If you want to go out on Curaçao and have a drink with it, it is always useful to think about a bob or a taxi beforehand. Fortunately, there are many taxis that run in the evenings and at night to pick up you and your friends. Take into account a different rate than the regular buses. Of course we also have more information for you about the public transport on Curaçao but in this article we will give you more insight into the taxis on Curaçao.
Taxis on Curaçao
The taxi in Curaçao is quite expensive. It is important to always agree on a price before you get in. If you do not do this, the drivers can charge a rate that will not make you very happy. Usually it is useful to call ahead and talk about the price. Of course it also depends on how many people you are, so it is cheaper per person!
There are central numbers in Curaçao that you can call to arrange a taxi. The number plates are marked with the letters TX, which confirms that you have booked a real taxi.
Taxi prices on Curaçao
Taxis are easily identified by the signs and the letters “TX” on the license plate. Prices are based on a maximum passenger occupancy of 4 for journeys between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m. A surcharge of 25% applies after 11 p.m.
Examples Taxi fares (maximum prices)
- From the airport to Jan Thiel - zone 3: USD 60
- From the airport to Piscadera (Marriott, Floris Suite, Hilton) zone 8: USD 30
- From the airport to Otrobanda - zone 5: USD 45
- From the airport to Mambo Beach - (LionsDive, Kontiki, Dolphin Suites) zone 4: USD 50
Taxi providers on Curaçao
Do you want to arrange a cheap but also a professional taxi on Curaçao? Then we can certainly recommend these two taxi providers on Curaçao.
- Friendly Taxi Curaçao - Phone or WhatsApp: + (5999) 692 4561
- Dushi Taxi – Telefoon of WhatsApp: +(5999) 516 8863
So if you do not have a car at your disposal or a driver's license, a taxi is very useful. Various taxi companies operate on Curaçao. There are fixed rates, but in practice different rates are applied by the different taxi companies. So call in advance and let yourself be well informed about the price before you actually step in. The most economical and convenient is still to rent a car so you can go anywhere and you are not dependent on third parties.