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Old June 5th, 2006, 04:02 PM
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Default BEWARE OF TAXI SCAM IN JAMAICA

Many may know this, but I just had friends return from this location and got scammed by the taxi drivers. When the taxis pick you up they tell you that the price is for a "round trip". What they don't tell you is that you have to find the SAME driver to get the "round trip"!! What are the odds??
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Old June 5th, 2006, 05:08 PM
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Just pay him half on the outbound and tell him he gets the rest on the return!

Most likely he will be driving off leaving you standing there. But it would be fun to try it.
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Old June 5th, 2006, 07:08 PM
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You need to be sure you hire a cab with the "JUNTA" license plate. I believe the plates are red.

There's some truth in what Irish Shark said:

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Just pay him half on the outbound and tell him he gets the rest on the return!
You shouldn't pay for the cab ride until it's over !

(edited to say RED tags, not yellow! Thanks, Cathy!)
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We were told on Carnival Vistory only to hire cabs with a red plate there the only ones that wont rip you off
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