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Old May 29, 12, 7:49 am   #1
 
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Airport VIP (Meet and Greet) Service

Hi,

Any thread on VIP airport services ? list, experience, opinions, wishes etc ..

Thanks
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Old May 29, 12, 12:22 pm   #2
 
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OMG I am interested. I am only aware of http://www.aa.com/i18n/urls/fivestarservice.jsp is there more?
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Old May 30, 12, 8:08 am   #3
 
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yes there are plenty

GVA - www.premium-geneva.com
ZRH - www.zurich-airport.com/vip
LHR - google heathrow by invitation

etc etc ..

many of the european airport do offer it ... at a price
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Old Jun 17, 12, 6:10 pm   #4
 
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No USA airports though? And, while the Heathrow by invitation looks a bit expensive for a single traveller there are actually quite compelling offers in there. It all depends... there was a time when I considered money spent to be the main driving force behind choosing options but now I see the "time is money" argument very well. Freelancing and billing by the hour makes it clear.
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Old Jun 17, 12, 9:21 pm   #5
 
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BRAMER USA & BRAMER TOURS.

Southern and the Bay area California, and Las Vegas, Nevada. Not exactly sure but out of Torrance, California I believe.

Good vehicles, attentive service 24x7, bi-lingual, and the staff know the restaurants, hotels, nightlife, shortcut around traffic, and scenic attractions. Clean vehicles without the hint of smoke. Excellent for business connections, and most importantly they will wait for a late or delayed flight. Time IS money.
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Old Oct 6, 12, 6:07 am   #6
 
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Someone on this forum runs a blog and posted http://www.frequentbusinesstraveler....ervice-review/ a review on http://www.gatewaymeetandgreet.com/
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Old Dec 21, 12, 12:55 am   #7
 
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I am posting here whenever I find one. And tonight, I found a lot! https://speedpass.yqever.com/ You need Visa Infinite / Signature / Platinum card. http://www.diamond-air.co.uk/ covers Heathrow for the tenth of what Heathrow by Invite wants (and many more airports but Heathrow is indeed a problem and they emphasize it). http://www.asiafasttrack.com/ for Asia. China based http://www.chinafasttrack.com/service_en.html but worlldwide.

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Old Dec 21, 12, 2:55 am   #8
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heathrow by invitation is VVIP (tarmac transfers) and private terminal

diamond is a great site though, VVIP that are new to me >
salzburg
dubrovnik
berlin
both milan
riga
macedonia
tromso
tel aviv
bahrain (cant remember if ive seen before)
(says no for frankfurt/dubai, when it is available)

thanks for some of the other sites as well - more >
http://www.isroyalusa.com/
http://airportassistance.com/
https://www.airportconciergeservices.com/

i dont understand why there isnt discussion on FT, when not all J/F/elite include queue jumping

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Old Dec 27, 12, 2:35 pm   #9
 
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USA Fast Track Services

I've been using this company for a few months now and they provide expedited customs/immigrations for myself and partner every time. I just used their services for an LAX arrival and I was met at the door of the aircraft and out of customs in two minutes, their website is www.myeta.biz
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Old Dec 27, 12, 9:02 pm   #10
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I've been using this company for a few months now and they provide expedited customs/immigrations for myself and partner every time. I just used their services for an LAX arrival and I was met at the door of the aircraft and out of customs in two minutes, their website is www.myeta.biz
excellent to have comment on FT

i became aware of them earlier this/last month, because there is a (major) hotel that recently began offering expedited immigration, and it seems myeta is the provider they use

i read that they are the first/only to offer expedited immigration in continental US
i thought it was actually on their website, but im not seeing it now, or in the screengrabs i took previously
(i said continental US because it seems like its never been a problem in hawaii, lots of companies mention)

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Old Dec 27, 12, 10:50 pm   #11
 
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I've been using this company for a few months now and they provide expedited customs/immigrations for myself and partner every time. I just used their services for an LAX arrival and I was met at the door of the aircraft and out of customs in two minutes, their website is www.myeta.biz
Wow... that's a great find! I always assumed that such service was impossible in the USA due to security theatre/paranoia.
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Old Jan 2, 13, 3:16 pm   #12
 
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Wow... that's a great find! I always assumed that such service was impossible in the USA due to security theatre/paranoia.
What is the added value now that there is Global Entry?
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Old Jan 16, 13, 6:33 am   #13
 
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I've been using this company for a few months now and they provide expedited customs/immigrations for myself and partner every time. I just used their services for an LAX arrival and I was met at the door of the aircraft and out of customs in two minutes, their website is www.myeta.biz
I have contacted myETA and they replied in a very professional way and they quoted USD 400 for 2 at LAS. I told them that I'm fine with the rates and provided my flight details and unfortunately they didn't reply despite 2 or 3 (maybe 4 reminders) over 2 weeks. Too bad as the guy there was very good. That's happened last month
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Old Jan 16, 13, 6:44 am   #14
 
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What is the added value now that there is Global Entry?
Not everyone is eligible to GE
GE is only available for US, Dutch citizen and maybe few other
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Citibank Preferred ROP credit card allows you 2 free meet and greet service per year
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