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TAXIS

TAXIS – for foreigners who don’t have the patience to deal with the local “taxi brousse” buses, the capital’s cream-color taxis (usually old school Renault 4 vehicles) are plentiful and cheap, even at night. Fares are negotiable: a journey in town should cost Ar 4000 to Ar 8000 during the day, or Ar 5000 to […]

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Bus Travel Outside the capital

  Bus Travel Outside the capital (Antananarivo): for those wanting to travel from the capital to other towns, things are improving with a relatively new bus service called “Cotisse Transport”. This is a local-transport company that leaves on time, so if you’re 5 minutes late, they will have left already. They even offer Wi-Fi onboard […]

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BUSES

  BUSES — The usual way to get around Madagascar (and within the capital) is by “taxi-brousse”, which are usually old Mercedes minibuses that can never be too crowded, stops every time someone wants to get on or off, and only depart when full. So there are no scheduled departures and arrival times can vary […]

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CAR RENTALS

CAR RENTALS – the following car rental agencies operate in Antananarivo: Faniry Madagascar Tours: +261 33 43 827 77 Harris Madagascar Tourism: +261 33 12 486 88 Hertz: +261 20 23 254 54 Loxea Avis: +261 32 05 276 00 Madagascar By Car: +261 34 07 748 64 Madagascar Car Rental: +261 34 20 115 […]