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5 Creative Ways to Use Limousine Service for Your Los Angeles Wedding

Posted by Nate Strong on Tue, Aug 23, 2016

This blog was originally posted in 2012 and has since been updated to reflect more current information.

You’ve picked the date, purchased the dress and located a beautiful venue. You’ve spent months using Pinterest to make sure every last detail of the invites, bridesmaid dresses and centerpieces are perfect. Now it’s time to find the perfect wedding limo for your big day. If you’re asking yourself how you can use a limo on your wedding day, a quality Los Angeles limo company can add safety and style from bachelor parties to the big getaway. Here are the five coolest ways savvy brides use Los Angeles limos to make their big day a little extra special:

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Tags: Limousine Service, Airport Transfer, Weddings

How Do Limo Companies Charge?

Posted by Nate Strong on Mon, Jun 06, 2016

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

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Tags: Limousine Service

Announcing 10 Critical Techniques Expert Travel Managers Master

Posted by Nate Strong on Mon, Jul 29, 2013

Download the Free EBook of Skills Every Travel Manager Needs

The job of a corporate travel manager never gets easier, even as more tools are introduced to make travel planning easier. As third-party travel sites become more plentiful, so do instances of Internet hacking. While passport screening is easier at airports with GlobalEntry and other programs, travel to foreign countries is fraught with evermore peril. There is no quick fix—no magic spell to solve the problems a travel manager faces each day. The only true solution is to master these ten techniques…and be ready to change your modus operandi at a moment’s notice.

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Tags: Travel Management

5 Big Trends Every Travel Coordinator Should Know

Posted by Nate Strong on Tue, Dec 18, 2012

The Airport Car Services, Hotels, and More!

Technology is constantly changing, and that means the way we do our daily business has to change, too. As a travel coordinator, you’re likely to run across new resources every day that make your job easier. We’ve been watching the latest trends in executive travel, for better or for worse, and we think you might enjoy the heads up on the hot trends that help you do your job.

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Tags: Ground Transportation, Chauffeured Car Service, Car Service LAX, executive chauffeur, Executive, Limo to LAX

Customer Service in Chauffeured Transportation

Posted by Nate Strong on Wed, Nov 28, 2012

The Advantage of Flexibility

Chauffeured transportation and customer service are practically synonyms. Without exceptional service, a private chauffeured transportation company is no different than any other transportation business. Every established and respectable private transportation company prides themselves on providing the best possible service for their passengers.

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Tags: customer service, Limousine Service, Ground Transportation, Chauffeured Car Service, Airport Transfer, Group Transportation, Executive Travel, executive chauffeur, Airport Arrivals, Corporate Travel

A Crash Course in Executive Travel Etiquette

Posted by Nate Strong on Mon, Nov 19, 2012

Rules of the Road

Business travel is about adapting. You're adjusting to a new time zone, a new bed in the hotel and a new work schedule. You're forced to catch up in emails in your executive sedan service, and your diet might go by the wayside during a plated dinner reception. There are things you can control like, such as productivity at home and picking the right car service, but there are others you can't. Frequent flyer and business travel expert John Lamar recommends you make a point of adapting to your manager, associates or clients as much as possible. We've outlined 7 sharp ways you can leave the best impression possible on the road:

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Tags: Group Transportation, Executive Travel

How Technology Has Shaped Nationwide Sedan Service

Posted by Nate Strong on Fri, Nov 16, 2012

Modern Luxury Transportation

The rise of technology over the past several decades has had a dramatic impact on businesses in every industry. Luxury ground transportation for executives has benefited significantly through the widespread availability of technology, which includes online booking, GPS, flight-tracking and software to check traffic patterns. While the art of safely transport passengers across Los Angeles or other metro destinations doesn't require these components, companies who've invested heavily in technology stand out above the rest.

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Tags: Ground Transportation, Executive Travel

Chauffeured Transportation Is Executive Customer Service

Posted by Nate Strong on Wed, Nov 14, 2012

Dedicated to Service

For many, using a chauffeured car service is quite simple. The reservation is made, and when the time comes for your car to pick you up you get in and let the chauffeur drive you to your destination.  For the passenge,r it really is an enjoyable and easy experience, as it should be. However what you may not be aware of is how much time and preparation goes in to each reservation. From the dispatcher all the way to the chauffeur, there are many people who work together to make every chauffeured experience the best one possible for the passenger.

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Tags: customer service, Ground Transportation, Chauffeured Car Service, Executive Travel, executive chauffeur, private transportation, Corporate Travel

5 Tips on How to Pack for Executive Travel

Posted by Nate Strong on Mon, Nov 12, 2012

Pack for Los Angeles or Juneau!

Most of us are aware of the basic rule of thumb for executive travel: dress a little nicer than your client. If you’re meeting with tech executives in Los Angeles county who will be likely be in cargo shorts and flip flops, wear a polo shirt and khakis. If you’re meeting with people in suits, wear a suit. But how do you go about getting a week's wardrobe into your luggage without appearing wrinkled at each of your power lunches throughout the week? We’ve compiled a brief guide to packing for your upcoming business trip:

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Tags: Limousine Service, Executive Travel

4 Strategies for Choosing a Sustainable Sedan Service

Posted by Nate Strong on Fri, Nov 09, 2012

Green Your Airport Car Service

For many executives and travel directors at corporations, green business practices matter. 37 percent of individuals who travel for work on a regular basis say they make choices to green their travel whenever possible, and 34% are firm believers that volume air travel should be restricted to help save the earth. While it’s difficult to reduce your need to meet with associates and clients nationwide, you can pick a environmentally-friendly airport sedan service, and here’s how:

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Tags: Chauffeured Car Service, Group Transportation, Executive Travel