Taxis in Rio de Janeiro
Taxis in Rio de Janeiro presented the officialyellow car with blue stripes. On such machines, set taximeters and red license plates. In addition, Rio has a radio-taxi, air-conditioned - they are fixed prices, so the cost of travel in such a taxi does not depend on the time of day when the trip is done, and it does not affect a simple traffic jams.
Taxi services in Rio
Stop the machine can be on the street (ratherraise your hand) or go for a free car on a dedicated parking (look for them next to the beaches, shops and other busy places). To find out whether a free car in front of you, just - on such a car you see raised a red flag.
Keep in mind, if you hit an unofficial taxi, the taxi driver is likely to call you a price in excess of 2 or even 3 times the standard price of the fare.
If you wish to make a call to the machine flow rate can befrom the hotel, but in this case the cost of travel will be more expensive. Implement taxi service can be turned into one of the taxi companies: Coopertramo Radiotaxi: (21) 2 209 9292, 2560 2022; Central Taxi: (21) 2195 1000; Liber Taxi: (21) 3105 0500; Coopatur Radiotaxi: (21) 3885 in 1000, 2573 1009. If necessary, the Rio can order a taxi for people with disabilities - the service provided by the company CoopTaxiRJ: (21) 3295 9606.
Since not every driver saysin English, that he did not have difficulties in understanding to what object you need to get with him should take a leaf from the address of the place, written in Portuguese.
The air taxi in Rio
For those wishing to organize sightseeing flights (to clarify details and to order, please call: 220 5000). On average, a 5-minute ride costs 30 reais.
Taxi fare to Rio de Janeiro
Anyone who is puzzled question: "How much is a taxi in Rio de Janeiro", may clarify the situation with the prices by viewing the information given below:
- landing with passengers take 5 reais, and for each overcome kilometers - 2 Real Madrid;
- Easy Auto and waiting passengers costs 25 reais / 1 h;
- nightly rates more expensive day by 20%.
On average, the trip from the airport to the city center costs about 30-60 reais from Ipanema to Copacabana - 6 reais, from Copacabana to the historic center - 20 reais.
Before taxi ride starts, make surethat the driver resets the counter and displayed on it the number 1, if you go during the day or the number 2 if you're driving around in a taxi at night, on holidays and on weekends. Because taxi drivers are reluctant to give change, then it is advisable to stock up before a trip by small money, and because the acceptance of credit cards - this is very rare, when a need to have enough cash.
Despite the well-developed bus network in Rio, in some cases it is easier to get to your destination by taxi.