Taxis serve as a great transportation option for tourists in Aguadilla who can't rent a car, or simply prefer to avoid doing so. Not only will you be able to skip driving on roads that are unfamiliar to you, but you can sit back and enjoy the local scenery as someone more experienced takes the wheel.
Although there are not as many cabs driving around this town as many other large cities like in the San Juan area, there are more than enough drivers available to take care of the town's tourists. Taxis in Aguadilla are well-marked and easy to spot on the street, but you can also call and have a driver pick you up wherever you need them to.
The following chart indicates how to reach a local taxi service.
|(787) 891-4550||Rafael Hernandez - Aguadilla|
|(787) 431-8179||Downtown Aguadilla|
|(787) 249-4247||405 Bromon Drive - Aguadilla|
|(787) 431-8179||Carretera 443 - Aguadilla|
...negotiate a flat rate...
Rates will vary by driver. Every cab is metered, but some drivers will prefer to negotiate a flat rate. If the meter is on it will cost $1(USD) base, then another $0.10(USD) for every one-third mile traveled. If you plan to hire a taxi to get you from the, you'll pay a flat rate of $140(USD). Don't forget a tip, which is typically between 10 and 15 percent of your total bill.
Wondering what it costs to use a taxi? See the following array of examples.
|Typical Cost (USD)||Location A||Location B|
|$ 10.50 - $ 11.00||Downtown Aguadilla||Aguada|
|$ 24.50 - $ 25.00||Downtown Aguadilla||Punta Higuero Lighthouse|
|$ 57.26 - $ 63.28||Boqueron||Aguadilla|
|$ 83.79 - $ 92.61||Guánica||Aguadilla|
|$ 3.00||Downtown Aguadilla||None|
|$ 24.00 - $ 25.00||Downtown Aguadilla||Isabela|
|$ 35.00 - $ 35.75||Downtown Aguadilla||Mayagüez|
|$ 8.50 - $ 9.00||Downtown Aguadilla||Crash Boat Beach|
|$ 3.00||Downtown Aguadilla||Rafael Hernandez Airport|
|$ 3.25 - $ 3.50||Downtown Aguadilla||Aguadilla Ice Skating Arena|
|$ 35.75 - $ 36.00||Downtown Aguadilla||Guajataca State Forest|
|$ 20.50 - $ 21.25||Downtown Aguadilla||Jobos Beach|
Not only are taxis readily available when they are needed, but the drivers are known for their friendly nature and rates are not out of control. Keep this option in mind as you plan your get away and you will be able to use taxis in conjunction with other local transportation options or make it the main way you get around.
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