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cab fare #223003
12/13/06 09:28 PM
12/13/06 09:28 PM
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Am staying near Victoria House in January.How much should cab fare be for trip to or from town?

Re: cab fare [Re: LJ] #223005
12/13/06 09:44 PM
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about $10 bze.

Re: cab fare [Re: J DOG] #223006
12/13/06 09:53 PM
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San Pedro, Belize
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jdog...honestly, they'll be VERY lucky to get $10 bze. $15 is the going rate, and thats for a local like me who uses the same cabs all the time. i have ONE day driver who charges me $10, and thats only during the day. At night, i cannot get one for under $15.

Cab number 16 out of the central park taxi group is a price gouger. he will charge you up to $40 for the ride, and when you protest, he will show you a laminated paper supporting his ridiculous price. even other cabbies warn against him

the best tip...ALWAYS ask before you get in the cab. anywhere from $10 to $15 is "fare" smile

Re: cab fare [Re: LaraTravelBelize] #223008
12/13/06 10:13 PM
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Yeah I agree with Lara always ask first how much.

we usually pay 10 to go south but not to far past banyan bay for reference point.


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Re: cab fare [Re: tacogirl] #223031
12/14/06 01:44 AM
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its been 10bz from victoria house lately.... least when i have ridden

Re: cab fare [Re: Marty] #223044
12/14/06 09:21 AM
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Good point Lara ,cabs are not to bad in price compared to states,but [REMEMBER THE PRICES ARE BELIZE MONEY SO PAY HALF IF YOU ARE PAYING WITH U.S..].and always ask price first..


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Re: cab fare [Re: captjeff] #223290
12/16/06 12:41 AM
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I have NEVER paid more than $10 bze ($5 US) for anywhere on the island. I stay at Bananna Beach and that's been the fare for anywhere I've gone and I've gone with up to 4 additional people w/o any change in the charged price.

Re: cab fare [Re: LJ] #223299
12/16/06 09:49 AM
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Thank you for the info everyone.We were there in Feb. "05"and it was $10BZ at that time,thought it may have gone up.We rode with a guy named Pablo all the time then.I still have his card if I can contact him I will let him be my driver while there.He is a great guy said he was from Corozal.

Re: cab fare [Re: LJ] #223320
12/16/06 02:19 PM
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Another factor is the road conditions.

If the roads are really bad they may charge a bit more.

Took is 3o min to go 3 miles south the other day for cookie bake.


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Re: cab fare [Re: tacogirl] #223347
12/16/06 07:15 PM
12/16/06 07:15 PM
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correct, road factors add in extra time and fare for everyone have been more than $10 BZ especially past Banana Beach area. Took nearly 30 minutes to get home from Caribe Island/Sunset Beach after cookie baking and our local fair was $20 and the cab drivers were wanting to charge $25.

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