Have you ever experienced the feeling of being picked up by a chauffeur and taken to your destination in luxury? No! You are missing out, getting picked up by a chauffeur and being driven in a luxury vehicle is absolute bliss and will make you feel like the VIP you are. But don’t worry if you haven’t experienced chauffeur driven travel yet, you will do as we are providing you with five excuses to hire a luxury chauffeur driven car!
Been our closest airport and the one we travel to a lot for airport pick-up’s and drop-off’s, Leeds Bradford airport is a place we know very well. This is why we are very proud that our local airport has been awarded a Globe Travel Award.
The Globe Travel Awards recognise excellence in the travel industry, this is proven as votes are only cast by the UK travel agent community. These awards are recognised as the biggest accolade in the UK travel industry, so it’s a big deal that Leeds Bradford airport was named Best UK Airport 2014. This is an award that is well deserved, Leeds Bradford airport is one of the fastest growing top 20 airports in the UK. And this is why, in 2013 3.3 million passengers flew to over 70 destinations with 11 major airlines, serving 24 countries worldwide. Previously Leeds Bradford airport was awarded the AOA 2013 Best Airport Award (under 6 million passengers) and the Travel Bulletin Star UK Airport Award in 2013.
You may of heard about a little bike ride happening in Yorkshire in 2014? Let’s get more specific, it starts Saturday 5th July 2014. Yes it’s the Tour De France Stage 1 starting in Leeds and finishing in Harrogate. This massive sporting event, especially for Yorkshire will see the riders start in Leeds and make their way through Harewood – Otley – Ilkley – Skipton – Kettlewell – Aysgarth – Hawes – Reeth – Leyburn – Ripon and stage 1 ends in Harrogate. The riders will be sprinting down the long straight to cross the finish line placed on Harrogate’s ‘Stray’, this straight will show us who is the first to wear the famous ‘Yellow Jersey’ of the 2014 Tour De France.
Earlier this week the government announced plans to set a 60mph speed limit for a stretch of 34 miles of the M1. The proposal has the aim of cutting pollution. The 60mph restriction the Highways Agency has warned may be repeated in other areas where emissions are high. The Highway Agency also said that the limit would apply from 7am to 7pm all days of the week.
Harrogate is a popular spa town located in North Yorkshire. The town is well known for a variety of reasons including its world famous spa water, architectural beauty and being ranked as one of the happiest places in the UK to live. Harrogate is also considered a relatively wealthy place to live, attracting many businesses to trade in the area, providing excellent retail opportunities. Subsequently, this factor helps to attract business men from all over the world. As the town is not on the doorstep of the UK’s major cities (with exception to the 35 minute train journey to Leeds) it’s important that you research the essentials before arriving on your trip. Particular travel components that need consideration include which hotel to stay at, where to eat and what transport links you can benefit from. Below are some handy hints to help when you visit Harrogate.Harrogate Conference Centre.