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Do people bargain for tours too?

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Do people bargain for tours too?

I heard that you have to bargain eveything in Jamaica, especially when you buy things. Should I bargain for tour prices and cab prices?

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1. Re: Do people bargain for tours too?

Definetly bargin on your cab prices and tours. Always negotiate both ways before you ever get in a cab.

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2. Re: Do people bargain for tours too?

if you use a private driver you can "negotiate" with them for a price. However, most of the excursion places have fixed prices. You can always try to negotiate for a better price, but don't be surprised if it doesn't happen.

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3. Re: Do people bargain for tours too?

Negotiation on price is expected on the street with independent cabs/guides. The resorts quoted prices are generally set and they do not negotiate. In general the price the resort is charging will be higher than if you negotiated a price with a taxi off premise. Always negotiate price before getting into a vehicle in Jamaica. There are no meters and if you do not negotiate before you get in you may be subject to whatever rate they feel applies.

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4. Re: Do people bargain for tours too?

I agree with post above. We tried to do some bargaining for the Island Dreamer best they would do was throw in some T-Shirts!! Same a few years back on the Wild Thing in Negril no bargain's!! We did get them down $5.00 on the parasailing hardly worth the effort! We got some guy on the beach in negril to take us on a snorkeling trip and got him down some, but I would say that is more like a cab ride!! Good luck, never hurts to ask!!!

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