"Private Hire With Driver" Sri Lanka Transportation Tip by travelinxs
Sri Lanka Transportation: 199 reviews and 206 photos
In many places such as Colombo or espeacialy Kandy it easy to find a driver and car to hire for a day or more. This is handy if you are limited for time and want to explore the cultural triangle.
WARNING: In order to avoid another scam (see Dangers etc.) it is imperative you negotiate the details very carefully. Does the hire include; his food, his accomodation, fuel, oil, wear and tear, tires, his cigarettes, windscreen wash, his entrance to any sights, tips (you can always add an additional tip at the end), schooling for his children, taxes, a new shirt for his brother-in-law...ok, sounds a bit silly, but believe me, if you're unlucky and end up with someone who intends to reap every last dollar they can from you, which is likely, then he will find a way. BE WARNED!!
I havnt got a picture of my driver (who tried to charged a hidden fortune for 'oil') so here is another picture of a train!
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