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Krystal Resort Cancun Highlights The Top Most Taxi Cab Scams

Krystal Resort Cancun members know that travelers often depend on taxis to help them get around. A taxi is often the fastest, most convenient and most affordable way to get around for many travelers. The only problem is that not all taxi drivers are honest. There are many that are looking to scam their fares out of some of the money they are carrying.

Krystal Resort Cancun members say that taxi scams come in many forms. There are some things that anyone should look out for before they fall victim to a taxi scam.

  • Make sure the meter is reset before you go anywhere – A driver will fail to reset the meter and the fare will end up being higher than it is supposed to be.
  • Watch out for long routes – It is not easy to know the shortest route in places that you travel to, but if you do, it can prevent a driver from running up the fare by taking the long way.
  • Don’t accept a broken meter – If the driver says the meter is broken and that they will charge a flat rate for the trip, you could be the victim of a scam. It is best to find a taxi with a working meter.
  • Extra fees – A taxi drive may charge to charge fees for extra passengers or for using the air conditioner or something similar. If you check the rules of the area you are traveling beforehand, you will know what fees are legitimate and what are not.

Most taxis are honest and with a little effort, it is easy to spot the taxis that are scammers remind the members of the Scam Prevention Team.

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