Share a Taxi in Weligama

A shared taxi in Weligama means that a driver with a car who is going to a specific location from Weligama. Although traveler will usually find shared taxis at the hotels or near tourist attractions, there is no set of departure time. A shared taxi driver will leave once the car is already filled with passengers (depends on the car, but often four people). The advantage of shared taxis is that they are sometimes a bit faster than public transport since they typically travel a more direct route. And traveler can split the taxi cost between the passengers. The downside is that you may need to wait for a while for the car to fill with passengers or arrange shared taxi. Taxi sharing is useful when leaving from Weligama towards CMB airport. And nevertheless travelers can share the taxi when visiting safari and other long journeys like Arugambay, Ella, Kandy, Sigiriya from Weligama.

How to share a taxi:

Travelers can use social media groups for posting the taxi sharing offers. Below social media groups share the taxi sharing offers in timely manner. 

A few things to be aware of when taking a shared taxi:

- Sometimes the driver is not the one finding the taxi for you. Someone might find you, take you to car, and get a cut of your pay from the driver.
- Cars can be very cramped. If going in a 4 person car, try to find one that is a bit larger.
- Do not pay in advance.
- Always use expressway when heading towards airport.
- Sometimes the road shows from the Google maps does not accurate road for the destination.