Hallo Fans. We all talk about the different places to go and when to visit them and what are the best sites to see. However I have many of my followers that contact me with troubles finding the best modes of transportation and best navigation practices in different places. A lot of the emails have a frustrated undertone to them as what they wanted to see and do didn’t come to be due to being in a foreign place and choosing a less than reputable avenue of getting around. We are going to give a few plugs and shout outs to a few companies. We usually never give shameless plugs but transportation can make or break the trip.
Modes of Transportation
Everything depends on where you are and what your plans are. If you are in New York City in the States, you don’t want to rent a moped, however it might be safer and cheaper than taking a taxi cab which are not known for being safe.
The only place I have ever seen this as the better mode of transportation is in the states and on a short term level. When I was traveling around the New England (as you all know, one of my favorite places to be), I had a great experience with limo service in New Haven CT and a Party Bus in Rhode Island. My family and I rented and we also partied later that night on a Party Bus in Down Town Providence. However it’s very important to do your research on this and make sure it’s a reputable limo company. If you have a large group like we did always use a shuttle or Party Bus Rental RI just do to the fact that they fit more people and you won’t be squished. Some companies call them limo buses. When we were in Providence one time with a large group we This can make or break the trip. The driver should know the city you are traveling like the back of his hand. Reason being, navigation systems can be tricky in the cities with traffic. Our trip was in Providence Rhode Island and I can say it was great. Driver was awesome and I would recommend the to anyone. The Limousine rental was also great. I can tell you that we were a little tight in the limo and couldn’t stand up, but the experience was great. All of you know I love to travel to New England anyhow so whenever I need a limo in Boston I know who to call.
Renting a Car
Renting a car can be one of the safest most reliable forms of transportation for you and your family if you have one. Especially now with GPS/SatNav one can get lost but not for long typically. Press a few buttons and you can quickly find your destination. When visiting Ireland we rented a car, it was a Yugoslavian auto maker which is not known for their reliability but we had no issues with it whatsoever. I can say that there was 1 major obstacle, I along with most people in the world drive on the right side of the road, however in Ireland it’s the opposite. It was definitely something that took some time getting used to but after a few heart stopping moments I got used to it and was glad I chose to do so. When I visited Florida, we rented another vehicle and the experience was similar. Car rental companies in the states have a much better reputation than those in other countries. We used a company called Avis and it was the easiest experience we had ever experienced. They don’t just use 1 car company to get their vehicles from. There are many different companies they get their vehicles from and all are inspected before and after all rentals. If you have an issue with your car, they will replace it with no questions asked. Renting from the wrong company can land you stranded though. Nothing like having to call a tow truck in the middle of the night. We needed a tow truck in newport news Virginia when we rented from the wrong low budget car service. The owner was awesome and made the best out of a bad situation. Shout out to our Friends at Newport News Towing Service
I would have to say that most people I have spoken with who chose to take bus tours and accept that fact that your autonomy is limited tend to love it. What I’ve seen is that most people who have a positive experience using a bus tour for travels tend to be over the age of 50 and would recommend it to people the speak with. For Bus Tours we recommend you check with US coachways. If you want to have fun on the way Check with Party Bus Boston
Remember folks, always always do your research. Look online at reviews and try and separate the overly critical from the normal problems. Thanks guys and as always, Happy Travels.