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Big price difference between companies

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Big price difference between companies

I had made several reservation request to arrange a water taxi to send us from Santa Lucia Railway Station to our hotel in Venice. Many sites/companies charges us between the of Euro85 to Euro140. However I just manage to find this Motoscafi that allows me to book a trip just for Euro60.

Wondering how can the prices vary so much... Anyway i've already book my water taxi with Motoscafi. Yet to experience the service as my trip to venice is at end June

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1. Re: Big price difference between companies


We are leaving for Venice on 11th of June (this Saturday!! :) ) and we also booked a water taxi from Marco Polo airport - also with Motoscafi. They charged us with 100 EUR (which is OK according to tripadvisor reviews), so 60 EUR seems fair enough from the Railway Station.


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2. Re: Big price difference between companies

There is no need to book water taxis from the airport or the train station: there are always plenty of them.

The Motoscafi site belongs to the association of water taxi owners. The others are third-party sites that tack on their own fees.

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3. Re: Big price difference between companies

Motoscafi means water taxi/ waterboat ...SO if you mean the Consorzio motoscafi then they are probably one of the most reliable companies. Many advertised that you will see are agencies that have to add on their % so going direct to the taxi company is usually cheaper.

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4. Re: Big price difference between companies

The web site for this is


As said your best option,

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