answers to questions about using a taxi service

answers to questions about using a taxi service

Consider A Limo Service When Business Travels Take You To And From LAX

by Elliot Simpson

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the third busiest airport in the United States, and the sixth busiest airport in the worldServing over seventy million passengers in 2014, LAX is a popular hub for business travelers. If you are flying into or out of LAX on business, you can make your travels to and from the airport easy by using an airport limo service.

While there are other airports in the vicinity, LAX is by far the most popular airport for those flying to and from the Los Angeles area on business. You may travel an hour or more to get to the airport; this isn't uncommon. While Los Angeles has an excellent freeway system, the traffic can be heavy at any time. Airport limo services save you the hassle of trying to maneuver through traffic. Limo service companies also know how to get you to your destination on time.

How Much Will a Limo Service Cost?

The cost of airport limo services vary depending on the distance traveled and type of vehicle you will travel in. An example from one local limo company is as follows:

  • Round trip from LAX to Santa Monica which is approximately 12 miles each way
    • Luxury sedan would run approximately $110.00
    • SUV or private van approximately $160.00
    • Stretch limo $235.00

You will also want to tip your driver. A fair tip for airport limo service is $10 - $20 or ten to twenty percent.

If you live in the Los Angeles area, you may be familiar with the high cost of airport parking. Parking at the airport, if you can find a spot, runs around thirty dollars a day. Remote and economy parking lots will run you twelve dollars a day and up. Parking and gasoline costs add up quickly when you have a week-long business trip.

How to Reserve Your Limo

Make your reservation in advance of your trip. The closer you get to the day of your trip, the chances of having your first choice of vehicle may be less.

When you make your reservation, the limo service will need your flight and hotel information. They will explain what options you have such as:

  • Type of vehicle
  • Curbside service – This is where you would claim your baggage and meet the limo outside of the terminal. You may be asked to call the limo company once you have your luggage in hand. They would have the driver waiting nearby and send them over to pick you up. This service is usually included in the base fee.
  • Meet and greet service – This is where your driver meets you inside the baggage claim area and assists with your luggage. Drivers usually hold up signs with your name on them for easy identification. There is generally an additional fee of at least $20.00 for this service.

You may be asked for a deposit or your credit card information at the time of your reservation. Be sure to find out about the limo company's cancellation or change policies.

There are many good reasons to make use of an LAX limo service when traveling in and out of LAX on business. One of the best reasons is being able to relax and enjoy the drive. 


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