Lima airport taxis

Old Jan 22nd, 2009, 03:21 PM
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Lima airport taxis

We will be arriving at LIM about midnight, and after picking up baggage will need to get a taxi to our hotel in Miraflores. Any advice as to the safest and easiest way to do that in the middle of the night?
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Old Jan 23rd, 2009, 08:27 AM
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Add this to your 'packing' thread on the Latin America' forum.
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Old Jan 28th, 2009, 10:10 PM
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In Lima I would suggest you have the hotel provide pickup since you are arriving at a late hour. It is a madhouse with the taxis!

Taxis are a variable lot in Lima and it is better to have a native (hotel employee, whatever) secure you a taxi.
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Agree, check with your hotel. Most do not charge for the airport pick-up.
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I would also prearrange a pickup by the hotel, because the pickup scene outside on international arrivals is quite overwhelming if you've never been before. If they do charge, I might change hotels to one that includes the pickup.

The return, you will probably have to pay, but you can then book a normal certified taxi, probably at a lower rate than the hotel transfer.
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