Anyone have any experience there? Thanks!
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I have taken a taxi a couple times in Cozumel. They WILL cheat you on the fare. Even if it is posted. It happened each time to me AND to my fellow passengers. You are at their mercy.I've never had a problem being over charged...I ALWAYS verify the price before getting in the cab...if they try to charge me more I simply tell them no...and take another cab...
I havent really had a problem, but I wanted a cab from the Carnival dock/peir area to the town and shops, and he would not take me alone, but when he got a couple who wanted to go downtown, he took us, but there was no break in price. It was ok with me, I paid 7.00 including tip, and the couple paid 10.00 plus whatever tip they paid, and I dont know, and dont care, but all Im saying is that the cab driver would not take me as a solo fare.Don't let them bully you like that. Verify price at the cab stand, break up the amount between whoever goes with you and stick to it.
I think it is very important to establish the cost / fare before you get into the cab.
Don't let them bully you like that. Verify price at the cab stand, break up the amount between whoever goes with you and stick to it.Thanks. I will remember this for the next time I am in Cozumel. I really do like it there a lot, but the last time I was there, based on my previous experience as a solo traveller, I decided not to go into town, and regretted my decision.
The one time I was nearly gypped was being in a cab with other CC'ers who were all in couples. They wanted me to pay a couple fare! No way!
I've never had a problem in a cab alone. I speak enough Spanish they know not to try to fool me or, forbid, anything else. If I were my gorgeous 16 y/o daughter, I wouldn't do it!
My sister took a taxi by herself and had a terrible experience. She got the cab in the downtown shopping area and told him to take her to where Celebrity was docked. The guy drove right past the area while my sister was telling him to please stop. He kept driving nearly a mile past. He then got out of the cab, opened the door and physically pulled her out of the cab. Thankfully, there was a restaurant there, with officers from a Carnival ship, and they saw the whole thing. They came right over to help her, yelled at the driver, and walked my sister back to the ship.That's horrible! Wonder what his problem was.