Airport taxi to colombo Can be tricky, There are numerous reports on trip advisor about Official taxi scams , allthough that is true that there are lot of taxi scams, you can still avoid them if you use little common sense .
3 ways how you can find cheaper airport transfer .
1:Dont be in hurry :
Once you pick up your luggage, you will see few taxi offices on right side. They will try to Offer you 10 days tours,safaris and etc, ignore them a ask them only airport transfer to City center or wherever you want to go. Fair quote should be around 2000 to 2400 SL Rupees to colombo city center or 5500 to Hikkaduwa and Unawatuna.
2:Use reputed call taxies
There are many Cab companies which provide airport taxi services to city with call in advance and at fixed rate, they start from 2000 up to 4000 SL Rupees depending up which car you choose. Below are few Cheaper taxi options, we are offering noleggio auto 2013 deals
Price: 2100 Rupees to city center.
Price: 2200 rupee to city center.
3:If you are afraid of being scammed by taxies or you want to spend less than $5 for airport transfer, try these
A:tuk tuk taxies
The tuk tuk taxies charge as low as $5 to $7 for airport transfer to city, you can find more information at http://www.budgettaxilk.com Call @ 0117 299 299
B:Use public transport : Train or bus
You can find train and bus transfer just outside airport, it can be 5 min walk from exit, if you are not sure where they are you can ask any airport authorities for help, it will cost around 300 to 500 SR rupees