Hitch! Riders

Our User-friendly back seat payment devices enable you to pay for your cab fare via credit card without having to leave the back seat. 

Here’s why Hitch! is the smartest and fastest way to travel in D.C. :

Payment Freedom:
Pay with cash or credit. A simple swipe of your credit card will allow you to avoid the hassles of carrying, paying, and tipping in cash. You can swipe during your ride, then authorize and tip at the end. Get in, get out...we make it easy and convenient for you!

Tipping Made Easy:
Avoid complex fare and tip calculations – pay with one tap, using our easy to navigate screen.

Safety and Security:
Hitch drivers are the best in the District and have an excellent reputation for returning lost goods.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is Hitch!?
Hitch! is the only DC-based, Payment Services Provider for taxis in the DC metro area. We provide DC residents and visitors with the fastest, easiest, most convenient way to pay for taxis. Swipe your card and go!

How do I know my cab is Hitch! Cab?
If you are in a Washington DC cab and see the below unit, you are in a Hitch! cab.

What does Hitch! Cost?
Credit card processing is provided at no cost to passengers. Taxi meter rates are uniform for all cabs in the District as published by the District of Columbia Taxicab Commission (DCTC). For details, click here: DCTC Standard Fares.

How do I use my Credit Card to pay for my cab fare?
Hitch! cabs accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express. Follow these three easy steps to use your credit card.
  • Step 1: The Swipe
    • Swipe your card anytime during your ride.
  • Step 2: The Tip
    • When you have reached your destination, select a tip amount and approve the transaction.
  • Step 3 (optional): The Receipt
    • If you would like a paper receipt, click print and the driver will hand you a receipt. 
    • If you prefer, enter your email address and we'll send you a digital receipt.

Can I pay with Cash?
Yes. All Hitch! drivers accept both cash and credit.

I lost something in a DC taxi cab. How do I get it back?
Please visit:  http://dctaxi.dc.gov/service/lost-and-found

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