12 June 2017


A new, improved Taxicard Service will begin on Monday 24 July 2017. Edinburgh Council have chosen to work in partnership with Central Taxis to provide this service which will meet the requirements of all users. From Monday 24 July 2017, Central Taxis will be the only taxi operator who will accept Taxicard.  This will not have any adverse effect on your journey requirements.

Pokécab – The Pokémon Go Taxi Tour

22 July 2016

Central Taxis is proud to introduce Edinburgh’s Pokémon Go Taxi Tour! We have discovered a City Centre route that will ensure Pokémon enthusiasts can capture at least 50 Pokémon Stops plus other collectables in about 20 minutes journey time; as well as enjoying a short tour of the city.

Local Hero Awards 2015

8 June 2015

Friday the 5th of June saw The Edinburgh Evening News' Local Hero Awards take place at the glitzy The Assembly Rooms on George St. 

Cash for Kids Superhero Day 2015

14 May 2015

Make a difference to local children on Friday 15th May with Cash for Kids Superhero Day!

Are You Cabwise?

14 April 2015

In light of the distressing news of a sexual assault at the hands of bogus Private Hire driver in Edinburgh over the weekend, here are our TOP 10 TIPS for being 'cabwise' and getting home safely:

Local Hero Awards

13 April 2015

Central Taxis is delighted to be a proud sponsor of this year’s Edinburgh Evening News Local Hero Awards.

As the largest taxi company in Edinburgh, we have been supplying taxis to the residents of this beautiful city for over 45 years. We are passionate about our customers and are delighted to be supporting awards that recognise and celebrate Edinburgh’s unsung heroes.

Central Taxis' surprise party as customer turns 100

16 March 2015

Edinburgh Evening News - by Paris Gourtsoyannis, photo courtesy of Neil Hanna 16th March 2015

For 30 years, Christine Gibson ordered a cab from Central Taxis every Saturday morning to take her for her hair appointment, always tipping her driver with a pound and a sweet from her handbag – usually a chocolate from a box of Roses.

Central Taxis wins at Edinburgh Chamber Awards 2015

4 March 2015

Central Taxis win Sustainability Development Award

Central Taxis are delighted to be proud winners of the Sustainability Development Award at the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business Awards, which took place on 2nd March.  

Word on the Street

25 September 2014

How would you like to kick-start October TEN THOUSAND POUNDS the richer?? 

Central Taxis have teamed up with Forth One again to give one lucky listener a whopping £10,000 this week as part of the 'Word on the Street' competition. 

To be in with a chance to win simply text the answer to the following question to 64100. 

Cash for Kids Superhero Day

1 May 2014

Forth One Cash For Kids Superhero Day takes place tomorrow! 

Mother's Day Giveaway

25 March 2014

Treats and Taxis on us with thanks to The Crowne Plaza Roxburghe Hotel - where you'll find the warmest of welcomes.

Win £10,000 with Central Taxis and Forth One

24 March 2014

How would you like to kick-start April TEN THOUSAND POUNDS the richer?? 

Pride of Edinburgh Awards

11 March 2014

Central Taxis is delighted to be a proud sponsor of this year's Pride of Edinburgh awards! 

Scotland's capital city has been our home for over 45 years and Edinburgh is all the more great a place to live because of it's amazing inhabitants. We are passionate about recognising the people within our community who give their time, care for others, go the extra mile for a loved one or even risk their lives for a stranger. 

Do you know someone who deserves recognition as a local hero? Visit Pride of Edinburgh now to nominate that special person! 

Valentine's Day

11 February 2014

Roses are red, our taxis are black. Once you go Central - you'll never go back!

Pre-book your taxi for that special date by calling 0131 229 2468 or make sure your Valentine's plans go off this week without a hitch by downloading our free smartphone app from iTunes or GooglePlay.

Important Changes at Edinburgh's Waverley Station

3 February 2014

Dear Customer,

Due to issues of security and the installation of a new gate system it was recently  proposed that there would be severely restricted traffic access to Waverley Station or perhaps even a complete ban; including taxis. Network Rail has now implemented the new system at the station which will change the way all taxis operate at Waverley.

Big Dance Pledge 2014

14 January 2014

Check out our dancing cabbies as they strutted their stuff on Edinburgh Castle esplanade this week. Our team of twinkle-toed cabbies have gamely taken up the challenge laid down for them by DanceBase, Get Scotland Dancing and Scottish Ballet to take up "The Big Dance Pledge" for 2014. 


The Central Taxis Guide to Savvy Student Savings

2 September 2013

We've all heard the horror stories about the dreaded poor student lifestyle but don't be daunted by the prospect of living on meagre means. Read our student guide to just some of the things you can do to save your pennies and make your time as a student as comfortable and baked bean-free as possible. 

And remember, Central Taxis will save your time as well your pennies when you avail of our exclusive student offer. Quote 'SURVIVAL' when you phone for your taxi and we will waive the call-out charge!