Getting long hauled, or taken for a longer ride than necessary by Vegas cabbies is a common complaint of visitors. In an effort to reinstate trust in the cab industry, the Nevada Taxicab Authority initiated flat rates from McCarran International Airport to hotels along the Strip to alleviate fears of long hauling. Approved as a 6-month pilot program, adjustments could be made down the road if deemed necessary. See Also: A complete rundown of Las Vegas airport transportation options.
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The Nevada Taxi Cab Authority believes this change, along with shorter wait times, will make taxis the most convenient options for riders. Local News. Actions Facebook Tweet Email. Flat rate zone-based taxi fares now in effect at Las Vegas airport. Flat rate zones have been established for taxi rides from McCarran International Airport. Flat rate zone-based taxi fares are now in effect at McCarran International Airport. The rates went into effect after a 6-month pilot program.
Flat rate zone-based taxi fares now in effect at Las Vegas airport
If you've seen any of the episodes of "Taxicab Confessions" filmed in Vegas, you might believe the only people who take cabs here are strippers. But that's just TV and you'll find visitors from all walks of life hopping into them. You can catch a cab in Vegas almost anywhere, except when you hail it from the street. Odd but true, safety laws prohibit taxicabs from picking up someone directly on the Las Vegas Strip. Thus, the plethora of taxi stands at resorts, shopping centers, and attractions.
Las Vegas is the Entertainment Capital of the World and a must-see, known for its gambling, shopping, fine dining, entertainment, and nightlife. Las Vegas is not particularly known for its wildlife, however, stunning natural attractions lay nearby, such as the Red Rock Canyon, the Valley of Fire or the clear waters of Lake Mead. Taking a taxi or private Las Vegas airport shuttle is highly recommended as both options are the quickest and most convenient way to get from the airport to Downtown Las Vegas, in just 10 minutes.