Designated Drivers 4 You's certified-and-licensed drivers use clients' own vehicles to ferry passengers to and from events such as microbrewery tours and football games. Drivers arrive promptly at clients' homes, stocking vehicles with complimentary water to keep passengers hydrated.
It's easier than ever to get home safely thanks to Shuttle Dudes, which basically functions as a kind of all-time designated driver. Here's how it works: you schedule either a round-trip ride or one-way service, and a driver will arrive to drive your vehicle where you need to go. Riders pay either by the hour or by the mile based on the type of service. Aside from preventing intoxicated driving, the service is useful for helping seniors who may not be comfortable driving themselves to their next doctor's appointment or auto tune-up.
The team of professional chauffeurs at Shack's Luxury Limousines could tell you some stories. But they don't because they're professional. Instead, they press their suits, buckle their seatbelts, and man a fleet of stretch vehicles that includes Town Cars, Escalades, Hummers, and Chrysler 300s. In the client's choice of vehicle, drivers spirit singles, groups, or demanding alien overlords wherever they'd like to go, from weddings and proms to parties and airports. Frequent rollers can sign up for membership in Shack's VIP Limo Club for regular pickups and drop-offs and access to the bar, which comes stocked with Grey Goose, Patron, champagne, or other select bottles.
Boca Raton Helicopters' stealthy cloud cutters whisk patrons around the atmospheric edges of Florida's scenic coastline. Each of the eight tours begins with an introductory spin around the sky, circling the new FAU stadium and the Boca shoreline. Other sight-seeing spots include Palm Beach's opulent real estate, Manalapan Island, and the Everglades to search for alligators playing frisbee golf. The savvy pilots also have experience working with aerial photographers and aspire to help patrons capture stunning footage or photos with a special harness that allows them to film or shoot with the chopper door open, as long as they promise to not let any flying monkeys in.
Film the opening credits for your documentary about rooftops as you whiz along the shoreline, over the Ritz Carlton and Manalapan, then north past the Lake Worth Pier along Palm Beach, where the view includes famous mansions, Worth Avenue, and the Breakers Hotel. Tours depart from the Palm Beach County Park Airport in Central Palm Beach County Monday through Friday at 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 to 11 a.m. Flit fearlessly in one of Palm Beach Helicopters’ safe, reliable air-slicers, which include the piston-powered Robinson R22 and R44, and the turbine-powered Bell 206 JetRanger and Bell 407. Any additional passengers will require their own Groupon or be subject to the standard ride rate. Extend your tour to half an hour ($100 extra) to stockpile views of the Port of Palm Beach, the Kennedy estate, and Peanut Island; upgrade to an hour ($275 extra) and choose your own locales to peer down upon like an angry god.
Fun Rentals leases motorized excitement with four-hour scooter and ScootCoupe rentals, encouraging joy riders to explore beach and street alike in an expedient fuel-efficient cruiser. Like a domesticated velociraptor, the two-seater scooter is small, speedy, easy to park, and lasts all day on one dollar of gas. With a ScootCoupe rental, driver and passenger can sit side-by-side in the stylish three-wheeler as they jet about town at up to 40 miles per hour. The coupes are iPod–ready, allowing tech-toting motorists to roll to the sounds of classic rock or an audio-book biography of Millard Fillmore.