Cabvision TaxiPoint GIF.gif

Malaga Airport touting scam exposed by cabbies

11 Jan 2019

 

A scam at Malaga Airport has been exposed by licensed taxi drivers as well as official transport agencies regarding passengers being picked up from the airport.


 Euro Weekly News  have reported that a gang of unlicensed drivers, or touts are waiting at Terminal 3 of the airport, and then picking up unsuspecting tourists.

The touts have no insurance, nor any form of license to operate, leaving passengers at the mercy of these individuals, running the risk of being overcharged, or potentially being involved in an accident in an uninsured vehicle, which in turn could leave the passenger open to the cost of medical treatment.

Irate cabbies have complained that the touts either work alone or in groups, and loiter around the airport for as long as they wish, with foreign drivers, and even the elderly, being highlighted as potential touts.

The cabbies have also complained that there is no enforcement, with a lack of surveillance and security being blamed for the situation.

It is recommended that the safest course of action is to always use a licensed taxi or reputable transit service both to and from the airport. 

Please reload

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • YouTube Social  Icon
  • Instagram Social Icon
  • Facebook TaxiPoint
  • Twitter TaxiPoint
  • YouTube TaxiPoint
  • Instagram

Featured Stories

Please reload

ltda banner.JPG
kili.gif
TaxiPoint--300x200px-MLP-GIF.gif
TaxiPoint_300x200_Dec19.gif
advert gif.GIF
ltpr.GIF
advert gif.GIF
RSS Feed

The views expressed in this publication are not necessarily those of the publishers.

 

All written and image rights are reserved by authors displayed. Creative Common image licenses displayed where applicable.

Reproduction in whole or in part without prior permission from the publisher is strictly prohibited.

All written content Copyright of TaxiPoint 2020.