Have you planned your Thanksgiving holiday limo transportation? Thanksgiving is undoubtedly the busiest travel time of the year. Making arrangements can be very stressful. If you are hoping to make it back for a home-cooked meal, you are among the millions of other Americans! The holiday is notorious for airport delays as well as travel snags. With a bit of foresight and some planning, you can simplify your travel and ground transportation. Whether you are visiting family at home or making a “getaway” vacation, Concorde Worldwide will be there to assist you.
Thanksgiving Limo Transportation Tips:
This time of year is one of the busiest for people going to the airport or arranging loved ones to get picked up. Travelers should allow extra time before their flight during the holiday period. Concorde Worldwide suggests reserving your vehicle as early as possible. Do you need transportation to or from a tri-state area airport? Concorde Worldwide has you covered with services to Newark Liberty International Airport, John F. Kennedy Airport, La Guardia Airport, Philadelphia Airport, Atlantic City Airport in addition to area private airports.
Since Thanksgiving always falls on a Thursday, you can expect Wednesday and Sunday to be the busiest travel day. Concorde Worldwide recommends departing on Monday and returning on Friday to avoid the crowds or even flying in on Thanksgiving Day. There’s no point in waiting to buy airline tickets because prices generally won’t go down.
Consider Alternate Airports
Generally, your first choice would be your nearest airport but also check out regional airports, which may be lower in cost. Consider purchasing two one-way flights rather than a round-trip flight. Not only will this potentially save you money, but it could also offer more flexibility in departure times. No matter which airport in New York, New Jersey, or Philadelphia you select, Concorde Worldwide can arrange your pickup.
Prepare for Long Lines
You can always ease some of the stress of flying by learning all the insider tips on speeding through the security line or by arriving at the airport early enough to ensure you don’t miss your flight. Budget extra time! Concorde recommends arriving at the airport for the Thanksgiving holiday 2 hours before domestic flights and 3 hours before international flights. The TSA also has some top tips for airport wait times at security lines and when TSA Pre√ is available at your airport.
Reserve A Reputable Transportation Company
It is essential to research the car service or ground transportation company you hire. After getting off the plane, the last thing you want to worry about is your chauffeur or driver not showing up. Read reviews! Concorde Worldwide has been in business for over three decades. Our chauffeurs go through a comprehensive training program, undergo background searches, DMV checks, fingerprinting as well as drug and alcohol testing. Concorde Worldwide also monitors incoming flights through our Federal Aviation Association flight tracking system. Our dispatch team watches for any airline delays and traffic congestion too. However, if you miss your flight, please notify us immediately at (732)-577-0023.
Request Curbside Airport Pickup
The terminals and baggage claim can be hectic and crowded at Thanksgiving. Concorde Worldwide suggests arranging for curbside pickup, which an efficient and hassle-free way to depart quickly from the airport. When placing a reservation with us, also ask about curbside pickup at your arrival airport on your return.
Sign Up For Trip Alerts
With today’s technology, you want to know that your chauffeur is waiting for you. Concorde Worldwide has a highly sophisticated software program called Trip Alerts that provide detailed notifications of the chauffeur’s status in real-time. When placing a reservation, ask your customer service rep to sign you up. Also, you can add a family member or friend, so they receive the same alerts that you do. For example, notifications are sent when the chauffeur has been dispatched, the chauffeur is on location, the passenger is on board, and finally, when the ride is completed. Trip Alerts provide the ultimate in security and peace of mind during any trip.
As more airlines start charging for checked bags, it’s a good idea to pack light and carry-on. However, keep in mind that your fellow travelers will all have the same idea, and overhead space may be tight on-board. Let our customer service rep know how many pieces of luggage you have. We want to be sure to reserve the best vehicle for the number of passengers traveling along with their luggage. Refer to Skyscanner Cabin Baggage Guide for airline baggage sizes & fees for carrying on and checked luggage. Here are some carry-on packing tips.
Charge All Devices
Traveling on Thanksgiving Day may take longer than expected. Therefore, fully charge all your gadgets. However, Concorde Worldwide vehicles have USB ports for charging your devices. Just ask a chauffeur for assistance.
Download Mobile Apps
Take advantage of Concorde Worldwide’s useful mobile app. Passengers can place, modify, or change reservations from anywhere around the world. You can also manage your travel right from your phone or other devices. Other useful apps are GateGuru.This app provides gate and restaurant information as well as ATM and shopping locations. TripIt is another helpful travel app that organizes all your travel plans into an itinerary and puts all your trip details in one place. Most airlines have mobile websites that allow passengers to check-in, confirm seats, and keep track of their flight status. Check-in online up to 24 hours before your scheduled departure, and print your boarding pass at home.
Concorde Worldwide has provided worldwide car service and limousine transportation for individuals and corporate travelers for over 35 years. Our goal is to exceed our client’s expectations of reliability, quality and safety. Our wide range of services include: Corporate transportation for meetings and events, Meet & Greet personnel, Airport transportation, Weddings, Proms, Sporting Events, Concerts and more. At Concorde we only employ the most knowledgeable and highly trained chauffeurs in the industry.
Next time you are planning your ground transportation, remember Concorde Worldwide – “Your Global Transportation Partner”.