We had never arrived in an unfamiliar place late at night.We had booked our Airbnb rental near the center in downtown Cali for 1 month.
We focused mainly on the cost of living in the next city and cost to get there from Barranquilla. Cali, all told, fit our budget for cost of living and was cheaper to fly to than Bogota.
He then prints a receipt from a computer with the price and hands it to the driver after your approval.
The receipt he printed for us was 20000 COP less than we were expecting.
We asked Therry if it was safe to walk around during the day and she emphatically said yes, yes it's safe.
We walked and shopped for supplies and were back at the apartment in a couple of hours feeling much better about our location.