Cab Companies and Car Services

Abby Cab

Contact info:
(828) 475-2988
www.abbycab.com

  • Located in Granite Falls, NC (about 1 hour from Boone).

  • Serves Boone and Blowing Rock by providing transportation to the Charlotte airport and van service for special events. Airport service should be scheduled 24 hours in advance. Reservations for special events should be scheduled at least 48 hours in advance. Generally, there will be a $75 minimum charge for these services. A 15 passenger van for a six hour function costs $475.

 

All Weather Taxi

Contact info:
(828) 268-4470
http://www.allweathertaxi.com/
allweather69@gmail.com

Hours of operation:
Monday – Wednesday, 12 noon – 9 p.m.
Thursday – Saturday, 12 noon – 3 a.m.
Closed Sunday

  • Provides flat fee rates for all local destinations on its website.

 

Beech Mountain Taxi/ Sugar Mountain Taxi

Contact info:

(828) 260-2585 (Beech Mountain)
828) 278-7880 (Sugar Mountain)
http://beech-mountain-taxi.business.site/
http://sugarmountaintaxi.business.site/

Hours of operation: Open 24 hours a day/ daily (per website)

  • Serves Beech Mountain, Sugar Mountain, and Grandfather Mountain Communities.

  • Good service for visitors to the ski resorts.

  • Royal Car Service is sister company serving Boone (due to begin operations in spring 2018)

 

Boone Taxi

Contact info:
(828) 719-5916

Hours of operation:
Daily from 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.

  • No website; information about hours of operation is from Google and Yahoo.

  • Off-Campus Student Services confirmed that this company is still in business (as of March 2018).

 

High Country Black Car Service

Contact info:
(828) 387-1977
http://www.highcountryblackcarservice.com/

  • Provides airport transportation, special event transportation, and tours/ outings – e.g. “a night out”, winery tour, High Country tour.

  • Prices for all services listed on website.

  • Serves Linville, Banner Elk, Boone, Newland and Blowing Rock.

 

High Country Taxi

Contact info:
(828) 414-1492 (call or text)
http://www.highcountrytaxi.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HighCountryTaxi/

Hours of operation:
Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, 12 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Sunday, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Transportation outside of regular hours can be scheduled in advance

  • They have been in operation for five years (as of 2018).

  • Also provide transportation from Boone/ Blowing Rock to airports.

  • Website provides fee estimate for various locations.

Royal Car Service

Contact info:
(828) 355-5112
http://royalcarservice.business.site/

Hours of operation: Open 24 hours a day/ daily (per website)

  • New service as of spring 2018 (partner company to Beech Mountain/ Sugar Mountain Taxi).

  • Serves Boone (note: website says “Sugar Mountain”, but the owner of the company informed Off-Campus Student Services that this company will be serving Boone).

  • Fare discount for App State students and employees.

 

Tipsy Taxi

Contact info:
(828) 719-8477
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tipsytaxiboone/

Hours of operation (as listed on FB page):
Fridays, 7 p.m. – 3 a.m.
Saturdays, 3 p.m. – 3 a.m.

Company was started by an App State alum in 2008.

  • No website; website address listed on FB page and in Google is defunct.

  • Did not find any reviews of the company after early 2016.

  • Phone number goes to answering machine (outside of hours of operation).

 

Uber

Uber began operating in Boone in January 2017. Rides through Uber can be scheduled using the Uber app on your smartphone. Off-Campus Student Services could not find any information or reviews about how this service is operating, locally.

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