With more and more people traveling, increased security and less attention being paid to customer service, business travel has lost much of its former luxury. But your business trip doesn’t have to be a nightmare.
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Do you want to just go to the Toronto International Film Festival? Or do you want to make an entrance? Hiring a Toronto airport limousine service is the only option if you want to arrive in style. Keep reading to learn more about why a luxury sedan from a reputable Toronto airport transportation service is the best way to go.
If you’re going to be in or near Oakville this autumn, there’s no shortage of pleasures to be had. Not just a bedroom community for Toronto, Oakville has got its own unique history, culture and charm. If you’re flying in from out of town into Pearson Airport, AirFlight Services would be pleased to provide limo or taxi service into Oakville. While you’re there, consider enjoying any of the following delights.
Travel is stressful enough without worrying about the logistics of getting to the airport for a flight – on time. Who will drive, where to park, and what happens if traffic causes an unexpected delay, did you plan for an alternative route? For many, this is reason enough to hire an airport shuttle or taxi service for the trip.
Remember the days of your youth when you could just grab a bag and go. That flexibility can change when you start having a family and when planning a family vacation, there is much to consider - car and booster seats, packing of bottles, diapers, snacks, favorite blankets, DVD or game systems to entertain the kids on the plane, comfort items, and sufficient clothing to accommodate adjusting temperatures of the family trip – that is once you’ve determined the vacation destination, where you’ll stay, how to get there, and how to get around once you’ve arrived.
Looks are not everything when it comes to travelling. You want to arrive in style, but you don’t want to spend your business trip or holiday battling with an insufficient, oversized, or otherwise inconvenient piece of luggage. If you are looking for a new carryall or suitcase to transport your belongings for your next trip, use the tips below to guide your decision.
The airport is an interesting space. Excitement, anticipation and stress all combine to create an atmosphere that is loved by some and hated by others. No matter what category you fall under, saving time is always a good thing when you are travelling. Experienced travellers have mastered the tips below, so take advantage before your next trip and enjoy a smooth, efficient, and stress-free experience at the airport.
You have your bags packed, and you are ready to take off to the airport. The only thing left on your to-do list is booking transportation to and from. Your friends and family may recommend ride-sharing, like Uber, because of the low prices and convenient app orders.
As you’ve likely heard, the Toronto taxi industry is undergoing tumultuous changes. A new licensing category—private transportation company licensing—has been issued by the city to make room for the newest players in town. And while we at AirFlight Services appreciate a level playing field and the kind of competition that allows local economies to thrive, we have very strong reservations about public safety.
If you’re planning on being in the GTA for Thanksgiving long weekend, there’s no shortage of things to do. From the moment you arrive at Pearson Airport and jump into your taxi or limousine, to the moment you head back home, there’s plenty to keep you occupied. Here are a few ideas to get you started.
The summer vacation is an age-old tradition that woos us away from our 9-to-5s and scurries us by taxi to Pearson Airport. Summer holidays are a great way to blow off steam, discover new places and make memories with loved ones. But like much else in life, vacations come with a degree of stress and mishap if not properly managed. Here are some tips to steer clear of unnecessary burdens and worries while you’re on holiday this summer.
Whether you’re flying domestically or internationally, transportation to and from Pearson Airport needs to figure into your travel plans. While there are many ways to get from point A to point B, there’s only one mode that’s simultaneously affordable, comfortable, reliable and safe. AirFlight Services has provided citizens of the GTA and their visitors personalized Pearson Airport taxi transport for more than 45 years. There are many benefits of using our service but here are the top four.
Your flight is booked, you’ve gone shopping for last minute items, and you’ve begun to pack, but have you thought about how you’ll get to the airport? If you are weighing your options for Pearson airport taxi services, consider this helpful guide.
Taking a flight means calculating costs, weighing options, and spending money! Travelling isn’t cheap, but it is worth the money for new experiences. If you are calculating the budget for your trip, you should consider hiring a Toronto airport limo to take you to the airport. If you are thinking about hailing a cab or calling one in advance, it can be helpful to understand the difference between a running meter and flat rates. Save money on the commute and spend it at your destination instead by getting to the airport with an affordable ride.
It is hard to think of someone who could be more important to you than your mom. She has been there since day one and has had a huge impact on the person you’ve become. This Mother’s Day, why not show her how much you really care? The best gifts are time spent together. If you are short on ideas, read on for some inspiration and let mom know just how special she is to you.
Going on vacation is an exciting time, but also requires a significant amount of preparation to go off without a hitch. Researching your destination, packing appropriate clothing and organizing your home before your leave should always take top priority. Don’t let details like how you’ll get to the airport get lost in the excitement! If you are in need of Pearson airport transportation, AirFlight Services offers a range of vehicle types, price points and packages to get you there on-time and stress-free.
Lately it seems that taxi and limousine drivers have been taking a lot of heat as ride share and other online options have increased marketing efforts and popularity. If you are considering the best way to get to or from Pearson for an upcoming trip, consider the rigorous process involved in becoming a driver. Learning more about the training and requirements for our hard working team will help give you peace of mind and the confidence that you will reach the airport in a safe and timely manner.
If you require a Markham airport taxi, or need a ride from anywhere else in the GTA, our drivers are available to pick you up. With GPS technology, our fleet is also equipped to confidently get you where you need to go.
The Easter Bunny is coming early this year! Easter weekend will be celebrated on the weekend of March 25-28th. If you are planning to fly home to celebrate with family and friends, it is important to book ahead so you can save money and get the most out of your visit. Don’t get stuck with an awkward flight time or waiting for hours to find a cab to take you from the airport. By planning ahead, you can maximize your time this weekend and celebrate the holiday with your loved ones, rather than stuck in transit. At AirFlight Services, we offer timely Toronto airport transportation to get you to and from your destination.
Recently, there has been is a lot of buzz about new ride share companies – both positive and negative. While they present a new option for consumers looking to get home, trusting licensed and experienced employees rather than un-licensed drivers is a much safer and reliable way to travel. Hiring a professional Toronto airport limo company is a smart move when expensive flight tickets, important business meetings, and pre-booked family vacations are on the line.
The day of honoring your love is fast approaching, where loved ones shower each other with chocolates, gifts and flowers. Still not sure what to plan for your sweetheart? This year, consider an experience to share and make memories together instead of exchanging gifts. If you and your partner are in the Greater Toronto Area, there are plenty of events happening.
Travelling for business can be an exciting opportunity, but it can also present new challenges in and out of the office. Being in a new city and dining alone or with colleagues can end up as a happy, memorable experience, or the opposite. You want something tasty that can expose you to the culinary delights offered by the city, but may not have much free time to research restaurants or eat between meetings.
Luckily, Toronto is a city with a fantastic food culture, so finding a convenient and delicious spot to grab a bite will not be difficult.
Travelling to the Toronto Island Airport just got a lot easier with construction completed on new pedestrian tunnel. Travellers can now walk directly from Billy Bishop Airport into the city. That means a faster commute for travellers entering or leaving the city, and reduced lineups and waiting times for the short ferry-ride to the airport. This also means that your airport taxi can get you to and from your destination much more quickly.
Whether you are taking gifts to family or returning home with gifts you have received during the holiday season, travelling with large packages can be a hassle. From extra baggage costs to not having enough space to fit everything in your carry-on, there are just a few things to consider before you embark on your holiday journey this year.
While Christmas is known to be a joyful time of year, it can also be very stressful for many travellers who venture across the country or province by plane to visit family each year. Rather than dreading it, there are many ways travellers can reduce stress and embrace the joy of the season.
Booking quality airport transportation is one of the most important components of successfully planning a trip to Toronto. Not only do you want to travel in comfort and style, but you want to ensure you receive prompt and professional service as well. One of the ways to make sure that your limo service to and from the Toronto Pearson International Airport meets these standards is to hire a company that uses built-in GPS tracking.
One of the most stressful parts of travelling, especially when visiting a large and unfamiliar city such as Toronto, is finding transportation once you arrive.
To avoid the hassle of navigating a confusing public transit system and risk getting lost, you may decide instead to book Toronto airport transportation ahead of time. Why not begin your trip with a stress-free ride to your hotel from a limo or taxi service?
Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, getting to and from the airport is often a rushed and stressful time. An airport taxi in Toronto can make the experience easier, allowing you peace of mind knowing someone will be there to take you where you need to be.
With a professional limo and taxi service such as AirFlight Services, you will arrive to your destination on-time and without the hassles of finding a friend, colleague or family member to take you. Better yet, you will no longer be forced to deal with the wait times and crowds associated with public transit, or pay to leave your car at the terminal.
After booking your travel, packing and unpacking, arriving at the airport on time, and dealing with excessive crowds, travelling can often be more stressful than it is relaxing.
Fortunately, there are ways you can avoid these common travel inconveniences and actually enjoy the adventure.
When you have a flight to catch, Toronto airport transportation can make or break your trip. You need to be on time, while also ensuring your chosen transportation is within your travel budget and is stress-free. While you may assume that relying on a family member to take you to the airport or using public transportation is the best option, you may be surprised what these choices may cost you in both time and money.
Whether you’re just preparing to leave for an adventure or arriving home after a long trip, it’s important that you are comfortable on your way to and from the airport. At AirFlight Services, our limousines and taxis provide you with reliable, luxurious transportation so that you can arrive or leave the airport without the traditional stress of travel.
By booking early, you can pick the type of vehicle you want to arrive or depart in, and our Toronto airport taxi and limousine service has quite a few from which to choose.
Most of us know too well what it's like at the airport these days. It's hard enough to just get through the security line with your sanity intact, never mind remembering to pack an all-contingency carry-on bag in advance of all the little (or big) travel hassles.
If you've ever missed a flight or dealt with the loss of checked luggage at your destination, you probably already know the importance of choosing the right items for your carry-on. But what items are truly necessities as opposed to niceties? It's time to re-think your packing strategies. Here's how:
You’ve travelled around the world, and you’ve refused to live on saltine crackers when you travel. You visited the best of the local restaurants, sampling the native cuisine so that you could get a feel for the culture.
When you travel to Toronto, you’re entering a well-established food scene. This bustling city has many restaurants with refined menus and great atmospheres, but many people might say that Toronto’s delis take the cake when it comes to sampling local flavour.
According to an article published by NBC in November, 2013, business travel spending is supposed to rise in 2014. There's no way to tell what the rest of the year will bring, but so far NBC's prediction looks accurate.
Keeping a detailed schedule is a crucial element of any successful business trip. Meetings, conferences, workshops, and sightseeing are all fundamental aspects of a business trip, and with the proper time management and scheduling, your busy trip doesn't have to be a burden. Here are a few tips for keeping your schedule organized and efficient.
Businessmen often have one stylish goal in common: to look professional. One of the most effective ways to do just that is by keeping your suit neat and wrinkle-free. Unfortunately, professional men also have something in common that complicates the neat, wrinkle-free look: constant packing and unpacking. But for every businessman out there, don’t fret. Packing, and maintaining the “pressed” look, just got a whole lot easier with our step-by-step instructions on how to perfectly pack a business suit.
If you're on a business trip in or around Toronto, Canada, you won't have a problem coming up with plenty of sites to see in your down time. Toronto boasts some of the great tourist attractions of Canada, including the CN Tower (the tallest free-standing structure in the Western Hemisphere), the Toronto Zoo, and numerous art galleries and museums. And if you're interested in a shopping trip, you'll have plenty of options to choose from.
Toronto is more than the greenery of High Park and lively character of St. Lawrence market. It’s grander than the colossal CN Tower and deluxe Casa Loma. As a step above the rest, Toronto is a destination city that should leave you feeling like you are in the lap of luxury—and it should all start with your accommodations.
There’s not much that can compete with the satisfying feeling of living in style. The question then is: how can you travel to the GTA and obtain your desired level of style without draining your bank account? Here’s a foolproof way to find a hotel that meets your ritzy (albeit reasonable) requirements.
Many people think travelling for work is a glamorous affair. You know better.
Work travel often involves the inside of hotel rooms, the inside of board rooms, and the inside of airplanes. Travelling means dealing with jet lag, endless waiting, and living out of a suitcase. There really isn’t much time for sightseeing either.
So can you really enjoy travelling for work? Read on to find out!
You’ve been to boring parties. You know what it’s like to count down the minutes until you can politely leave. When you’re planning a special occasion, ordinary is the last thing you want it to be. By adding some of these elements to your get-together, you can delight your guests and keep people talking about your event for weeks afterward.
When you’re constantly on the go for business, packing becomes just another part of your busy schedule. All the better to come up with a checklist you can use over and over, whether you’re going on a quick 2-day trip or planning a week of meetings abroad.
Tipping is one of the most confusing customs in the world, and expectations vary from country to country. In the US, most people in the service industry expect a tip; while in China, you should not give a tip unless you received exceptional or luxurious service.
Additionally, tipping is generally considered an imprecise art. Some individuals tip generously, even if the service is poor, while others go out of their way to avoid tipping.
If you need some basic Canadian tipping guidelines, here are a few suggested rates to get you started.
You’re about to embark on a grand adventure, whether you travel for business or pleasure. You may want to visit a national park, or you may want to go on a road trip to see many amazing cities and natural wonders in one go. Even if you go on a business trip, you should have some fun along the way. But no matter what kind of vacation or trip you’re going on, you probably have an undercurrent of stress polluting your excitement.
Travelling shouldn’t be about stress; it should be about enjoyment and relaxation. So before you ride or fly off on your adventure, use these 5 tips to minimize your stress.
Nobody likes to wait in line, especially when they know they’ll have to spend the next several hours sitting on an airplane next to unfamiliar people. The close quarters and the dry air will make you uncomfortable enough—waiting in huge lines and finding your way through large crowds shouldn’t have to make the situation even more uncomfortable.
While we love the wonders of airborne transportation, we don’t necessarily love the process it takes to get to and from the aircraft. To streamline your next airline travel experience, follow the tips outlined below.
Don’t deny it: riding in a limo is classy.
It doesn't matter whether you’re travelling for business or celebrating a special occasion, riding in a limo is riding with style. You attract attention wherever you go, and choosing a limo makes a statement about who you are.
Can’t afford to travel in a limo? Think again.
Limos can be an economical, reliable, and productive way to travel—and here’s why!
You may find yourself in Toronto for a business or school trip, or you may simply find yourself there over a weekend. If you’d like to experience what the Queen City has to offer in this limited time, you can use the short guide below to plan some activities.
If one of your colleagues mentioned they took a limousine the last time they travelled to the airport for a flight out of town, would a hot flare of jealousy rise in your gut? After all, you always slog it out on public transit or pay high fees to park your car for a week. You’ve never considered taking a limo because you know they are only a luxury for the rich and famous, right? Wrong!
This year, Toronto is the proud host of the summer 2015 Pan Am Games. There will be some glorious gold-medal firsts, but some non-athletic records are also about to be broken. The games are the first ever fully carbon neutral and environmentally friendly games. We’re big supporters of that podium-deserving position, and that’s why we’re gearing up to serve as a Pan Am game transportation keystone. In fact, the Toronto 2015 organizing committee isn’t providing any general parking for the events, meaning public transit is going to be congested and pre-arranged airport transportation in Toronto is going to be more important than ever.
Airport security checks are procedures that all passengers must go through in order to board a plane.
To avoid the hassle of unnecessary private checks or losing belongings inside your carry-on bag, you need to first understand what is and is not allowed in your luggage, and know how to pack a carry-on bag properly.
Travel is just part of your business routine, but to ensure a comfortable trip for yourself and other team members consider using a corporate limo service.
Limos are not just for special occasions, luxury travel and couples on romantic getaways. They also offer corporate travellers numerous advantages that rental cars and taxis simply cannot provide.
The wedding is over and now it is time for you and your spouse to embark on a honeymoon adventure. In order to get started on that trip of a lifetime, however, you need to first get to the airport.
Rather than request friends or family to drive you to the airport, why not book a Toronto airport limo taxi instead?
Travelling with the entire family is exciting. Whether you are going to a Canadian vacation destination or leaving the country, arranging all of the details and making sure everyone is ready to go is a daunting task for parents.
Luckily there is one less detail you have to coordinate: the ride. Instead of piling everyone in the family car to reach the airport, consider a limo for your Toronto airport transportation.