NYC Travel Alert: UN Meetings May Affect Travel Times Through Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

Heavy traffic on 8th Avenue in Ney York City, USAUnusually heavy traffic is expected in New York City Monday, Sept. 22 through Friday, Sept. 26 due to United Nations General Assembly meetings. Travel times are likely to increase significantly within and around the city. As you make your travel plans, please keep in mind that you may need more time – and patience – than usual.

Need to modify an existing reservation? Call 800-672-7676.

Wishing you safe and stress-free travels.

Metro New York Travel Alert: Pulaski Skyway Northbound Lanes To Close For Two Years

Pulaski Skyway northbound lanes to close for two years, affecting routes 1 and 9, the while New Jersey Department of Transportation rehabilitates the bridge. The Pulaski Skyway accommodates four travel lanes, 2 northbound and 2 southbound; however during the renovation only northbound motorists will be affected. 

Travel times are likely to increase significantly within and around the city, so you may need a little more time — and patience — than usual.

Wishing you safe and stress-free travels.

 

Travel Alert: Callahan Tunnel Re-opens

tunnelAfter months of being closed, the Callahan Tunnel in Boston has re-opened earlier than expected. The tunnel- a popular route for commuters and airport travelers- has been closed since December, requiring traffic to be redirected off of the highway, adding greatly to travel time in the Boston area. Work on the tunnel is not complete but will be worked on during non-commuting hours and officials say the work will require only minor lane closures.

Don’t Let Parking And Traffic Get In The Way Of SuperBowl Fun

superbowlSuper Bowl Sunday is February 2, 2014 at New Jersey’s Met Life Stadium

The Super Bowl is only a few weeks away. Between limited parking and giant crowds, traffic will be a nightmare around the stadium. Consider letting BostonCoach handle the hassle for you. We can get you to the game on time and home safely.

Sedans are available at our standard rate of $79/hr (10 hr minimum) for both Saturday Feb 1 and Sunday Feb 2. Rates are also available for limousines, mini-buses and motor-coaches.

Enjoy the game!

Call 800-672-7676 to book a ride.

Boston Travel Alert: Callahan Tunnel To Close

tunnelBoston’s Callahan Tunnel, a major route between Logan Airport  and downtown, will close Dec. 27 for much-needed renovation work. The tunnel will stay closed through March 12.

Travel times are likely to increase significantly within and around the city, so you may need a little more time — and patience — than usual.

If you need to make or modify a reservation, give us a call at 800-672-7676.

Wishing you safe and stress-free travels.

Hacked Online Car Service Not Affiliated With BostonCoach

It’s being widely reported that hackers Broken window
have stolen the credit-card numbers and other personal data of thousands of clients of internet car-service provider Corporatecaronline.

We want to assure our clients that BostonCoach does not have any affiliation with Corporatecaronline, and has never done business with the company.

You should also know that BostonCoach encrypts all credit-card information and does not share that information with third parties, including our network of affiliated car-service providers. We also employ Trustwave, a digital security provider, to test all our systems for susceptibility to attacks and penetration.

Changes At Logan Terminal B- Pickup Instructions

Effective today, Thursday, September 12, the pickup instructions will change for BostonCoach passengers arriving at Logan Airport Terminal B on American Airlines and US Air flights:  

American Airlines:  To meet your chauffeur, depart door B113 on the arrivals level and follow the pedestrian crosswalk into the parking garage, where your chauffeur will be waiting for you.

US Air: To meet your chauffeur, depart door B101 on the arrivals level and follow the pedestrian crosswalk into the parking garage, where your chauffeur will be waiting for you.

Please be sure to review the pickup instructions provided in your reservation confirmations, as they will be updated to reflect this change. You can review pickup instructions in advance here.

If you wish to modify existing BostonCoach reservations, please call 800-672-7676.

BostonCoach Travel Update for Boston April 17th

As of this time, we wanted to let you know that several Boston streets remain closed to traffic due to the explosions at Monday’s Boston Marathon:

  • Boylston St. from Berkeley St. to Massachusetts Ave.
  • Huntington Ave./Columbus Ave. from Berkeley St. to Massachusetts Ave.
  • Massachusetts Ave. from Newbury St. to Huntington Ave.
  • Hereford St., Gloucester St., Fairfield St., Exeter St., Dartmouth St., and Clarendon St. from Boylston St. to Huntington Ave. (or Columbus Ave. for Clarendon and Berkeley)

Additional delays are expected as a result of President Obama’s visit to Boston tomorrow to attend a   service honoring the victims of this tragic event.

If Monday’s events or these continued traffic restrictions affect your travel plans, we are waiving cancellation fees for all Boston-related travel.

To make or modify BostonCoach reservations, please call 800-672-7676.

 

Thank you.

BostonCoach Travel Update for Boston April 16th

In the wake of the explosions at yesterday’s Boston Marathon, we wanted to let you know that several Boston streets are closed to traffic until further notice:

  • Boylston St. from Berkeley St. to Massachusetts Ave.
  • Huntington Ave./Columbus Ave. from Berkeley St. to Massachusetts Ave.
  • Massachusetts Ave. from Newbury St. to Huntington Ave.
  • Hereford St., Gloucester St., Fairfield St., Exeter St., Dartmouth St., and Clarendon St. from Boylston St. to Huntington Ave. (or Columbus Ave.  for Clarendon and Berkeley)

We are monitoring this situation and will provide updated information when available. If yesterday’s events or the street closures affect your travel plans, we are waiving cancellation fees for all Boston-related travel.

To make or modify BostonCoach reservations, please call 800-672-7676.

Thank you.

 

BostonCoach Weather Advisory: Biggest Snowfall in Two Years Headed for Baltimore

IceMountain_01Baltimore is expecting its biggest snowfall in two years, starting Tuesday night and continuing into Wednesday. Expect flight and ground transportation delays.

Timeline of the storm according to the Baltimore Sun:

Tuesday Night

Precipitation is expected to move in as rain or a wintry mix after about 8 p.m., turning to snow overnight. That transition could take a bit longer for areas south of Baltimore and along the Chesapeake Bay, tempering accumulations there.A winter storm watch was in effect for Central Maryland from Tuesday night through Wednesday night, with 5 inches or more of snow cautioned.

Wednesday

On the Piedmont, west of I-95, some models are forecasting snowfall rates of as much as an inch an hour. Baltimore-Washington International Airport is in an area forecast for 6-8 inches of snow.

Metros to be affected:

Baltimore

If you have a flight scheduled, be sure to check for the most updated flight information. To make or modify BostonCoach reservations, call 800-672-7676.