Smart Hire

Welcome to Smart Hire Taxi Rentals

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Smart Cabs is a private Hire Taxi Operator/Rental Company in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Here at Smart Transfers, we can offer you Private Hire Taxi rentals plated with, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Most of our fleet is under the age of 6 years old giving you and your customer a safe, comfortable and reliable trip every time.

If you’re a taxi driver in Newcastle upon Tyne, but you don’t currently have your vehicle available, then A Smart Hire is the solution for you. Whether your car is temporarily out of action due to MOT, servicing or an accident, or you’re just starting as a driver and you don’t yet have your vehicle, we’re here to help. We offer taxi vehicle hire by either a weekly, or monthly rental, designed to suit your requirements.

Frequently asked questions

How old do I need to be to hire a taxi rental from you?

You must be 22 to 65 for insurance purposes.


Additional charges may apply if you are under 25.

Do I need to pay a deposit?


Yes a deposit will be required for the rental

deposit from £200

What is the minimum rental period?

Our minimum rental can be weekly, or monthly.


What if I have points on my license?

Due to insurance requirements, you will need to have a full clean license if insured with us.

We recommend to call us before visiting if you have any major convictions.


How long do I need to have my driving license?

We only hire applicants who have held their full UK driving license for 2 years +.

Why Choose Smart Hire

Fully Managed Service

Licensing, Road Tax, Breakdown Cover, Servicing, and Maintenance, are all included




First Weeks’ Rent

Deposit from £200

DVLA Photocard Licence

Taxi / Private Hire Licence Certificate and Badge

National Insurance Number

Recent Utility Bill or Bank Statement (must match DVLA Address)

Newcastle upon Tyne ONLY!

All rentals are subject to availability and eligibility. T&Cs apply.