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Community Level 6milleniumz...

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An alternative to the black taxi

AdvantagesCheaper by far.

DisadvantagesMust book first.

"This is a very interesting subject that is near to my heart but I am going to give you an alternative opinion from the viewpoint of the alternative option you have to the normal taxi we all know as the black cab, and that is the mini-cab. As far as I know London is the last place in the country to still have mini-cabs as such. So this opinion concerns only London. I speak with some authority as I have recently changed my career but have spent 25 years ..." Read review
01.10.2003

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Community Level 5beanie8844

beanie8844

From A to B in comfort

Advantagesquick way to travel around London

Disadvantagescan be expensive

"For those who have never been to London before the black taxi is something of an icon. Taxis have been transporting people around the capital for centuries and today there are around 23,000 taxis on the road. Travelling by taxi in London certainly isn't cheap, there is a minimum fare of £2.20 and the fare rises by twenty pence for every 219m travelled (approx). However, if you only need to travel a short way and you don't have much tine or its pouring ..." Read review
17.03.2008

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