Frequently Asked Questions About Beaconsfield Minicabs & Airport Cars

How do I pay?
You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal or by stripe by booking online or over the phone. We accept all major cards including American Express as payment. If you wish to pay by cash please make your booking via the phone and pay the driver on the day.
I am a business customer, can I get a credit account?
Please contact us with your requirements by calling us on 01494 702 177.
How much advance notice should I give for online booking?
All online bookings should be made at least 6 hour(s) in advance. We are unable to accept online bookings with less notice than this at present. For bookings within the next 4 hour(s) please call 01494 702 177 to confirm availability.
I am a business customer, how can I open an account?
Please contact us with your requirements using by calling us 01494 702 177
What Are Your Opening Hours?
We operate 365 days a year, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.
Will I receive confirmation of my journey?
When booking online you will receive two separate emails. The first email confirms we have successfully received your payment and we are in the process of confirming your journey with our fleet. A second email will be sent to you confirming your journey has been booked in. If, in the unlikely situation your journey is not confirmed we will automatically cancel your booking giving you plenty of time to make alternative arrangements.
Do you provide a receipt?
We will send you a receipt with a booking reference and contact number by email.
What type of cars do you have available?
We exclusively use Mercedes.
Why is the price I’ve been quoted different from the advertised on the website?
The fares advertised are special offers and you may need to phone the office on 01494 702177 to , however fares can sometimes be higher depending on the time of day and day of the week. Fares can also be higher on bank holidays and at other busy periods.
Do I need to have an account with you to book a minicab?
No, you can book a minicab without having an account but by creating an account you can manage all of your minicab bookings in one place and we will be better able to identify you and look after your needs.
What are the benefits of a business account?
There are a number of additional benefits to opening a business account. Our Account is run by Airport Transfer Call for an Application 01494 702 177
Can I book a vehicle with a child seat?
Should you require a car seat please provide details in the child seat request box when making your booking and we will endeavour to meet your requirements.
Can I book a wheelchair accessible vehicle?
Unfortunately we do not currently have a wheelchair accessible vehicle available.
Are your prices fixed?
The price quoted online is the price you pay with the exception of car parking, waiting times, road tolls and congestion charges.

  • Waiting – After an initial period of 15 minutes you will be charged at £5 for each additional 15 minutes wait or part thereof.
  • Car Parking –  Fees are to be paid to the driver on the day and he will supply you with a receipt.
  • Toll Roads & Bridges – Depending on the preferred route you may need to pay the driver for any road tolls. Please call for further information.
  • Congestion Charges – Depending on the day and time of your journey you may be required to pay a congestion charge and the ULEZ charge. Please call for further information.
What is your cancellation policy?
You can cancel a booking right up until the day before the booking for free. You may be charged if you cancel your booking on the day. You will still be charged if you fail to meet the driver at the pickup point.
Am I charged if my flight is delayed?
No, we do not charge you any extra if your flight is delayed. We always check your arrival time before we dispatch your driver.
Where do I meet my driver when I land at the airport (meet and greet)?
Your driver will be waiting for you in the arrivals area by the airport information desk, holding a ‘meet & greet’ board with your name clearly written on it. If you have provided your mobile number we will try and sms the driver details if we have any difficulty finding you. Please take a note of our phone number so you can ring us should you need to.
Are your drivers licensed?
Yes, it is required by UK Law that all minicab companies are licensed by the Public Carriage Office or the local District Council.

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