The All New Whittlesea App is here!


Whittlesea Taxi

About Whittlesea Checker Taxi

Whittlesea Checker Taxi was started with one goal in mind: provide the best possible taxi service to the visitors and residents of Reno, NV. In 1941 our founder, Vic Whittlesea, started what was to become Whittlesea Checker Taxi. He built the business from the ground up and turned it into one of the most successful in the state of Nevada. He also helped the company become the first in the state to have radio-contacted taxis.

In 2016, Whittlesea Checker Taxi became part of the Metro Cars Corporate Brands. Located in Detroit, MI – Metro Cars is one of the nation’s top black car & SUV services, with over 25 years of experience and taxi/group vehicle/black car operations spanning 3 states and several cities.

Whittlesea remains dedicated to serving the visitors and residents of Reno and the surrounding areas. In addition to on-going improvements to our fleet of vehicles with late model year vehicles and in-car technology, we are happy to have closed 2017 with the launch of an all new online reservation system and mobile app!

We look forward to driving you!

Setting the standard
since 1941


Friendly Drivers. Clean & Comfortable Cabs

At Whittlesea Checker Taxi, Inc. we offer transportation services to all Reno/Sparks, Carson City, Lake Tahoe and outlying areas for a wide variety of needs including:

Airport Transportation
All sporting events in the area including UNR and Aces games
Company barbeques
A night on the town
Lake Tahoe Tours
Non-emergency medical transportation needs, including transportation for Employee Workmen's Comp claims.
Handicap-accesible vehicles
Delivery of goods
To all Reno-Sparks, Carson City, Lake Tahoe and outlying locations
Your own personal driver

We offer these services with access to handicap vans, luxury cars, fuel efficient vehicles, and 4WD vehicles to accommodate all seasons. Our taxicabs are extremely clean and well- maintained, above and beyond any of your expectations.

These services can be paid by cash or credit card or we offer accounts for qualified individuals or corporations that get billed monthly.

Your very own mobile billboard

Advertise your company with a full vehicle wrap on our Whittlesea Checker Taxi cabs. Studies have proven that on an average, a busy vehicle is seen by more than 3,000 people every hour. Taxi wraps provide an effective method to raise your business profile, help push and enhance your brand. Join the growing family of companies, large and small have taken advantage of this creative way of generating top-of-mind brand recognition, repeated exposure which yields tremendous publicity and hype over their ads.

Please Contact Igor Avanto At 775.323.0503 Ext. 109

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Taxi Tops

One Year Contract.
Advertisements may be changed up to 3 times per year.
Three-sided, Taxi Top dimensions available upon request.

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Partial Wrap

Rocker of vehicle.
No change-out. Will run 3 to 5 years.
Dimensions will be provided on vehicle make.

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Full Wrap

Wrap entire vehicle (except roof)
No change-out. Will run 3 to 5 years.
Dimensions will be provided on vehicle make.