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Airport Taxi Basingstoke | Book your airport transfer with AJ Taxis now for peace of mind

May 28, 2012   //   by ajtaxis   //   Blog  //  Comments Off

The most commonly used airports for the residents of Basingstoke and surrounding areas are Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton, Stansted and Southampton. Gatwick and Heathrow are London’s main airports with thousands of passengers passing through these airports every day.

Travelling by Taxi, or chauffeur minimises the stress of your journey. AJ Taxis drivers will be more than happy to help with your heavy bags and cases and escort you directly into the airport, including meeting and greeting you, or your clients, friends, or family at departures. It saves you the hassle of wondering whether to leave your car at the airport, or trying to arrange last minute lifts with friends or family, why not book your airport drop off and collection with AJ Taxis as soon as you book your trip, that way you know it’s all in hand and there should be nothing left to worry about… other than what the weather’s going to be like of course!

AJ Taxis are more than happy to provide airport transfers in and around the Basingstoke area for your holiday, or business trip and they are ready and available to take your booking 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. So call us now on 01252 412001 to make your booking and cross another job off your list!

Airport Taxi Transfer | Reliable Taxi Transfer to Gatwick and all other UK airports

May 22, 2012   //   by ajtaxis   //   Blog  //  Comments Off

Basingstoke to Gatwick is an average journey of 1 hour 10 minutes by car/taxi using the M3 and M25. Gatwick is 29 miles from Central London; it’s the UK’s second largest airport and the worlds 10th largest international airport.

Gatwick has two terminals ‘North’ and ‘South’, both terminals are extremely popular for duty free shopping and passengers can now shop at the Duty Free World on arrival, as well as departure. Popular items include: tobacco, perfume, alcohol and sweets, there are also several boutiques and electrical stores selling goods at duty free prices.

The large airport was once a private airfield, then the land was sold creating more jobs for airport staff, the airport under went a huge re-development in 1956, then again in the 1980’s, since then the airport has been transformed and has had a huge 2000ft runway to accommodate the huge number of holiday makers and business travellers who pass through the airport every day.

Gatwick airport is used for families, holiday makers and business people; from Gatwick you can fly to almost any country in the world.

Gatwick isn’t just an airport, it’s the perfect setting for a business meeting with several conference rooms available on site. Business travellers can take advantage of the luxurious, executive airport lounge to relax in, or peacefully work between stop offs, both North and South terminals have these facilities.

Feeling peckish? There’s plenty of refreshments on offer in the departure lounge, from coffee shops, food on the go, to pubs and restaurants.

If you require a taxi or chauffeur service, to or from Gatwick airport, whether it’s to meet, greet & escort business colleagues, or alternatively for your own personal travel, AJ Taxi will be more than happy to accommodate your needs. Please call them today on 01252 412001 to make your booking.

Taxis In Basingstoke | Prompt and reliable taxi service around Basingstoke and surrounding areas

May 22, 2012   //   by ajtaxis   //   Blog  //  Comments Off

Basingstoke is situated in North East Hampshire. The town has expanded rapidly over recent years, the first big build took place in the 1960’s to accommodate the London overspill, since then many new housing estates have been built, including a major refurbishment of Basingstoke train station and town centre, now known as Festival Place.

There are lots of surrounding villages on the outskirts of Basingstoke such as Old Basing, Oakley, Overton, Whitchurch, Bramley, Tadley, Hook and Hartley Whintney.

The train station is very popular for commuters as the train line forms part of the main London Waterloo line, with easy access to Southampton, Bristol, Birmingham and many other popular routes.

Festival Place is a great place to visit with its large department stores, Marks & Spencer, Debenhams and BHS, various popular shopping brands, coffee shops, hair salons and supermarkets. Why not grab a bite to eat at Festival Square where you will find such restaurants as Coal, Pizza Express, Gourmet Burger, Nandos, ASK and many more. There are also several Pubs and Bars and a Luxury Cinema.

Family days out are popular in the town with many tourists visiting to take advantage of what’s on offer. There’s Eastrop Park situated a short walk from Festival Place which Is home to a large play area, outdoor swimming pool and a boating lake, JJ’S World of Fun is a great indoor soft play centre and there is also Basingstoke Leisure Park; here you can find Bowlplex for Bowling, Planet Ice for Ice Skating amongst plenty of restaurants, pubs, yet another cinema complex, a Bingo Hall and the very popular Aqua Drome, the indoor swim centre with flumes, Lazy River, a Gym and Sauna. The Basingstoke museum ‘Milestones’ takes you on a historical journey of Basingstoke through the ages. There is also talk of an Indoor Ski Centre with Sky Diving facilities being built in the town in the near future, which would really complete the huge range of activities Basingstoke already has to offer.

There are many gyms in the town, The Aqua Drome, The Sports Centre based in Festival Place and Beech Down, all these are three large gyms with a wide variety of fitness classes from Yoga through to Zumba. There are swimming pools, saunas and jacuzzi facilities to take advantage of at the gyms, not to mention the Crèche facilities to keep the little ones amused while you’re relaxing, or working out!

Why not visit the Roman ruins and the remains of Basing House which was once know as England’s largest Manor House, these are also popular dog walking routes along with the Crabtree plantation a short distance from the M3.

Many large business parks are situated in and around the town, there’s Chineham Business Park, Town Centre Business, Basing View, Daneshill and Houndmills which all home a number of large businesses as Volvo, Toyota, Game, Barclays, The AA, Berry Brother & Rudd and many more…

Camberley Taxi | Reliable taxi service provided by AJ Taxis based in Fleet, Hampshire

May 14, 2012   //   by ajtaxis   //   Blog  //  Comments Off

AJ Taxis cover Camberley and surrounding areas; Camberley is based in Surrey on the Hampshire, Berkshire Border.

Why not take advantage of the local shopping centre, ’The Mall Camberley’ situated in the Camberley town centre with over 90 shops, including House of Fraser, Sainsbury’s and Primark, along with a number of unique independent stores. There is also the well known Marks and Spencer Mega-store situated in the towns retail park.

After shopping, why not take the kids to the Indoor Go Karting Circuit?  There is also a large Golf Course featuring an abundance of pine and heather grounds for the experienced golfer!

The Royal Military Training Academy is situated in the outer region of Camberley, where all officers in the British army are trained to take on the responsibility of leading soldiers.

There are 50 schools in the local area, from preschools, to primary, all the way up to sixth form colleges.

Camberley has a wide variety of restaurants from Thai and Chinese buffets, to Italians and breakfast cafes, right through to pub lunches, there’s something to suite every taste!

Why not take a visit to the town to see what’s going on?  AJ Taxis are just the service you require to show you the local hotspots!

For all your travel requirements please contact AJ Taxis on 01252 412001, or email us at bookings@ajtaxishampshire.co.uk we will be more than happy to help you.

Hook Taxi | AJ Taxis provides an excellent transport service in and around Hook

May 14, 2012   //   by ajtaxis   //   Blog  //  Comments Off

The beautiful, rural village of Hook is situated in the district of Hart, North Hampshire with a population of approximately 7,321.

Bartley Wood Business Park is situated in the village with easy access to the motorway from Junction 5 of the M3. This Business Park was built in the 1990’s to a very high standard and therefore a number of Blue Chip companies have moved into the offices available here, such as BMW, Virgin Media, Serco and many more.

In the 1830’s the railway that passes through Hook was built to transport commuters into London, this is still a very popular and busy route from Basingstoke through to London.

Hook has expanded enormously over the years with a number of new housing developments springing up, although many of these new developments are being turned down due to public protest.  Hook has kept its village-style English Heritage with its listed buildings ‘Hook House’ a Grade II listed property along with its village shops from the Local Village Gallery, Bakery, Electrical and Hardware shops, to Hook Carpets, unique furniture stores and personalised gift shops and this is exactly how the locals want to keep it!

The local community are very close in this area and they often come together to hold a number of different events such as village fetes, concerts and many more.

The village has two Schools, Hook Infants and Hook Juniors.  Many children who attend these schools will the progress to Robert Mays Secondary School, which is  situated in Odiham, which is the next village along from Hook.

There are many sporting activities to be taken advantage of in this village, such as Hook Community Squash Club, Hook United Youth Football Team and Hook Bowling Club, who are currently looking for new members, young and old, to join their team.

Whether you require a chauffeur for a local business meeting, a taxi for a village event, or simply transport to, in, or around the village and surrounding areas, just call AJ Taxi’s on 01252 412001, they will be more than happy to provide a professional service for you.

Farnborough Taxi | Reliable taxi service around Surrey & Hampshire

May 8, 2012   //   by ajtaxis   //   Blog  //  Comments Off

Farnborough is situated in North east Hampshire in the District of Rushmoor.

The town of Farnborough is well known for its International Air Show held every summer.  Opening the show are the famous Red Arrows, this is a huge event for the local community, several hundred people attend to meet the pilots and watch the show. This year they will be celebrating Queen Elizabeth II 60th Anniversary.

Farnborough Airport is perfect for those with private jets; AJ Taxis provide private transport and pick ups from any designated place in the country, alternatively, why not arrange to fly into Farnborough airport and let AJ Taxis arrange your connection between flights.

There are two main business parks ‘Farnborough Aerospace’ and ‘IQ Farnborough’.  IQ Farnborough is situated adjacent to the Air Field a short distance from the train station, where trains run directly from Farnborough to London. This is an excellent commuter route for many businesses.

In the town there is a soft indoor play area for children called ‘Fizzy Kids’, which is very popular and gives the children something to do on rainy days, or why not visit Princes Mead shopping centre, this indoor centre has over 46 Retail Units from designer shops such as ‘Hadleigh’, right through to your more typcail High Street store such as ‘JD Sports’, there are also plenty of Nail bars and Coffee Shops, so why not treat yourself!

Farnborough Leisure Park has lots to offer, why not take a swim, relax in the Health Suite and enjoy the Sauna and Steam room facilities, or take the family to Farnborough Bowls; the ten pin bowling centre, you can use this venus as the perfect place to hold your children’s birthday parties.

Virgin Active Centre has lots to offer with its gym classes ranging from strengthening, to cardio and mind and body sessions.  There are Tennis, Badmington and Squash courts for public use.  Personal Trainers are also available. The Spa is highly recommended by many to help wind down and relax, why not take advantage of the many different health and beauty treatments available.

If you are in need of travel arrangements please don’t hesitate to contact AJ Taxis on 01252 412001 or email us at bookings@ajtaxishampshire.co.uk we will be more than happy to help you.

Fleet Taxi | AJ Taxis Fleet offers both Taxi, Airport Transfer and Chauffeur Services

May 3, 2012   //   by ajtaxis   //   Blog  //  Comments Off

Fleet Taxi service AJ Taxis provide a top quality service in Fleet and the surrounding areas, ensuring their clients always receive the very best service every time!

There is always something to do in the local area of Fleet, from shopping in the high street, to Dog walking in the beautiful surroundings of Hampshire, or why not visit Elvetham Heath which is well known for its beautiful listed Mansion, currently known as The Elvetham Hotel which is situated within 35 acres of Beautiful Gardens.  The Elvetham Hotel is also a very popular venue for weddings, private dining, Christmas parties, Conferences and business meetings. 

The Fleet community has numerous sporting activities to get involved with, such as their local football team, known as Fleet Town Football Club (FTFC), Tennis Clubs and Cricket teams, right through to dance clubs and fitness classes for both adults and children.

The town of Fleet is full of fruitful businesses, from Estate Agents and Mortgage brokers, to MOT Specialists, Hair salons and many other niche shops; there really is everything you could ask for in and around this lovely community!

If you are in need of travel arrangements please don’t hesitate to contact AJ Taxis on 01252 412001 or email us at bookings@ajtaxishampshire.co.uk we will be more than happy to help you.

 

Basingstoke Taxi | AJ Taxis Hampshire New Web Site Is Born

Apr 2, 2012   //   by ajtaxis   //   Blog  //  Comments Off

Today marks the birth of AJ Taxis Hampshire NEW Website. The website has been designed and developed to ensure ease of booking and contact throughout the website. Whether you need to make a booking, call our team, or just want to share a tweet! We really care about what our customers think of our service, so please spread the word. In receiving continuous feedback from our valued customers, we hear that our service is unrivalled and we offer a highly competitive service at an affordable rate.

As you know, AJ Taxis Hampshire offers all types of carriage service from taxi, chauffeur, airport and dock transfers, you tell us the time and date and we will be there.

We would kindly ask that all customers share and like our new website on both Twitter and Facebook!

Look forward to seeing you all very soon.

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