"When taking taxis be sure the..." Vietnam Warnings Or Dangers Tip by Ric

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When taking taxis be sure the meter is engaged OR the price is agreed to before getting in. Taxis hired at hotel stands will sometimes stipulate a fee rather than going by the meter. The bell captain can usually negotiate the financial arrangments. It is also helpful if you have the address written out by a Vietnamese.

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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