If you want to go out on Curaçao and enjoy a drink, it is always useful to think about a bob or a taxi in advance. Fortunately, there are many taxis that drive in the evening and at night to pick you up and your friends. Take into account a different rate than the regular buses. Of course we also have more information about it for you public transport in Curaçao but in this article we 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. It is usually useful to call in advance and discuss the price. Of course it also depends on how many people you are with, so it will be cheaper per person!
There are central numbers in Curaçao that you can call to arrange a taxi. The letters TX are indicated on the number plates, which confirms that you have booked a real taxi.
Taxi prices on Curaçao
Taxis are easily recognized by the signs and the letters “TX” on the license plate. Prices are based on a maximum of four passengers for journeys between 6 AM and 11 PM. After 11pm there is a surcharge of 25%.
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 – Phone or WhatsApp: +(5999) 516 8863
So if you don't have a car at your disposal or don't have a driver's license, a taxi is very handy. Several taxi companies operate on Curaçao. Fixed rates exist, but in practice different rates are used by the different taxi companies. So call in advance and be well informed about the price before you actually step in. The cheapest and most convenient is to have your own rent a car so you can go anywhere and you are not dependent on third parties.