Uber have branded themselves as the easy to use taxi, minicab or chauffeur app, but are they really as good as the hype?
Ubers aggressive approach has seen them on the wrong side of taxi and private hire car regulators across the world.
For instance in London they seem to be contravening the regulation by not taking the destination at the time of booking. There is also questions being asked as to whether they are using their equipment illegally as a taxi meter.
In Washington Robert Werth President of the Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association considers Uber and the like as "rogue apps"which circumvent the regulations designed to protect the travelling public.
You can rest assured that Parker Car Service and indeed our app is fully compliant with all regulation concerning private hire in London required by Transport for London Taxis and Private Hire division.
We also use UK based staff and pay all our tax within the UK.
Our strategically placed fleet is deployed with minimal wasted dead mileage across most of London as our despatch team synchronises our customer journeys with our closest driver minimising emissions and customer waiting time. Our efficiency tends to mean our fares are cheaper too, particularly our Heathrow Airport fares.
But then we are owned by an experienced industry professional that has been in the industry for 30 years, not owned by a technology company.
Our major benefit to Parker Customers is the variety of our fleet, one to suit just about any private hire journey our customer would desire. We have a chauffeur for the MD or for a treat, Executive E Class Mercedes for a special client or the big day out, smart 16 seat executive buses for those group outings as well as a variety of MPVs that range up to 8 passenger seats and of course the standard saloon car and yes, plenty of hybrids too.
We are also have flexible payment methods including cash and credit/debit card as well as corporate and personal account facilities.
Not only but also we have a world beating App too. Check us out!