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Getting the Most from your Airport Transfer

When you have a plane to catch, getting to the airport can be a very stressful experience. Whether you are jetting off on a business trip or departing for a much needed holiday, it makes sense to ensure your trip starts as relaxed as possible. That’s where an airport taxi can come in useful. The

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Travelling in Style and Comfort

You have planned your journey to the airport and will be chauffeur driven in style so don’t spoil it all by wearing the wrong travel clothes. No-one wants to arrive at their destination crumpled, hot and not looking their best. Whether travelling for business or leisure check out the following advice from a seasoned traveller.

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Heathrow’s Third Runway; Good or Bad?

Momentum seems to be gathering behind the third runway plans for Heathrow, but it’s a subject that divides opinion. Plans for a third runway would involve building a new 3,500m runway to the north-west of Heathrow’s two existing runways. The alternative to this could be extending one of the existing runways. Mayor of London, Boris

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Redefining “executive”… why it’s all about the service, not the car

A conversation with a client in the car last week got me thinking and prompted me to write this post. He was a company owner, ironically running his own successful holiday villa and travel business and I was taking him to the airport for a holiday… a rare event I was informed! He (and his

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Heathrow Airport launches the new Terminal 2 – and we joined them there as volunteers

Wednesday 19th March 2014 – as is usual for any given week, I’m up with the lark and on the road for a journey down to Heathrow Airport. Only today is different – I’ve got no clients in the car and I’m not heading down there to pick anyone up after a long flight home.

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Supporting Suffolk business – why we buy local!

“Buy local” is a phrase that’s bandied about a lot these days. We’re all painted a grim picture by the media… reports of high streets that are turning into ghost towns; small businesses going bust as they fail to compete on price with big players like Tesco and with ever-increasing rents and rates; traditional village services

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Why is a chauffeur not the same as a transfer driver?

I’ve had some recent comments from clients that, once I thought about them some more, got me thinking a bit deeper into what they were actually saying. Their comments included “Your driving has been so smooth”, “First class service from door-to-door” and “We haven’t had this from a taxi service before”. Whilst their feedback was

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Is coming home from the airport after a holiday really an anti-climax?

It’s one thing to enjoy what you get up to do every day. But to get positively excited about it? Some would say it’s only a very small minority that achieve that. Reflecting recently, I’m pleased to say that I must have found my way into the minority. “But all you do is drive people

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Blue lights and sirens? How to respond as a driver…

[iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/btRHvQEIkcU?rel=0″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen>[/iframe]   One thing that we’ve come across recently is seeing on a regular basis how other road users react, or sometimes, don’t react to approaching emergency services whilst travelling. I’m sure we’ve all been there. Driving happily along the road, when all of a sudden, we hear the distant

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Drink driving – let a transfer car take the strain instead

It’s that time of the year again. As the past 12 months draw to a close, thousands of us will be out celebrating the end of 2013 and heralding in the start of 2014. It’s a time to let our hair down, be with friends and family… and most likely, have a fair few drinks!

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