"Taxi drivers and detours" Dubai Tourist Trap Tip by georeiser

Dubai Tourist Traps: 15 reviews and 10 photos

  Taxi drivers and detours in Dubai
by georeiser
 
 

90% of the taxi drivers are foreign workers from Pakistan. They are in most cases reliable and honest. But it's wise to know where you are driving and take notice of the route. I had a Taxi sightseeing where the driver drove a detour on the freeway. I don't think he did it on purpose, and it was not a big problem since the taxi prices are cheap in Dubai. My mobile phone with GPS showed that we were driving in the opposite direction of where I should go.

(For those who are interested in gadgets: Garmin XT GPS program with middle east map on a Samsung Omnia HD mobil phone).

Unique Suggestions: Have a GPS to show the direction you shall go.

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  • Updated Jul 26, 2010
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