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Skip the Flights! 5 Reasons Why Chauffeured Transportation May Be Better for Winter Travel

Posted on Dec 4th 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

Whether it's snowy or sunny, the winter months can pose some problems: the holidays ensure that the airports are continuously busy, everyone is stressed and most people are running on tight schedules. 1. With rare exceptions, ground transportation can be "delayed" but not...

5 Advantages of Using a Luggage Shipping Company

Posted on Nov 7th 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

Are you wondering whether you should check your luggage or carry it on? There's actually a third option that you might not be considering: the use of a luggage shipping company. A luggage shipping company ships your luggage in advance, usually using a carrier such as FedEx, UPS or...

Keeping Your Children Safe From Disease While Traveling

Posted on Sep 12th 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

With recent reports of a rare childhood respiratory virus emerging in Chicago, parents may want to be especially cautious with their children. It sometimes seems that everyone gets sick while traveling -- especially children. With that in mind, you may want to take some steps to ensure...

How to Book Lodging When Traveling With Your Pets

Posted on Aug 28th 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

Are you going to be taking a trip with your cat or dog soon? You may know how to book air travel and ground transportation with pets, but there are some issues that you might run into when inquiring regarding hotels and motels. Not all lodging options accept pets -- in fact, very few do....

How to Cope with Special Dietary Needs When Flying

Posted on Jul 16th 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

Food has become an essential part of the flying experience since passengers have been using airplanes to get from point A to point B. In today's economy, airlines are struggling to maintain profitability and have done away with many things that were previously standard fare on all...

5 Travel Fees and Charges You Really Don't Need to Pay

Posted on Jul 2nd 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

Many of the fees associated with travel are purely negotiable. Don't get nickel-and-dimed on your next trip; make sure that you question all of the costs you're presented with. Additional fees can quickly turn a hot deal into a budget breaker. 1. Boarding Pass Fees. Yes, believe it...