What is the difference between a taxi and a Chauffeur service?

Not everyone is familiar with a Chauffeur service. In the United States and Asia, for example, there is a clear distinction between a taxi and a Chauffeur service. Other synonyms for a Chauffeur service are Limousine service, Black car service or Private car service.

You know the driver and the driver knows you!

Unlike a taxi, the aim is to have guests drive by the same drivers as much as possible, so you know the driver and the driver knows you. Working this way, the driver is fully aware of personal wishes, which means that the service must feel safe and trusted. Chauffeur services work with a select group of specially trained professional drivers.
In addition to a mandatory chauffeur pass, which every professional driver in the Netherlands must have, our drivers receive in-depth and periodic driving training. During these driving courses, drivers are trained in road knowledge, etiquettes and driving skills. This means that the passenger is in professional hands – should something happen.

Comfort and tranquility.

Chauffeur services generally work with black blinded vehicles, with a choice of eye-catching and unobtrusive luxury. For example, we always guarantee the latest models from Mercedes-Benz, where possible with an extended wheelbase and the highest possible comfort that Mercedes-Benz has to offer. During the ride we offer: bottled water, peppermint, pillows and various charging options for your laptop or cellphone.

Good preparation is key!

The difference between a taxi and a limousine transport is also reflected in the preparation of each ride. Before departure, all our drivers check the scheduled route for particularities and keep an alternative route as a plan B. In this way we try to prevent and avoid any form of delay.

Convenience and safety.

In the taxi, the meter is started as soon as the guest gets in. With a Chauffeur service, the passenger does not have to worry about any direct payment for the service, we work on an invoice basis. This way, a P.A does not have to worry that guests are bothered with the inconvenience that requires payment after the ride. Should the guest ever forget / lose something in the car due to any circumstance, our office can always be contacted directly. In general, we can quickly track lost items.

Last but not least: discretion.

Unlike a street taxi driver, all our drivers have signed an extensive nondisclosure agreement. As a result, discreet conversations, locations and situations will always be confidential.

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