Benefits of Airport Transfers
On planning a trip away, whether it is for your family holiday or for business or leisure, the major things you organise are flights and accommodation. Forgetting to organise something as simple as getting from the airport to your accommodation can become such an inconvenience upon arrival. There are a lot of options available but you could get layover tours caught paying much more then you should or taking much longer then you should to reach your destination if you do not have pre-arranged transport.
There is a preconceived idea that private airport transfers are too costly for the average traveler but upon a small amount of research you will find they provide a far safer (especially for children), relaxing and generally more cost effective option.
When choosing your airport transfer, the most important things to consider should be:
- Safety. A safe and friendly driver with all relevant qualifications and knowledge of the local area through experience rather than relying on a GPS is vital. Taxis and other public transport options do not provide any child restraints* (which you then need to supply yourself) and additional luggage can cause a problem. However, with a private transfer these options can be discussed and arranged at the time of booking. * New laws in Australia now state that children must be secured in an approved child restraint until they reach their seventh birthday.
- Budget. As soon as you have more than two people travelling together, a private door-to-door airport transfer becomes just as cost effective. Other transport options are charged per adult / child, whereas most airport transfer quotes are per vehicle. Ensuring that you have a pre-paid journey booked to suit your specific requirements can be much more relaxing than a pay as you go journey as these drivers ca