Tuesday, 13 November 2012



November 2012, GetTaxi, the free black cab-ordering app, has launched its new website, www.gettaxi.co.uk, allowing those without a smartphone to use the pioneering taxi-ordering service that has been facilitating thousands of taxi rides each day. It is the only black cab-ordering app of its kind to branch out into website booking and is also available on the iPhone, BlackBerry and Android platforms.

The newly enhanced portal includes a sleek and seamless design that allows the customer to book taxis at the click of a button, whilst businesses can set up and manage GetTaxi accounts with ease. The new features include:

·         Instant Online Booking – book your black cab at the click of a button no matter where you are in the world

·         Business Account Management – small to medium businesses are able to open an account and easily manage all their taxi rides, expenses and accounting by simply entering their credit card details

Shahar Waiser, Founder and CEO of GetTaxi comments: “We are very excited about the launch of our new website. With GetTaxi being an international business, designing the new website was very much a global effort to ensure the right experience is delivered across all the relevant audiences. Our high quality service already available on the smartphone platform is now available to anyone and everyone at the click of a button.”

GetTaxi gives people a quick and easy way to order a taxi from its website or their BlackBerry, Android or iPhone. GetTaxi’s drivers are equipped with a dedicated “plug-and-ride” driver unit, which allows them to instantly join GetTaxi and start earning money.

With GetTaxi already servicing the UK, Israel, Russia and imminent plans to launch in New York made possible by a recent $20 million investment (bringing the total investment in the company $30 million to date), the taxi service is poised for global domination.

GetTaxi is focused on creating the best possible taxi experience for its clientele with the combination of intuitive app and web interface, worldwide presence and exceptional service.

For more information or to book a black cab visit www.gettaxi.co.uk


For more information please contact Alexia Scherer or Sophie Tyler Frank PR – 020 7693 6999 / gettaxi@frankpr.it

Notes to editors:

 Notes to editors:
About GetTaxi Service
The GetTaxi revolution began in February 2010. Their mission was simple – to wow passengers and drivers alike by giving them a more reliable, user-friendly and safe way to travel around their cities.

Today, GetTaxi is a global virtual taxi grid across three continents with game-changing technology and an unbelievable customer experience that takes transportation to lofty new heights. GetTaxi has motored through some of the world’s biggest metropolises, including London, Moscow, and Tel Aviv, picked up over 2,500 taxi drivers, and gained $30 million in funding along the way. Already, at peak times, someone, somewhere, is taking a GetTaxi ride every second.

But, GetTaxi is only just getting started. The tank is still full of gas! The GetTaxi revolution is set to come to all major cities in the United States, with many more countries on the horizon.

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