Cornwall Living 2017

Electric dreams

Explore the reaches of Cornwall in luxury with Cornish chauffeur firm, Duchy Cars.

Cornwall has a lot to offer those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Whether your interest is simply lying on the beach and soaking up the Cornish sun, exploring beautiful subtropical gardens or throwing yourself into the wealth of activities from watersports to cycling, it’s sure to be well catered for. The kickback lifestyle of seaside living, on its own, tends to bring visitors back time and time again!

In fact, it’s quite possible that the only thing stopping you from visiting this gorgeous county and exploring the reaches of our coasts is the drive. Not only can it take an age to wade your way through the busy motorways of high season; when you arrive, the roads can be frighteningly unfamiliar.

Fortunately, the team at Duchy Cars understands all of this and appreciates the difference it makes – being able to get around in comfort. What’s more, with a transfer service that can get you to airports, marinas and stations all over the UK, you can take the stress out of the worst part of your trip with just one phone call! So, rather than drive all the way, only to find yourself bogged down with the rest of the holiday traffic, why not hop on a quick flight to Newquay airport and let them do the rest?

Specialising in business chauffeuring and long distance luxury travel, particularly for those wanting to make the most of a coastal retreat to Cornwall, this impressive, local business has been driving clients to and from their holiday air and seaports since 1995.

Having previously employed cars from BMW, Lexus and Audi, when we spoke to owner, Steve, he was delighted to announced the most recent addition to the Duchy Cars fleet – a Tesla Model S, the futuristic looking, electric car from SpaceX entrepreneur, Elon Musk. Being the first business in Cornwall to register a Tesla as a private hire vehicle, this new addition is a massive step towards lowering Duchy Cars’ carbon footprint.

Steve explained: “A few taxi companies in Cornwall already use pure electric or hybrid vehicles. The problem is, many require charging more than once a day and their range, even with a full battery, can be as little as 20 miles. This, of course, is not what you want when you’re looking to explore Cornwall, from coast to coast, with only a limited amount of time at your disposal. The Tesla does away with such issues which is why, for many reasons, it is absolutely top of its class!”

Whether you’re a couple wanting to get around in luxury and style, or a group looking to get from A to B in as organised a fashion as possible, Duchy Cars will see to it that every mile is made as easy as can be. N-ow, they can do it at as little cost to the environment as possible. What’s more, at the heart of the professional chauffeur service lies an ethos of discretion and courtesy, with plenty of combined experience working with a variety of clients, from senior managers and directors to VIPs and celebrities!

So, if you want to avoid the stress of being behind the wheel in Cornwall but don’t want to compromise on comfort, style and punctuality, give the Duchy Cars team a call!

DUCHY CARS

11A Trescobeas Road, Falmouth TR11 2JB
01326 318399
info@duchycars.co.uk
www.duchycars.co.uk

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