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Metered Tuk-Tuks in Colombo

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Metered Tuk-Tuks in Colombo

Hi Everybody,

Can anyone tell how to recognize the metered tuk-tuks from the non-metered ones in Colombo? Do they have metered tuk-tuks in other towns too?

Ranger Bob Norway

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1. Re: Metered Tuk-Tuks in Colombo

Most metered tuk tuks in Colombo have a sign on the tuk tuk. Outside Colombo metered tuk tuks are very few.

Hans

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2. Re: Metered Tuk-Tuks in Colombo

Yes. It has a clear sign saying "meter taxi". But remember that the rate may vary from 35/- to 40/- RS. If someone says the meter is out of order, that's where he is trying to make a fast buck. ( not very often )Try another one. I too not have seen any meter taxis out of colombo. Like to know If there is any , anywhere else.

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3. Re: Metered Tuk-Tuks in Colombo

In Colombo you can find a lot of them and a lot of them have a Sticker "meter taxi".

I saw a few of them in Kandy during my last tour.

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4. Re: Metered Tuk-Tuks in Colombo

How expensive are they. We are looking at staying near Lavinia Beach. Is that way out for restaurants etc?

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5. Re: Metered Tuk-Tuks in Colombo

It can vary, but usually LKR 50 for 1st km and LKR 35 for following kms.

Hans

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6. Re: Metered Tuk-Tuks in Colombo

Thanks People......This is need to know info.....

Ranger Bob

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