kenteoh kenteoh posted November 6th, 2008 at 10:37 pm to Other. Viewed 172 times. Answered 8 times.

Does anyone know the name and number of the taxi company which employs all female drivers?

I once saw one of their taxis around the Hoan Kiem area, but it didn't occur to me to note it down at the time.


Last answered by Khuyen about 13 months ago.

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hangvp wrote on November 7th, 2008 at 12:54 am


It is ' Cong Ty Taxi Nu ' or simple is 'Nu taxi" - means a taxi company of female drivers. The phone number is (04) 32 838383.

bobthebob01 wrote on November 7th, 2008 at 11:49 am
bobthebob01 (elite user)

hey that's pretty cool.

i took one one day but i thought it was a coincidence. it found cool to see a female behind the wheel.

not because i think that female don't know how to drive but because in a quite "macho" or man driven society, it was pleasant to see women showing they can do this job as well as men. She was actually better than most taxi i took.

and before some new thread ignite i want to state for the record that i strongly believe that without women, Vietnam would not be where it is now.

thanks for the info hangvp

kenteoh wrote on November 7th, 2008 at 1:49 pm

Thanks alot hangvp! Much appreciated.

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karenpiper wrote on November 10th, 2010 at 12:22 am

This is useful for me as I just got my first taxi in Hanoi, and as a lone female I didn't have a great experience! The man wanted me to kiss him on the lips, and kissed my arm and put his hand on my leg. This is my second day here. Not impressed! Any other lone females had this kind of experience? Annoying that the buses stop at 9pm.

Donkey-abroad wrote on November 10th, 2010 at 12:57 pm
Donkey-abroad (elite user)

When travelling alone at night there are some general rules that you should stick to in order to try and stay safe. I think this has been covered on here elsewhere before, but they are worth repeating.

Don't take a xe om, unless it's one you use regularly and trust.

If you are going to pick up a taxi from the street, stick to using the big name firms as you won't be able to tell if some of the smaller taxis are dodgy or not. Generally stick to Malinh, CP Taxis, Hanoi Taxis.

Try and get someone from the bar or restaurant you've been at to call you a taxi, again this should mean that you are not getting a dodgy one.

If you have any concerns at all about the taxi you are getting into, it is probably best to leave it, there should be another one along shortly if you are somewhere busy.

If you have no other choice but to use the taxi that is there, then take a photo of the taxi's number plate on your phone. Also take a photo of the drivers ID card that should be on display on the dashboard (if there isn't one, you shouldn't be using that taxi).

Ride in the back of the taxi, this will make it much more difficult for the driver to attempt to do anything to you. If he does try something on, make as much noise as possible and fight him off, hopefully the noise should attract peoples attention.

karenpiper wrote on November 10th, 2010 at 3:01 pm

Thanks for this. I have made note of a few taxi numbers, and will be asking bars to call taxis for me in future!

Devorah wrote on November 10th, 2010 at 3:58 pm

As a female here alone, at night especially, I tend to avoid young taxi drivers with the long fingers nails. Every time I've had a young taxi driver with long fingers nails, they have offered tours of Ha Noi etc., even a couple of Malinh, Other than the excellent suggestions from DonkeyAbroad, should you have a problem with a driver, call the telephone number on the rear window of the taxi, while you are sitting in the back seat. Complain loudly to the taxi company of the problem, whatever it is. I once had a Malinh driver take me on a route that was double the amount of the same trip I had taken with other Malinh taxis. The fare was reduced by the dispatcher.

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Khuyen wrote on January 26th, 2018 at 9:58 am

I had helped a female Client to find a female driver to bring her to work from work to home on a daily basis (except weekend).

If anyone would need similar help, let me know!

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