There are many taxi companies in Kitchener-Waterloo area. Some do well with telephone reservations, others have stands at major shopping malls or hotels.
If you are not in Kitchener-Waterloo, the city, use a taxi company based in the town where you are staying or visiting... they'll usually be quicker to pick you up.
Metered cabs may charge $2.70 plus $1.70 per kilometre travelled, and may charge $29.50 per hour when waiting. (effective November 2005). From K-W airport to downtown/uptown by taxi costs about $30 and takes about 30 minutes
Most taxi firms can give you an estimate of the fare when you call. Some firms have set fixed rates for specific trips.
Oh, yes, and if your driver was courteous and helpful, it is the custom to tip him (or her)! Tips on tipping.
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