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taxis on the palm

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taxis on the palm

will i be able to get taxis on and off the palm. I have read a few comments stating that there are no taxi ranks on the palm and hotels reluctant to phone for taxis.

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1. Re: taxis on the palm

there are no taxi ranks at the palm. You will need to ask the hotel concierge to order a Dubai taxi for you but you need to give them enough time (at least 30 minutes in advance) but they will do it for you if you ask. Otherwise, you can call Dubai Taxi yourself at 04-2080808 and again give them enough time to arrive.

Another way is to find a taxi that dropped their clients at the hotel and use it to go off the palm.

Edited: 02 September 2014, 17:54
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2. Re: taxis on the palm

I have stayed on The Palm a few times and you tend to find a few local taxis are parked up outside or near the hotel entrance and one of the staff will call them over for you.

However when I stayed at The Anantara taxis were sometimes a little harder to come by, the hotel will offer you their own car but charge more for it, sometimes it is not much more but always check the price first before getting into it.

Alternatively, if you really need to be somewhere at a certain time then do as Maher suggests and ring one or ask concierge to do it on your behalf.

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3. Re: taxis on the palm

Some hotels have taxis waiting outside such as the Atlantis and JZS, so it might depend on the hotel you are staying at.

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4. Re: taxis on the palm

You could also download their App and request a cab using your smart phone.

gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/shake-your-phone-…

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wow that's quite cool!

is this app system linked to the official Dubai taxis or independent (more expensive) taxi firms?

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6. Re: taxis on the palm

It's RTA, Dubai's official Roads and Transport Authority.

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7. Re: taxis on the palm

wow that's quite cool!

is this app system linked to the official Dubai taxis or independent (more expensive) taxi firms?

Edited: 03 September 2014, 08:23
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