Safer chauffeur-driven travel – Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Latest information and advice while travelling with Geneva Car Services
As a leading chauffeur company, we are taking unprecedented steps in training all our chauffeurs to ensure that they follow correct safety procedures, for both our clients and themselves. Geneva Car Services are following all the government recommendations for transport providers to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Chauffeur Hygiene Procedure
In the event that a chauffeur becomes aware they have had contact with an infected individual, the chauffeur will immediately self-isolate and withdraw from service. We have advised our chauffeurs to be vigilant with personal and vehicle hygiene procedures, including monitoring their own health first.
Once a chauffeur has dropped off a client, prior to cleaning the vehicle, the chauffeur will first wash his/her hands thoroughly. Having completed this procedure, he/she will then focus on the sanitisation of the vehicle.
Vehicle Hygiene Procedure
Prior to each new client entering the vehicle, the chauffeur will sanitise the seats, door handles and all surfaces where the previous passenger had contact. Once the car has been fully sanitised, the chauffeur will then wash his/her hands again.
Upon arrival at your car, your chauffeur will offer you hand sanitiser and wipes. He/she will refrain from contact with you by way of shaking hands.
Sit behind the Chauffeur
Chauffeur-driven travel should be relatively safe during a pandemic, nevertheless a car is an enclosed space. There have been no scientific studies, but experts recommend the safest place to sit is directly behind your chauffeur.
Magazines and newspapers
The World Health Organisation (WHO) warned that banknotes may develop into a public health risk as they change hands frequently, picking up bacteria and viruses along the way. This is why we do not offer daily papers or magazines while this is ongoing, as these are objects we touch every day, that could become key to the spread of the coronavirus.