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Luxury Airport Transfer Southend on Sea | Gatwick Airport | Stansted Airport | Luton Airport | London City Airport | Taxi
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Affordable premium airport transfer service from Southend on sea to Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton, Stansted, London City. Proffesional local company with BMW, Mercedes or Range Rover cars. Covering Leigh on Sea, Westcliff on Sea, Thorpe Bay, Great Wakering, Rochford, Shoebury
London theater, hotel, arena, restaraunt trips in chauffeur driven Mercedes, Range Rover or BMW cars with professional smart friendly drivers. Female chauffeur driver available. Why compromise on your evening out rushing for the last train when you can be chauffeured straight to your door in luxurious comfort and style
The fleet comprises of premium executive vehicles such as BMW, Range Rover and Mercedes, Our chauffeurs are smart knowledgeable and discreet. We pride ourselves on a professional local and accountable service. As a company we have been serving executives for 15 years. Accounts can be set up all cards including Amex are welcome
Corporate Airport Transfers and Executive Chauffeurs
Our clients include companies such as Marsh, AON, Willis, Apollo, Guy Carpenter, BAML, Cartamundi, Fords, Renaissance Re, and many more, these professionals trust us to give them an executive service which is second to none, on time, smart and in a great range premium brands, Range Rover, BMW, and Mercedes. We also have an equal opportunities policy we employ male and female chauffeurs all on equal pay
When choosing a premium car for a special occasion S & T Private Hire excels in providing that special dedicated service and at prices that are comparable to taxi prices, wether it’s Thorpe Bay, Leigh on Sea, Westclif on Sea, Rochford, we offer a price that is value for money. Our quote form is quick and easy and will respond in 10 mins. We offer a local flexible dedicated service.
Secure pick ups from the terminal with our meet & greet service. We meet inside the terminal with your name visible text message or email will be sent the day before with your driver details. Regardless of arrival time rest assured our chauffeur will be there smart, and visiblle
Our Chauffeurs undergo specif training here`s some information and history of our profession
In addition to the minimum legal requirements, limousine companies often require their chauffeurs to undergo specific extra training.These courses may involve evasive driving or defensive driving techniques, the proper methods to ensure safety in the most extreme conditions such as inclement weather, a flat tire at high speeds, or other exterior influences for loss of vehicular control, etc. Most companies also have their own courses as to what they expect from their chauffeurs. Chauffeurs may be taught proper etiquette for use when they are in presence of their clientele. They may also be trained for services to the client beyond the car itself, such as for a personal valet or bodyguard. Many companies and local licensing agencies currently require random drug screening – in the United States this was especially the case after professional ice hockey player Vladimir Konstantinov's career-ending injuries when his recently hired chauffeur, Richard Gnida, lost control of their limousine and crashed.
In many places (or at times in the past), proper physical presence is presented by the chauffeur at all times. This usually includes a well-groomed individual, conservatively dressed in a clean and crisply pressed black or dark suit or tuxedo, dress shirt, and appropriately matching tie, with black leather gloves and freshly polished matching footwear. In some areas, such as Japan, white gloves are the norm. Some companies have complete uniforms for their chauffeurs, and some require that hats be worn as part of the uniform.
The term chauffeur comes from the French term for stoker because the earliest automobiles, like their railroad and sea vessel counterparts, were steam-powered and required the driver to stoke the engine. Early petrol/gasoline-powered motor cars, before the advent of electric ignition, were ignited by 'hot tubes' in the cylinder head which had to be pre-heated before the engine would start. Hence the term chauffeur which, in this context, means something like "heater-upper". The chauffeur would prime the hot tubes at the start of a journey, after which the natural compression cycle of the engine would keep them at the correct temperature. The chauffeur also maintained the car, including routine maintenance and cleaning, and had to be a skilled mechanic to deal with breakdowns and tyre punctures en route, which were very common in the earliest years of the automobile.
While the term may refer to anybody who drives for a living, it usually implies a driver of an elegant passenger vehicle such as a horse-drawn carriage, luxury sedan, motor coach, or especially a limousine; those who operate buses or non-passenger vehicles are generally referred to as "drivers". In some countries, particularly developing nations where a ready supply of labor ensures that even the middle classes can afford domestic staff and among the wealthy, the chauffeur may simply be called the "driver".
People currently sometimes employ chauffeurs full-time to drive themselves in their own personal vehicles, yet there are also professional services offering limousines or rental cars driven by chauffeurs. This is very similar to but more luxurious than taking a taxicab. A variety of benefits are cited for using chauffeurs, including convenience, productivity and time savings, and driving safety for businesspeople and seniors. Insurance costs for luxury vehicles are often lower if the designated driver is a chauffeur.
The legal requirements to be a chauffeur vary depending on the local jurisdiction and class of vehicle. In some cases, a simple permit is all that is required, but in others an additional professional license with certain minimum standards in areas such as: age, health, driving experience, criminal record, local geographic knowledge,[
A chauffeur is a person employed to drive a passenger motor vehicle, especially a luxury vehicle such as a large sedan or limousine. A woman employed to drive a passenger motor vehicle is a chauffeuse.
Originally, such drivers were often personal employees of the vehicle owner, but now in many cases specialist chauffeur service companies or individual drivers provide both driver and vehicle for hire, although there are service companies that just provide the driver.
Southend on Sea to Southampton Port journey times vary a great deal traffic being the major issue. We at estimate 3 hours with comfort breaks. Our luxury chauffeur service really is second to none. A dedicated chauffeur knowledgable smart and in a luxury vehicle and no more expensive that local taxi companies our prices are from £200 heres some useful information about our service
Southampton Ocean Cruise Terminal Berth 46/47:
One of Southampton's busiest terminals, Ocean has a host of amenities to make your time there as straightforward and comfortable as possible.
Travelling by car, getting there is easy. Just off the A33, Platform Road head for Dock Gate 4. Make sure to allow plenty of time, as traffic can get heavy during peak time.
By rail - Southampton Central is the closest train station, approximately 2 miles from Ocean Terminal.
Dropping Off Your Luggage:
There's no need to worry if you're unsure; with clear signage and staff on hand, every step of the way has been thoroughly thought out. As you approach the terminal, to your left is the baggage handling area. Drop-off is located adjacent. Porters are quick to help with your luggage. If parking, you will need to bring your luggage over to this area yourself.
Where to Park:
Short stay parking, located just behind the coach bays, is to your right as you face the terminal. Starting at £1 per hour, prices rise to £10 for 24 hours. A lost or damaged ticket will set you back a £100, so make sure to keep it safe.
Long stay parking is situated behind the short stay car park. It's not available on the day, so don't leave booking a space until the last moment. Your travel agent or cruise operator should be able to book this for you.
A Quick Note for Smokers:
The terminal is No Smoking throughout. As you approach the terminal from the car parks, the designated smoking area is just in front of you, to the right hand side. Remember to use the bin provided, as littering in the UK has an £80 on the spot fine.
Heading In To the Terminal:
Things can look a little hectic when you first arrive. Two large doors frame the front of the building. Both sets lead into the same reception area, so there’s no need to worry about entering the wrong end. Seating for 100-150 is located downstairs. If you are waiting for a family member or friend to park, it’s a good idea to take a few minutes to wait and relax down here.
What to do Whilst Waiting:
A large magazine stand can be found in the window. Filled with a wide range of high-quality glossy magazines, these are complimentary, with issues changing throughout the year. A Map & Guide to the city is also available from here. It is located just before you exit through the door on the left.
Travel agents set up information stands downstairs for some cruises. They're not always there, but terminal staff are usually easy to spot and are always helpful.
A bank of three vending machines can be found just past the seating, along with a free water cooler.
Grabbing a Bite to Eat:
Where You Need to Go:
Standard and disabled access toilets are located on both floors. Mother and baby changing facilities are upstairs, towards the back of the terminal.
For this, you will need to head upstairs. An escalator, stairs and a lift are available. Check-in staff will be on hand to guide you to where you need to go.
Priority check-in takes up the first 3-5 desks, with a separate queue clearly marked. Around 30-40 desks are available in total.
Waiting to Board:
Seating for approximately 1,000 fills the majority of the first floor. Windows line the left hand wall, allowing a glimpse of your ship as luggage is loaded and passengers already on-board mill around on their balconies. Additional complimentary magazines are available towards the centre, just past Café Ceano.
Priority seating is sectioned off towards the far end of the terminal upstairs; P&O’s Peninsular Club members can use this section prior to boarding.
Useful to Know:
There is Wi-Fi available at the terminal.
There are no pay phones anywhere near the terminal, however mobile phone signal stays strong throughout. For any last-minute postcards or mail, the nearest postbox is in Oxford Street or the town centre.
The terminal is fully accessible throughout for passengers with mobility issues. Disabled parking is available right beside the front door. Disabled access toilets are located on both floors, with a 46 person capacity lift with extra-wide doors for easy access.
The nearest ATM can be found at Tesco Express over in Ocean Village, around a 10-15 minute walk, or on Oxford street. If you need a Bureau de Change, the closet one is on the high street.
If you do accidentally misplace your wallet or luggage it is best to contact your Cruise line Operator. Below are the numbers you may need:
Cunard, P&O and Princess:
Main number: 02380 656400
Lost Property: 02380 656426
Royal Caribbean International:
Norwegian Cruise Line:
Lost Baggage: 07901 978175
Main: 0207 3706293