Yes, the main job of a professional chauffeur is to drive a car, preferably a luxury vehicle such as a large sedan or limousine, but the job is a lot more involved than that, especially if they want to capture lucrative repeat business.
Never be late. A professional chauffeur will arrive early, repeat business and good recommendations will not happen if a chauffeur is ever late.
Keep the vehicle clean at all times. It should always be showroom clean, inside and out, and well-stocked for every run. This applies to the chauffeur as well; they should look the part of a professional at all times.
Always go above and beyond customer expectations. A professional chauffeur not only provides exceptional customer service every time, but also spends time discovering as much as possible about their customer and their needs, from stocking preferential cold beverages to knowing the local weather forecast to learning about a clients business or interests ahead of time.
Be prepared for anything that could come up during the run. A well- maintained vehicle and knowledge of the road conditions will eliminate a lot of unexpected problems. You have to be a good, defensive driver and know how your vehicle handles in any situation.
Understand the city in and out. You have to know traffic patterns, different routes to the same destination and be aware of road closures so you can avoid delays. You have to know the restaurants, clubs, museums and art galleries so when/if your clients ask, you have the answer.
A professional chauffeur is a valuable asset for a Boston car service. Most car services like Boston Corporation Coach have their chauffeurs undergo extensive and ongoing certification and safety training as well as next d