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Official Kuching Airport Taxi Service
Official Kuching Airport Taxi Recommendations
IHateTaxis.com recommends the official Kuching Airport taxi service.
A taxi from Kuching Airport is about the only way to get into town.(Read More about Official Kuching Airport Taxis Below)
** Be aware that unofficial or pirate taxis operate at Kuching Airport and we have given them different safety recommendations as discussed below.
Official Kuching Airport Taxi Rates & Fares
From the Kuching Airport to Kuching City is about 20 minutes by taxi and it costs a fixed rate of MYR 26.
Drivers will also accept US Dollars.
Kuching Taxi Tipping Recommendation: Not required
Official Kuching Airport Taxi Details
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Kuching Airport taxis work on a coupon system and Kuching taxi tickets can be bought at the KCH Kuching International Airport Taxi Coupon Counter in the Arrivals hall.
- Advice on dealing with Kuching Airport taxi drivers.
- Advice on avoiding potential disagreements with Kuching Airport taxi drivers.
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Unofficial Kuching Airport Taxi Service or Hire Points
You may be approached by Kuching Airport taxi tours with price lists and apparently good deals, but stick with the official taxis for safety and potenital rip-offs.
IHateTaxis.com does not recommend the unofficial Kuching Airport taxi service.
Kuching Airport Taxi Scams
Taxis are somewhat expensive in Kuching. Although Kuching taxis are metered, the drivers seldom use the meter and normally they will charge you any fare they like. Confirm your destination and the price before stepping into the taxi.
Some cabs will tell you that there are no budget cabs available to try to convince you to take a premium taxi. Occasionally this is true, especially near midnight when the tariff jumps and cabs won't take jobs for half an hour or so before midnight.
Here are some Malaysian taxi scams to be aware of while in the city:
- Driver refuses to take you where you want (tip: don't tell the driver your destination before you get in the car)
- Driver refuses to turn the meter on and quotes a rate, usually high
- Driver refuses to make change (expect this, and carry small bills)
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