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Taking a Taxi in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
Taking a Taxi in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

Taxi Service and Pricing in Turks and Caicos

Updated over a week ago

Taxis are a popular form of transportation on Providenciales, especially for visitors who are unfamiliar with the island or who don't want to rent a car. In this article, we'll highlight everything you need to know about taking taxis on Providenciales.

Types of Taxis

There are two main types of taxis on Providenciales: standard taxis and jitneys. Standard taxis are more expensive and offer a private ride, while jitneys are shared taxis that are less expensive and typically follow a fixed route.

Standard Taxis

Standard taxis on Providenciales are typically minivans that can accommodate up to six passengers. These taxis are metered, and the fares are set by the government. The rates are based on the distance traveled, and there are also additional charges for luggage and extra passengers.


Jitneys are shared taxis that follow a fixed route around the island. These taxis are typically vans or buses that can accommodate multiple passengers, and the fares are set by the government. Jitneys are less expensive than standard taxis, making them a popular choice for budget-conscious travelers.

How to Find a Taxi

Taxis on Providenciales can be found at the airport, at hotels, and in popular tourist areas. You can also call a taxi company to arrange for a pickup. Some of the most popular taxi companies on the island include:

  • Provo Taxi & Tours

  • Grace Bay Car Rental and Taxi

  • Caribbean Taxi & Tours

When taking a taxi, it's important to make sure that the driver has a valid taxi license and that the taxi is registered with the government. You can look for a taxi license plate on the front and back of the vehicle.

Fares and Payment

The fares for taxis on Providenciales are regulated by the government and are based on the distance traveled. The rates are set per person, and there are additional charges for luggage and extra passengers. It's important to ask the driver for an estimate of the fare before getting in the taxi.

Taxis on Providenciales accept both cash and credit card payments. It's a good idea to confirm with the driver before the ride if they accept credit cards. Some drivers may also accept US dollars, but it's always best to confirm the exchange rate before paying.

In conclusion, taxis are a convenient and reliable form of transportation on Providenciales. Whether you're taking a standard taxi or a jitney, you'll find plenty of options for getting around the island. So sit back, relax, and let your taxi driver take you to your destination on this beautiful Caribbean paradise.

Rental Cars

the best mode of transportation is renting a car to allow you to explore the stunning landscapes of Providenciales. Visit pristine beaches, visit cultural sites and hit up the beach bars at your own accord.

Airport Transfers

Isle Blue can arrange airport transfers with a private driver

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