Tips on taxi transportation:
Search the internet for which taxi companies are the most reliable. In Indonesia, for example, Blue Bird is very reliable. They also run on meters unlike many.
Make sure the Grab app is on your phone, arrange an internet connection and you can easily order a Grab Taxi. Grab is similar to Uber, but we think it works even better. The advantage is that you always know the costs before the ride and can pay in cash. Very easy and never any surprises. Grab also provides the food delivery service for those who are interested.
Follow the route of the taxi en route using your GPS app. As an example: Vietnam drivers are notorious for taking a huge detour to their final destination.