Mayagüez Taxis

Whether you're in the city center or traveling along the coast, you can call a taxi in Mayaguez

As one of the top ten largest cities on Puerto Rico, Mayaguez experiences many of the luxuries of a large city while retaining a bit of the tropical island vibe that many visitors are looking for. Part of the reason it is so frequently chosen as a vacation spot is that there are over a dozen points of interests for tourists to explore. Because the landscape varies so greatly between city streets and country roads within a matter of moments, many tourists choose to let a local who is familiar with each change get them around by calling for a taxi when they need a ride.

Taxi Companies

The look and feel of a taxi in Mayagüez will differ depending on the operating company. Some taxis are full-sized vans that can carry large groups and others a painted bright yellow with the company logo on the side. You'll find them congregating in popular tourist destinations, and you can call to have a driver pick you up at any time as well.

The following chart shows how to get a hold of local taxi companies.

Taxi Services
Name Phone Location
AA Taxi Services (787) 823-0454 Puntas Carretera 43 - Rincón
Aguadilla Taxi (787) 318-9546 Rincon - Rincón
New Mayaguez Taxi Line (787) 833-1233 18 De Diego - Mayagüez

Rates, Fares, and Fees

...it is all about negotiation...

 

If you have plans to visit more than one town in Puerto Rico, you'll notice that each has its own rules regarding the cost of a ride. In some places they use a meter and in others there is a zone system to help determine set rates. Mayagüez does neither of these things. Here it is all about negotiation. When you get into the cab, you'll ask the driver what he or she charges to get to your desired destination. If you are comfortable with this, you can agree and head on your way, but if you'd like to pay a little less, feel free to ask. Do not insult the driver by going too low; remember they still have to make a living. On that note, make sure to leave room in your budget for a tip of between 10 and 15 percent.

Wanting to know how much a taxi ride will set you back? Check out this array of data.

Typical Fares Around Mayagüez
Typical Cost (USD) Location A Location B
$ 25.25 - $ 26.75 Rincón Mayagüez
$ 35.00 - $ 35.75 Downtown Aguadilla Mayagüez
$ 38.12 - $ 42.14 Mayagüez La Parguera
$ 92.00 - $ 93.00 Downtown Ponce Mayaguez Town Center
$ 24.60 - $ 27.15 Mayagüez San German
$ 21.50 - $ 22.50 Rincón Eugenio Maria De Hostos Airport
$ 26.39 - $ 29.17 Boqueron Mayagüez
$ 52.02 - $ 57.50 Guánica Mayagüez
$ 99.25 - $ 100.00 Downtown Ponce Eugenio Maria De Hostos Airport
$ 32.53 - $ 39.75 Eugenio Maria De Hostos Airport San German
$ 57.15 - $ 69.85 Eugenio Maria De Hostos Airport Guánica
$ 43.81 - $ 53.55 Eugenio Maria De Hostos Airport La Parguera
$ 10.64 - $ 13.00 Eugenio Maria De Hostos Airport Downtown Mayaguez
$ 160.00 Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport Mayagüez
$ 32.70 - $ 39.96 Eugenio Maria De Hostos Airport Boqueron

Taxis are just one of several transportation options to consider in this west coast town, but there are a number of reasons someone might decide to stick to hailing a cab. From the private ride to the personalized service, tourists rarely have a complaint about taking a taxi in Mayagüez.

 

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