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WHAT BETTER WAY TO SPEND A SUMMER’S EVENING THAN A CONCERT AT SOMERSET HOUSE

From the 6th July to 16th July spoil yourself to an unforgettable evening of music and magic whilst enjoying these live alfresco concerts in the shadow of the iconic Somerset House. International musical celebrities will be performing under the stars, each with their unique genre, making this the most incredible event in London this season. From the soothing tones of Norah Jones to the upbeat reggae of Damian Marley this summer series of concerts will surely have something for everyone!

If you need to book one of London's most trusted and reliable taxi services to get to or from Somerset House, look no further than REAL Transfers. Click here to book your London car transfer

VISIT FRIEZE SCULPTURE 2017 IN REGENT’S PARK

What better way to spend a day than wandering around a beautiful garden, absorbing the form and structure of unique artistry – both contemporary and modern - all set in the heart of one of London's most iconic landmarks. From the 5th of July to the 8th October Regent's Park English garden is the venue for this splendid outdoor exhibition of sculptures by internationally acclaimed artists and is the forerunner to art fairs due to open in October.

If you fancy a glass or two of champagne or Pimms, don't want the hassle of public transport or the stress of trying to find a car parking space. Let REAL drop you off or pick you up – book you luxury car today.

ICC WOMEN’S CRICKET WORLD CUP FINAL COMES TO LORDS

Throughout the summer, the women's cricket world cup matches will be taking place in cities across the UK. Eight of the best teams in the world including England, Australia, New Zealand and India will be competing for a place in the final which will take place at the esteemed home of cricket, Lords on the 23rd July. Australia will be hoping to hold onto their title of 'world champions' but the other teams will, unsurprisingly, be working hard to take it from them! Watch out for some exciting matches in the build up to the final.

Having taken a number of cricket superstars to and from Lords we know our way around the home of cricket. To book a car with one of London's most trusted car service providers and for the ultimate way to arrive or leave the home of cricket book a luxury car with REAL.

LONDON CITY AIRPORT £350M DEVELOPMENT EXPANSION

The 4 year £350m development expansion of London City Airport will start at the end of 2017 and complete in 2021. The expansion programme will increase the number of flights to 111,000 and increase capacity of City Airport from 4 million passengers to 6.5 million. The project will also see the expansion of the terminal, the introduction of larger aircraft stands which means bigger planes and the introduction of new flight destinations including new long-haul routes to the US, Russia and the Gulf and building more taxiing space.

As a specialist in London City Airport taxis and luxury cars book your journey today and see why we are fast becoming the number one choice for people wanting a reliable and trusted car service provider.

MUSEUMS AT NIGHT 2017

As the sun sets, why not immerse yourself in some culture, history and excitement by exploring Museums at Night. The Museum at Night festival starts on the 17th May and ends on the 20th, so why not try visiting a museum at night where you can enjoy events, tours, talks and other activities to whet your appetite for more art, history and heritage. Highlights include:

  • 17/5 'why people buy' at the museum of brands;
  • 18/5 life drawing at the Painted hall;
  • 18/5 life in Victorian London at Fulham Palace;
  • 18/5 The original Gothic experience at Strawberry Hill House;
  • 18/5 Dickens after dark at the Dickens Museum;
  • 19/5 Renaissance themed workshops at the National Gallery;
  • 19/5 Banknote and bullion experience at the Bank of England Museum;
  • 19/5 Have a '60s' experience at the National Archives;
  • 20/5 Understanding taxidermy at the Grant Museum.

REAL is a premier London luxury car transfer specialist so why not arrive in style in one of our top of the range vehicles. To get a luxury car service quote go online today.

WHAT BETTER WAY TO SPEND A SUMMER’S EVENING THAN A CONCERT AT SOMERSET HOUSEVISIT FRIEZE SCULPTURE 2017 IN REGENT’S PARKICC WOMEN’S CRICKET WORLD CUP FINAL COMES TO LORDSMUSEUMS AT NIGHT 2017THE 2017 CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW

WHAT BETTER WAY TO SPEND A SUMMER’S EVENING THAN A CONCERT AT SOMERSET HOUSE

From the 6th July to 16th July spoil yourself to an unforgettable evening of music and magic whilst enjoying these live alfresco concerts in the shadow of the iconic Somerset House. International musical celebrities will be performing under the stars, each with their unique genre, making this the most incredible event in London this season. From the soothing tones of Norah Jones to the upbeat reggae of Damian Marley this summer series of concerts will surely have something for everyone!

If you need to book one of London's most trusted and reliable taxi services to get to or from Somerset House, look no further than REAL Transfers. Click here to book your London car transfer

VISIT FRIEZE SCULPTURE 2017 IN REGENT’S PARK

What better way to spend a day than wandering around a beautiful garden, absorbing the form and structure of unique artistry – both contemporary and modern - all set in the heart of one of London's most iconic landmarks. From the 5th of July to the 8th October Regent's Park English garden is the venue for this splendid outdoor exhibition of sculptures by internationally acclaimed artists and is the forerunner to art fairs due to open in October.

If you fancy a glass or two of champagne or Pimms, don't want the hassle of public transport or the stress of trying to find a car parking space. Let REAL drop you off or pick you up – book you luxury car today.

ICC WOMEN’S CRICKET WORLD CUP FINAL COMES TO LORDS

Throughout the summer, the women's cricket world cup matches will be taking place in cities across the UK. Eight of the best teams in the world including England, Australia, New Zealand and India will be competing for a place in the final which will take place at the esteemed home of cricket, Lords on the 23rd July. Australia will be hoping to hold onto their title of 'world champions' but the other teams will, unsurprisingly, be working hard to take it from them! Watch out for some exciting matches in the build up to the final.

Having taken a number of cricket superstars to and from Lords we know our way around the home of cricket. To book a car with one of London's most trusted car service providers and for the ultimate way to arrive or leave the home of cricket book a luxury car with REAL.

MUSEUMS AT NIGHT 2017

As the sun sets, why not immerse yourself in some culture, history and excitement by exploring Museums at Night. The Museum at Night festival starts on the 17th May and ends on the 20th, so why not try visiting a museum at night where you can enjoy events, tours, talks and other activities to whet your appetite for more art, history and heritage. Highlights include:

  • 17/5 'why people buy' at the museum of brands;
  • 18/5 life drawing at the Painted hall;
  • 18/5 life in Victorian London at Fulham Palace;
  • 18/5 The original Gothic experience at Strawberry Hill House;
  • 18/5 Dickens after dark at the Dickens Museum;
  • 19/5 Renaissance themed workshops at the National Gallery;
  • 19/5 Banknote and bullion experience at the Bank of England Museum;
  • 19/5 Have a '60s' experience at the National Archives;
  • 20/5 Understanding taxidermy at the Grant Museum.

REAL is a premier London luxury car transfer specialist so why not arrive in style in one of our top of the range vehicles. To get a luxury car service quote go online today.

THE 2017 CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW

From the 23rd of May the grounds of the Royal Chelsea Hospital are once again transformed into spectacular gardens as the surroundings of the hospital are transformed into the venue for the annual Flower Show. This is the event of the year for horticulturists, garden designers, florists and just plain garden lovers – join them as you stroll through the gardens savouring the spectacle (the sight and the smells) as you seek inspiration and new ideas.

Whether you are travelling on your own, with a loved one or in a group let REAL take care of all your transfer needs to and from the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. To reserve your taxi or executive car to or from the Chelsea Flower show click here.

GATWICK PLANS FOR FUTURE EXPANSION

Despite the Sir Howard Davies report recommending that building a new runway at Heathrow rather than Gatwick will improve the UK's airport capacity, Gatwick, the UK's second-largest airport has announced aggressive expansion plans. The £2.5 billion investment programme announced by Gatwick heaps further pressure onto Heathrow with the Government finally expected to make its choice by the summer.

REAL is one of London's leading airport taxi specialists and though we offer a large variety of transfers from London to UK destinations, our Gatwick taxi service and Gatwick executive car service are two of our most popular. To reserve your London to Gatwick taxi or luxury car today go online and complete your booking by filling in your transfer details on the easy to use online form. If you would prefer to speak to someone in person you can call us on +44 (0) 208 240 4456 and one of our friendly and professional operators will be able to assist.

SKI LIFT AND REAL JOIN UP TOGETHER

REAL are hugely excited to announce that they will be working with Ski-Lifts to provide their clients with UK based London Airport taxis.

Ski-Lifts specialise in the provision of airport transfers to ski resorts throughout Europe and North America. They have been operating since 2003 and have just been recognised by the World Ski Awards as the World's Best Ski Transfer Operator. You can book a range of transfers, from economy to luxury, to over 200 ski resorts, from more than 20 different airports and train stations.

Ozcan Ahmet, REAL's Director, said "As both companies ethos' are closely aligned this is a fantastic opportunity for REAL and Ski-Lifts to work closely together to provide their customers the complete car transfer package. We are confident that REAL commitment to excellence, quality and customer service will mean that all their London Airport car transfer needs will be taken care of".

GATWICK OR HEATHROW – THE DEBATE CONTINUES

With the debate still raging on whether it will be Gatwick or Heathrow that will be granted permission to build a new runway both airports had their busiest March yet.

Heathrow handled 5.95 million passengers in March, a 3.4% increase on March 2014, while Gatwick's numbers rose 9.2% to 2.95 million.

ONE IN FIVE UK ADULTS HAVE NEVER BEEN ON A PLANE

A recent study conducted by the search engine Kayak has identified that a fifth of adults in Britain have never flown. The study also revealed that nearly one in ten of us have never been abroad. The top reasons for not travelling overseas included being too expensive and complicated. The study also divulged that the most popular destination is to go on safari.

This year if you are going on holiday and are flying from one of London's airports then REAL would be delighted to get you there on time and in style. Therefore, whether it is your first or thousandth trip book your London airport car transfer with us today.

A ‘REAL’ HEAD FOR POINTS COMPETITION WINNER

This month REAL joined up with Head For Points, the UK's largest frequent flyer website, to give away a competition prize of a luxury transfer to either Gatwick or Heathrow.

Congratulations to Ed Warwick the competition winner – we look forward to Ed enjoying the REAL experience.

REAL CUSTOMER SERVICE

REAL are extremely proud to announce that throughout the whole of April they achieved an average customer satisfaction rating of 4.96 out of 5. "As an organisation we pride ourselves on our high quality customer service and these scores demonstrate that the time invested choosing the right drivers, who have the desired qualities, is paying dividends", said REAL Director Ozcan Ahmet.

Just three of the many comments….

"Amazing transfer this morning thanks so much, great service, great driver would use this service again for business travels, thanks" - N.Ellul

"My new husband and I used Real transfers on the way home from Gatwick airport after our honeymoon. Not only was it lovely to be picked up after a long flight, but we were taken home in a beautiful car and they had even put bottles of water in the car for us in case we were dehydrated. We would certainly recommend them to our friends" – E.Shepherd

"Thank you to REAL Transfers for your impeccable service! Highly recommended – A.Royal

CROYDON COLLEGE STUDENTS HAVE DESIGNS ON REAL TRANSFERS

REAL Transfers are delighted to announce that a number of students studying fashion at Croydon College are to design and create new driver uniforms for REAL. Director Ozcan Ahmet said, "We believe this is an extremely exciting initiative for everyone associated with our Company. We are looking forward to working closely with Croydon College to create an instantly recognisable, stylish uniform that will continue to help distinguish REAL as a unique brand".

The students have been given a design brief, incorporating the REAL Transfers brand and style. The winning design will be announced in mid-June and exhibited as part of the students' fashion show.

LONDON CITY AIRPORT £350M DEVELOPMENT EXPANSION

The 4 year £350m development expansion of London City Airport will start at the end of 2017 and complete in 2021. The expansion programme will increase the number of flights to 111,000 and increase capacity of City Airport from 4 million passengers to 6.5 million. The project will also see the expansion of the terminal, the introduction of larger aircraft stands which means bigger planes and the introduction of new flight destinations including new long-haul routes to the US, Russia and the Gulf and building more taxiing space.

As a specialist in London City Airport taxis and luxury cars book your journey today and see why we are fast becoming the number one choice for people wanting a reliable and trusted car service provider.

UPMARKET FASHION BRANDS ARRIVE AT KING’S CROSS ST PANCRAS

Before the end of the summer, upmarket fashion labels Chanel, Ted Baker and Calvin Klein and café chain Joe and the Juice have just announced plans to open new stores at St Pancras International station. Since 2007, when St Pancras reopened after an £800 million major restoration programme, the station has gone from strength to strength with now over 48 million people visiting St Pancras every year. Some 'fun' facts about St Pancras station include having more shops than any other railway station and the longest champagne bar in Europe.

Having dropped off and picked up hundreds of passengers from St Pancras our team of dedicated and professional drivers would be delighted to assist you with any taxi or luxury car service requirements to or from St Pancras. To get a quote for your taxi to St Pancras you can either call us on +44(0) 208 240 4456 or you can go online.

AIR NEW ZEALAND OFFERS A FINE DINING EXPERIENCE

How many of us have ever considered going to a restaurant to sit in airline styled seats and tuck into food served on a tray table? The answer is probably not that many? However, a new pop-up restaurant based in London's Soho aims to change this. The highly respected Kiwi chef Peter Gordan has teamed up with Air New Zealand to showcase the in-flight food that is served on their long-haul flights. Mr Gordan said, "The food served on board Air New Zealand uses the finest, fresh ingredients that are simply bursting with flavour".

Though we don't serve food we do believe in great service and always striving to be the best. We are extremely proud of our reputation for delivering high quality customer service, which is why our customers use us time after time and have no hesitation to recommend us to their friends, family, or business associates. To find out why we are London's number one taxi and luxury car service provider book your car today?

LONDON - THE CULINARY CAPITAL OF THE WORLD

To celebrate London's new status as the number one culinary destination in the world, this June will see Britain's biggest festival being launched. The London Evening Standard Food Month will be a food extravaganza with culinary delights from across the world ready to stimulate your taste buds. Whether you are a food connoisseur, a food junkie or someone who likes to try new and exotic food from across the world, this event definitely is one not to miss. The event will also bring together some of the world's most influential chefs, restauranteurs and food critics ready to guide you and provide you with their views on why London has become the world's culinary powerhouse! Full details will be announced in April.

As London's number one taxi and luxury car service provider why not book a 'REAL' car to get you to and from the event? With our team of dedicated and professional drivers and fleet of modern, clean and well-maintained vehicles, booking a car service in London you can trust has never been easier.

THE ANNUAL EASTER RAIL DISRUPTION

Across the country this Easter rail travellers will be severely impacted by a programme of more than 200 rail engineering projects. Despite thousands of rail workers working round the clock, services in London, Bristol, Manchester, Glasgow and Edinburgh will be affected. For the full list of the train services that are being impacted click here

Thankfully there will be no such disruptions here at REAL, with the team running the usual 24/7 service. Therefore if you are heading off on holiday let REAL get you and your loved ones there in style, in comfort and in safety. Whether you are flying from Heathrow, Gatwick, London City Airport or setting out on a cruise from Southampton, Tilbury, Portsmouth then booking your car service has never been easier. With 3 easy options you can book online, contact us on +44(0) 208 240 4456 and speak to one of the REAL team or send us an email to info@realtransfers.co.uk with your requirements, and one of the team will contact you.

AT LAST THE SNOW HAS STARTED TO FALL – SO GRAB YOUR SKI’S

It has been a long time coming but to the relief of many ski enthusiasts at last the snow has started to blanket the many Ski resorts across Europe. After an unprecedented early season 'snow' drought forecasters are expecting up to 2 metres of the "white stuff" to fall across the mountains of France, Austria and Switzerland. As levels were 30-40cm lower than average this wave of fresh snow is great news for the coming ski season and means improved ski conditions till the end of the season.

Jetting off to Morzine, Val d'Isere, Chamonix or another ski resort? Then let REAL get you to the airport safely and in comfort with all your ski equipment and luggage. With a large range of 8 seater vehicles we can accommodate all of you and your group's requirements. Book your luxury car service to Heathrow, Gatwick, London City or Stansted and get 20% off all luxury car transfers.

PRIVATE LUXURY CAR SERVICE FROM LONDON TO WINDSOR CASTLE

Not only is it the Queen's favourite home, Windsor Castle, the royal residence in Berkshire, has also recently topped a UK poll as the most popular British Castle.

To see why Windsor Castle is the most popular British Castle book one of REAL's private luxury cars from London to Windsor Castle. REAL offers 16 memorable excursions meaning visiting one of the UK's top tourist attractions in your very own private, luxury vehicle has never been easier. However, if there is a specific excursion you require and it isn't on our list we would be more than happy to work with you to prepare the perfect itinerary.

REAL is currently offering £50 off all luxury car excursions. To take advantage of this great offer please call the REAL team on +44 (0) 208 240 4456 quoting REALEXC016.

A ‘REAL’ OFFER - £50 OFF REAL’S PRIVATE CAR EXCURSIONS

The sun is trying to come out, sunglasses have been taken out of the drawer and dusted off and the school holidays are fast approaching - so what better way to celebrate the start of summer by visiting one of the UK's best tourist attractions in a beautiful luxury car.

The REAL team loves the summer and would therefore like to offer all our customers £50 off one of our memorable excursions. Whether it is a car tour around London, a trip to Stonehenge or a visit to Leeds Castle, with 16 memorable excursions to choose from visiting one of the UK's top tourist attractions in your very own private, luxury vehicle has never been easier. Alternatively if you want to organise a bespoke tour of your own just let us know, and we will work with you to prepare the perfect itinerary.

To receive £50 off your luxury car excursion call the REAL team on +44 (0) 208 240 4456 quoting REALEXC016.

REAL TEAMS UP WITH THE CASUAL DINING GROUP TO LAUNCH HEATHROW RESTAURANT DISCOUNT CODES

REAL, one of London's premier taxi and luxury car transfer companies, is extremely pleased to announce they have teamed up with The Casual Dining Group, operator of some of the UK's favourite restaurant brands, to launch some great dining discounts at their Heathrow restaurants.

Get ready for some delicious food at Heathrow and receive 10% off Strada (Terminal 3), Oriel (Terminal 3), Café Rouge (Terminal 4) & Huxleys (Terminal 5) or 15% off at La Salle (Terminal 2) - with a choice of French, British & Italian food, there's something to suit everyone! To receive the discount off your bill all you need to do is present a copy of your REAL booking confirmation.

REAL is succeeding by doing it better through quality service and focusing on our customers' needs and working with great companies, such as The Casual Dining Group, to offer our passengers the ultimate transfer experience. To book your London to Heathrow taxi or luxury car, book online or call 0208 240 4456 and speak to one of REAL team.

THE BEST LONDON & SURREY LUXURY WEDDING CARS

A recent survey has revealed that the number of women getting married has fallen to a record low. Just 2.5% of women and just over 2.1% of men in England and Wales tied the knot in 2013. Data from the Office for National Statistics has shown that it is the lowest since records began in 1991 – with 240,000 marriages, a drop of 8.6 per cent in 2013.

However, even though the overall number of weddings have decreased REAL are delighted to announce that they have seen considerable growth in their luxury wedding car services in London and Surrey. Everyone at REAL is committed to ensuring we take the stress out of booking a London luxury wedding car service. All our luxury wedding car services include:

  • A highly professional, experienced and friendly driver who is absolutely focused on ensuring your day goes perfectly
  • A choice of vehicle from our luxury fleet
  • A luxury vehicle decorated with a choice of suitable ribbons to fit your wedding theme
  • A totally flexible service to fit around your special day. This includes the ability to choose different vehicles for your guests
  • Total confidence that you will arrive at your destination on time (though, as the bride you have the prerogative to turn up fashionably late!), and in style
  • Attention to detail and outstanding customer service

Whether it is a car for the bride and groom, the best man, bridesmaids, family or friends call us today on +44 (0)208 240 4456 and let us take care of all your wedding car service needs.

Real. Rates
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W1 - Marble Arch / Piccadilly / Mayfair
Oxford
£117
£132
£152
W1 - Marble Arch / Piccadilly / Mayfair
Gatwick Airport - South
£63
£78
£98
W1 - Marble Arch / Piccadilly / Mayfair
London City Airport
£47
£62
£82
W1 - Marble Arch / Piccadilly / Mayfair
Heathrow Airport T3
£43
£58
£78
W1 - Marble Arch / Piccadilly / Mayfair
Southampton Cruise Terminal
£163
£178
£198

what you should know

As part of our commitment to simple, clear and transparent pricing for all REAL transfers the price booked is fixed and therefore no additional charges will be levied during periods of peak activity. For Airport and Train Terminal collections we will provide 30 minutes of free waiting time although additional waiting time beyond this period may be chargeable.

 Real. transferreal. plusReal. extra
Gatwick Airport - South
London City Airport
£78
£93
£113
Gatwick Airport - South
W1 - Marble Arch / Piccadilly / Mayfair
£69
£84
£104
Gatwick Airport - South
SW1 - Victoria
£69
£84
£104
Gatwick Airport - South
Heathrow Airport T3
£68
£83
£103

what you should know

As part of our commitment to simple, clear and transparent pricing for all REAL transfers the price booked is fixed and therefore no additional charges will be levied during periods of peak activity. For Airport and Train Terminal collections we will provide 30 minutes of free waiting time although additional waiting time beyond this period may be chargeable.

 Real. transferreal. plusReal. extra
Heathrow Airport T3
Gatwick Airport - South
£68
£83
£103
Heathrow Airport T3
SW1 - Victoria
£47
£62
£82
Heathrow Airport T3
Southampton Cruise Terminal
£128
£143
£163
Heathrow Airport T3
London City Airport
£69
£84
£104
Heathrow Airport T3
W1 - Marble Arch / Piccadilly / Mayfair
£49
£64
£84

what you should know

As part of our commitment to simple, clear and transparent pricing for all REAL transfers the price booked is fixed and therefore no additional charges will be levied during periods of peak activity. For Airport and Train Terminal collections we will provide 30 minutes of free waiting time although additional waiting time beyond this period may be chargeable.

 Real. transferreal. plusReal. extra
Gatwick Airport - South
London City Airport
£78
£93
£113
Heathrow Airport T3
London City Airport
£69
£84
£104
W1 - Marble Arch / Piccadilly / Mayfair
Gatwick Airport - South
£63
£78
£98
Heathrow Airport T3
Gatwick Airport - South
£68
£83
£103
W1 - Marble Arch / Piccadilly / Mayfair
Heathrow Airport T3
£43
£58
£78

what you should know

As part of our commitment to simple, clear and transparent pricing for all REAL transfers the price booked is fixed and therefore no additional charges will be levied during periods of peak activity. For Airport and Train Terminal collections we will provide 30 minutes of free waiting time although additional waiting time beyond this period may be chargeable.