Travel safely with Welcome Pickups
Net Safety Score
We’ve introduced a metric indicating how safe travellers feel when using our services during the COVID-19 pandemic. After every ride, we ask each traveller to leave a review.
20 minute gap between transfers
Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.
Regular Car Sanitisation
Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol
When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.
Sanitiser in every car
We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride
Quick and Easy Halifax Taxi Transfers
The beautiful port city of Halifax is the capital of Nova Scotia in Canada. Known for its crisp weather, fascinating maritime history and famous Historic Properties along the waterfront, there’s so much to see and explore in this Canadian city. When it comes to getting from A to B without any stress, the best way to travel is by taking a Halifax taxi. There are plenty of Halifax cab companies to choose from, most of which can be hailed in the street, picked up at a taxi rank, booked in advance or called on the phone for a pickup.
Hand picked & english speaking drivers
Same price as a regular Taxi from the line
Drivers are always on time
24/7 Email & Phone support
How much does a taxi cost?
(05:00 - 24:00)
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Cost of a Taxi in Halifax
Taxis in Halifax use a taximeter to calculate the cost of their journeys. Each taximeter will be officially calibrated, and although each company may choose their own rates, there are maximum charges set in place by the council that may not be exceeded. The Halifax cab fares are as follows;
Base fare: €3.40 (CAD 4.70)
Price per km: €1.20 (CAD 1.70)
Waiting fee per hour: €19.20 (CAD 26.80)
It’s worth noting that there are extra charges for things such as taking a Halifax taxi from the airport (€2.90 (CAD 4)) and using the HHB Bridge (€0.70 (CAD 1)).
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How to Get a Halifax Cab
The first thing to check when trying to hail a taxi in Halifax is to check if the roof light is on or off. If the light is on, the taxi is empty and available, if the light is off, the taxi is occupied or on the way to pick up a passenger. You can also pick up a Halifax taxi at one of the designated ranks located around the city.
If you’re looking to call a Halifax cab, there are three main companies that operate throughout the city;
Casino Taxi: +1 (902) 429 6666
Yellow Cab: +1 (902) 420 0000
Bob’s Taxi: +1 (902) 463 2222
Why Book your Taxi in Halifax with Welcome
As there are many different Halifax taxi companies operating throughout the city, the level of service and the amount you will be charged can vary. For fixed-rate fares you can rely on and 5-star service every time, you can pre-book with Welcome Pickups. We have competitive rates, personalised transfers, 24/7 customer support and guaranteed on-time pickups.
Halifax Cab Tips
- You can discuss and agree on a set rate fare with your driver before you begin your journey.
- Luggage that can fit in the trunk of the vehicle may be transported for free.
- Keep note of the company you’re travelling with, incase you leave anything behind and need to contact them.
- Tipping your Halifax cab driver is expected. You can add 10-15% to your final fare.
Wheelchair-Accessible Taxi in Halifax
The government in Halifax have a special fleet of cabs which offer fully wheelchair-accessible ramps and hydraulic lifts. The company Extra Care Taxi operates 24/7 and has its own application for ease of use. You can also call them directly to book at +1 (902) 334 0334.
Halifax Taxi Safety and Complaints
Taking a taxi in Halifax is usually a very safe and comfortable experience. However, if you do face any major issues or feel unsafe at any point during your ride, you can call the non-emergency police on +1 (902) 490 5020. Just be sure to have the taxi number or your driver’s ID number written down before you call.