Taxis, Tallinn

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    Tallink Taxi
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    Taxi company have very different fares!!

    by BurgerQueen Written Mar 26, 2014
    Tallink Taxi

    Taxi company have different fares, be sure to chose TALLINK taxis to get honest prices!
    On our first day in Tallinn, we chose the first available taxi outside the hotel, and paid 33€ to go to the office. We asked our colleagues, and they told us we paid 3 times the correct fare!
    The suggest to call Tallink taxis, and in fact we paid 10€ for the same distance!

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  • Don't be cheated by the Taxi Mafia

    by Tobias_Plieninger Written Nov 25, 2005

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    In many countries the taxi mafia is active,
    If they see a tourist they see the dollars and try to cheat you.

    So don't be naiv, Get a feeling for the right price by asking other people.

    Always ask for the price before you get off.

    Always look what the driver does if he uses the taxameter.

    If you drive by day be sure that he doesn't use the night tarif.

    Be careful that the taxameter is not tuned.

    Unique Suggestions: Get out if you have a bad driver

    Fun Alternatives: Use the taxi only if it is absolutely necessary.

    Use only official taxis

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    taxis and the like

    by tonygrif Written Oct 4, 2005

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    the taxis in tallinn vary greatly in price,they all have the prices for starting and then per km in the windows so have a good look before getting in! If you arrive at the airport then you,re not going to have much choice,usually its Tulika,which is one of the more expensive firms,but if you just want to get to town then buy a bus ticket at the kiosk in the airport ,10eek, i,ve heard of people paying 200eek just to get into town! Reliable cheaper firms like Reval,and Ir are much cheaper plus they dont give you a tour of the city! Avoid dodgy looking old mercedes as these usually have the meter on fast forward!

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