Arequipa has many city bus routes; several pass by the main bus terminal ($0.30). A cab around town costs $1.50-3. Beware of drivers who take you to a hotel other than the one you request. (See Safety for warnings about taxis.) Registered companies include Al√≥ 45 (Tel: 454-545) and Turismo Arequipa (Tel: 458-888 / 459-090).
To rent a car, visit: Hertz (Ca Palacio Viejo 214. Tel: 282-519, Cel: 965-4505 / 966-7770. Also at airport. Tel: 443-576, Cel: 965-4505 / 963-9873. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) or Europcar Ca Jerusal√©n 120. Tel: 227-005, Cel: 959-951-872, E-mail: email@example.com, URL: www.contalodrentacar.com.pe). If leasing a vehicle to go to Colca or Cotahuasi Canyon, be sure to get a 4x4.
To rent a bike, stop by Peru Adventures Tours, which charges $13 for a half day and $26 for full day (Monday-Saturday 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Ca Jerusal√©n 410. Tel: 221-658, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
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