Month: January 2018

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FAQs With Jayride.com’s Customer Service Manager

Jayride.com’s Customer Service Manager Sandra Leriche answers some common questions from our travellers. Hey, Sandra here from Jayride.com! Each month, the customer service team at Jayride.com gets asked lots of questions regarding airport transfers, shared airport shuttles, private transfers, travelling tips and customer queries about Jayride.com that aren’t on our FAQs page. I’m going to…

What’s On: Super Bowl LII

The National Football League champions for 2017 will be decided February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota at the 52nd NFL Super Bowl. For American football fans, the Super Bowl is more than just a football game. Thousands of spectators traverse far and wide to witness the game first-hand in the US, while millions around the world…

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31 Travel Hacks For Family Holidays

Travelling with kids can test even the most patient of parents, so to make your next trip smoother, here are our must-know travel hacks for families. Let’s face it, while family vacations can be a lot of fun and create some very special memories, travelling with kids can also leave you feeling frazzled and frustrated,…

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6 Tips For First-Time Cruisers

From dress codes to what to pack and how to navigate gratuities, here’s everything you need to know before you hit the high seas on a cruise. Did you know that cruising vessels are called ships, not boats? Or that ships are ‘she’ in maritime traditions? Although these are fun facts, there are a few…

Auckland skyline

10 Must-Do’s In Auckland

New Zealand’s largest city has plenty to entertain visitors, whether you’re a nature-lover or cosmopolitan city-goer. With so much to see and do there, we’ve narrowed it down to 10 of the best to help you plan your trip. The ‘City of Sails’ lies between two harbours and as such is blessed with incredible natural…

Meet Our Customers: Jill Reynolds

Meet Jayride.com customer Jill Reynolds. She’s about to embark on a trip from Melbourne, Australia, to London, UK on her own for the first time. Understandably, Jill’s got a few pre-travel concerns, especially as a solo female traveller. The team at Jayride.com help her out with some of her pre-travel questions. Jill Reynolds is no stranger…

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What’s On: Australian Open 2018

The biggest names in tennis are returning to Melbourne, Australia in the last fortnight of January for the first of the four Grand Slam tennis events of the year – the Australian Open. If you’re heading to the Aussie sporting capital of Melbourne this month to catch your biggest tennis heroes in action, we’ve put…

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Thoughts From The Inside: Head Of Operations Vinko Grgic

Jayride.com’s Head of Operations Vinko Grgic sheds some light on building a company and a team that understands travellers’ needs and works to solve travellers’ problems. Jayride.com’s mission is clear: to provide access to seamless transport experiences for travellers. Key to achieving this is having a team with empathy, a team that understands that the…

Dawn breaks over the colourful harbour of Portree, Isle of Skye.

The Top 11 Destinations for 2018

If your New Year’s resolution is to travel more, we’ve got you covered with our top destinations to visit in 2018. From the ochre-red outback near Darwin, Australia and swimming with the rare Hector’s dolphins of Akaroa, New Zealand, to the quirkiness of Portland, USA, these are our picks of the destinations you need to…