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Buying or renting a bike?

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Buying or renting a bike?

Hi again, since we will be there for 3 months and love to bike, wondering if it is at all possible to buy a bicycle in bocas? Renting i like less because if it is stolen i have problems...What do you think? Second question, i bought alot of books on PAnama and they all seem to say that taxi drivers(road ones) do not expect tipping, is that right or wrong? I don't want to do the wrong thing here.....Thanks again

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11. Re: Buying or renting a bike?

You will be in a fairly new construction and assuming there are screens on the windows, you should not need a net over your bed. You may want to ask the rental agency or the owner. If the windows have no screens, they should provide you with a net over the beds. I sleep without one, but that's me. If bugs like you and they can enter, you will want a net LOL

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12. Re: Buying or renting a bike?

You will not need a net if you're in a unit with A/C.

Bikes do get stolen here so you will need a lock. Lots of places to buy (and then resell if you want) bikes all around time. Give yourself a couple of days to look around and check prices.

The taxi fair to/from town is .50 per a person. Tipping is not necessary or expected.

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