3.22%.
The current initial charge of €3.60 during the daytime rising to €3.80, and the premium rate increasing from €4 to €4.20.
Here's the existing fares:
And here's what the new ones will be:
Guess we best get used to the bus...