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London Minicabs

Heathrow Transfer Service

Among the other transport methods, the private Heathrow transfer still remains the most popular and suitable option. Although, there are cheaper alternatives but the comfort level of the private Heathrow transfer makes it admirable. The Heathrow transfer can be examined by considering the following most common choices:

  • The iconic Black Cabs
  • The Minicab/taxi service

Apparently, these are the major competitors in the Heathrow Transfer market. We need to analyze their benefits and weaknesses to ease your decision-making process.

The Minicab service:

Although, the service is known as the “minicab” but the vehicles provided through this service are spacious and splendid. This service is renowned for accommodating large groups through splitting them. That is, the minicab Heathrow transfer service comprises of various packages depending upon the size of group of passengers. Secondly, the service is affordable as the fares are much lesser than the black cabs. The prices are fixed and not prone to surcharges. The service cost is 50% cheaper than the black cabs. The Black cabs are costly because it charges you for an extra minute lost in the congested traffic. They have a taximeter to make all the calculations so the cost does not remain fixed. The streets of London are quiet busy so the rate becomes exorbitant for the passengers to conduct their Heathrow transfers. The minicab service is reasonably priced for not surcharging in any situation. Moreover, the service is known for chauffeuring the customers promptly and without transgressing the speed limits as compared to the black cabs.

The iconic Black Cabs:

All the visitors are acquainted with the black cabs as it is one of the famous services provided in London. To become a driver, you need to go through the comprehensive procedures prescribed by the law. It requires vast information about the area that encompasses the Charing Cross. Moreover, the driver needs to know almost 320 routes by heart to become fairly familiar with the whereabouts of London. It might take more than four years to gather all the information and eventually acquiring license/ authorization. This is the reason behind the success and credibility of the service. As mentioned above, the service is overpriced to conduct Heathrow transfers. The service charges exceed the market prices. They may charge you up to £80. In comparison to the minicabs, the black cabs are conveniently approachable from every taxi rank, while the minicab service requires pre-booking. The availability of the black cabs is commendable as you can access them from any terminal of Heathrow Airport. The black cabs can also be reserved through their online portal or through the information desks of the terminal. Choose your Heathrow transfer in accordance with your requirements, budget and flight schedule. Wishing you a safe journey!

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