When you cherish reliability above all else and are fully aware that the best value does not alway equate to the lowest cost then Jim may be just the taxi service provider you deserve.
His aims are to offer prompt and reliable day time local taxi services combined with competitive pricing for longer distance travel requests.
Jim is able to offer the full range of travel services you may expect including, but not limited to:
The Seat Toledo. Not a top of the range limousine by any means. Simply an honest reliable mid sized family car that handles the variables of being a taxi for Melrose, Darnick and Newstead surprisly well.
It has a large boot and enough space for four average sized passengers, although I do concede that the rear middle seat would soon lose some appeal on a longer journey.
I am operating at my most efficient when the journey starts, ends or simply passes through or very close to Melrose, Newstead or Darnick including the Tweedbank rail station and it is then that I can offer the best savings over the standard metered fare.
Do not take it for granted that the fare will be discounted but be confident you will never be over charged. I apply my own formula to the official metered fare for the journey as set out and enforced by the Scottish Borders council and it is likely that savings will be offered on any qualifying journey.
Please note that the price examples given are for pre-booked travel during my normal working hours. See below for a more detailed explanation of what these are and why I have implemented them.
Going from Melrose to:
Please use the request a quote form to get your bespoke journey quotation, and be aware that major savings can be applied on any journey and is not solely limited to rail stations or the airports.
As an independent taxi operator I have always strived to undertake any booking I have accepted personally. This remains my goal but I now have to confess that I am just not able to take a booking for any old time of the 24 hour day.
All too often I have found myself still driving at well after midnight and then struggling to be available to start work again at my personal target time of 8am.
Jim's Taxi will now be aimed at providing service to Melrose, Newstead, Darnick and the Tweedbank Rail Station between 0800hrs and 1800hrs daily with a limited flexibility available.
Quote requests for travel outside of the stated hours shall be considered or I may simply recommend another operator. Thank You and I trust You understand this decision.
Jim's Taxi is now supporting Radio Borders and the Cash for Kids appeal.
As Face number 80, Jim vows to give any and all tips received from his fare paying passengers to this very worthy cause.
If you would like to check my progress or indeed donate then visit Jim's Taxi Fund Raising Page