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Yellow Cab Houston Dispatch 713.236.1111

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Yellow Cab Houston Dispatch 713.236.1111
Yellow Cab Houston Dispatch 713.236.1111
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Maybe we can help. Below is a list of answers to common questions asked by our passengers. If you are unable to find the answer you need on this page, please Contact Us . We would be glad to further assist you.
Q: How do I order a taxi in Houston?
A: Ordering a Yellow Cab is easy! Since you are already here you can book your trip now by clicking on our Real-Time Automated System. When you order taxi service online, it saves you time because the details of your trip are sent directly to the next available Yellow Cab in your area. If you prefer the traditional method, just give us a call at (713) 236-1111 and our friendly customer service representatives will be happy to assist you in placing your order for Yellow Cab service. Our dispatch center is open 24/7, 365 days a year.
Q: How much does it cost for a taxi in Houston?
A: The City of Houston regulates the taxi fares in Houston and all taxis charge the same. To get a free estimate for your next trip please check our Fare Estimator.
Q: How long will it take for Yellow Cab to pick me up?
A: Although Yellow Cab operates with less than a 15 minute pickup time for all of our calls, your situation may be different. Yellow Cab uses Global Positioning Systems to dispatch the closest cab to your address.
Q: Does it cost more for additional passengers?
A: No. Four people can ride for the price of one. However, The City of Houston ordinance only allows four passengers per taxicab. If you have more than four passengers in your group you will need additional cabs.
Q: Are there any special rates or discounts on the taxi fares in Houston?
A: Yes, People that are over the age of 60 receive a 10% discount on their cab fare. Also, the City of Houston has a $6.00 in the City rate that is valid when traveling in the downtown district. For more information about Six in the City please visit
Q: Does Yellow Cab accept credit cards?
A: Yes, all Yellow Cabs do accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and our very own TaxiCards.
Q: I am traveling to Houston with a small child, do you provide child safety seats?
A: No. Drivers of Yellow Cab and for-hire vehicles and their passengers, are exempt from laws regarding car seats. Passengers with children are encouraged to bring their own car seats, which the drivers will allow passengers to install.
Q: Do you allow pets to ride in Yellow Cabs?
A: It depends. All Yellow Cabs are owned and operated by independent contractor drivers. It is up to each individual driver whether or not he/she will allow for pets to ride in their cab. However, in compliance with Federal law all ADA or service animals will be transported.
Q: What are vouchers and how do they work?
A: Vouchers are authorized certificates of taxi fare credit. They are used by our account holders to pay for their taxi fare without cash or credit cards. Vouchers are in the form of a paper slip, but we also provide a paperless voucher system which are stored in our system digitally. Use our secure online form to sign up for an account in minutes.
Q: Does Yellow Cab offer service to/from the Galveston Cruise Terminal?
A: Yes, Yellow Cab offers service to/from the Galveston Cruise Terminal and is often times the most cost effective way of getting there.
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