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rough idea of taxi costs for sight-seeing

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rough idea of taxi costs for sight-seeing

gidday all, just booked the g hotel for a few nights as a part of our upcoming malaysia-singapore holiday and was after some info on taxi's please.i understand that meter's are not used but the fare set prior to leaving.so i was after some idea as to what i should expect so to know if fair price or not. say from g-hotel to georgetown,penang hill, batu-ferringhi. the normal spots i guess.just after a rough estimate so i would know if it is a fair price being asked.

thank you in advance to any reply's and appreciate your time-cheers

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1. Re: rough idea of taxi costs for sight-seeing

Hi

If you go up a level to the Penang forum there is a FAQ on Taxi prices.

Expect to pay around 15myr for around town, and around 35myr to Batu Ferringhi!

Have fun!

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2. Re: rough idea of taxi costs for sight-seeing

strike a deal with a taxi for an hourly rate and have him take you here and there ..he will wait for you at each place ..somewhere between RM25..30 an hour

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3. Re: rough idea of taxi costs for sight-seeing

We hired a driver for a day and it was about RM200 for the whole day. Took us to all the spots that we wanted to go.

Edited: 19 September 2011, 14:10
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4. Re: rough idea of taxi costs for sight-seeing

thanks everyone much appreciated-cheers

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5. Re: rough idea of taxi costs for sight-seeing

Hi,

We used the rapid bus pass for 7 days at 30 MYR.

http://www.rapidpg.com.my

Air con bus with a map to tell you what bus you need to go to all the attractions, great service and value.

Enjoy regards David

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6. Re: rough idea of taxi costs for sight-seeing

or rent a car and drive yourself around

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