24 Hours Taxi Booking Number: (02) 6280 0077
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the vision of ACT CABS?
Our vision is to provide Canberra and surrounding NSW regions with a taxi service that is recognised amongst the best in Australia and globally. Every day we learn and come a step closer to achieving our vision.
What is the largest taxi company in Canberra?
ACT CABS is the largest and highest rated taxi company in Canberra and surrounding NSW regions. We transport thousands of customers daily and help them reach their destinations safely and reliably. All of our drivers are professionally trained and police checked.
Do Canberra taxis still take cash?
Yes they do. Acceptable payment methods for all taxis include: Card, Cash, CabCharge dockets, CabCharge e-tickets, ACT Taxi Subsidy Scheme Card and Interstate Taxi Subsidy Scheme Voucher. There is a 5% Service Fee that is charged on all EFTPOS transactions.
How much does a Canberra taxi cost per KM?
Fare rates vary depending on the time of the day and the weekday. Use the ACT Cabs Fare Estimator to get a quick fare estimate now. Maximum fare rates are regulated by the ACT Government and all ACT CABS taxis have a taxi meter installed to calculate the correct fare cost. We do not charge surge-pricing during peak hours or busy periods.
How do I become a taxi driver in Canberra?
To become a taxi driver in Canberra, there are a few simple steps. 1. Obtain a WWVP check. 2. Obtain a nationally coordinated criminal history check. 3. Obtain a medical check. 4. Complete taxi driver training at ACT CABS. 5. We will help you obtain your 'T' condition with Access Canberra and you can then start driving. Apply for a taxi driver job now.
What is the best taxi company in Canberra?
ACT CABS is the highest rated and most trusted taxi company in Canberra (by Google reviews). We transport thousands of taxi customers everyday. Our large fleet of taxis operates 24 hours, 7 days a week and 365 days a year. We service Canberra and surrounding NSW regions. All of our taxi drivers are professionally trained and police checked.
What is the best site to book a taxi in Canberra?
The ACT CABS online taxi booking service is available 24 hours a day. Book your taxi instantly online now or call the 24 Hours ACT CABS call centre on (02) 6280 0077
Is it better to book a taxi in advance ?
It is always better to book a taxi in advance, especially if your taxi booking is time sensitive. If you need to book a taxi to the Canberra Airport, catch a coach or board a train, we recommend you book your taxi in advance. When booking in advance, please book your taxi earlier and allow ample time in case of an unexpected delay or unforeseen events.
Can I get a taxi at Canberra airport?
If you are arriving at the Canberra International Airport, the taxi rank is located centrally on the ground floor of the terminal building, near the baggage carousels in the Arrivals Hall. Taxis are almost always present at the Canberra airport taxi rank. The taxi rank is fully undercover and the waiting area is indoors for your convenience. If you wish to use the our service, look out for an ACT CABS branded taxi.
How can my business or workplace book taxis?
ACT Cabs offers a number of options for businesses that book taxis regularly:
1. Open a corporate account for taxi travel. Our Accounting department issues a monthly invoice with flexible payment terms.
2. Book taxis with the press of a button using the ACT CABS taxi butler.
3. Automate phone bookings using the ACT CABS taxi caller.
4. Instantly allow your customers to book and track a taxi using an ACT CABS QR code
5. Get pre-paid taxi vouchers for taxi travel
6. Install a 'taxi pick up area' sign at your workplace to direct taxis and customers to the correct area
Contact ACT CABS Administration today for more information.
How do I book a taxi from a Hotel in Canberra?
If you need to book a taxi from a hotel in Canberra, please ask the receptionist or concierge to book your taxi. All hotels in Canberra and surrounding regions are able to book an ACT CABS taxi.
How many people fit in a maxi taxi in Canberra?
A maxi taxi booking should only be made if there are 5 or more passengers. Depending on the availability of the vehicle, some maxi taxis can seat up to 10 people. It is important to note that maxi taxis are strictly subject to availability. Some maxi taxis must by law give priority to customers with a disability. If a maxi taxi is not available, an adequate number of standard taxis will be dispatched. Maxi taxi bookings must be made by calling the 24 hours ACT CABS call centre on (02) 6280 0077 and cannot be made online.
Is there a taxi rank at Canberra railway station?
Yes, there is a taxi rank outside the front of the Canberra railway station. If a taxi is not present at the taxi rank when you arrive, please call the 24 hours ACT CABS call centre on (02) 6280 0077 to book a taxi.
What is the most reliable taxi company in Canberra?
ACT CABS is the largest, highest rated and most trusted taxi company in Canberra (by Google reviews). We transport thousands of taxi customers everyday. Our large fleet of taxis operates 24 hours, 7 days a week and 365 days a year. We service Canberra and surrounding NSW regions. All of our taxi drivers are professionally trained, police checked and required to adhere to the company's high standards of integrity.