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Budget Taxis

Newcastle upon Tyne, England
+44 191 298 5050
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Uncomfortable airport run

To start off the driver was about 15mins late in picking me up from the airport. I had pre-paid... read more

Reviewed yesterday
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Close to thieving.

How dare Budget Taxis charge my mother, who is not from Newcastle, £7(!) to get from the RVI, where... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Dave M
via mobile
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30 Jan 2018
“Alright”
yesterday
“Uncomfortable airport run”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

To start off the driver was about 15mins late in picking me up from the airport. I had pre-paid for the cab over the phone a few days prior, when in the taxi he asked me how I was going to pay to which I...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

How dare Budget Taxis charge my mother, who is not from Newcastle, £7(!) to get from the RVI, where she was visiting her sick husband, to Dean Street. No wonder local taxi industries are being crippled by the likes of Uber. I arranged for an...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

We found ourselves stuck in Newcastle due to problems on the rail line to Scotland. Nothing was going north of Newcastle and after a couple of days with no certainty of reaching Edinburgh, we (6 people) requested a taxi to take us up to Edinburgh....More

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Reviewed January 30, 2018

They're okay but never my first choice for taxis. Had some issues before but generally they are fine

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Reviewed January 17, 2018

Pre booked with this company they charged£25 yet IT only cost£14 diff you book direct WITH STREET cars so don't pre book with this company ring STREET CArs direct

Thank Ray S
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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

I booked a Taxi 6 hours in advance on New Year’s Eve knowing that it would be a struggle getting a taxi home at that time. I was rung 15 minuets before my taxi was due to arrive, only to be told that I wasn’t...More

Thank John C
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Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

I used budget taxi for the 1st time from Haymarket bus station to Ashington. We left a phone in the car. We called the company immediately in less then 10mns the driver came back charging us £25 which was unbelievable and a rip off. Can...More

Thank savage g
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Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

Do not us this taxi service, waites for a cab for 45 minutes when i was told 15. The driver theb didn't know where he was going and nearly got into an accident trying to go down a one way road! Spoke to Gary from...More

Thank Rina P
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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Picked up from Santana's restaurant on Jesmond Road to drop my son off at university accommodation 1.3 miles away - went round in circles past where we needed to be three times and along the same road several times and a journey that should have...More

Thank Julieh_2404
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Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Booked a taxi from a metro station in howdon, was told it would be 2 minutes. 30 minutes later... we rang up and was told it would be another 5 minutes. We understood as it was a Saturday. But then after a further 20 minutes...More

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lisamarie158
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I meant to add that the drivers address may be 206 Hampstead road as this is where the phone was for some time yesterday morning and the last know location was 37 Mitchell avenue Newcastle! And the taxi was at the train... More
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