There is no Uber as local buses (which work like a shared taxi) and drop people off within town at any location door to door are only 150 vatu pp per ride ($2).
The UBER concept is simple in Vanuatu: you order from your smartphone a kind of taxi, and it is the nearest free car that will be sent to you.
Secondly, how much is a taxi from Port Vila airport? Get in Taxis from the airport into town typically cost around 2000 vatu, depending where exactly you’re going (a price list in displayed in the terminal). Buses (minibuses with B on the license plate) into town cost 150 vatu.
Likewise, people ask, how much does a taxi cost in Vanuatu?
By Taxi: Taxis cost anywhere from VUV 1000 to VUV 2000 for the trip into town, depending on the destination.
Is it safe to walk around Port Vila?
It is very safe to walk around Port Vila and the locals are friendly and helpful.
Is Vanuatu expensive?
While Vanuatu isn’t considered expensive it’s also not considered as ‘cheap’. One benefit of Vanuatu is the great range of self-catering accommodation and the number of markets and supermarkets (in the main street of Port Vila) which can save you money on dining out.
How do you get around Port Vila?
The best way to get around the main Island of Efate is by Bus or Taxi. If you are a group you could hire a mini bus but try and use the local bus operators as that is supporting local employment. If it’s just the two of you, choose buses or taxis or for fun hire a quad bike! (See later.)
How do you get to Vanuatu?
International flights into Vanuatu arrive at the Baurfield International Airport on the island of Efate, approximately 10 minutes from Port Vila. Taxis and shuttle transfers available from the airport to nearby resorts around the island.