CAN I CALL A WEST SUBURBAN TAXI FROM ANYWHERE IN MELBOURNE?
Yes! Call 1300 WEST TAXI to book a taxi with one of friendly operators right now!
IF I PRE BOOK A TAXI, DOES THIS GUARANTEE MY TAXI WILL ARRIVE ON TIME?
No. All taxis booked, whether pre-booked or for first available are subject to availability. If you have any queries on the progress of your booking, please call us on 1300 WEST TAXI to speak with one of our friendly operators.
CAN I SAVE MY ADDRESS TO MY PHONE NUMBER?
Yes! Call 1300 WEST TAXI and ask one of our team to save your address to your phone number so you don’t have to tell them your address ever again! Or even better, download the West Suburban Booking App by searching ‘West Suburban’ in your phones App Store.
CAN I BOOK A STATION WAGON OR MAXI TAXI WITH WEST SUBURBAN TAXIS?
There are no Station Wagons or Maxi Taxi’s in our fleet. For Melbourne Station Wagon and Maxi Taxi bookings, please call our friends at Silver Top Taxi's on 131 008.
I LOST SOMETHING IN A TAXI. WHAT DO I DO?
If you lose something in a taxi, you can call us on 1300 WEST TAXI and ask to speak to our lost property department. Our lost property department will do their best to help locate your lost item(s), however, please keep in mind that most lost property items are never recovered.
If your property has been lost for more than 24 hours, please contact your local police station.
CAN I PAY FOR MY TAXI OVER THE PHONE?
Unfortunately, you can’t pay for your fare over the phone, however we offer many options for payment in our taxis, including cash, EFTPOS, credit and cabcharge.
I WANT TO TRAVEL IN A TAXI WITH MY CHILD. DO WE NEED A CHILD RESTRAINT IN A TAXI?
Children under one year do not have to use a child restraint in a taxi. Children over one year must use a seat belt or child restraint (supplied by the passenger) in a taxi. All taxis provide an anchor bolt or fitting for one restraint.
TRANSPORTING BELONGINGS IN A TAXI: WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW?
The following items* are not permitted in taxis:
*Furniture eg. Tables, couches etc.
*Whitegoods eg. Fridges, washing machine
*Open alcohol bottles
*Any illegal substances
Please remember, it is ultimately each individual drivers choice as to what they will take in their taxi.
*Items are not limited to those listed. Please call 1300 WEST TAXI if you have any questions
AM I ABLE TO TRANSPORT SOMETHING IN A TAXI, EVEN IF I'M NOT TRAVELLING?
Yes! Booking a taxi is a cheap alternative to using a courier. Call us on 1300 WEST TAXI and one of our friendly operators will tell you how!
GUIDE DOG'S IN TAXI'S: WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW?
It is the law that all taxi drivers must accept passengers with a guide dog.
*This does not include drivers with medical conditions preventing them from taking animals.