General transportations in Jaisalmer are Auto rickshaw and bicycles as these are a good way to get around. Auto rickshaw is a cheap mode of transportation but drivers might not be friendly all the times. You need to take rickshaw when you take congested roads in order to avoid bottlenecks.
Cabs are also available both government and private operated. If you
have some extra dollars left you can opt for Cabs that are costly to
hire and a lot of dickering takes place with the cab drivers. If you are
low on cash then opt for City tour and site seeing buses, which are
Telephones in Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer is well connected to the places in India and the world
through its network of STD and ISD calling services. The charges are as
per the government norms and networks are generally congestion free.
Cellular services too are available in Jaisalmer with at least 4 to 5
players in the market including the government owned and operated BSNL
Internet in Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer has good Internet facility with private cyber cafés
all around the city. Nearly all high-end hotels provide Internet
facilities in the room itself. It has both dial up as well as broadband
Internet facility with the fastest one going as high as 10 mbps.
Newspapers and Magazines in Jaisalmer
All the major newspapers and magazines published in India are available
in Jaisalmer. Most of these are vernacular but a number of them are in
English too. Newspapers in other language such as Hebrew, Spanish as
well as French can be made available on request, in high-end hotels.