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Transportation from the airstrip to Pelican Reef?

Cairo, Egypt
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Transportation from the airstrip to Pelican Reef?

Must we reserve transport, or are there taxis at the airstrip? As I imagine there are, what is a fair price to Pelican Reef Villas? PRV wants to charge us $50 round trip, seems higher than I expected. Thanks!

Dunedin, Florida
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1. Re: Transportation from the airstrip to Pelican Reef?

Is that $50.00 Belize dollars or US? If it's BZ, it's about right. It seems that once you get off the paved road, which is about two miles south of town, the fares go up pretty quickly. I would guess a one way cab ride would be US$10-15.00.

There will be cabs waiting at the airstrip.

Cairo, Egypt
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2. Re: Transportation from the airstrip to Pelican Reef?

PRV said $50 USD for a round trip transfer. Thanks for the info Jeanh!

Dunedin, Florida
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3. Re: Transportation from the airstrip to Pelican Reef?

There are no meters in the cabs, settle on a price before you get in.

San Pedro, Belize
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for San Ignacio, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
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4. Re: Transportation from the airstrip to Pelican Reef?

I have a friend who lives down that way and it was $15 to cab her house which is walking distance to Pelican Reef, I am guessing could be as high as $20 now as that was a few years back.

Jean is right always remember to settle first especially if you are going for a bit further of a ride. Cabs all park on the side of the Tropic terminal and it is easy to spot them when you are at baggage claim.

San Pedro, Belize
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5. Re: Transportation from the airstrip to Pelican Reef?

Just got off the phone with Pelican Reef Villas. Carol confirmed the round trip transfers to/from San Pedro airstrip/PRV, is US$25.00. That is BZ$50.00 and as you can see from Jean's and Tacogirl's info, inline with local taxi pricing.

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