Taxis in Luquillo

Call Shawn when you need a taxi in Luquillo

There is one man in Luquillo that seems to have cornered the market in private transportation.  Whether you need a ride from one place to the next or you're hoping to book a tour, Shawn and one of his travel companies can make it happen for you.

Taxi Companies

Shawn and his very well kept Chrysler Town Car became known by tourists far and wide because of his great service and knowledge of the area.  For a long time, his one car was the only known taxi in the area, but as his name spread so did his business, and now he operates two companies that specialize in local ground transportation and private tours.  If you need a ride in Luquillo, Shawn is the guy to car. 

If you're unable to find a taxi, or would prefer having one come to you at your location, you can contact one of these local cab companies:

Taxi Services
Name Phone Location
Excapes Taxi Services (787) 435-2345 Central Fajardo
Fajardo Taxi (787) 513-7685 La Lancha Ferry Dock - Central Fajardo
Luquillo Taxi & Tours (787) 513-7685 160 Calle 14 De Julio - Luquillo
Rio Grande Taxis (787) 967-4119 6000 Riomar Boulevard - 2.5 mi. (4.1 km) West-Northwest of Luquillo

Rates, Fares, and Fees

The normal cost to hire a taxi throughout Puerto Rico is $1 to get in and $0.10(USD) per one-third mile traveled.  Shawn's companies, however, are able to set their own rates, and though he has a set list of prices, you may be able to negotiate a better deal with him as long as you do so respectfully.  Make sure to plan gratuities into your budget as well. 

This chart provides a few cab fares for the area.

Typical Fares Around Luquillo
Typical Cost (USD) Location A Location B
$ 72.00 Isla Verde Luquillo Beach
$ 12.25 - $ 13.00 Central Fajardo Luquillo
$ 59.06 - $ 65.28 Luquillo Old San Juan
$ 31.63 - $ 34.95 Luquillo Carolina
$ 27.65 - $ 30.57 Luquillo José Aponte De La Torre Airport
$ 16.10 - $ 17.80 Luquillo Fajardo Ferry Dock
$ 45.52 - $ 50.32 Luquillo Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport

The taxi scene in Luquillo is a little different than elsewhere on the island, but it is accepted because the service is so good.  If you don't want to rent a car and drive, taxis are a highly recommended way to get around.  


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