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Taxi vs. shuttle from airport

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Taxi vs. shuttle from airport

I am traveling with three other people and we need to figure out what would be cheaper, taxi or shuttle. I noticed shuttles run around 30 round trip per person. So who could tell me what a taxi runs (for 4 people) to the french quarter?

Maryland
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1. Re: Taxi vs. shuttle from airport

It's a flat rate. $14 per person for 4 people. Plus tip, of course.

Mississippi
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2. Re: Taxi vs. shuttle from airport

I don't think you can get 4 people in a cab with luggage unless the cab is a small van which many are. Call United and ask for a cab to meet your there that will accomodate 4 people. Don't take the shuttle. Enjoy your visit.

UNITED CAB @ 1634 Euterpe Street, New Orleans, LA 504 - 522 - 9771 or 504 - 524 - 9606.

http://www.unitedcabs.com/

Moncton, Canada
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3. Re: Taxi vs. shuttle from airport

Taxi,no question.

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4. Re: Taxi vs. shuttle from airport

I guess I'm the fourth person to say this--TAXI without a doubt!

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5. Re: Taxi vs. shuttle from airport

There is no real need to call for a taxi in advance. Many of the cabs at the airport are mini-van type vehicles and the dispatcher outside will call up the right sized vehicle for your party.

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6. Re: Taxi vs. shuttle from airport

But will a taxi hold 4 people??

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7. Re: Taxi vs. shuttle from airport

Yes, a taxi will hold four people

Maryland
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8. Re: Taxi vs. shuttle from airport

Yes. The minivan taxis will take 4 people and luggage. The dispatcher will bring up the appropriate sized vehicle for your group. No need to worry.

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9. Re: Taxi vs. shuttle from airport

the have minivans as posted and 4 people with luggage is as posted 14 per person plus tip...the shuttle makes multiple stops and is $20 per person each way or $38 round trip...sure makes taxi's look pretty good.

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10. Re: Taxi vs. shuttle from airport

Took the airport shuttle once and it was painful...it stops at numerous hotels and you are never quite sure where you fall on the list.