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Taxi from Heathrow to LeMeridien Grosvenor Hotel? or private car?

Taxi from Heathrow to LeMeridien Grosvenor Hotel? or private car?

Old Mar 25th, 2003, 05:44 PM
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Taxi from Heathrow to LeMeridien Grosvenor Hotel? or private car?

Is it worth hiring a private car for 45 pounds versus a taxi?
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Old Mar 25th, 2003, 06:33 PM
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Yes- it is a guarenteed rate versus gettimg stuck in traffic and paying a metered rate....<BR><BR>email Ray Skinner--do a search on here and his name will pop up as a car service
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Old Mar 25th, 2003, 06:49 PM
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here it is- found it for you:<BR><BR>mailto:[email protected]<BR>Tel: +44 (0)20 8897 8221<BR>Cellphone: 07970 577 768<BR>http://www.london-transfers.com<BR><BR>
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Old Mar 25th, 2003, 07:47 PM
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Frankly I wouldn't think of paying 45 pounds for a private car. What are they picking you up in -- a Rolls? I pay 25 pounds for a private car from Heathrow to Covent Garden, so I can't imagine that to the Grosvenor would be more. You need to call Swiss Cottage Cars at 011-44-207-431-2700 if you are at all concerned with throwing away money. $30 plus is a lot of difference.<BR>The last I knew Ray Skinner is a minimum of 39 pounds, still a lot more than 25, but at least less than 45.<BR><BR>But as to your original question, even 45 pounds is probably less than a taxi, especially considering it is a guaranteed rate even if stuck in traffic.
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I would second Patrick on Swiss Cottage. We used them and actually made the same trip from Heathrow to Grosvenor House (wasn't original plan, long story).<BR><BR>They were reasonably priced, prompt and the driver was friendly. Good service.
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Ray Skinner and Swiss Cottage used to be pretty close in cost - but Skinners has had two recent rate increases and they are now nearly as much as a black cab.<BR><BR>Swiss Cottage would be a good choice.
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