Taxis & Limousines

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In true Cypriot style, all the taxi drivers, most strangely enough called George, with a moustache and a Mercedes, seem to think for some strange reason that they’re called Lewis, … Hamilton, that is ? They’ve got that, Jekyll & Hyde itis. Funny enough they don’t charge extra for giving you lovely white knuckles, but in all seriousness it’s quite cheap to catch a taxi over here and luxurious to say the least …

Almost all of the drivers speak English, of sorts. Many know how to swear in several languages … They rarely stitch you up, price wise, but it’s always advisable to check on the tariff before you start the journey. Once you’ve found a driver you like, ask them for their digits and use them again, you’ll get better tariffs.

Day Trips
Some drivers will even provide you with a ‘day tour service’, so that you can go where you want, stopping when you want and returning home when you’ve had enough. This makes sense, especially if there are quite a few of you, as mini buses and the old Stretch Limousines are a ’plenty in Cyprus …

Remember it’s not worth drinking and driving and it’s always worth not having to park in the city centres these days … So if you’re brave enough, here are a few numbers …