Book And Pay Via The App

Our brand new beautifully designed iPhone and Android apps allow you to quickly book, pay and track taxis straight from your phone.

App Features

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Car Tracking

Once booked, you can track your taxi’s progress in real time and get constant updates.

Pay by Card

Book and pay via your Credit, Debit card or Corporate Account.

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An in-app notification or SMS will tell you your vehicle ETA, vehicle description, driver’s details and photograph.

Order in seconds

Order your taxi discretely in noisy places where it is difficult to have a phone call.

Personal Profile

Save your details and payment information in the app for future bookings. All previous trips are logged too, including driver information.


Get an estimate on how much your trip will cost instantly direct from the app.

How it works

Watch our video to see how to use the new apps and check out some of the fantastic new key features.

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How do I add a card?

Once logged into the app click on the menu button on the top left and select "Wallet". Then select "Add payment Method" and input your details. Your card details are now saved for future bookings.

How do I get an estimate on a trip?

Once logged into the app, click on the "Set Pickup" button or enter the pickup address in the box above. You can then set the destination in the box below. You are then given an estimate on how much the trip will cost.

How do I order for a specific time?

Once you have logged into the app and selected your location and destination simply select the "ASAP" button on the bottom right, you can then easily change the date and time of pick up.

Can I still tip the driver?

You can either tip the driver on the app or with cash at the end of your journey. TAXIFIRST have always been proud to say that we never take any money off the drivers and they receive 100% of everything they recieve.

Ways to Book

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You can always phone us 24/7 on 01752 22-22-22 to discuss and book your journey with us.

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Corporate Account

If you are already a TAXIFIRST corporate customer, please email to request your log in details. You will be issued a username and password unique to your company!

We will always guarantee sending you a taxi, however, at peak times of the day customers must expect a delay due to high demand. Please be aware of this and pre-book your vehicle allowing sufficient time in case of unexpected circumstances.

If you have a coach or train to catch we advise that you leave at least an hour to make sure you catch your connection on time. Phone us directly on 01752 22-22-22 to make your booking.

About Us

TAXIFIRST is the leading Private Hire taxi company in the UK.

The key benefit of using TAXIFIRST is all bookings are processed through the TAXIFIRST dispatch system allocating the nearest car available to you. This enables us in getting to your chosen pick-up point on time!

We strive to provide taxis within 10 minutes however your taxi may take longer during peak periods. Our success is purely down to the commitment to our industry on all levels which leads to the most important people, you, our customer.

TAXIFIRST consistently delivers a reliable safe service, with drivers and staff that care. All our drivers are uniformed, DBS checked and trained on “How to be a Professional Taxi Driver”.

Become a Driver

To join TAXIFIRST you have to pass a Knowledge test and Driving test conducted by Plymouth City Council, pass a medical, be over 25 years of age and held a driving licence for at least one year.

Once qualified you will be a self employed driver, sub contracting to TAXIFIRST.

Do I need my own vehicle?

No. You can rent a licensed vehicle ready to work. Alternatively you can purchase your own vehicle.

Do I need experience?

If you are enthusiastic, reliable and willing to learn we will assist you with the training to become a professional Taxi driver.

Do I pay for my own fuel?

Yes. It is the driver’s responsibility to ensure that his/her vehicle always contains enough fuel to complete each journey.

Will I be self-employed?

Yes. All of our drivers are self-employed and sub contract to TAXIFIRST who act as agents.

Will I be paid cash for every journey?

No. Journeys such as app bookings, credit and debit card payments and corporate accounts you will be paid, in full weekly.

What do I need to become a taxi driver?

Get in touch and we talk you through the process and how we would welcome you on-board.

How much will I earn?

The answer to this question is completely in your own hands. Naturally, the more journeys you complete, the more money you will receive. TAXIFIRST takes no commission from any of your journeys and you will recieve the full amount when paying your rent each Monday.

Contact Us

346 Faraday Mill Trade Park, Cattewater Road, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 0SF


01752 22-22-22

We are always on the look out for new drivers and talented operators to join our team. If you would like enquire please email