Boqueron is known for some narrow roadways that can make tourists wary of driving in the area. Taxi drivers; however, have driving here down to a science and have no problem zipping through the small spaces while managing to make passengers feel completely safe.
As you make your way around Boqueron you'll begin to notice that there are a few places in town that taxi drivers frequent like popular tourist attractions, restaurants, , and shopping centers. They are easy to spot even if they are in what you might consider to be a regular looking vehicle simply because they have the words "Taxi Touristico" painted on the front of the vehicle. If for some reason you can't find a taxi to flag down, then simply call a local taxi company and they will send someone out to pick you up.
If you can't seem to find a cab, or simply want one to meet you at your location, you can call one of the following taxi companies:
|(787) 851-1252||32 Calle Munoz Rivera - Cabo Rojo|
|(787) 255-4255||Cabo Rojo|
The taxis in Boqueron are able to run on meters if the passengers request them, but most drivers prefer to negotiate a fare at the start of the ride. If you do choose to use the meter, it will cost $1.75(USD) as a base price, and then an additional $0.10(USD) for each one-third mile traveled.
Some drivers in town are happy to give their passengers a tour of the area. If you like your driver, ask if he or she offers the service and how much they charge. Some drivers will ask for an hourly rate, while others have a set tour they provide with a price that matches the amount of time spent on the road plus the service of offering information about each site. Whether your taxi experience is a quick trip from one location to the next or a full on tour, be sure you are prepared to offer a 10 to 15 percent tip.
This table lists a few taxi fares for this area.
|Typical Cost (USD)||Location A||Location B|
|$ 26.39 - $ 29.17||Boqueron||Mayagüez|
|$ 22.78 - $ 25.18||Boqueron||La Parguera|
|$ 23.68 - $ 26.18||Boqueron||San German|
|$ 57.26 - $ 63.28||Boqueron||Aguadilla|
|$ 96.24 - $ 106.38||Boqueron||Ponce|
|$ 225.00 - $ 250.00||Boqueron||Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport|
|$ 32.70 - $ 39.96||Eugenio Maria De Hostos Airport||Boqueron|
Clean, affordable, and reliable is how you might describe taxis in Boqueron. If you're considering skipping a rental, you'll find this option to be a great one to fill the gaps when you can't walk or don't have another ride.
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