How to become a good chauffeur?

Do you think that if you can drive well you can be a Good chauffeur?  You must not forget here that a lot of factors are taken into consideration to differentiate between an average and great chauffeur. You should also note that chauffeur market has become really competitive; you will not be able to stand out from others by being only good driver rather you have to groom yourself to the level that you can exceed clients’ expectations related to travelling in a chauffeur driven car. We are presenting below tips related to how you can become a great chauffeur that every client wants.

Be well-informed

It is a fact that good chauffeurs always keep themselves well-informed about roads’ construction, traffic problems, detours, shortcuts and notable places of the city. Their knowledge helps them to save time, reach the destination on right time, answer clients’ questions related to the visiting city and offer a hassle free journey to clients. Be knowledgeable, if you wish to become a great chauffeur.

Focus on your appearance

Good chauffeurs are well-groomed and have presentable personality. They are dressed in proper uniform (black suit, white shirt & black tie) and are careful about their personal hygiene. Focusing on your appearance is an important thing in order to become a good chauffeur.

Abide by safe driving rules and traffic laws

How can anyone be a good driver without following safe driving rules and traffic laws? The biggest job of a chauffeur is to transport clients safely and comfortably from one point to the other. Therefore, you should always abide by the safe driving rules and traffic laws.

Try to be polite & Courteous with clients

Good chauffeurs welcome clients with a friendly smile, provide luggage assistance to clients, open car doors for clients with respect; help them get out of the car, politely answer their questions and are attentive to clients needs. Apart from this, they speak clearly and avoid the use of lingo. In order, to become a great chauffeur, try to be courteous and polite with your clients.

Don’t smoke in front of clients

There are some clients who don’t like aroma of cigarettes and some are allergic with smoke. Therefore, chauffeurs are told to avoid smoking in front of clients. The good chauffeurs don’t smoke in the car while transporting client from one place to the other.

Speak only when necessary while driving

There are some clients who do not like chatty drivers while others like to have lively conversation with drivers. Good chauffeur speak only when needed. Get an idea related to temperament of the client and then decide how much you should talk with them. If you feel that client is not speaking much then don’t talk too much instead, provide privacy to him/her in the car so that he/she can do rest and enjoy the journey. If you feel that client is friendly and talkative then you can have a long conversation with him/her to keep the client happy.


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Elite Cars of Surrey and Guildford specialises in airport transfers. Chauffeur driven cars Surrey can also provide chauffeur driven car to and from all major London airports, including Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and City airport. We service all London areas covering central London as well as areas in Greater London.

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