Welcome to “Going Places!”
A travel blog brought to you by The GO Group, a ground transportation company serving more than 60 airports worldwide and its mascot Vinnie Van Go. Whether you travel for business or pleasure, you’ll want to check out Vinnie's tips, recommendations and “news you can use.”
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The GO Group is proud to announce its newest member, Redy2Go, in Sydney Australia. Our mascot, Vinnie Van GO, is particularly pleased because he loves water adventures particularly when they associated with a major metropolis.
If you are planning to travel to Jacksonville, Fla., this winter, you are in luck. The GO Group just welcomed its newest member – GO Airport Shuttle and Sedan, which is offering both shared ride and private car service from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX).
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We asked our customers whether (non-service) animals should be allowed to ride with their owners in airplane cabins. A little more than half of the respondents said "yes," but 63 percent of them noted that it was acceptable only if the animals were kept in designated areas to accommodate those with allergies.
Should an International Air Transport Association (IATA) airline bankruptcy leave passengers stranded, the association will provide travelers with “rescue fares” to ensure passengers can fly home, according to a recent news release posted on eturbonews.com.
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Cheapflights.com predicts that air etiquette or “airtiquette” will be a major issue in 2015.
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If you are going to be in Chicago sometime over the holidays, our partners at GO Airport Express offer these suggestions for ways to catch the holiday spirit.
While most travelers aren’t changing or cancelling travel plans due to fear of contracting Ebola,they are washing their hands and using hand sanitizer more frequently according to a survey conducted by The GO Group.
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The travel advisors at GO Airport Shuttle & Executive Car in Ft. Lauderdale report that locals and tourists will come together at Pompano Beach Community Park on Saturday, November 22 to celebrate Brazillian Fest.
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We know our Dallas/Ft. Worth operator, GO Yellow Checker was happy to learn that Qantas chose DFW International to launch the world’s largest passenger aircraft, the A380, for service Sidney, Australia.
Not according to a recent survey conducted by The GO Group. Almost 50% of the 712 respondents said their leisure travel plans will not change because of fare hikes, while 46% said their business travel would stay the same.
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Southwest Airlines introduced a new logo and a new plane design September 8, featuring a heart. "(It) symbolizes that we’ll remain true to our core values as we set our sights on the future," President and CEO Gary Kelley said.
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While oenophiles have their wine tours, beer lovers have not been left out. A number of breweries open their doors to those who want to learn how their favorite beverage is brewed or to just smell the hops.