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Welcome to Florence and Manchester. Blacklane is set for its European expansion! The premium chauffeur service expands its operation areas in Italy and the United Kingdom. (news with additional features)

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Following the latest success with worldwide launches in São Paolo, Cape
Town and Dubai, Blacklane is now continuing its expansion in Europe, to
Florence and Manchester. The international company offers a new alternative
in daily transportation needs, providing customers with airport transfers,
transportation to and from meetings, and as-directed chauffeur services.

'Our aim is to accompany our customers globally, wherever they want to go.'
states Dr. Jens Wohltorf, co-founder of Blacklane, adding, 'We are on the
way to becoming the number one international companion for their entire
journey. Therefore it is also important to offer our chauffeur service in
Europe's most important cities and tourist hotspots.'

Florence is the capital of the Tuscany and as one of Italy's tourist
hotspots it attracts thousands of travelers every year. 'Blacklane launches
in Florence to offer those travelers a reliable and comfortable alternative
to the taxi' Frank Steuer, CEO of Blacklane, says. 'It can be quite
nerve-racking to order a taxi in Florence. Our black limousines can be
prebooked with a fixed rate, pick you up from your chosen location anywhere
in Florence and give you smooth ride to your desired destination.'

Manchester is Blacklanes second city in the UK, 'But it will definitely not
be the last one.' Steuer says. He continues: 'We expect our chauffeur
service in Manchester to be as successful as it already is in London.
Manchester Airport is also the third busiest airport in the UK outside of
London, acting as a gateway for both tourists and business travelers not
just to the city, but to the North of England.'.

Having received overwhelmingly positive feedback wherever it launches,
Blacklane is firmly establishing itself as one of the leading international
players in the limousine service industry. 'Local providers welcome us


wherever we show up, knowing that we'll add to their revenue instead of
diminishing it.'

Bookings can be made around the clock, online, or with the company's
smartphone app. After specifying their pick-up location and booking period
or desired destination, customers can choose from one of three classes of
vehicle (Business Class, Business Van /SUV, First Class) at a binding fixed
price including all taxes and fees. Cars can be booked up to fifteen
minutes before the customer's required pick-up time.

After booking, customers receive a confirmation of their order as well as
their chauffeur's contact details. Payments can be made by credit card, and
companies can be billed on a monthly basis. All customer invoices can
easily be downloaded from their MyBlacklane account.

Blacklane limousines can now be booked in 32 countries: Australia, Austria,
Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China (incl. Hong Kong and Macau), Colombia, Czech
Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Israel, Luxembourg,
Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal,
Romania, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey,
United Arab Emirates, the U.K. and the U.S.


About Blacklane

Blacklane GmbH, a Berlin-based company, provides individual and corporate
customers with a mobile booking service for high quality chauffeur and
limousine services, with transparent and attractive rates. Acting as a head
office for limousine services, Blacklane does not possess its own vehicles
but rather partners with existing providers to allow customers to enjoy
comfortable journeys at inexpensive, fixed prices. The company currently
employs more than 60 staff members. Find further information at
www.blacklane.com.




Press contact
Leonie Heitmüller Blacklane GmbH
Tel. +49 (0)30 2016 3014
Email: press(at)blacklane.com


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