Managing group transportation can often be a bit of a headache. Manifests, logistics, signage, timing and overall people skills are necessary to ensure a streamlined, safe and comfortable transfer. Doing your due diligence and knowing the questions to ask when booking transportation will help ease the planning process. Here are a few keys to successfully managing group transportation:
Ask Local Experts for Recommendations
Hotels and CVB’s are great go-to sources for ground transportation. They are the destination experts who see and hear the good and the bad.
Having a backup plan is a necessity when coordinating ground transportation. Unless attendees are driving to the meeting, airport transfers are usually their first meeting experience. While air dictates ground, ground gives the first impression. Consider the following when planning airport transfers:
Consider a transportation company with offices or affiliate partnerships worldwide. Choosing a transportation provider that can deliver consistent service regardless of where your group is headed can be as important as the event itself.
Asking these key questions when booking ground transportation will help ensure an enjoyable, stress free experience.