Get $15 off Your First Ride with Taxi Magic

Living in gorgeous So Cal it isn’t very often I need to go some place I can’t walk or ride a bike to. In fact, I’ve had my car for over a decade and it has yet to surpass 90,000 miles! But when I do need to travel by car, it’s usually to the airport as I’m heading out of town. In fact, I flew over 90,000 miles last year so as you can imagine, airport parking isn’t cheap and when you travel as much as I do, it really adds up! Living just minutes away from LAX, I prefer to take a taxi instead. But living in a residential neighborhood hidden off a main road, it just isn’t as easy to street hail a taxi as they make it seem in the movies. I usually just call the number thats stored in my phone and *hope* that someone actually arrives – and who knows when that might be. 

Taxi MagicScreen Shot 2014-06-22 at 8.14.06 PMTaxi Magic is a helpful phone app available on Android and iOS that makes ordering and using Taxi’s better, faster, more reliable, and more convenient. Taxi Magic launched in 2009—LA was among the first Magic cities—and they currently partner with several local fleets, including LA Yellow Cab.

With Taxi Magic I have access to more than 1,500 LA taxis in just a few taps of the finger—more than 46% of the city’s taxis!  With their newly improved service in LA, passengers are picked up 99.9% of the time and on your way in less than six minutes on average. Booking on the app is easy. I can enter my address, select from a map or choose one of their suggest locations. Then I can literally watch my taxi make its way towards me with real-time map updates and distance info. 

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One of the nice things about Taxi Magic is that I never have to exchange money or give my credit card to the driver. Instead I can put my  payment method on file in the app. When the ride is over, I just enter the amount on the meter plus the tip amount. Any Magic Credits I have are automatically deducted from the final total.  Then my receipt displays on the final screen and then I can rate my ride.  The driver receives instant verification of my payment.

taxi magic 2If you’d like to give Taxi Magic a try, they are offering my readers $15 off their first ride with code MomMagic14. You can get your code in 5 easy steps: 

  1. Open the Taxi Magic app
  2. Tap the gear symbol in the top right corner
  3. Tap “Promos and Credits” on the dropdown menu
  4. Enter your code and tap the “enter” key on your keyboard
  5. After you enter the code, the amount will appear on your “Promos and Credits” screen.

Plus all of their professional drivers are fully licensed, fully insured, know their way around the city and they all pass professional background checks.

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Taxi Magic. I received a promotional code to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating.

25 thoughts on “Get $15 off Your First Ride with Taxi Magic”

  1. What a cool app, no need to worry about having not enough cash or coins to pay the taxi. Also it’s the fastest way to get a ride.

  2. What a useful idea because you’re right, airport fees add up fast for parking. We paid $50 for 5 days recently and I thought that was high!. And the coupon discount is a good one, thanks for sharing it.

  3. I’ve heard of this app or of one similar. My kids were telling me about it and how great it is to use when they go out and don’t want to drive or shouldn’t ;)

  4. My husband uses a similar service in Chicago and loves it. I agree with you that people should take advantage of making their lives easier with this app.

  5. what a cool system! i wish we had something like that here. and i wish we had better public transportation so i wouldn’t have to put so many miles on my car

  6. Wow–how cool. We have a home in LA so I’ll have to tell my husband about it. He’s there once a month and usually uses a car service but this sounds way cheaper. Thanks for sharing!

  7. That is a great deal. We live in a very rural area so I have never seen a taxi in real life! I think it would be really neat to ride in one day! Maybe I will vacation where their is a taxi and get to ride it!

  8. Taxi Magic is a subpar competitor to Lyft. Try Lyft today for FREE

    1. Download the Lyft app
    2. Enter code LOSANGELES to redeem $25 credit
    3. Request and enjoy your free ride
    4. Repeat on another phone to ride free again

  9. Oh wow, never heard of this service! I will have to check it out. I love that you never have to exchange money or give a credit card to the driver. Perfect for traveling easy and quick!

  10. I’m always a bit flustered when I go to LA so this would help a ton. I like that you can just do everything through your phone.

  11. Can you say – Sah-WEET! I’m always looking for cheaper ways to get around… Here locally, my town isn’t that big, so taxis aren’t needed. But when I travel, it’s awesome to have options. I’d never heard of this – but will definitely be checking it out!!


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