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Wantagh Yellow Cab Blog

Wantagh Taxi And Airport Service has opened up our blog so you can discuss transportation in and around Wantagh NY 11793, Seaford NY 11783, Levittown NY 11756 and Bellmore NY 11710. We want you to tell us what you think of the current transportation system here and how we can improve on anything you may need in relation to riding in taxis or your trips to the airport.

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Lauryn Hill at Jones Beach Theater tonight!

Posted by wantaghtaxi@gmail.com on July 15, 2018 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Lauryn hill is making a historic performance tonight at Jones Beach Theater. Here is the facebook invite. Wantagh Taxi and Airport Service will be doing shuttles from the Wantagh LIRR and Seaford LIRR to and from the concert at Jones Beach


https://www.facebook.com/events/2037959999863445/

Taxi Drivers Wanted!

Posted by wantaghtaxi@gmail.com on July 7, 2018 at 1:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Did you ever want a career in transportation that's just a few cuts above the uber/ lyft structure? We understand that uber and Lyft drivers rarely earn a fair shake when they go above and beyond for nothing. It has been rumored that they don't even earn the extra money those operations harge for the surges that customers pay so dearly thinking they are helping the uber and lyft drivers make more money. They are not. The extra "surge money' goes straight into the already deep pockets of uber and lyft and the drivers suffer. Because of this fact, you must look into other career options.

 

Are you sick of the old yellow cabs outdated corporate structure? As we all know the age of traditional yellow cabs is coming to a close and we want you to take part in the next wave of working with a decent transportation service that incorporates all of the above and more!

In the traditional yellow cab structure, drivers drove 20+ year old beat up yellow cabs, and split the fare down the middle. The fares were usually behind the times. Modern technology requires big data, which is on of the services Wantagh Taxi and Airport Service offers to its clients in order to ensure better service. This implementation upgrades the customer experience, and allows us to keep your taxi fare more up to date. Our structure allows a greater visibility to the driver's bottom line and therefore removes the guess work of calculating how much of each fare you will net.

 

Wantagh Taxi and Airport Service has your new career/ next stage of your current career within its own operation! Wantagh Taxi and Airport Service is South-East Nassau County's fastest growing town car and SUV transportation service. We like to grow with our clients and drivers and therefore learn better methods of improving end user experiences.

 

We are not a traditional full on limousine service (no suit and tie but wearing one could get you better fares and tips) but our service level to our clients is fairly close.

 

Our service level is nowhere near the level of service of a taxi service but we're not averse to providing local services in the area. It also helps that we push fast response times to the customer's ASAP taxi requests and therefore must have the immediate response of a traditional taxi service minus the stigma that previously went along with that.

 

You could be just a few minutes away from beginning your career as a transportation professional on Long Island with Wantagh Taxi and Airport Service! Just call 516-698-0340, set up an interview with a designated time and place, we will direct you to what you need to do to get started. The process is simple and doesn't take too much time to get you in one of our cars making money for yourself.

The pay for this position is 35% of the fares. The average driver books between $350 and $400 daily, and after tips, goes home with close to $200 a day. The better the service perfomed by the driver, the more likely they will earn tips and therefore take home more money in a day. Clients notie the difference of an average driver to a good driver to a great driver, and we strive to send our clients great drivers. Ones whom can leave a permanent impression of high quality service with our clients for years to come. Remember that being a professional driver is not a race, but a marathon, and the steadiest team members do the best within an organization like so.

Be prepared to deliver service to our clients like never before seen in a taxi company. This is not your traditonal yellow cab company. This is taxi 2.0 for the modern era. You can either join it, or be amazed as you watch it grow in yoru neighborhood to deliver you with excellent service for years to come.

Beat the heat!

Posted by wantaghtaxi@gmail.com on July 7, 2018 at 1:45 AM Comments comments (0)

This fouth of July week we are expected to see record heat with temperatures edging close to 100 degrees during the 4th of July holiday. To beat the heat and ride in an air conditioned taxi call Wantagh Taxi and Airport Service at 516-698-0340!

How to establish and pay for your taxi fare in Wantagh NY 11793

Posted by wantaghtaxi@gmail.com on May 27, 2018 at 2:40 AM Comments comments (0)

In previous years the only way to pay for and establish a cab fare was through a meter and with cash for what the fare was, and hopefully a 20% tip to your cab driver upon proper service. In the advent of modern technology with taxis, one such improvement was how a taxi fare was calculated and how a taxi fare was paid for.

In 2018, we feel the traditional (and very expensive) taxi meter is almost obsolete (especially in the Long Island market, in which we operate). Wantagh Taxi and Airport Service has etablished a two-fold system of booking and paying for your taxi ride that has intergrated modern communication technology and payment technology. 

When you call your local taxi service, you will be asked your pickup location and your destination. We will enter it into a map which determines distance, which youre point to point taxi fare on Long Island in Nassau County and Suffolk County is calculated at just $3 a mile with a minimum taxi fare of $10 for a local ride of 3 miles or less. Once the ride is more than 3 miles, we base your taxi fare on it being $3 a mile as long as it stays in Nassau County or Suffolk County.

The tricky part of calculating your taxi fare is when you need to go into or through the five borooughs of New York City and traffic must be accounted for in the bill. The minimum taxi fare from Wantagh to any part of Queens (Rosedale, Laurelton, Queens Village, Cambria Heights, Floral Park, Bellrose, Little Neck or Glen Oaks) starts at just $65. that is just a tad higher than $3 a mile and when you calculate the driver in traffic, it will make perfect sense. The minimum taxi fare from Wantagh to Brooklyn is $95, the minimum taxi fare from Wantagh to Manhattan, Wantagh to te Bronx and Wantagh to Staten Island is all $145. This is because of the time it takes for a driver to pick you up on Long Island and drive you in to the five boroughs of New York City, which can be a task navigating through traffic at times.

Traditionally taxi fares were only payable in cash. For the most part, especially for a local taxi ride, that still is true. The best way to establish the payment method for your taxi ride is to determine it at the time of booking. Wantagh Taxi and Airport Service accepts cash as well as all major credit cards which must be ran and signed prior to the start of service. Payment method determines your driver. In order get the top drivers, cash is the preferred payment method, and it is due at the start of the service.

Our reasoning for collecting cash at the start of the service is fairly simple, and that is that once the service is done, without a credit card it is significantly harder to prevent being held up for being on time for the following customer to get their ride within a timely manner. We make sure to be available for all clients no matter how large or small the service is that you order. This can be accomplished by an up front fare quote and collection of cash by your driver

Multiple vehicle taxi services- every now and again, when your group of passengers exceeds 6 in an airport transfer with luggage or 7 passengers in a point to point taxi ride with no luggage, you will need multiple taxis. We can pro vide this for you, the one rule is that only one cab driver collects the full cash fare at the start of the service. This will prevent confustion and the process of playing telephone when you can otherwise be enjoying your event. You can even pay your roun trip taxi fare up front and you will know that your car service will be there for you at the end of your event ready to drive you back home.

10 Best Places on Long Island to Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend

Posted by wantaghtaxi@gmail.com on May 25, 2018 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Memorial Day Weekend 2018 Starts Today and we would lke to show you some places we hold in high regard for memorial day weekend celebration

1- Jones Beach State Park - needsno introduction as the most famous beach on the east coast, full of beaches, miniature golf, concerts and surfing, everybody deserves a trip to Jones Beach at least once a year and it is right in our backyard in Wantagh NY 11793.

2- Fire Island- anther hotspot for summer celebration. You can access Fire Island via the Bay Shore Ferries, Patchogue Ferries or the Sayville Ferries. You can enjoy beaches, restaurants, night life and relaxation on this legendary island located of the south shore of Suffolk County

3- Long Beach - while the West End is chock full of night life wiht bars and restaurants you can try, you can check out the surf on the much mellower east end and walk the boardwalk. You could get the feeling of a small beach town here with lots to do in the city by the sea.

4- Port Jefferson Down Port- this quaint little sea town located on the North Shore of Suffolk County is a gem that us Long Islanders take for granted. There is a nautial theme throughout this area full of bars and restaurants you can go to and even a ferry to Bridgeport. Port Jefferson is home to many summer festivals and events so check back frequently about the hapenings in this great town.

5- Freeport Nautical Mile - a close to home but not too close mile on the south shore of Nassau County, featuring many seafood restaurants and famous clubs popular amongst locals and tourists. Big summer attraction for Nassau County and Long Island.

6- Sunken Meadow State Park - located on the North Shore of Suffolk County this famous park has plenty of swimming options, barbecue spots and family fun that can be enjoyed in the summer season. The quaint feel makes it feel like a New England Town but on the North Shore of Long Island

7- The North Fork Vineyards- before Long Island grew to be the mega center that it has grown to be today, it was open farmlnd and you can see a piece of this when you go to the North Fork Vineyards. There are many wineries located along Sound Ave in Riverhead, Greenport and Mattituck. You need to make a day out of it and we can help you do that. Its always to do a winery tour with a group of friends 4 and greater and hire one of our drivers to take you on a tour of the Long Island North Fork.

8- Montauk Point- you want to make a weekend out of this because it takes upwards of 3 hours to get to when you factor in the busy Hamptons travel and all the stops you could make along the way here. Once youre here, the beaches are heavenly with perfect waves for surfing, abundant night life and restaurants you could have only imagined in other parts of Long Island. There are parts of Montauk that are built up and parts here you get the feeling of old Long Island. You can even rent a bungalow for a weekend if you may.

9- Sag Harbor- the heart of the Hamptons featuring many art shows and high society artifacts making you see what the finer points of Long Island could bring. Sag Harbor is rich in creativity and craft. You can see why so many Long Islanders enjoy this area for upscale restaurants and art show exhibits.

10- Patchogue Village- this night life center has grow from a poor workin town to a center of great summer night life you can enjoy at one of the many beach themed places. Patchogue has long been a favorite of up and coming business people and you can see why you can enjoy the night life here as well

Grand Opening for Bunker Hill on Wantagh

Posted by wantaghtaxi@gmail.com on May 5, 2018 at 2:30 AM Comments comments (0)

This week marks the grand opening for Bunker Hill on 1912 Wantagh Ave Wantagh NY 11793, which was previously McMurphy's Pub. The owner expanded it once the shop next door closed down and turned it into a really modern, upbeat atmosphere, previously missing from the old place. The grand opening is this Friday, which is open to the public and will feature live music a few times a week. It is a relief to hear that there will be some https://www.bunkerhillny.com" target="_blank">new night life in Wantagh NY 11793. We have many different places to choose from to go out to, but one thing stands true, and that is that if you go out and have too much to drink, it is always best to call your local taxi service in Wantagh NY 11793 for your ride home

Local Business Spotlight : DJ's Clam Shack

Posted by wantaghtaxi@gmail.com on May 5, 2018 at 2:15 AM Comments comments (0)

I recently stumbled upon a gem of a local business in Wantagh NY 11793 and it is DJ's Clam Shack on Sunrise Highway in Wantagh. They do fast food seafood there great. I ordered the mahi mahi tacos along with clams when I went there for lunch and everything went superb. If you are looking for an excellent seafood restaurant in Wantagh I would strongly advise you try this out!

Closest Hotels to Jones Beach

Posted by wantaghtaxi@gmail.com on April 19, 2018 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (0)

The summer season is always hopping at Jones Beach State Park. Weather you want to go to one of the many beaches for a day in the sun, fishing at the Jones Beach Peirs, Sailing your boat in Zack's Bay, Surfing at West End 2, to the Jones Beach Nature Center, Golf at the Jones Beach Golf Course, Miniature Golf at night at Jones Beach Miniature Golf Course, and especially the concerts at Northwell Theater at Jones Beach, you may be from somewhere local on Long Island, Manhattan and NYC or just from out of town. We want to help you find the best hotels in and around the Jones Beach area for your comfort and convenience to the most popular beach on the East Coast of the United States! 

The closest hotel to Jones Beach State Park is Jones Beach Hotel, located at 3275 Byron St Wantagh NY 11793, while a 3.5 star hotel, this provides optimum access to Jones Beach State Park with most of the ammenities of hotels further away.

The next closest hotels include The Gateway Hotel in Merrick NY 11566, https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/hotel-rooms.33001.html?iata=00171890&ssob=BLBWI0003G&cid=BLBWI0003G:yext:website:33001" target="_blank">Best Western Bar Harbor in Massapequa Park NY 11762, Bethpage Hotel and The Uniondale Marriott

For the best hotels with access to Jones Beach State Park with access to other areas on Long Island include the Courtyard Marriott in Farmingdale NY 11735, Town House Suites in Farmingdale NY 11735, Marriott Residence Inn Plainview NY 11803, Four Points Sheraton Plainview NY 11803, Hilton Garden Inn Melville, Homewood Suites in Melville NY 11803, Holiday Inn Plainview NY 11803, 

Record Rainfall on Long Island today!

Posted by wantaghtaxi@gmail.com on April 16, 2018 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Today was a record day with rainfall on Long Island. We experienced well over 2" of hard rain all day, and that usually means delays for the airports. You can rest assured that we will always track the flight for you and have you transported to and from the airports at the correct times. We monitor your landings to ensure you have a car waiting for you at the airport at the time you land and not the other way around. In fact, whatever kind of weather you may experience, Wantagh Taxi And Airport Service will see you through it.

Wantagh LIRR Taxi Stand

Posted by wantaghtaxi@gmail.com on April 11, 2018 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Wantagh LIRR has one taxi stand and that is located across from the train station on Railroad Ave. The taxi service phone number associated with the yellow cab stand at the Wantagh Long Island Railroad Stop is 516-698-0340. There were a few taxi services in Wantagh preceeding this one but the official taxi service of Wantagh NY 11793 and Seaford NY 11783 is Wantagh Taxi And Airport Service, open 24/7/365 and can drive you anyhere local or long distance. You can order a cab on the spot for an immediate pickup or reserve your ride for a time call. 


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