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Official Samaná Catey Airport Taxi Rates & Fares

Samaná Catey Airport taxi rates given here are in the local currency (DOP or Dominican Republic Peso). Use our currency converter or the cheat sheet to the left if you would like to convert to your currency. Drivers will also accept USD and EUR.


  • From the AZS Samaná Catey International Airport to Samaná City or Las Terrenas is approximately DOP 1850 / USD 50-55.



 
El Catey Taxi Payment: Cash only
Drivers will also accept USD and EUR.
El Catey Taxi Tipping Recommendation: Tipping recommended, 10%



Official Samaná Catey Airport Taxi Details

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Samaná Catey Airport taxi service is available at the Arrivals Hall. Negotiate a fare ahead of time.


One recommendation is to arrange your taxi ahead of time with your hotel as this will guarantee that you will have someone waiting for you and there will be no price negotiation. There may be an additional small charge for this service from your hotel, but it might be worth the expense.


 

Travel times:

  • If you are staying in Las Terrenas, the drive is usually about 45 minutes during the day or about an hour at night (be aware that the last 12 kilometres involve many switchbacks on the side of a mountain)
  • If your destination is the provincial capital, Santa Barbara de Samaná, the drive takes about 40-50 minutes 
  • The drive to Las Galeras takes about an hour



 Samaná Catey Airport Taxi Scams


Most taxis are unmetered, and although there are set prices for regular journeys, they are not widely visible. Most taxi drivers are honest, but a minority will attempt to bamboozle visitors out of large sums. Always agree a price before setting off.


Incoming flights at Samaná Catey Airport may be met by touts, offering a variety of services such as hire cars, money exchange, and guided tours. It is always sensible to decline their offers politely. Visitors arriving on pre-booked holiday packages are met by bona fide representatives.




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Last Updated: 13 Aug 2014