[EuroPython] [Europython-improve] getting to the conference site

John Pinner funthyme at gmail.com
Thu Jun 19 00:45:53 CEST 2008


2008/6/3 Aistė Kesminaitė <aiste.kesminaite at gmail.com>:
>>
>> Last year we payed twice as much for the way from the airport
>> to the hotel, than the other way around.
>>
>> Compared to what you'll have to pay in Birmingham, it's a no-brainer
>> and I got ripped off there as well, again going from the airport
>> to the hotel - looks like a systematic problem :-).
>
> It's not a systematic problem, but the way the charging works, you pay
> double price per km (or about that) if you get a taxi from the street rather
> than calling it and it's an official charging scheme, not a ripoff. The
> hotel calls you a taxi thus you end up paying less per km.

So, if one arrives at the airport, is there a number one should call,
or could you even call the hotel to arrange a taxi?

John
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