Dubai Airport Taxi Scam

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    For the most part I find Dubai to have a great taxi infrastructure in place. Taxis are readily available, clean, cheap, and I usually find the drivers know where they're going (of course there are exceptions, but there are much worse cities in terms of drivers and their knowledge of the city). Even though I've been to Dubai well over a dozen times, I faced a bit of a scam the most recent time I arrived and tried to get a taxi. Maybe I've just gotten too used to Emirates Chauffeur, whereby I don't even have to grab my own taxi on arrival. But upon arrival from Muscat on Oman Air, we tried to grab a taxi to the Grand Hyatt. There was virtually no one in the taxi queue, and there seemed to be two separate "lanes" of taxis. One with the metered taxis I'm used to, and one with black cars (commonly also found at some hotels). The post Dubai Airport Taxi Scam appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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