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

"Ing.Tomas Marsalek" <tm@auditel.cz> Wed, 15 July 2015 18:12 UTC

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From: "Ing.Tomas Marsalek" <tm@auditel.cz>
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Hello,

 

Just my personál suggestion for taxi users. I am local person travelling time to time to-from Prague Airport and living close to Hilton hotel area.

Sorry also for „duplicity“ info.

 

Airport – Prague. Use AAA taxi. Go first to AAA kiosk located at arrival halls (both are at terminal 1 also terminal 2). Ask for discount or fixed price.

Airport-Hilton price with discount should be 500-700Kc no more. Depends traffic. 

 

On way back Hilton-Airport. You can use same company AAA with special discount 40-47%. Coupon should be available dtto airport kiosk or at driver or download and print from:

Section – discount.

 

http://www.aaataxi.cz/en/prices/

 

Discount is working ONLY if you order taxi via phone call order with mention – „I have this airport coupon“. Maybe local people at hotel could help (avoid not to pay extra money for your  roaming cost).

Hilton-Airport price with this coupon should be 350-450Kc

 

BR

Tomas

 

Ps: looks that next week will be very hot weather Prague,central europe. +30 and dry,sun…. Be ready for that. And sure – enjoy conference and happy stay at Prague!

 

 

From: 93attendees [mailto:93attendees-bounces@ietf.org] On Behalf Of Kathleen Moriarty
Sent: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 4:28 PM
To: Robert Moskowitz
Cc: Randy Bush; shuque@gmail.com; Randall Gellens; attendees
Subject: Re: [93attendees] Taxi and car services in Prague

 



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On 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?

I remember at the last Prague meeting, that my driver took the 'short cut' through town back to the airport, as the highway loop was totally backed up.  

 

There was a marathon taking place when I left after the last meeting and roads were closed off.  You may have had similar timing.

 

Best regards,

Kathleen 





He claimed that all the taxis had this route programmed into their GPS systems, and there WERE a lot of other taxis, both ways, along this route.  Did get a quick view of a lot of Prague on that drive!  Also did make my flight.



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