Middle of the night arrival/departure in Barbados

Old Jan 6, 16, 1:33 pm
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Middle of the night arrival/departure in Barbados


I'm flying JetBlue, arriving at 3am, then my flight back leaves at 4am. Will there be taxis from the airport at 3am I can take to my AirBNB?

And what is the best way to get to the airport by 2:30am on the day of my departing flight? Can I call a reliable taxi? Or should I plan to catch a cab much earlier in the evening and just wait it out at the airport. I have Priority Pass but the one lounge appears to close at 8pm.. that'd be a long 8 hours of waiting.
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Old Jan 6, 16, 5:57 pm
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In my experience anywhere in the Caribbean, if there is a flight landing, there will be taxis. And usually the taxi driver taking you away from the airport will ask you a series of questions:
  • is this your first time here?
  • how long are you going to stay?
  • do you need a ride back to the airport?
If you are staying for a week, you will use multiple taxis. Pick the one you like and book him for the airport run. Get his mobile number just in case, but I have never been left stranded.
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Old Jan 11, 16, 9:35 pm
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Every taxi we have used in Barbados hands us a business card for the return pick up (usually for dinner)..most of the time they didn't even collect the fare until the return trip. Like PP said, grab a few business cards.
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