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Fed Up With Clueless Cabbies?

Win £100 of free taxis when you join our search for a decent driver

Published on August 30th 2013.

Fed Up With Clueless Cabbies?

IT used to be that when you travelled by taxi, the cabbie did the work. So why is it that in Manchester nowadays, it's often down to the customer to direct the driver around town?

Fine, if this is how you prefer to do it. But we'd rather be relaxing to the tune of 'The Passenger' by Iggy Pop and watching the world slide by. We don't want our moment of peace taken up with giving step-by-step instructions on how to get to Deansgate.

Mantax, Manchester’s largest black cab company (with about a third of Manchester's Hackney carriages), feels our pain. They also think taxi standards in Manchester have slipped – and they're making sure that their taxi service at least, gets it right.

They've launched a free Mantax app that makes hailing and ordering taxis fast and simple – download it through Confidential to get £2 off your next cab fare. 

And – because they're confident that their drivers are professional, knowledgeable and helpful with a focus on customer service and commitment to high standards – they're launching a monthly competition on Confidential to find the Mantax Cabbie of the Month.

Nominate your cabbie – and win £100 in taxi fares

If you get a Mantax cab and the driver is professional and knows the city roads well, make a note of his or her cabbie number (they all wear an ID badge round their necks with individual driver numbers).

Then email it to us with a sentence or two outlining why you were impressed, and we'll enter you into the prize draw to win a taxi account with Mantax worth £100.

Email your nomination (cabbie number and short explanation) to taxi@mantax.co.uk and £100 in taxi fares could be yours.

Remember to make a note of the cabbie number next time you travel with Mantax so you can enter the competition.

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Thank you for your interest, but this competition closed to further entries on September 30th 2013.

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