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by belgianchocolate

Jakarta traffic is a chaos...there seem to be no rules for traffic. You probably heard one of those stories about criminal taxi drivers as well? no?

Well the safest way to get arround Jakarta is a Blue Bird taxi. They are always very correct in using the meters... Make sure you get one of those. When leaving the hotel you will see that even the receptionist will sign at the other taxi companies to drive one.

My experience is that they don't always know thier way arround. One did not find Ragunan zoo and the other did not knew the famous 'Oasis' restaurant. Even if I had the correct adresses. (I gave the ragunan man a map....amazing but true)

The 'Silver Birds' are a little more luxurious and are the ones that bring you from the airport to Jakarta for the steady price of 80 000 ir (tol way included) , take a ticket at the silver bird desk in front of the arrival hall.

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  • Updated Feb 8, 2004
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