Limo Hire for Older Drivers and the Elderly
The elderly are a funny bunch, and it is probably not until you yourself pass through that age barrier, that you will understand where they are coming from. However, the older generations are often missing out on a lot of fun, not to mention opportunities to make their life easier, because they disregard options which don’t seem to be an option.
For example, many older people no longer drive themselves around, either because they have been unable to retain their drivers’ license, or they are simply not confident enough to get behind the wheel very often. Instead, older drivers will rely on family members to transport them to functions or appointments, all the while feeling bad about being a burden. Or, they will call on a local taxi service, only to find that the taxi driver doesn’t speak English, is unfamiliar with where their destination is, or seems to have a left over ‘fragrance’ from their previous passenger.
So what is their option in this situation? Limousine hire. Of course many people, young and old, see limousine hire as an expensive extravagance, and yes, it can be. But limousine hire can also be an affordable and convenient transport option.
Everyday limousine hire to get elderly people to the store, the hairdresser, the doctor or to their volunteer work is such an affordable option because during the day and during the week are off peak limousine hire times, plus the elderly can hire an affordable standard long wheelbase sedan, rather than an expensive stretched limo party bus.
So while older people without their own transport may not see limousine hire as an option, it is an affordable way to gain back some independence and not feel as though they are inconveniencing friends and family by always asking for a ride. A chauffeur driven limousine will also always be fresh and clean, not to mention spacious and comfortable, and the limousine chauffeur will go out of their way to make the experience smooth and stress free.
So for more information about limousine hire as a transport option for older people, contact HireLimos now.