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Paying for taxis with American Express or other credit card

Phoenix, Arizona
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Paying for taxis with American Express or other credit card

Will taxis accept credit card payments as they do in the States?

Thanks for your help.

Skutskar, Sweden
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1. Re: Paying for taxis with American Express or other credit card

Yes!

But American Express is not very popular i Sweden. You will be better off with Mastercard and Visa.

Edited: 15 September 2010, 15:39
Mjolby, Sweden
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2. Re: Paying for taxis with American Express or other credit card

Hi!

that should not be any problems. Almost all taxis accepts credit cards.

I've used my Amex card in taxis in many cities around Sweden and never experienced any problems.

Best regards

Jörgen

Gothenburg, Sweden
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3. Re: Paying for taxis with American Express or other credit card

As the previous posts says, no problem paying with CC. AE is commonly accepted in Sweden, but a few smaller store end establishments do not accept AE. Be aware that businesses are not allowed, by law, to charge CC fee when a customer is paying with plastic.

EK

Malmo, Sweden
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4. Re: Paying for taxis with American Express or other credit card

Another important thing to know about taxi in Sweden !

ALLWAYS ask for the price before you enter the cab ! As opposed to other European countries we have totally unregulated prices when in comes to taxis (each taxi is free to charge you whatever they want) These means that in several big cities there are taxis that will totally rip you off if you dont take care. In Malmö they can charge a tourist 100 dollar for 2 miles if you are unlucky. Not many taxis do that, but it is allways best to ask in advance.

Peter

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5. Re: Paying for taxis with American Express or other credit card

I confirm:

AMEX is not popular but accepted by most.

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