If you want to see how fares were calculated before please read the KTLN report published in March.
The overall effect will be to slightly increase fares, but given the current exchange rate of around 6 TL to the pound the cost to tourists will hardly be noticed. As we publish this report a taxi from town to Yelken Cafe would cost 15TL which at an exchange rate of 6TL to the pound is just £2.50.
Here are the fixed prices (sabit fiyatlar) that come into effect today, Monday 11th June 2018
|Short journey (minimum charge)||15|
|Bezirgan Road / Akbel junction||15|
|Bezirgan Road before cistern (Sarnıçbaşı)||20|
|Bezirgan Road to cistern (Sarnıçbaşı)||25|
|Bezirgan Road after cistern (Sarnıçbaşı)||30|
|Club Patara / Kömürlük||15|
|Kalamar up to Yelken Cafe||15|
|Kalamar after Yelken Cafe||20|
|Kışla /after Club Patara||20|
|Ortaalan (first school surrounding area)||15|
Please note that you may find that the taxi drivers will have the meter running however this no longer determines the charge to be applied. Any reading on the meter should be ignored.
Also please be aware that there is now a minimum charge of 15TL for any taxi journey. The taxi drivers call this the "indi bindi" rate - or the rate for very short journeys.
Prices are from Kalkan town - normally the taxi rank or harbour area, and of course they also apply in reverse - i.e. from the places listed into town.
For information, we are told that taxi prices in nearby Kaş are also switching to this method of fixed pricing.
Here is a map of Kalkan showing the different areas of town.
Booking a taxi
You can book a taxi via the taxi rank using the main phone number 0242 844 3100. Alternatively you can book your preferred taxi driver directly.
You can see details of these charges at the Kalkan taxi rank.
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