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Airport transportation

My wife and I will be traveling in March and were wondering about options for airport transportation from the PV airport to Nuevo Vallarta. More specifically, we are staying at Grand Velas. I know taxis are available, but was wondering if anybody has used any specific transportation companies to go to and from the airport and hotel. My wife is a little hesitant to use the taxis, so any help would be appreciated!

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1. Re: Airport transportation

Mpise12, It is very safe to take a cab from the airport.

Have a good holiday. Enjoy.

Here is a link with info on getting a cab from the airport.


Edited: 23 January 2013, 02:10
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2. Re: Airport transportation

Taxis are newer models with AC. Much cheaper than prearranged transportation. Return taxi to the airport will be about 60% of the outgoing fare.

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3. Re: Airport transportation

The airport taxis are plentiful, organized, and safe. There is nothing to be concerned about with regard to using them. It's about a 20 minute ride to Grand Velas, on divided highway / roads the entire way.

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4. Re: Airport transportation

Forget booking a Pre arranged and paid for transport... They cost More and they just put you in a Cab anyways...we learned the hard way....lol

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5. Re: Airport transportation

If your wife wants to take a private transfer service, I can personally recommend Superior Tours as a company.


If you take a regular taxi, and it´s perfectly safe and cheaper, do make sure you read the taxi thread so as to avoid being way-laid in the Timeshare area which is between Customs and where you get a taxi. I arrived January 3rd, so I updated the taxi thread from personal experience.

All the best, and if you have questions please post back.


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6. Re: Airport transportation

Thank you all for the information. Sounds like bypassing the time-share area and heading to the taxi stand to the right is the way to go. Again, we appreciate all the help!

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7. Re: Airport transportation

I would contact the grand velas directly we had them set up transport I believe when we went in Dec 2012 it was $30 each way for 5 people. You go directly to the vip reception section at the airport and they get you to your car. no sharing go directly to the resort. Weve stayed at GV 4 times always letting them set up transport.

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