"Taxi Meters" Istanbul Tourist Trap Tip by curmo

Istanbul Tourist Traps: 146 reviews and 91 photos

Taxi drivers 'forgetting' to reset their meters.

Unique Suggestions: Don't be put off by the reports on Istanbul taxis. They are cheap and efficient. But DO remind the driver to put his meter back to the start position of 1.3 YTL. They often 'forget'. Once prompted they click the button and everything is OK. We had one who pretended not to understand so we just got out.

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  • Updated Apr 3, 2005
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