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from Tacna to Arequipa with Flores or with Moquegua?

Germany
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from Tacna to Arequipa with Flores or with Moquegua?

Hi,

we want to go from Arica to Tacna and take a bus to Arequipa from there.

I know that Flores has the most frequent connections, but Flores does not have a good safety reputation.

Does anyone know about EMPRESA DE TRANSPORTES MOQUEGUA? Our hotel in Arequipa has recommended this company to me, but I would be grateful for some more information. The only mention of Moquegua in this forum was quite negative.

Kind regards

Meggie

Brussels, Belgium
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1. Re: from Tacna to Arequipa with Flores or with Moquegua?

Just the same.

Germany
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2. Re: from Tacna to Arequipa with Flores or with Moquegua?

So you think Moquegua is not safer than Flores? Do you know both companies?

Thank you for answering.

Brussels, Belgium
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3. Re: from Tacna to Arequipa with Flores or with Moquegua?

No, there are no official statistics or anything, so is is a useless debate. Flores is a very large company, so if you have hundreds of busses you also have more accidents. Local people don't care which company, they just take the next bus.

Germany
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4. Re: from Tacna to Arequipa with Flores or with Moquegua?

Sounds reasonable.

Since you seem to be informed quite well - do you have any idea how much we (2 people) would have to pay approximately in case we would take a taxi (private transfer) from Tacna to Arequipa?

Thanks again!

Santiago, Chile
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5. Re: from Tacna to Arequipa with Flores or with Moquegua?

You should ask this question on a Peruvian forum.

6. Re: from Tacna to Arequipa with Flores or with Moquegua?

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