Zippy Taxi Cabs : Durban Taxis : Full taxi cab services from Umhlanga to The Bluff and beyond

One of the largest fleets of taxi cabs in Durban, Zippy Cabs prides itself on its modern and well maintained taxis, offering courteous and friendly transportation to take you to your destination in safety and comfort.






Telephone: 031-202 7067 / 7068

  • Radio controlled taxis (cabs) ensure quickest response times possible
  • Advance bookings for taxi services are accepted
  • Carefully screened, highly trained, knowledgeable and courteous taxi cab drivers
  • A fleet of well maintained taxi cabs ensure that you reach your destination safely
  • We never sleep: 24 hour service, 7 days a week ensure that we're always available
  • Corporate account work ensures the safety of your staff
  • Special discounts make our already competitive rates even more affordable to students, pensioners and daily taxi users

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Could you expect any less from one of Durban's largest taxi cab companies?




Areas Serviced By Zippy Cabs






Our area of operation is within a 100-kilometer radius of Durban. This makes our Western boundary Pietermaritzburg, which includes areas like Westville, Pinetown, Kloof, Hillcrest, Assagay, Waterfall, and all other areas between Durban and Pietermarizburg.

To the South our services extend to Illovo Beach. between Durban and Illovo Beach, our taxi service therefore includes the Bluff, Isipingo, Umbogintwini and Amanzimtoti and as far as Port Shepstone.

Along the North Coast our taxis go as far as Tongaat. This area therefore covers places like La Lucia, Umhlanga Rocks , Umdloti, Ballito and the new King Shaka International Airport.

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Taxi Hire Services






Corporate account work
This is a service designed specifically for employers who regularly need to ensure that staff who work late or do shift work get home safely.

Our taxis will get them home quickly and safely, at a reasonable rate.

Companies can have a 30-day account (subject to strict payment on 30 days) and in certain circumstances discounts for early settlement can be negotiated.

Airport Shuttle Service
Passenger transfers between hotels or Bed and Breakfasts and the rail station, inter-city bus station and airport.

Bookings can be made in advance to ensure timeous collections and drop-offs as an additional guest service.

Set rates can be negotiated and we can also open accounts for accommodation clients who would then bill the guest for the cost of transfer.

Hospital Transfers
This taxi service is available both for transfer between hospitals and medical institutions as well as on admission or discharge from hospital. Ideal for out of town cosmetic surgery patients who desire total privacy and discretion.

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Taxi Hire Rates






Standard Rates
Rates are currently Flag fall R5-00 (an initial once off) and the kilometer rate is R10-40 per kilometer.

Fares are calculated per vehicle carrying a maximum of 4 passengers. Rates are per vehicle, not per customer i.e. the cost would be the same for 1 passenger or 4.

Tipping is at the customer's discretion - in return for prompt and friendly service.

Please be sure to enquire about our current rates at the time of booking your taxi, as these are subject to change.

Discounted Rates
Physically Disabled persons 10% off the meter cost

Students - set rates from the Howard College (Durban Campus) Westville (Westville campus) and Steve Biko Campus (Mansfield Road) to town, beachfront, Durban station, Durban International Airport and between the various campus and residences.

Pensioners 10% off the metered rate.

Customers who use a taxi on a regular basis - to work every day - can also negotiate a fixed rate.

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