TRANSPORT/ Best of the Best Taxi Services

Every year taxis all around the world are rated in a survey. Where are the friendliest drivers? Where do you get the best value for money? Who knows the region the best? Where should the tourists be careful when taking a cab?



Global Taxi Survey Reveals the Best Cabs

Bill Alen

According to the annual global taxi survey conducted by, London taxis have been voted the best in the world for the sixth year in a row. The survey shows that London managed to secure 22% of the votes, which is a clear lead over the second in list New York City, which secured 10% of the votes. Tokyo came in third in the survey by securing 9% of the votes. In fact, it is good to see that London’s iconic black cabs managed to win nearly a quarter of the votes of the survey. Berlin al...

Green Cabs Getting Popular in New York City

Denise Chen

Changing the color of one’s car became a good investment in NYC. A number of taxi drivers have changed the color of their car from black to green joining the group of 2,100 Boro Taxis taking New York streets by storm. These taxis are the newest class of cars rolled out to serve better the residents of New York who live outside Manhattan, where yellow cabs dominated. For some drivers this means a substantial increase of their income – e.g. from $700 to $1,200 per week according to Porfirio Valdez...

Taking Taxi with Caution

Dan Rang

If you like to travel then it is likely that you also used taxi in a number of destinations around the world. Some locations however are not ideal for hailing cabs. This could be for a number of reasons including the taxi drivers charging too much or even trying to rob the passengers. Here is a list of some of the worst cities in the world to hail a taxi. Jakarta, Indonesia You might expect to run into some unsavory characters when you are in a different country but you wouldn't expect to be...

London Taxis Get a New Look

Tourism Review News Desk

The iconic London black cabs offer the best services according to the survey. On another note, the poll also helped found that there is one thing that pesters UK travelers a lot – taxi drivers that love to beat behind the bush when there are actually shorter cuts to certain destinations. But regardless, London cabbies are still recognized as the friendliest, possessing the neatest cabs, and having the greatest knowledge on the whereabouts of just about any establishment, checkpoint, ...