Taxi Robberies and Assaults in Miraflores
Taxi Robberies and Assaults in Miraflores: 2019 Updated information about recent cases of taxi robberies and assaults in the Miraflores district of Lima, Peru.
While Peru is a safe destination in general for travelers, like other large cities in Latin America there are certain precautions that should be heeded in order to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable trip. One prominent example of this is the caution that should be exercised when hailing taxis, even in safe tourist districts like Miraflores. According to the U.S. Department of State, “travelers should use an app-based taxi service, order a taxi by phone, or use a service affiliated with a major hotel whenever possible.”
In the interest of informing visitors, we’ve compiled this list of recent news articles involving taxi robberies and assaults in Miraflores. This information should help tourists have an idea of the risks involved with taking taxis in Lima and make educated decisions about transportation in the city.