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    President Eli Darland speaks on 2014 LCT Leadership Summit Fast40 Panel

    May 23rd, 2014

    Rare Form Limousine founder and President, Eli Darland, spoke at the 2014 LCT Leadership Summit on the Fast40 panel about the pitfalls of custom software development, the benefits of local and national industry involvement, and thoughts on green vehicle technology. The LCT Summit was held at the famous Eden Roc in Miami Beach, FL.

    Fast40 panel

    The Fast40 panel moderated by LCT senior editor Tim Crowley and speakers Elisabeth Allan, Eli Darland, Jonathan Erlich, and David Glazier.

     


    Magazines Are Not Dead—They’re Alive and Well in Our Executive Vehicles

    April 14th, 2011

    Articles like this one from Newsweek explain how important magazines are to the fabric of our daily lives. Eli Darland, founder of Rare Form Limousine, has always had a fondness for magazines, taking as many as 20 subscriptions a year.

    Rare Form Limousine’s executive vehicles each have six current magazines available for you to enjoy.

    Three local lifestyle magazines, 425 Magazine, Seattle Magazine, and Seattle Metropolitan, keep you abreast of what’s happening around Seattle and the Eastside.

    Two luxury lifestyle magainzes, Architectural Digest and Robb Report, showcase the newest trends in the finer things.

    Finally, Washington Tasting Room delves into the Washington wine culture, inspiring our executive clients to experience the playful side of Rare Form Limousine by joining us for wine tasting, Woodinville style.

     

    425 Magazine


    ABC Regional Meeting Brings Seattle to Portland

    April 7th, 2011

    After a one year hiatus, the Association of Bridal Consultants Northwest Regional Conference returned, and the event was a success for those who made the trip.

    The conference was held at the beautiful Embassy Suites Portland Airport, and centered around the Expanding Horizons: Networking and Etiquette Revival class created and delivered by Master Bridal Consultant Sandra Monahan, owner of Weddings Without Worries, who traveled all the way from Wexford, PA.

    The Networking and Etiquette Revival class was very comprehensive, and although my etiquette is pretty polished, I learned a handful of additional etiquette to put to good use. Now I know what to do with that bread basket sitting in front of me at the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce Business Lunches!

    I want to give special recognition to Carna Lapping, owner and event planner at Very Important Events, who put the advice given in the Expanding Horizons material to good use, and sent me a warm, handwritten note following our return back to Seattle.

    I had a great time in Portland, and am already looking forward to the next ABC Northwest Regional Conference to be held in Washington for 2012!

    Portland International Airport


    Who’s Driving You?

    March 31st, 2011

    Safety is the number one priority of Rare Form Limousine. We are members of the National Safety Council, and our chauffeurs attend monthly in-house safety meetings.

    This story illustrates how important safety training is to a limousine service. Make sure you know who’s driving you!

    Limousine Crashes into House


    PSLA Website Is Now Active!

    March 24th, 2011

    The long awaited website for the Puget Sound Limousine Association is up and running. Research the member list, browse current Washington state limousine laws, find out about the next meeting, or join the association!

    Eli Darland, President of Rare Form Limousine, sits on the board of directors of the PSLA, which works directly with the Washington State Legislature, Washington State Department of Licensing, Port of Seattle, City of Seattle, and other authorities to promote the local chauffeured transportation industry.

    Puget Sound Limousine Association


    Latest News on Proposed Washington State Limo Bill

    March 17th, 2011

    The Seattle PI has posted a limo bill update. Follow the link to find out how the Puget Sound Limousine Association is working to protect law abiding chauffeured transportation services in the state of Washington.

    The PSLA website has more details about how the association helps shape local industry regulations.

    Law Gavel


    Town Car Replacement Named at ILTC Show 2011

    March 3rd, 2011

    Lincoln Town Car MKTWe just returned from the International Limousine, Charter & Tour Show 2011, held in Las Vegas, Nevada. The big news is the MKT Town Car, Lincoln’s specialty built crossover utility vehicle slated to replace the outgoing Town Car in model year 2013.

    The MKT Town Car will be offered in two body styles – the standard livery version with available all-wheel drive, and a stretchable heavy-duty limo with standard all-wheel drive. Will the public accept this unexpected replacement, or will a new make emerge as the leader in chauffeured transportation?


    Satellite Radio Is Music from Above

    July 8th, 2010

    Sirius XMThere are plenty of ways to run a cheap limousine service. Adding satellite radio to each vehicle is not one of them.

    At Rare Form Limousine, we always strive to add value to your chauffeured transportation experience. That includes adding a satellite radio subscription to every one of our vehicles.

    Our stretch limousines have XM satellite radio connected to a high-end Alpine head unit. Our executive vehicles have Sirius satellite radio connected to a high-end Kenwood head unit.

    It’s the little things that set Rare Form Limousine apart from the field. Stay tuned for more ways that we add value to your limousine experience.


    Weekday Specials on Stretch Limousines

    June 24th, 2010

    Weekday SpecialDid you know that Rare Form Limousine has Weekday Specials on our stretch limousines? Reserve our Stretch Town Car or Super Stretch Excursion for 3 hours or more Sunday–Thursday and receive a special discounted rate.

    Our 8-passenger Stretch Town Car Weekday Special is $75.00/hr and our 13-passenger Super Stretch Excursion Weekday Special is $125.00/hr. You can even combine our Weekday Special with our 7th Hour Free Special for extra savings!


    Next Chauffeur Training July 6–8, 2010

    June 17th, 2010

    The three day comprehensive Rare Form Limousine Chauffeur School is being offered again July 6–8, 2010.

    Looking for a local chauffeur training class in the Seattle area that satisfies the Washington State Department of Licensing Limousine Chauffeur Training Curriculum Fundamentals? Look no further! Sign up today by calling 877.789.RARE (7273).

    We also offer a Basic Credential class to members of the Puget Sound Limousine Association, designed to teach the student the basic skills and information needed to pass the Port of Seattle Chauffeur Credential test administered by Alliance 2020. Call 877.789.RARE (7273) for details.

    Chauffeur Training