FAQs

How long will it take to make a booking?

It shouldn’t take you more than a couple of minutes to complete the booking form available on our website – it’s very user friendly.

If you’d prefer using the phone instead, you are welcome to call us on 01702 748 595 and we will happily take the details over the phone.

Either way, the price will not vary.

What areas do you cover?

We operate from Southend and Hockley. We accept hires to all parts of UK. Here is a list of key areas we cover:

Norwich, Stanstead, Luton, Southend on Sea, Southampton, Tilbury, Portsmouth, East London, Essex, O2 Arena, Colchester zoo, Eastbourne, Chelmsford, Wickford, Grays, Dagenham, Rainham, Brentwood, Billericay, Ockendon, Wembley arena, Alexandra palace, Hockley, Rayleigh, Ashingdon, Great Wakering, Canewdon, Hullbridge, Canewdon, Hullbridge, Basvegas etc.

How good are your drivers?

All our drivers are CRB checked and hold a UK license. They are trained professionals disposed to be friendly and polite. We operate under a license issued by the Rochford District Council.

How good are your drivers?

All our drivers are CRB checked and hold a UK license. They are trained professionals disposed to be friendly and polite. We operate under a license issued by the Rochford District Council.

What is a private hire and how does it differ from taxi?

Private hire vehicles are sometimes referred to as ‘minicabs’. Unlike taxies, they have to be pre-booked. Outside of London, taxis and minicabs are licensed by local authorities, who say what kind of vehicles can be used.

Is VIP Cars a licenced company?

Yes, we are licenced by the Rochford District Council.

What kind of transport do you provide?

We are up for any hire that requires a clean, comfortable with a professional driver. Here are some examples:

Airport transfers 
Corporate days 
Weddings 
Special events / occasions 
Club Nights
Stag and Hen Parties

What airports do you cover?

We accept hires to and from all UK Airports, UK Cruise Ports and Train/Tube Stations.

Here is a list of key airports we cover:

Heathrow, Stanstead, Gatwick, London City Airport, Luton, Southend

What type of vehicles do you have?

We have a fleet ranging from cars to 8 Seater Minibuses.

How early do I need to book?

Feel free to give a call and check with us any time. We generally encourage our customers to notify us at least 4 hours in advance.

Do I need to pay in advance?

Yes. A minimum of £20 is required to secure your booking, payable via secure payment link.

Can you provide car seats for babies and children?

We provide baby seats and booster seats at no extra cost. All you need to do is to just let us know how many kids there are.