Can you get a taxi in Playa del Carmen?

Can you get a taxi in Playa del Carmen?

In Playa del Carmen, the taxis have fixed rates. By law, they are not allowed to charge any more than that. However, anyone who has taken a taxi here more than once knows that there are those opportunistic taxi drivers who want to literally and figuratively take you for a ride.

How much is a taxi from Cancun to Playa del Carmen?

Cancun Airport Taxi Rates

Destination Online From Regular Fare
Cancun Downtown $24.43+ $45.00+
Puerto Juarez $24.64+ $45.00+
Puerto Morelos $32.68+ $45.00+
Playa del Carmen $44.14+ $70.00+

Does Uber work in Playa del Carmen Mexico?

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but no, there is no Uber in Playa del Carmen. But don’t worry — I got you — because this article is going to go over all the alternatives you have since you won’t be able to use Playa del Carmen Uber in Mexico.

How much are cabs in Cancun?

Within the downtown area, the cost is about 25 pesos per cab ride (not per person); within any other zone, it’s 70 to 110 pesos. It’ll cost about 180 pesos to travel between the Hotel Zone and downtown. Settle on a price in advance, or check at your hotel.

Do you tip taxis in Playa del Carmen?

Normally you do not tip the taxi driver. Most trips are between 30-50 pesos so even a 5 pesos tip would be a higher percentage tip. If you have bags that the driver helps with, he might include it in the price but if not, it is good to tip 5 pesos or more depending on how many bags and how difficult they are.

Do taxis in Mexico take credit cards?

Have cash ready: Although some taxis are beginning to accept credit and debit cards, most don’t and those that do will usually add 10% to the fare to cover bank charges they pay to offer the card payment facility. Uber users pay through the app and there is no need for cash.

How much is an Uber from Cancun to Playa del Carmen?

Uber in 2019 has started operating again in the Cancun area, and getting from Cancun Airport to Playa del Carmen will cost you around 400 MXN (approximately 17 USD) with UberX. This is an approximate calculation, it could be less or more depending on traffic, etc.

Are Ubers in Mexico safe?

Is it Safe to Use Uber in Mexico City? If you’re wondering ‘is Uber safe,’ the short answer is yes. It’s the safest form of car transportation in Mexico City.

Can you trust Uber in Mexico?

How much do you tip a Playa del Carmen driver from Cancun?

Most trips are between 30-50 pesos so even a 5 pesos tip would be a higher percentage tip. If you have bags that the driver helps with, he might include it in the price but if not, it is good to tip 5 pesos or more depending on how many bags and how difficult they are.

Do taxis in Mexico take US dollars?

You will have no problem paying yout taxi in USD, they will gladly take them exchange them for a higher exchange rate than they give you. If you don’t want to use an ATM it would be very easy to change a small amount of USD into peso at the nearest “cambio”. They are all over town and daily rates are posted.