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Sightseeing with Taxi cheaper than Hop On/Off bus?

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Sightseeing with Taxi cheaper than Hop On/Off bus?

We are travelling to Dubai with 6 adults. We want to explore Dubai for a full day.

Is it possible (and cheaper) to make use of a 7-seat Taxi, which drive us around, than making use of the Hop On/Hop Off bus. The bus will cost us 6x $54=$324,- in total. So an own private taxi is perhaps cheaper.

What do you suggest?

Thanks a lot.

Rgds. Frans

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1. Re: Sightseeing with Taxi cheaper than Hop On/Off bus?

It will cost you less for sure. A standard taxi hire for 6 hours is AED 300 (USD 82). A van will cost a bit more.

Recommend to contact RTA and book a taxi for 6 hours. Just make sure you know the points you want to see. Taxi drivers in Dubai drive you from A to B but are not really tourist guides.

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2. Re: Sightseeing with Taxi cheaper than Hop On/Off bus?

Keep in mind that the 3rd row in a 7 seat Taxi (Innova) is not big and if members of your party are tall, they will find it tight.

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3. Re: Sightseeing with Taxi cheaper than Hop On/Off bus?

Dont opt for bus travel as it will take a lot of time. Metro travel is also easy to visit most of the sightseeing places. just go thru metro route map and check with the places u want to visit. if it fits then better take a metro, its much cheaper and faster during peak hours to avoid traffic.

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