15 Best Taxis In Grand Cayman (2021)

 

Below are the 15 best taxi companies in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. 

 

 

How much do taxis cost in Grand Cayman?

The Cayman Islands government sets the rates that taxis can charge.

Below are some example trips so that you can see how much taxis cost in Grand Cayman. The below prices are for groups of four people or less sharing the same taxi:

Grand Cayman Airport to Seven Mile Beach – $30 USD to $40 USD

Grand Cayman Airport to Marriott – $30 USD

Grand Cayman Airport to Central George Town – $20 USD

Grand Cayman Airport to Bodden Town – $50 USD

Grand Cayman Airport to East End – $105 USD

picture of taxi at the cayman airport with two people entering it

We recommend that you rent a car to save money. Relying on taxis will cost you a small fortune. Check out our articles below to learn more about renting a car in Grand Cayman:

Is it safe to drive in Grand Cayman?

Do you need to rent a car when visiting Grand Cayman?

Does Grand Cayman have Uber or Lyft?

 

Why are taxis expensive in Grand Cayman?

Taxis in Grand Cayman are expensive for three main reasons:

1. Fuel costs in Grand Cayman are very high. Gas costs around $6 USD per gallon. Taxis need to pass this cost onto their customers to be profitable.

2. The cost of living is very high. The Cayman Islands was ranked as the most expensive country in the world.

3. There is a lack of competition in the market. The Cayman Islands government has banned ride-sharing services such as Uber & Lyft to protect the local taxi industry. The lack of competition means that prices are higher for consumers.

picture of taxis at airport

 

Do you need to tip taxi drivers in Grand Cayman?

No, you do not need to tip taxi drivers in Grand Cayman.

Unlike servers in restaurants, taxi drivers do not expect to be tipped in the Cayman Islands. If the taxi driver provides excellent service then you can tip him/her.

picture of taxi driver man inside his taxi

 

How do you get a taxi in Grand Cayman?

If you want to order a taxi, then you need to call a taxi company directly.

There is a table at the top of this page that lists 15 different taxi companies and their phone numbers.

picture of twenty taxis

If you are a tourist visiting Grand Cayman, then you can get a taxi at the airport without needing to make a phone call. There are lots of taxis at the airport waiting. All taxis at the airport are safe and fully licensed.

If you are staying in a hotel, then the concierge team at your hotel will be able to call taxis for you.

 

Are there taxis in Grand Cayman?

Yes, there are lots of taxis in Grand Cayman. There are also lots of taxis at the Airport.

How much is a taxi from Grand Cayman Airport to Seven Mile Beach?

A taxi from Grand Cayman Airport to Seven Mile Beach will cost around $30 to $40 USD.

How much is a taxi from Grand Cayman Airport to Marriott?

A taxi from Grand Cayman Airport to the Marriott resort is $30 USD.

 

Final thoughts

There are lots of taxi and cab companies that you can call in Grand Cayman.

Taxis are very expensive, so we recommend that you rent a car to save money. There are lots of car rental companies at the airport in Grand Cayman.

If you are looking for things to do during your vacation, then check out our article where we review the top 25 things to do in Grand Cayman.