Re: [93attendees] Taxi and car services in Prague

Shumon Huque <shuque@gmail.com> Mon, 13 July 2015 21:34 UTC

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Subject: Re: [93attendees] Taxi and car services in Prague
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On Mon, Jul 13, 2015 at 5:07 PM, Robert Moskowitz <rgm@labs.htt-consult.com>;
wrote:

>
>
> On 07/13/2015 10:57 AM, Shumon Huque wrote:
>
>  On Mon, Jul 13, 2015 at 4:43 PM, Shumon Huque <shuque@gmail.com>; wrote:
>
>>  On Mon, Jul 13, 2015 at 4:28 PM, Randy Bush <randy@psg.com>; wrote:
>>
>>> > On 07/13/2015 07:48 AM, Randy Bush wrote:
>>> >>> Note that this is the hotel's taxi service, which can be charged to
>>> >>> your room folio.  Depending on how it's coded, this usually earns
>>> >>> Hilton points.
>>> >>>>   Folks, you can send an e-mail to taxi.prague@hilton.com with your
>>> >>>>   flight info and they will meet you at the airport for 900 CZK or
>>> US
>>> >>>>   $36 EUR 33. Well worth it if you have luggage.
>>> >> it takes considerable effort to find a higher priced way to get
>>> >> to town.
>>> >
>>> > Meaning, there are a number of lower priced ways???
>>>
>>> hotel taxis are expensive, often the most expensive, transport.  take a
>>> metered taxi.  or, if you are happy to rip off drivers in the 'sharing'
>>> exonomy, praha has a local uber clone.
>>>
>>>
>>  You can check prices at AAA taxi's website (the company others have
>> mentioned). I typed in Vaclav Havel Airport and Hilton Prague, and it
>> quotes me a price of 401 CZK, which is about US $16.32 at today's exchange
>> rate. If true, that's less than 1/2 of the Hilton rate mentioned earlier.
>>
>>      http://www.aaataxi.cz/en/
>>
>>  Shumon Huque.
>>
>>
>  Although, I just noticed, there is additional fine print about 19,90
> CZK/km ...
>
>
> And how far is it?
>

Google maps route claims 16.1km, so that's an additional 320.39 for a total
of 721.39 CZK, or about US $26.69.

Shumon