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Roatan Taxi Prices

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Roatan Taxi Prices

Just spent 3 weeks in lovely Roatan. Here is a lesson I learned the hard way.

The actual Taxi prices are as follows: Airport to West End or West Bay should be between 25-80 Lempires. NO more than that!! There is a sign posted in the airport(probably by one of the cabbies) that gives the price of around $20.00 dollars to West End. Do not pay this! If you can not negotiate a fair price at the airport, simply walk the 100 yards or so to the road and flag a taxi down. This may take 5-10 minutes but by doing this you will likely save $16-$18 one way. This leaves you more money for Salva Vida!!(local beer)

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What should i expect to pay for a Taxi from Roatan airport to Pristine Bay/Black Pearl Golf... ( at the airport) and if i walked out to the main road and grabbed one there...


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80 lemp from the airport to West End. You're joking. The gas is going to cost him that much at least. That's a 20 minute trip, one way.

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Taking my first trip to Roatan....staying in West End. Will be arriving on the ferry ~ what should I expect to pay for a cab to West End?

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My guess is the prices mentioned by the OP are per person collectivo.

From what I understand the taxi guys pay a fee to get into the airport lot. This increases their price. The rates from the airport have been posted for more years than I can remember.

When one is dragging all manner of luggage walking out to the road may not help any being your luggage is going to take up space in a collectivo taxi.

I agree, in that if you have little to no luggage walking out to the road may well get you a better price. Speaking a bit of Spanish may also get you a better price.

I have walked from the airport to Coxen Hole to hop the local bus (1$us) West End. If going to West Bay you can either water taxi ($3us) or walk.

Saving money is easy if a bit inconvenient at times.

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Just gas is 6 dollars a gallon us dollars from the airport to west bay 80 lempiras that aint nothing not even 5 dollars not even local people pay that to go west bay...

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