FAQ – Here we will try to answer all the questions you may about taxi travel in Melbourne
There are few ways to get a fare estimate but we can tell you now, none of them will be accurate. Basically the trick is “You get what you pay for.” Taxi Services Commission has a website which tells you how much a trip should cost at any time of the day but we can assure you, they cant tell if the driver will be on time, If the driver will actually turn up or even worse if they will even have the received your booking. If you want to check TSC taxi fare estimator, you can always head to https://www.taxifare.com.au/ or alternatively we have put together a small guide called maxi cab fare calculator.
But the best option would be to ring us on 03 5996 5291 and we can give you exact price for your travel.
Maxi Cabs in Melbourne are called wheelchair taxis as most of the taxis have provision to accommodate two wheelchairs.
Yes, Melbourne Airport Maxi Cab also provide Melbourne Airport Shuttle door to door service, which in fact is the best option for airport transfers. The van is a white van much better than maxi taxis but the same size.
Door to door pretty much means we will pick up and drop off at your address and to the airport right in front of your terminal. You may ask,” Can it get any better”? Well The answer is “No”
Often people like to know the travel time to/from airport so that they can calculate if they have enough time to reach to airport or plan something ahead. You can always check google maps but even google maps aren’t that great and sometimes changes the timings almost instantly. The best option is to ask us and we would also suggest how much buffer to keep and what time to leave for airport.
We cover full Frankston area and surrounding suburbs as well with maxi cabs and airport shuttle services. Anytime of the day or night, give us a call and we will send your cab in almost 15 mins.
This is the question almost everyone who is new to Melbourne wants to know. All the maxi cabs in Melbourne have 10 seats and a wheelchair ramp, however there are some maxi cabs very few and rare which have 11 seats as well. We definitely have few of them in our fleet and can be made available if needed. However these 11 seater maxi cabs cost a little extra because of high demand.
Maxi Cabs are also known as yellow maxi taxi in Melbourne. Although there are feeble maxi taxis which are white in color. All our airport shuttle vans are white in color.
This is a question whichever everyone wants to know before making a decision. There are few different type of airport transfers. Here we will show you the all the different types and will also show you the difference between them.
1. Melbourne Airport Shuttle Vans
2. Maxi Cabs
Maxi Cab is a 10 seater van whereas a normal taxi is a 4 seater sedan taxi. Maxi Cab can comfortably accommodate 8 people with their luggage but if you are 4 or less than 4 passengers then you can always book a sedan taxi. The only thing to keep in mind when booking sedan taxi is it has very minutes boot space as they also have gas tank in boot so it could only fit one big luggage in the boot.
Mostly if you have doubt about the quantity of luggage, we recommend you to take maxi cab or airport shuttle as it only costs $20 extra but you have peace of mind that it will be accommodated in a maxi cab van.
Taxi Bus is another name for Maxi Cab.
People always ask us why book online when every airport in the world has cabs anyway. The main benefit of booking in advance is that whenever there is a peak time or peak demand, you will be asked to stand in queue and sometimes it takes more than 30 minutes in the queue and sometimes even more. However if you book with us, we will take your flight number and we will track your flight. Even if your flight is delayed, we will know and have the driver ready for you. With us the maximum wait time is 5 minutes and you get a guarantee that someone is waiting for you at the airport.
Melbourne Minibus Hire
13 cabs is the name of company which registers cabs. Most of our cabs are registered with silver top cabs or 13cabs but airport shuttle is not affiliated with them in anyway.
Taxi Melbourne number is 03 5996 5291
If you are 4 or more passengers with one checked in luggage then your best, cheapest and luxurious option is Melbourne Airport Maxi Cab.
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