Holiday Travelers Adapt to Pandemic
As the holiday season draws near, people are starting to assess whether they will be traveling as normally, or if they are skipping this year’s trip. Many are eager but cautious when considering air travel, and are looking to make the trip in the safest way possible. Whether you are departing or expecting guests from out of town, it’s important to plan ahead for safe & fully sanitized airport transportation options.
With the COVID-19 pandemic still affecting many aspects of our daily lives, how do you safely navigate airports and get around town?
Flights This Season Might Be Fuller Than You Expect
Major airlines across the country including those in Chicago have been reporting more holiday flights being booked despite the global health crisis. According to airport officials, people recognize that coronavirus numbers have been hitting records. But they’re booking more flights for the fall and winter holiday periods anyway, showing “a clear divergence in terms of their attitudes toward the pandemic and their intentions towards leisure air travel.” An influx of passengers would cause delays. Ensure that you book airport transportation ahead of time and get there at least two hours before your flight.
Chicago Airport Guidelines
The Chicago Department of Aviation has been working with public health partners to implement federally mandated screening of travellers who may have been exposed to the virus. They have also taken several extra measures to keep travellers as well as airport employees safe. These include increased frequency of disinfecting of surfaces in high-traffic areas, installation of additional hand-sanitizing stations, and limiting passengers on airport shuttle buses. Some airport concessionaires have also closed or changed their open hours in O’Hare and Midway.
Getting to the Airport
For the many travelers looking to finally see their families and friends that they haven’t seen in quite a while due to the health crisis, there are a few aspects that you have to account for when considering traveling through Chicago’s busiest airports. While the airports’ are enough risk, it’s important to take caution when getting there or to your destinations.
Plan ahead and book immediate and future transportation with Ride X Taxi. In response to the pandemic, our rides are disinfected after every trip and equipped with plastic partitions, while passengers & drivers are supplied with sanitizer and masks. These precautions are on top of their safety features such as video/audio monitoring and sudden-stop reporting for driver & passenger safety. Rideshare app drivers are not held to the same standards as professional drivers, such as those that drive Ride X Taxis, which is a big factor to consider before booking.
Safe and Reliable Taxi Service in Chicagoland
Ride X Taxi works with independent taxicab drivers to give passengers in Chicago the best experience when getting from one local spot to another. Ride X Taxi specializes in the safest and most reliable airport transportation services to and from O’Hare and Midway Airports. With upfront taxi pricing plus an amazing reward points program, you’re sure of being provided only the best. Plus, you’re supporting our local economy by supporting a local, small business.
Riding Stress Free
Being able to book transportation early is important when it comes to getting through the airport during the holidays. Easily book and track your ride online or through the Ride X Taxi App or Call 24/7 at 708-725-1212.
Ride X Taxi Reward Points Program
Not only will you be getting safe and sanitized rides, but you’ll also be getting the chance to earn points for free rides, amazing gift cards, experiences, and more. Redeem Ride X Points through your phone number every time you book a ride with us.
For new accounts, text JOIN to 708-725-1212, and you’ll automatically receive 150 complimentary points. As a locally owned company, it’s our way of giving back to our community.
Book with Ride X Taxi
Experience safe and secure transportation to help you get to your appointments on time with Ride X Taxi. We work closely with independent operators, not only providing opportunities to local hard-working drivers but ensuring that we consistently provide quality rides around Chicagoland. We’re here to help patients get the most out of every ride.
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