Eco-Friendly and Economical? New London Black Cabs Make Great Sightseeing Vehicles
London based company moves to make the iconic London black cab available for personalised sightseeing. Using 'the knowledge' of local cabbies, visitors can see the 'real' London at their leisure.
By: Visit London Taxi Tours
Managing director Cheryl Cullen says, "Visitors to London can be overwhelmed, and they often have specific things they want to see and do. For example, dad might want to see where the Beatles played their gig on the roof, but the kids are more interested in Harry Potter locations. Our taxi tours give visitors the opportunity to see whatever they want to see without the need for the tube or bus".
If you've ever tried to travel across the spaghetti like tube map of London, you'll be able to understand why a taxi tour makes so much sense.
"The London taxi driver is like an institution in the UK. They're full of stories with a very uniquely British sense of humour, and many of our guests often tell us that the driver made their trip", says Cheryl.
Another benefit is that the company have recently invested in a fleet of taxis with clear glass roofs, offering unimpeded views of the city. "It really is a great experience. No-one needs to crane their neck to get a good shot, you can just lie back and take it all in", Cheryl explains.
If efficient sightseeing is the reason to use Visit London Taxi Tours, a pleasant side effect is the minimal carbon footprint. All new vehicles are electric, and the company are aiming to convert the rest of the fleet to electric by the end of 2020.
And, with in car WiFi and charging points, you don't need to worry about missing the perfect shot and uploading it to social media. London taxis are also well known for being spacious, and all Visit London Taxi Tours cabs are no different. With space for up to six people, it can make a particularly economical private sightseeing tour.
Whatever you're looking forward to seeing in London, you can find your perfect tour at https://www.visitlondontaxitours.com/