Taxis are available curbside at the Airport, and typically cost $50 – $60 each way. If you wish to arrange a car to pick you up, the following services are available:
Metro Car: 800-456-1701
Royal Limousine Service Inc.: 866-697-6925
Golden Limo: 800-300-5151
Michigan Flyer offers convenient motorcoach transportation between Ann Arbor and Detroit Metropolitan Airport. They run 8-12 round trips per day, and the cost to ride is only $12 each way with reservation.
Public parking is available at the City of Ann Arbor’s parking structure on South Forest Avenue at South University (650 South Forest Ave, $1.20/hour). The parking structure is less than a three-block walk from Ross. No permit is required to park here.
The ‘Bus for Us’ isn’t a touristy mode of transport and won’t take you to remote sightseeing destinations, but it will get you from A to B in the city for a relatively humble amount. Tickets cost around R10 to R15 for a one-way journey.
Tickets cost around R10 to R15 for a one-way journey.
If you’re over 25 and have an international driver’s license, hiring a car in the Mother City is easy. There’s a list of rental agencies as long as your arm, but the most reputable of these remain Avis (021 424 1177/086 102 1111) and Hertz (021 935 4800).
The rates are generally worked out according to the amount of kilometres travelled.
The Cape Town railway service, Metrorail (0800 656 463/www.capemetrorail.co.za), isn’t exactly predictable, with local trains being bang on time one day and hopelessly delayed the next, so relying on this mode of transport if you want to be punctual isn’t a good idea.