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    June Is National Safety Month

    June 10th, 2010

    National Safety MonthEvery June, Rare Form Limousine chauffeurs don National Safety Month lapel pins to highlight our commitment to year-round safety.

    Rare Form Limousine is a proud member of the National Safety Council. Our chauffeurs attend monthly in-house safety meetings where they are briefed on the latest safety issues such as distracted driving, seasonal issues such as road construction and inclement weather, and traditional issues like performing vehicle inspections and obeying traffic laws.

    Rest assured that Rare Form Limousine does everything we can to make safety our number one priority. We know it means everything to you.

    Why Get a DUI?

    June 3rd, 2010

    DUI’s are expensive and embarrassing. Take a bus. Take a cab. Take a walk. Take a limo. Just don’t get stuck taking a breathalyzer test like Sonja Morgan.

    NCIS: Los Angeles Knows Limos

    May 6th, 2010

    Are you one of the 15 million people who watched the NCIS: Los Angeles episode, “Fame,” last week? When Callen goes undercover as a wealthy player, he heads to the hottest club in Los Angeles in…a Rare Form Limousine?

    It sure looked that way, as the Krystal Lincoln Town Car featured in this season’s hottest new series is the same model and color as our Stretch Town Car. We know we have good taste, but we love to see it reinforced on television, just like on last year’s American Idol.

    NCIS: Los Angeles

    Spring Military Appreciation Special: Free Airport Ride!

    March 25th, 2010

    Rare Form Limousine is proud to present an unprecedented Military Appreciation Special: Any member of the armed forces returning from deployment will receive a free ride from Seatac International Airport to anywhere in our complimentary drive-time area through the end of spring.

    Our chauffeur will arrive in our Executive Expedition EL to meet you up at your baggage claim. You only pay for the chauffeur gratuity and fuel surcharge. We’ll waive the base rate ($99.00 – $129.00 value).

    This offer is only valid with our in-fleet vehicles, and is subject to vehicle and chauffeur availability. So call 877.789.RARE (7273) and make your reservation today. Take advantage of Rare Form Limousine’s support and appreciation for our United States Armed Forces.

    Washington Limousine Bill Dies in Senate

    March 11th, 2010

    Coleman Dock and SeattleI know my posts have been heavily weighted towards “What’s Happening” this year, but news is news, and I want to keep you current with Olympia while congress is still in session. The Seattle PI recently reported on state lawmakers’ progress with the revised limousine legislation, but since then, the bill seems to have died in the senate.

    Local news has made the issue of illegal operators a top story this past week, and our world-class chauffeurs aren’t too happy about the negative press. However, the Puget Sound Limousine Association is planning on working directly with the city of Seattle in the coming months to help bring an end to the anarchy outside train stations, hotels, and Coleman Dock.

    What’s the Difference Between a Limo Driver and a Professional Chauffeur?

    February 25th, 2010

    The difference between a limo driver and a professional chauffeur is 100%…as in 100% price difference. As this King 5 Investigative Report details, you get what you pay for.

    At Rare Form Limousine, our chauffeurs are meticulously trained at the Rare Form Limousine Chauffeur Training School, and will provide you with an unmatched chauffeured transportation experience. So treat yourself to a 100% different experience; it’s worth the price.

    Trade Magazine Highlights Rare Form Limousine Pricing Strategy

    January 21st, 2010

    Limousine, Charter & Tour recently published an article in their print magazine entitled, “How to Price Your Services for Tough Times.” Rare Form Limousine founder and President, Eli Darland, is quoted in the article under the section heading, “One Hour Charters vs. Three-Hour Minimums.”

    Want to know more about the way our services are priced? Check out the article for yourself.

    Rare Form Limousine President Voted onto Puget Sound Limousine Association Board of Directors

    January 14th, 2010

    Last Thursday, Eli Darland, President and founder of Rare Form Limousine, was voted onto the Board of Directors of the Puget Sound Limousine Association (PSLA). Darland was also appointed as PSLA Membership Chairman.

    The PSLA is the local association of limousine operators in the greater Seattle metropolitan area. Founded several years ago to provide a singular voice for operators during regulation changes at the Port of Seattle, the PSLA is currently focusing on several issues involving limousine regulation enforcement.

    Darland is looking forward to participating in finding solutions to pressing issues in his local limousine market, and growing the PSLA membership in the coming months.

    Rare Form Limousine at JB's Birthday Bash

    Annual 20% January Discount Special

    December 31st, 2009

    20% Off in JanuaryIt starts tomorrow! Make a reservation for any Stretch Limousine or Stretch SUV for the month of January and receive a 20% discount.

    That’s like having the gratuity wrapped into the price of the run! Take advantage of the slowest month of the year and book your 20% discount Stretch Limousine or Stretch SUV reservation soon!

    What’s with the 20% Gratuity? Here’s a Tip:

    December 10th, 2009

    There are plenty of articles like this one giving advice on how much to tip. However, you’ll notice that limousine chauffeurs are conspicuously absent from the list. Adding a 20% gratuity directly to the limousine reservation upon booking is a time-honored tradition, as this article explains.

    Limousine Chauffeur's Tip