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WORKING WHILE YOU COMMUTE – A SMARTER WAY OF WORKING

The modern world of work is increasingly pressurised, and it can be hard to find enough hours in the day just to tread water, especially if you travel a lot. However, what if we told you there was a way to claw back some time?

For most people, their commute is time wasted, but these are valuable hours you could be using to help you keep up with your workload or even buy more time at the end of the day. All you need to do is find the right means of travel.

We’re going to break down some of the most common ways to work while you travel and weigh up which one is best for you, including a taxi, the train, the bus and a private chauffeur.

01 – A Chauffeur

Our first pick here is arguably the best option for working on the go: a chauffeur, The only place that offers exceptional comfort of travel with discretion

Pros:

  • Availability to suit your schedule
  • Door to Door with no additional onward travel necessary

Single journeys or Return journey with waiting for onsite meetings

  • Comfortable, modern cars for a smooth, work-friendly ride
  • Polite, professional drivers
  • Excellent knowledge of local routes
  • Quiet, private workspace
  • In-car charging devices and connectivity
  • Cost effective for longer distance travel or ad-hoc itineraries

Cons:

  • Not the most expensive on this list, but more costly than public transport

02 – Taxi

Taxis can be an ideal way to get around for many especially for short distance travel, offering flexibility and local route knowledge, but let’s weigh up the pros and cons when it comes to working while you travel:

Pros:

  • Easy to book
  • Usually friendly
  • Relatively quick
  • Private travel

Cons:

  • Not always available when you need one
  • Can sometimes be rude or unprofessional
  • Might be too focused on small talk to let you work
  • Often using economy vehicles with rough suspension – not ideal for concentrated work
  • Target short distance work, can be more expensive than a Chauffeur for longer distance travel
  • Focused on moving from booking to booking – which can reflect in the driving standards

03 – Train

Trains are a perfect economy choice for your commute, but are they the right working environment?

Pros:

  • Affordable
  • No traffic
  • Often have tables, Wi-Fi and plug sockets

Cons:

  • Unreliable
  • Often crowded and offer no privacy
  • Don’t always have seats available

04 – Bus

Buses might not be your traditional choice for working on the move, but modern buses offer features that make it perfectly feasible.

Pros:

  • Arguably the most economical choice
  • Usually regular services
  • Most now equipped with Wi-Fi and USB ports

Cons:

  • Can also be unreliable
  • Easily stuck in traffic
  • Slow
  • Often crowded and also offers no privacy
  • No tables and small seats

How Valkyrie Chauffeurs Can Help You Work Smarter, Not Harder

At Valkyrie Chauffeurs, we offer a comfortable, work-friendly commute so you can get more done and claim back some of that wasted time.

To book your private chauffeur, just reach out to our friendly team today using our contact form, by calling us on 01684 355012 or emailing enquiries@valkyriechauffeurs.co.uk.

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