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2016-10-01
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Travel Tips for Miami

Located in southeastern Florida, Miami is a melting pot of cultures. Known for its warm temperatures and clean, white sandy beaches, this city boasts Caribbean inspired gastronomy. Thanks to this favorable climate, Miami receives a large number of tourists each year. There are so many things to do in Miami, here are a few tips for the tourists to enjoy and stay safe during their visit.

Transportation in Miami

You can use several taxi services such as Dispatch Service, Metro, Sunshine and Yellow for a ride. The metered fare is $3.90 for the first mile and then $2.20 for every extra mile. If you have your own vehicle, avoid rush hours traffic from 7am – 9am and 4pm – 6pm on weekdays.Metrorail is yet another good option for travelling. It runs from Hialeah through Downtown Miami and south to Kendall. Trains run from 6am until midnight at an interval of 5-15 minutes.

Airports

Being the hub of businesses and international travel, Miami is home to five airports:

  • Miami International Airport (MIA)
  • Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airpor (FLL)
  • Kendall-Tamiami airport (TMB)
  • Opa-locka Executive Airport (OPF)
  • North Perry Airport (HWO)

If you are planning to quick arrival to hotel or Business center you can book Miami bus service or rent a car. It is it is easy to book Miami airport shuttle in this site.

Safe Miami neighborhoods

The safe areas where tourists can spend most of their time include Miami Beach, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables and Key Biscayne. During daytime the downtown area is pretty safe. However, be aware at night especially if you are planning to go to the clubs, bars or restaurants in Brickell or the Design District.

Miami Beaches

Most of the beaches are safe during daytime, but there may be some miscreants, so it is best to be careful. While at night the beaches are lively and fun, it is best not to travel alone.

Cars and taxicabs

If your hotel is located in Miami Beach, it is better you don’t hire a car, as it will be too much of a trouble finding a spot to park it. It is best to take a cab wherever you go. Don’t get into arguments with Miami drivers, as they are known to have bad road rage. If you are on a business trip, exclusive transfers from airport would be best.

Areas to avoid in Miami

Avoid staying or visiting in areas like Opa Locka, Carol City and Overtown as they are crime infested and you don’t want to get mugged there.

Things to do in Miami? Miami Beach with world class night clubs

If you don’t want to party, don’t come to Miami, it’s as simple as that because it’s a party heaven – especially crazy Miami Beach with world class nightclubs for the young and beautiful; Fort Lauderdale is good for hangover cures and Coconut Grove where you can soak up the bohemian café culture – mix it with the gypsies! Read more


Best transportations from Miami International Airport (MIA)

You arrive at Miami International Airport (MIA) and you want to get to your hotel as quickly as possible and with very least stress, right? Okay: you’ve got a decent choice of shuttle, private transfer or taxi. It depends really on how much you want to pay – the bottom line anywhere. Miami Transfer is easy and economical as is Transfers.com…then there’s Golden Gables and Bonaventure – all good, reliable companies and they all serve the airport and Miami Port areas. Read more


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