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Airport transfers

Per recommendations I tried to book private airport transfer on IBK website (really hard to nagivgate) and they are requiring pre-payment. I have used transfers many times in Mexico and have NEVER paid in advance, always upon arrive at resort. Are there other recommended transfer companies that do not require pre-payment?

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1. Re: Airport transfers

Take a cab. After much research that's what we are doing. Quicker, cheaper, reliable and apparently readily available. We leave in a couple days.

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I agree!! I am doing the same thing, and I have NEVER paid in advance in Mexico.

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Plenty of cabs available at the airport after you pick up your luggage, their all about the same price, in the vicinity of $40. each way, all Trustworthy, and your resort will also arrange for a cab to pick you up when you are departing going back to the airport,. Taking a cab is a little more money than a shuttle, but will get you to your resort faster, and no waiting around for other people that have pre-arranged shuttle bus service, which has to wait for others that are on the list of the reserved shuttle bus. Best Wishes, Leo & Sue

Edited: 05 April 2014, 05:19
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Personally, I'd rather use a pre-booked transfer as their vehicles are more comfortable than taxis. Just get a private one so you don't have to wait around for anyone. Booked gobecon for May as their website was the most appealing to me.

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As mentioned, there are no shortage of reliable taxi's outside the airport as you exit the terminal. Just look for the drivers in the pink or beige shirts - Beron Taxi (beige shirts) and Siutratural (pink shirts) - their company names are always on the windows of their vehicles.

I also recommend a private driver named Franklin Rijio. Franklin works for the largest taxi company in Punta Cana - very reliable - if schedules conflict, he will easily arrange an alternative driver for you - very knowledgeable. Fluent in English, Spanish, French & some German. His rates are the same as those listed at the airport and no deposits are required.

His direct number is 809.710.2708 and his email address is:


If you wish to have a few “cold ones” on your way to the resort, just mention this to Franklin and he will arrange this for you.

Hope this does help.


Brooklin (Bubba King)

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Just got back and used Gobecon to and from Excellence. Everything it was supposed to be. Waiting for us at airport and on time for return. I myself like prepaid, less cash I have to carry. We paid advance through Pay Pal.

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We booked with Amstar prior to our trip and paid in advance. They provided a great service. The buses were clean and cool. They let us know what time they would pick us up for our return trip to the airport. Very well organized company.

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No reason not to pre pay with CC ..

They don't show you dispute the charge.

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