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#65662 - 04/02/03 02:49 PM Water Taxi Fares Increase  
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Lan Sluder/Belize First Offline
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In case you haven't heard, water taxi fares between Belize City and San Pedro and also Caye Caulker will increase April 7. Higher cost of gas is reason cited (unleaded gas is now around US$3.80 a gallon)

New fares:

Belize City to/from San Pedro: US$14 one-way, US$25 round trip (same day).

Belize City to/from Caye Caulker: US$9 one-way, US$15 R/T

--Lan Sluder

Lan Sluder/Belize First
#65663 - 04/02/03 03:40 PM Re: Water Taxi Fares Increase  
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Debbie Offline
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Still a good value, regardless of the increase!!!

#65664 - 04/03/03 08:01 AM Re: Water Taxi Fares Increase  
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Gaz Cooper Offline
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If the fuel prices go any higher in San Pedr it would not suprise me if all fuel based services are increased

Fuel in San pedro now costs $3.94 U.S a gallon which means for all those using 2 stroke engines it has broken the $4.00 U.S mark or $8.00 bze a gallon with the addition of the 2 stroke oil needed to use with 2 stroke motors.


#65665 - 04/03/03 09:53 AM Re: Water Taxi Fares Increase  
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NYgal Offline
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Thanks for sharing those new increases.

There will be no surprises for everyone that reads this board, at least. smile

#65666 - 04/03/03 10:15 AM Re: Water Taxi Fares Increase  
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toad Offline
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is sailing an option?

#65667 - 04/03/03 10:47 AM Re: Water Taxi Fares Increase  
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sailing may be risky, with a reliance on the fickle pevailing winds. A bellows might be a good source of energy for sailing under these conditions.

If you must choose between two evils, pick the one you've never tried before.
#65668 - 04/03/03 10:54 PM Re: Water Taxi Fares Increase  
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Tiki Offline
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If fares will be $15rt from BC to Caye Caulker, does it make sense that we were charged $10 per person rt to take a water taxi from Banana Beach Hotel to Capricorn restaurant [north of the cut]for dinner? Just wondering.

#65669 - 04/04/03 08:14 AM Re: Water Taxi Fares Increase  
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klcman Offline
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supply & demand

economies of scale

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#65670 - 04/04/03 08:39 AM Re: Water Taxi Fares Increase  
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Marie Offline
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Hi Tiki! No it doesn't, but that is a rate that has been in place a fairly long time. Certainly at least last year, possibly even two years if I recall correctly, maybe longer. It is a specialized trip. The trip to Caulker is a much bigger boat and carries lots of people, its commercial, so better fares for the length of the trip. We went to Capricorn for my birthday in February, same fee you mentioned. I doubt there is any cheaper fare, but someone here may know. Re the trip to Capricorn, there is much to be said for a night trip skimming across the water with all the stars above. Re the trip to Caulker, there is much to be said about blue skies, blue seas and a fast boat! Ahhhh!

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