One type of ticket is used for all modes of public transport; the ticket price for a single trip is 5 euros. Travelers, who expect to use services of public transport actively, are recommended to buy travel cards. They can be designed for a day or a week; when buying a ticket for 10 trips you can reckon on a good discount.
Late in the evening the only available mode of transport is taxi. It has to be called by phone or taken on special parking. The most competitive rates are offered by Taxis Lyonnais and Allo Taxi.
It is convenient to travel around the city by bicycle; more than 200 vélo'v rental stations are working in Lyon. Those rental centers differ with competitive rates and convenient system of discounts. It should be noted that a rented bike can be subsequently left at any vélo'v center, regardless of where it was rented.
Shoppers should be aware that it is profitable to pay for purchases with national currency. Foreign currency in major shopping complexes can be taken at very disadvantageous exchange rate; in small shops you probably won’t succeed in paying with foreign currency.
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