Why we use snow tyres!

This short film shows the drastic difference between “snow”, “all season” and “summer” tyres and why you should be sure your airport transfer company uses them. At “Deluxe” we use 4×4 Mercedes vehicles fitted with snow tyre’s to offer the ultimate combination. James Coates

What makes Chamonix special?

If you have ever wondered what “Chamonix” is all about then watch this! a great publicity video from the Vallee de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc that has something for everyone! James Coates

Cosmojazz festival, Chamonix

The Cosmojazz festival organized by André Manoukian is taking place from July 27th to July 31st and will be well worth the visit. The unique theme of this event is the location of all the events.  Most of the main acts will be performing at altitude at either, Planpraz, Plan Joran, Montenvers, Lac Bleu or […]

UTMB 2011 getting close.

With the Ultra Trail Du Mont-Blanc firmly on my mind at the moment i thought i would add this little google fly through that shows the route through France, Italy, Switzerland and back into France again.

Tour de France 2011

Running from Saturday July 2nd to Sunday July 24th 2011, the 98th Tour de France will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,430.5 kilometres. These stages have the following profiles: 10 flat stages, 6 mountain stages and 4 summit finishes, 3 medium mountain stages, 1 individual time-trial stage (42.5 […]

Geneva airport transfers by “Deluxe” in this summers “Altus”

We are proud to now be listed and advertising in the latest “Altus” magazine which is distributed in the Chamonix Valley two times per year, once in summer and once in winter. As well as our advert this month, there are the following topics. Review of the Cosmo Jazz festival coming up this summer, organized […]

Kilian Jornet wins the Western States 100

Well i did say he would! Kilian is the first non-American to win this race.  We will never know how quick he could have gone but he did enough to win by a few minutes.  I am sure he could of gone faster, the lead group got lost for 20 minutes early on which meant […]

Busy day for Chamonix mountain rescue.

Friday 24th June and its been a busy one for the Chamonix mountain rescue (PGHM).  Firstly and most serious was at 10.45am with a call out to the “Grand Couloir” on the standard Gouter route up MT Blanc.  An Austrian climber had fallen 300 – 400 meters to his death.  Unable to say why its […]

Geneva airport transfers

With the summer about to start getting into full swing here in the alps and our bookings starting to fill up again i felt a quick reminder of our services was needed. Firstly i would like to introduce the latest addition to our fleet, a new Mercedes ML “Blue Efficiency”.  this vehicle is ideal for […]

Light plane lands on Geneva autoroute!

Recent reports on French news channel TF1 explained how a small “Sesna” airplane needed to make an emergency landing on the Autoroute between Macon and Geneva.  It land without problems on a road that has many tunnels, over head pylons and bridges.