So you're searching for local taxi numbers but you don't know which one to book? Here's a helpful list of tips to help you pick the taxi firm that's right for your needs.

3 Tips For Picking A Local Taxi Company

  • Easy To Understand Pricing & Booking System. When you're searching for a local taxi company, it's important to choose a company that provides an easy to understand pricing system, after all if the pricing system is confusing, you might not have enough money with you in order to pay for your taxi ride. Here at Loddon Cars, we suggest a choosing a business who operate a flat price policy. Our standard operating services include a 24 hour call centre team at your disposal, competitive flat rate pricing, and an unparalleled fleet operating all across the M4 corridor.

Additionally, it can also beneficial to choose a taxi company that provides a range of booking options, that way you can choose the payment and booking method that is most convenient for you. Some taxi companies allow for online booking, some only take bookings on the phone, and have a physical location where you can book and wait for your taxi. The Loddon Cars team place a large focus on providing our clients with a tailored service that meets their own unique needs.

That's why we offer a wide range of different booking options to choose from,including a state-of-the-art app booking system and online portal. With our app, you're in control; you can book, track your drivers, create itemised invoices, and pay safely.However, for those who would rather “book the old fashioned way" you can give our team a call and our friendly call handlers will be happy to help arrange your taxi travel.

  • Make Sure Their Drivers Are Experienced. It's essential that you only travel with experienced and skilled taxi drivers, after all your safety is in their hands throughout your journey. However, the benefits of experienced drivers are not limited to safety concerns; experience is also valuable for those concerned about punctuality. If a driver isn't comfortable with the local area,they could get stuck in traffic for a long time, where a more experienced driver might have been able to utilise an alternative route to get you to your destination on time.
Here at Loddon Cars, our drivers polite, professional and punctual; taking pride in maintaining their vehicles to meet the high standards expected by both our company and our esteemed clients. Our premium services include a dedicated key account manager who will be your personal point of contact ensuring your account is fully catered to, discounts tailored to your business use, and specialised premium packages exclusive to our account customers.

For the past 20 years, our corporate mission has been to become the leading Taxi & Private Hire Company in Berkshire. Our acquisition of Adams Cars in Henley brought us one step closer to accomplishing this goal. We are planning to expand more in the near future and acquire more companies in the region.

  • A Diverse Fleet Of Quality Vehicles. We've all heard the horror stories of people booking a last moment taxi, expecting a good quality service,only to watch in shock as a totally unsuitable vehicle arrives. Perhaps you're booking transportation for a large group, and a small car arrives, or perhaps you're organising airport travel and there's no room in the car for your suitcases; regardless of the problem, when you're travelling with private taxi services, you deserve a high quality service. This includes a diverse fleet of quality vehicles.
The Loddon Cars fleet of vehicles includes luxurious and elegant models such as the S-class Mercedes, BMW 7 Series, Audi A8, as well as brand new 6, 7, & 8 seat MPV's, to suit all of your transport needs. Also, for your comfort our vehicles are immaculately well-kept, fitted with air-conditioning, satellite navigation systems, and full leather interior to ensure your maximum comfort.

This isn't the only advantage of the Loddon Cars fleet. We are also constantly investing in technology upgrades to keep up with the new trends and provide excellent service to our valued customers. Last year we made a significant investment by purchasing new white Mercedes E-Class vehicles. These luxury cars are very economical, fuel efficient, and most importantly their CO2 emission is very low. Providing all the luxury and comfort you expect from a Loddon Cars private taxi service, but without the baggage of a high carbon footprint.


Additionally, for those who would like to see their taxi emissions cut down to zero, we are happy to announce that we have also added two new TESLA X vehicles to our fleet which fulfil our promise to reduce our carbon footprint. Why not try our Executive Chauffeur Service, LC Chauffeurs and get chauffeured around by one of these classy vehicles?

Reliable Taxi Hire In The Berkshire Area, Loddon Cars

With a fleet of over a hundred vehicles and services available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, we're the ideal choice. We can provide quick, comfortable, and reliable transport for those in need of taxis in Reading and Berkshire; you can trust that our drivers have the skills and local knowledge to get you to your destination on time.

You can also contact our team using the internet by clicking the green BOOK NOW button on the top right of the browser. Alternatively, you could download our Reading taxi app and book quickly using your iPhone/Android device. However, if you have any questions,please don't hesitate to get in touch with us by email, our email address is bookings@loddoncars.com.

Where to Find Us




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