Kharkiv - Taxi, Car Rent
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Kharkiv taxis â€” are cars of various models. You can tell them from other cars by a colour lamp with squares on top. There are almost no official taxi parking lots but there are places where they usually wait for customers. The most expensive places to take a taxi are railway stations and the airport. Taxi drivers, who wait near casinos, hotels, and night clubs would also, as a rule, charge a rather high price. That is why it is better to call a taxi on the phone and pay for a kilometer according to the counter.
There are several
Taxi services on holidays and after 24:00 may be more expensive.
The payment is only in cash. You can ask the driver for a receipt, but not all drivers provide them, so this should be agreed in advance too.
If you fail to call a taxi on the phone for some reason, you can get a car on the road by raising your hand: you wont wait long â€” either a taxi or a driver, eager to make some extra money will stop. It is considered that a trip with a taxi driver, working privately, costs less, but you should not neglect safety and test you luck, especially those who travel alone and when it is dark.
If you do not want to use public transport or taxi, you can rent a car. For that you need your passport, an international driving license, and an insurance certificate.
After the rent deal has been signed, you should get a document, confirming the right to drive the car.
Before you drive, make sure that a