Taxi Travel

There is a government-sponsored taxi dispatcher at the airport and the harbor. Posted fares are for one or two people. Add $5 for each additional person, half price for kids. The first bag is free; after that it’s $1 per bag. It costs about $18 from the airport to Philipsburg or Marigot, and about $30 to Dawn Beach. After 10 pm fares go up 25%, and after midnight 50%. Licensed drivers can be identified by the "taxi" license plate on the Dutch side and the window sticker on the French. You can hail cabs on the street or call the taxi dispatch to have one sent. Fixed fares apply from Juliana International Airport and the Marigot ferry to hotels around the island.

Taxi Contacts

Dutch St. Maarten Taxi Association. 721/543–7815; 9247;

Juliana Airport Taxi Dispatch. 721/542--1680 ;

Marigot Taxi Dispatch . 0590/87--56--54.

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