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$ 15
Mar 2008
Rapid City, SD
15 minutes, 3 miles
Taxi to downtown  more... close row
$ 80
Aug 2007
Olathe, KS
35 minutes for 40 miles
Recommending small taxi services  more... close row
$ 12
Jan 2008
New York, New York
About 15 city blocks (3 miles) in roughly 10 minutes
Shared cab during afternoon rush hour  more... close row

Description of service

The actual cost of the cab was about $10 to go about 15 city blocks in the afternoon rush hour(about 5:30pm). I gave the driver a $2 gratuity.

Review of Service

The driver was very friendly and chatted with my friends and I for the entire trip. The cab itself was fairly clean, especially considering that it was during the winter.

The driver's driving habits were obviously fairly aggressive, but we were never in danger and he was in control of the cab the entire time. There was only one near-miss, but it definitely wasn't his fault.


The best way to get the most out of your cab fare is to share the cab with other people. It's not going to cost any more than if you're by yourself, so you may as well split the cost

Have some idea of where you're going. I can't stress this enough. Cab driver's fares are based on how long you're idling for and how far you get driven, so if they drive around in circles, or or take a really indirect route, then you end up owing a fortune. Have a map of the city you're in and follow along on in while you're riding. The best thing to do would be to pick your own route and have the driver take that.

There are certain surcharges if you're driving at high-priority times, like rush hour or after dark. Get to know when these are so you don't get a surprise.

$ 43
Dec 2007
Cypress, Texas
2:10PM about 16 miles
No options for calling a cab  more... close row
$ 10
May 2007
Tucson, AZ
2 miles, 5 minutes
Midnight ride from airport to hotel  more... close row
$ 12
Feb 2008
Belingham, WA
3 miles 10 minutes
Taxi service takes you and your vehicle home  more... close row
$ 10
Jan 2008
orlando, florida
4 miles one way
Taxi ride to local department store  more... close row
$ 35
Mar 2008
Columbus, Ohio
30 minute trip going 25 miles
Flat rate for a ride about 25 miles  more... close row
$ 300
Mar 2006
San Francisco, CA
45 minutes; 30.27 miles
Taxi ride after working late  more... close row
$ 20
Mar 2008
Largo, FL
10 minutes each way, about 2-3 miles each way
Polite taxi driver with a long wait  more... close row
$ 19
Feb 2007
Fergus Fall, MN
20 minutes and about 4 or 5 miles
Round trip to the nearest grocery store  more... close row
$ 20
Apr 2008
20 mins. and about 10 miles.
Taxis can be very convenient  more... close row