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Hailing a black cab may appear to be a more costly option, but ask yourself what am I getting for my hard earned cash (credit cards also accepted). Firstly, a driver who has studied the knowledge for years and knows the streets of London like...More
I finished worked late last night (3-4am)and on my way back my phone died, my bus was not showing for about thirty minutes so I decided to get a taxi. Worst experience ever. Once he stopped to pick me up, he was watching inappropriate videos...More
TIP 1: TALK to your cab driver. Not only do they have EXCELLENT tips about interesting places to see and pubs to visit, but you also get to know their names, which is vital and only the first step to retrieve something lost in their...More
We did online searching before we left to determine if Uber is available in London. It is, and it worked fine. Prices for Uber were slightly more than black cab taxis, but the taxis were much more friendly and seemed to know the city better...More
Took a black can from The Imperial War Museum to Waterloo - the driver was friendly and polite and made us welcome.
Made conversation asking us about our trip.
He took a direct and fast route to get us to our train on time.
I had an urgent dentist appointment today so used this rank because I am not from London and did not know how to get there.
Taxis are all spread out in 3 different rows, was told by 1 driver to got to the...More
Took a black taxi from the Langham to Euston and our cab driver went on a racist tirade out the blue. It's not the first time this has happened and some of my friends have reported similar experiences with drivers of black taxis in London....More
We booked a cab from Victoria to Heathrow. A lovely young man from Kent named Harrison provided us with a totally stress free and timely trip tp the airport. Give Uber a miss - Black Cabs are so much better
During a recent holiday we only used London black cabs on three occasions, but had a positive experience each time. The first driver gave us a few heart flutters darting in, out and around the peak hour traffic, but he got us from Paddington station...More
In the morning on Wednesday August 15th, 2018.
I was at North Central Hospital for a routine eye treatment. After my treatment I hailed a Black Cab to take me back to St Pancras/King Cross to catch my Eurostar Train out of London.
Try driving around central London yourself you may have a different viewpoint after that!! Real cabbies serve a four year apprenticeship and have to stick to a strict code of conduct to get their badge If you can't afford... More
Try driving around central London yourself you may have a different viewpoint after that!! Real cabbies serve a four year apprenticeship and have to stick to a strict code of conduct to get their badge If you can't afford their service try buses or walking