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How to Find Best Pet Friendly Luxury Transportation Provider

September 17, 2014

- Posted by Stephen Chapek

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There’s no doubt that when high end travelers go on the road, they love to go in style. The same can be said about their pets! Many times first class travelers love to bring their pet or special animal companion along with them for the adventure.

But as anyone who has travelled with a pet before, you know it can be a problem. Many carriers or hotels won’t allow pets, or will require extra charges if you do bring them along. But for many travelers, that just won’t do. Pets, particularly dogs, as that’s the most common pet to travel with their owners, are considered just as valuable as any other human member of your family. So it’s natural to want to bring your dog with you on a trip and be able to enjoy all the same places that you do.

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Topics: Luxury Transportation

What is the Best Transportation for a L.I. North Fork Winery Tour?

September 12, 2014

- Posted by Stephen Chapek

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Long Island is known for many things, particularly its summer party scene for the rich and famous in the Hamptons, but one thing that doesn’t offer come to mind is winemaking. That could be changing though, as the the eastern end of Long Island, particularly the North Fork is starting to cement its reputation as a premier grape growing and winemaking region.

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Topics: Wine Tours

What is the Best Transportation to Big Bear Mountain?

September 10, 2014

- Posted by Stephen Chapek

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Many people who visit Southern California and the Los Angeles basin are initially unaware of LA’s proximity to some amazing mountain wilderness areas. The Los Angeles National Forest is less than an hour’s drive from downtown LA and the San Bernardino National Forest is also about a 2 hour’s drive from downtown as well.
This mountain areas don’t just serve as a magnificent background, but are also home to some great outdoor recreation as well. In the summer there’s plenty of hiking, mountain biking and camping that can be enjoyed. During winter, when there’s snow, outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy a bit of downhill skiiing or snowboard too.
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Topics: California

Why Corporate Travel Planners Prefer Service Over Price

September 05, 2014

- Posted by Stephen Chapek

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In the field of corporate transportation, the need for reliability and service are two key aspects that cannot be overlooked. In the corporate world, ground transportation is usually an afterthought, something that is ordered last minute and little thought is given to long-term relationships. Yet at the same time, clients expects these services to be convenient and to work, every time they are requested.

These two impulses, the desire for reliability and the lack of interest in cultivating long term ties can sometimes be at loggerheads. Sure most ground transportation requests are fairly straightforward, like taking a black sedan from a Midtown office to JFK Airport. And most of the time, the vendors who supply these services get it right with no real difficulty.

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Topics: Corporate Transportation

The Best Limousine Service for Multi-Day Tours of NYC

September 03, 2014

- Posted by Stephen Chapek

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When you’re in New York City for an extended period of time, whether it’s on business or for a holiday, one of the best ways to make productive use of your time is to order a chauffeured service to help you get around. Having a chauffeured vehicle is of course a great luxury, but at the same time it is an incredible convenience for very busy people.

Getting around on public transportation in the City can be a real hassle, despite the fact it is widely available. For super busy individuals who value their time, using public transportation isn’t a good option, and even hailing cabs or a Uber ride doesn’t offer the same convenience or benefit that having a dedicated vehicle and driver does.

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Topics: New York

Best Shuttle Bus Company in New York City

August 29, 2014

- Posted by Stephen Chapek

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Corporate shuttles buses are a big business in any major metro, but particularly in New York City, being the center of the universe, as Big Apple fans love to say. There are so many companies and organizations that need to arrange transportation on a daily basis, whether it’s going to special events, corporate outings, business conventions, meetings, or just simple daily commuting. Shuttle buses are on the go, constantly.

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Topics: New York

The Best Transportation from New York City to Stratton Mountain Resort

August 26, 2014

- Posted by Stephen Chapek

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Winter, spring, summer and fall, any time of year is a great time to get out of New York City and head for the mountains! While there are plenty of great mountain getaways in upstate New York, one of my favorite destinations in the Northeast is the beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont.

Specifically, Stratton Mountain Resort is a fantastic retreat destination any time of year. Stratton is of course best known as a premier ski resort, and the winter ski season is perhaps its prime time. But this lovely little alpine village is no less charming in summer time, and offers an terrific abundance of outdoor fun, featuring activities like hiking, biking, golf, tennis, kayaking, running, horseback riding, just about anything you would enjoy doing on a lazy summer day. It’s quaint little village also offers lots of great shopping, dining, live entertainment and plenty to keep the whole family engaged during your vacation.

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Topics: Luxury Transportation, New York

What is the Best Transportation to the Windham Mountain Resort

August 22, 2014

- Posted by Stephen Chapek

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New Yorkers looking for a quick and natural respite from city life have the advantage of being downstream from the Catskills Mountains, one of the Northeast’s most beautiful and wooded natural areas. Less than an hour outside of New York City up the Hudson River Valley and you’ll feel like you’ve left the grit and grim of urban life a million miles behind. There are many resorts, vacation homes and beautiful natural parks that one can explore in the this area. And it doesn’t matter what time of year either, for the Catskills are a great getaway whether it’s summer or wintertime, and any season in between.

In the summer months, there’s opportunities for golfing, boating, hiking, mountain biking, and many other outdoor activities. The same can be said for winter, where one can enjoy winter sports in many locations like skiing, snowboarding and cross-country.

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Topics: New York

The Best Way to Get a Small Group to a Wedding

August 20, 2014

- Posted by Stephen Chapek

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Weddings are a special time for families, friends and couples. It is a time to celebrate unique lives and new paths, and it is important to everyone involved that the whole ceremony and reception be memorable and satisfying. So the planning stage is critical in setting the tone and style for the event, as well as making sure that all of the important little details are taken care of as well.

An indispensable part of part of this process, and unfortunately a sometimes overlooked item is arranging for wedding transportation. Bridal planners will usually just book a local limousine company to handle the job, but much of the time, not a lot of thought is given to this part of the plan.

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Topics: Limo Service

What is the Best Transportation for a Santa Ynez Valley Wine Tour

August 15, 2014

- Posted by Stephen Chapek

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The Santa Ynez Valley of Santa Barbara County is one of the premier wine destinations in Southern California, and for the West Coast for that matter. Within a small geographical area, surrounded by beautiful mountains and incredible countryside, you have a concentration of many fine winemakers that have over the last several decades raised their profile to that of international stature.

Whereas Santa Ynez used to be known primarily for its horse ranches and being a sleepy agricultural area, now it is known worldwide as a vintner’s paradise and culinary destination. You might say that while the Bay Area has Napa Valley in its backyard, Los Angeles has its Santa Ynez Valley.

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Topics: Wine Tours