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Staying at Wyndam Rio Mar for 3 nights, are taxis available?

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Staying at Wyndam Rio Mar for 3 nights, are taxis available?

Hello,

We are staying at the Wyndam for 3 nights as a stop over on our way to another island. We have a rental vehicle reserved at the airport but are rethinking that choice because no one wants to drive.

Are taxis available at the resort as a mode of travel for off-resort dining?

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11. Re: Staying at Wyndam Rio Mar for 3 nights, are taxis available?

Agree on the rental car. First off the airport is on the east side of San Juan and you will be going east. You will avoid most of that traffic. You can also take the toll road most of the way, limited access highway, just like the Turnpike. You gan the freedom to go get beverages and spirits at the grocery store rather than paying hotel prices. Lots of places to grab lunch or dinner. Fast food also. Bucket of chicken on the balcony is a cheap meal.

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12. Re: Staying at Wyndam Rio Mar for 3 nights, are taxis available?

It is really easy driving around that Area. I would keep the Car. Taxi can really add up. You will feel a little stuck without a Car. What if you want some Ice cream or something at night? Are you going to take a Taxi to the Store ?

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13. Re: Staying at Wyndam Rio Mar for 3 nights, are taxis available?

Call Luquillo Taxi & Tours. They have a van available as well as other very roomy cars. Shawn Herrera is the owner 787-513-7685 and he will pick you up from the hotel and pick you up from whatever destination you choose. He took us to San Juan and also to the airport. Once we found him, we kept t\his card and kept calling. This is a family owned business and he and his wife own the company. They are Americans so they are bi-lingual in Spanish and English which made it so much easier to converse. They are also very engaging and provided a lot of information about the area.

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14. Re: Staying at Wyndam Rio Mar for 3 nights, are taxis available?

who is Charlie and how do we get in touch with him?

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15. Re: Staying at Wyndam Rio Mar for 3 nights, are taxis available?

any idea of what it would cost to go by taxi (return) to La Familla bakery or that area of town?

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16. Re: Staying at Wyndam Rio Mar for 3 nights, are taxis available?

are there no buses at all in Rio Grande???

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17. Re: Staying at Wyndam Rio Mar for 3 nights, are taxis available?

Jojo-

Yes and No- there is no real Public Transit system in Rio Grande. There is a group of van drivers that have set routes that go from town to town. But there is no set schedule- they come when they come. And it is only during the day. They run along RT 3. You will be walking and waiting a lot- wasting valuable vacation time.

Taxis are metered in Rio Grande.

How are you getting to Rio Grande- renting a car and going where you want and when you want will be less expensive than the shuttle or taxi and tours and on-resort restaurants.

And by Charlie- I assume you mean Charlie Car Rental. http://www.charliecars.com/

Edited: 9:01 am, December 15, 2013
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18. Re: Staying at Wyndam Rio Mar for 3 nights, are taxis available?

Who is charlie and how might I contact him?

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19. Re: Staying at Wyndam Rio Mar for 3 nights, are taxis available?

That's the name of the company "Charlie Car Rental" ... http://www.charliecars.com/

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20. Re: Staying at Wyndam Rio Mar for 3 nights, are taxis available?

The hotel charges $15 per day for self-parking, $20 for valet. Does anyone know if there's a way to get around this? It's the one thing that's making us think twice about renting a car for the duration of our trip. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Nancy