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How to get a taxi on a quiet street?

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How to get a taxi on a quiet street?

Leaving tomorrow after 5 wonderful, warm days in London.

Decide to take a taxi to the station for the train to Gatwick since we are three adults with heavy luggage ( no piano though...)

We are staying in a very quiet street and I think it's hard to hail a cab nearby. What are the other ways to get a cab? Apps etc?

Many thanks

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1. Re: How to get a taxi on a quiet street?

Ask your Hotel receptionist they will have numbers.

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2. Re: How to get a taxi on a quiet street?

or walk to a busy street.

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3. Re: How to get a taxi on a quiet street?

Apps etc?

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4. Re: How to get a taxi on a quiet street?

'Hailo' or 'get taxi' are both taxi apps. Asking the hotel for a car could work out to be an expensive option (depending on the hotel).

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5. Re: How to get a taxi on a quiet street?

Hailo is a free app/ I have it on an android phone, but I assume it is available for iphones too.

Alternatively, you could book a mini cab.

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6. Re: How to get a taxi on a quiet street?

Thank you all! Staying in a flat so no one to ask! Will try the hailo app!

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7. Re: How to get a taxi on a quiet street?

The Get Taxi app worked great on my iPhone on our recent trip.

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8. Re: How to get a taxi on a quiet street?

Transport for London has its own Cabwise app

https:/…cabwise

You can also use Cabwise from a foreign mobile phone by text message. Text the street name and partial postcode eg "victoria st sw1" to +44 (0)7797 800 229.

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9. Re: How to get a taxi on a quiet street?

The taxi drivers of London won't thank me for posting this but try the Uber app. Even works in Stockholm

https://www.uber.com/cities/stockholm

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10. Re: How to get a taxi on a quiet street?

I never never never use black cabs as they are far too expensive. I always use a local mini cab company who have always been totally reliable.

Wherever I need to go where I need a cab for later, I check out the local cab offices and ring them in advance. It saves lots of money.