CoolRide Blog

Rental Car vs. Car Service to LAX: Which Is Best for Your Boss?

Posted by Cool Ride on Thu, Nov 03, 2016

5 Benefits of Opting for Executive Car Service

When booking car service to LAX, choosing between particular services can be tough. After all, your boss may really enjoy the convenience of car rental, since the vehicle would be available at his or her disposal during the trip. But before you go ahead and book a rental car, you might want to think about some of the potential pitfalls. We’re sure there are more than five, but this is a pretty good start.

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Tags: Limousine Service, Ground Transportation, Chauffeured Car Service, Car Service LAX, Executive Travel, executive chauffeur, private transportation, Limo to LAX

Steps to Establishing an Affiliate Network

Posted by Steve Johnston on Thu, Jul 14, 2016

This blog was originally published in October of 2012; we have since updated it to reflect the most current and accurate information possible. 

Developing an affiliate network is important to any transportation company’s long-term success.

As your client base continues to grow, it’s vital that you provide their transportation needs in whatever city they travel to.

If you’re new to affiliate business, the process might seem unclear and difficult. Let’s take a look at the steps you need to take to establish your affiliate network.

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Tags: Ground Transportation, Affiliates

Replacing the Town Car: The New Face of the Limo Industry

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, May 16, 2016

The Lincoln Town Car is dead.

That’s right, the famous blacked-out executive sedan used for Los Angeles chauffeured transportation and worldwide industry for over 25 years has been discontinued.

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Tags: Limousine Service, Ground Transportation, Chauffeured Car Service, Private Car Service

Minding Hotel Rules When Planning Corporate Travel and Events

Posted by Steve Johnston on Wed, Mar 20, 2013

Know the Policies When Making Travel and Event Plans 

Planning for any kind of event is difficult, whether you’re traveling for business or putting together a big corporate party. For either scenario, you’ll likely work with a hotel for the use of a room or event space. We’re going to take a look at both instances to help you understand why hotel policy compliance is so important for your company.

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Tags: Ground Transportation, Executive Travel, Corporate Travel, Professional Development

Executive Corporate Travel Tips: Maximize Your Airline Miles

Posted by Steve Johnston on Tue, Mar 19, 2013

Make the Most of Your Rewards Programs

Executive corporate travel can be exhausting and stressful, no matter how often you need to go or where you end up. Some airports make traveling easy, while others are like a foreign country right here in the United States. Your hotel choices could be the difference between a heavenly trip or a travel experience that is decidedly the opposite. For all the problems and irritation you run into during your business trips, there are a few things that make your experience better. First of all, you get to see new and different cities sometimes. If you make time to sightsee a little while you’re away for business, you could ease a lot of the stress your business causes. Secondly, you’ve got airline miles. If you’re not making use of those miles or your other rewards programs, you’re really missing out on the biggest business travel perk of all.

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Tags: Ground Transportation, Executive Travel, Corporate Travel

Sure Signs of the Worst Chauffeured Transportation Providers

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, Mar 11, 2013

Chauffeured or Taken for a Ride?

We’ve all had a terrible experience with a vendor at one point or another. Whether you were caught up by a dishonest contractor or chauffeured transportation provider, it’s important to be able to spot the red flags that can come up during the screening process. We’re all aware of some of the biggest factors that can indicate that a business isn’t at the forefront of their industry. There are a few more factors that should diminish a potential customers confidence, that are less apparent to professionals outside the industry. We’ve outlined a few of the primary ones below:

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Tags: Ground Transportation, Chauffeured Car Service, executive chauffeur, Travel Management, Corporate Travel

6 Ways to Interview Chauffeured Transportation Vendors

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, Feb 25, 2013

Book With the Best

Your chauffeured transportation vendor should be the most reliable component of your company’s travel arsenal. Air travel is notoriously unpredictable, which can’t always be helped due to employee strikes and weather events. Chauffeured transportation is the piece that can tie a disrupted itinerary together, and when you book with the best you can enjoy the peace of mind that your provider will do whatever it takes to get you where you need to be, and right on time.

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Tags: Ground Transportation, Chauffeured Car Service, Travel Management, Corporate Travel

5 Pitfalls of Unmanaged Travel

Posted by Steve Johnston on Wed, Feb 20, 2013

Unmanaged Travel Isn’t Always the Answer

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Tags: Limousine Service, Ground Transportation, Chauffeured Car Service, Executive Travel, Travel Management, Corporate Travel, Professional Development

5 Tips for Booking Last-Minute Hotels, Airfare and Car Service to LAX

Posted by Cool Ride on Thu, Dec 27, 2012

Last-Minute Travel

Booking last-minute travel should be a punishment saved for the most unruly of employees, but it’s unfortunately a reality every travel coordinator must face. When a big contract is on the line, only a face-to-face meeting will do, and that’s why you have to be the rock star you are to secure flights, reserve hotel rooms, organize car service to LAX, and do it all without draining the travel budget for the year on one trip.

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Tags: Limousine Service, Ground Transportation, Car Service LAX, Executive Travel, Corporate Travel, Private Car Service

5 Reasons for Airport Car Service You May Never Have Considered

Posted by Jen Barry on Mon, Dec 24, 2012

Keeping Cost, Convenience, and Health in Mind

To many, the idea of airport car services may seem like an unnecessary luxury, but the truth is that the benefits may far outweigh the cost. Before you decide getting a limo to or from LAX is just too much to plan for your boss’s next trip, take a look at these little-known excuses for airport car services.

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Tags: Limousine Service, Ground Transportation, Chauffeured Car Service, Car Service LAX, Executive Travel, Corporate Travel, Limo to LAX