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Taxi in Amsterdam

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Taxi in Amsterdam

I just came back from Amsterdam. I had a great experience with taxis this time--I was ripped off several times in October 2010-

I met Manuel back then and he drove me this time for one week. He never started the meter until I was inside the car, and no long ways or traffic if he could avoided.Great peace of mind., his phone number is 0031641174219 and e-mail from airport pick up and feel safe is manpegsus@live.nl most taxis star running the meter when they get the call and it is easy 7-9 Euros more. Any suggestion in any other country. Thanks

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>>most taxis star running the meter when they get the call and it is easy 7-9 Euros<<

Sorry this is nonsense. Call TCA on 020 777 7777 abd you won't go wrong.

The meter for all Amsterdam taxi's starts at 7,50euros which includes the first 2km and there is no waiting time for traffic delays.

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and you wrote a post praising the most awesome cab driver in amsterdam, manuel in october....if i was a suspicious person i would say you were manuel but cant prove it of course.

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Ron, does TCA have a web address?

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Steve, me and my funny coloured hair, were thinking the same; are we just getting cynical in our old age?

rafran - what else on your recent trip is worthy of a post?

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Sorry. Steve, you are the same person that jumped on me before for the same reason, Why you always give the same taxi numbers. It means you can and I can't. In regards that I am same person make me sick coming from and " expert "...it is easy to see who I am...!!..but I better stop you relly don't deserve to read your post....who are you been pay for..???

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rafran..you are the one with problems with taxis claiming to have been ripped off 10 times..i have taken many cab rides in the NL and have never been ripped off..we recommend TCA because they are reliable, show up on time when called and are legitimate..unlike manuel who is probably a gypsy cab driver.

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juejosh-

http://www.tcataxi.nl/en/frontpage

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So are you saying that this guy Manuel picks you up and the meter is at zero? Really he sound like a great guy. I hve never taken a taxi anywhere in the world where the meter starts at zero, there's always a base fare. Like I said when the people you claim ripped you off turrned up with 7,50 already on the meter that includes the first 2km so sounds like you were not actually ripped off

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rafran, if you were 'jumped on' before for the same reason, why come back ONLY to post the pro's of Manuel?

Why not come back with some other delight about your trip, I am sure there was more good - or bad for that matter - than your taxi!

If you left a trip report, for the information of everyone who uses the forum, including our Destination Experts, and included your praises for Manuel, Miguel or whoever, there would have been nothing but praise for your helpfulness.

But, please dont diss our DE's they help lots of people, and bear in mind they also protect us from 'imposters' posting doddgy reviews on the likes of taxi impersonators, hotels own reveiwing etc.,

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juejosh.

Thanks for your response. I felt offended for some of the previous response, to me is an important issue. I have been rip-off in many places that I can give you a list been Athens #1 and Tokio in the botton..most honest..nobody should feel like owns the forum, any traveler has an important message, not matter how insignificant may seems to others, this is the beauty of this forum. anything that helps is welcome.! in regards to report in Holland there is one of the best artist in the world in photo-collages, body painting, portraits, nature. I will give details to anyone interested.

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