For an A1 service by A1 drivers just dial 057 86 82222

PORTLAOISE has a fantastic new taxi service - A1 Taxis - which is providing an A1 service with A1 drivers at 057 86 82222. The company has one of the largest fleets in the Midlands catering for every transport need. They offer cars, 8 seaters, 14 seaters, 25 seaters, 32 seaters and a 52 seater coach and wheelchair accessble Taxis. They also take bookings for limousines and Hummers for nights out in Dublin etc.

With a walk-in office at Clonminam Road (take the road up by the side of Renault World) and an impressive array of free phones located at venues throughout Portlaoise A1 Taxis can provide a top service for every occasion. Even better the service is available 24 hours a day with a crew of 20 drivers and five office staff.

Company spokespeople Vinnie O’Brien and Jackie Neimi pointed out that all the drivers are shareholders in the company. “All our drivers are well known, we have all been in the business for many years. We saw this opportunity to provide a top service and we all decided to join together and do it,” explained Vinnie.

“Because our drivers are all local they know where every place is so people can feel comfortable that their driver knows where they are going,” added Jackie.

“All our cars are in good condition, they are fully insured. All our drivers are of the highest standard and are totally reliable. Our office staff all have years of experience in the taxi business and are great at dealing with the public and helping in any way they can.”

A1 Taxis offers a full service for local trips, long distance trips, if its collection from the train station or the airport.

“We are a One Stop Transport Shop” says Jackie. One interesting service A1 Taxis is offering is a special night out package in Dublin. If you plan on going to a concert why not book a limousine or Hummer and travel to and from the event in style with some friends?

“The prices are actually very affordable. You don’t have to be a millionaire to afford it and it can really make a special occasion very memorable,” adds Vinnie.

They also offer special rates for Nites Out in Carlow, Kilkenny and Tullamore. “Our rates are very competitive. We won’t be beaten on our package deals for special events or Stag night or Hen nights for 14 or 25 seater transport.”

Apart from their amazing special offers A1 Taxis also have the unique A1 Taxis freephones throughout Portlaoise town. To book one of their taxis all you have to do is press a button on the phone, you are then put through immediately to their call centre where you give your location and a taxi will come and collect you within minutes.

A1 Taxis are also running a very special promotion at present. Every time you book a taxi via phone your details are entered in a draw for a holiday for two to Cyprus. The draw for this competition will take place on August 15th. The beauty of this promotion is that while the prize is flights, transfers etc for two people, the accommodation sleeps six, so you can bring along some friends and family if you wish.

This is a unique loyalty scheme which will continue for all taxis booked through the Call Centre. Every month A1 Taxis will also have a draw for vouchers to local hotels and restaurants etc. These 12 lucky monthly winners will then go into a draw next May - also for a holiday for two to Cyprus. Now, that’s an incentive!

“We wanted to set up a loyalty scheme to show that we’re giving something back to our loyal regular customers,” explains Jackie.

“We’ve had such a positive response since we opened this business last month. Our local knowledge is our main strength. We know every nook and cranny in the town. We have special rates for regular customers,” added Vinnie. “We really are an A1 service.”

* It’s A1 all the way for value, service, reliability and choice.

* Block book with A1 and save money.

* We promise clean cars and a friendly & helpful service.

* Getting you there on time is our business.

* Just dial 057 86 82222.


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