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You can rent a limousine in Kharkiv

Kharkiv taxis — 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 24-hour radio-taxi companies in Kharkiv. Tariffs and principles of payment are different with different companies. That is why, it is worthwhile to ask the dispatcher about the prices and the things you are interested in, in advance. Take into account that you should pay separately for the time the car is waiting for you. If you are to visit several places in town, then paying by the hour will be more convenient for you. The same concerns trips to the country.

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 — 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.

Car Rent

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 first-aid kit, a fire extinguisher, and an emergency stop sing are in the car — that is the compulsory equipment.

eddie8498 says:
how much is this?
Can you give us an estimate of taxi or limo costs ?
Posted on: Mar 13, 2008
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You can rent a limousine in Kharkiv
You can rent a limousine in Kharkiv
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