World-leading ground transportation solution Welcome Pickups has launched operations in London today. This is the first Welcome destination in the UK, with more scheduled to launch in 2021

This new launch offers travellers and Londoners alike a new, safe and reliable way to travel to and from London airports. Service will be available to/from Heathrow, Gatwick, City, Luton and Stanted airports. 

“London was the most visited destination during the 2019 Christmas period. Even with travel restrictions in place this year, people will still have to travel in order to see their loved ones, after spending a long time apart. We aim to offer them a completely stress-free and safe experience for their airport transfer.” Alex Trimis – Founder and CEO, Welcome Pickups

The addition of one of Europe’s largest cities to Welcome’s list will not only expand the company’s service offerings, but will also provide visitors with personalised transportation experiences for trips such as airport transfers and sightseeing rides. Welcome Pickups have been recruiting some of the best and most trusted drivers in London to offer the best possible rides for their passengers. Allowing drivers who are proud of where they live to make travellers feel welcome and fall in love with their home.

Welcome Pickups also plans to engage local accommodation providers, giving them the ability to automate transfer arrangements and collect guest data to personalise guest stays, while simultaneously generating an additional stream of revenue.

Welcome Pickups will continue its expansion into new destinations in the new year, with more launches in Europe and the Americas in the works.


About Welcome Pickups

Welcome Pickups goes above and beyond the commoditised transfer service. It’s the first company to deliver a complete, in-destination travel experience. From the moment a traveller arrives at a new destination, until their return journey home, Welcome Pickups accommodates all their travel needs, including transfers, sightseeing trips and local information, in the easiest, friendliest and most personalised way possible. Welcome Pickups’ drivers are experts on the area and share their local know-how to make travellers feel at home wherever they are. The company has also introduced contactless rides, thorough cleaning protocols and protective equipment to make every journey safe.

Welcome Pickups has safely transported over 3 million travellers in 58 destinations around the world, including 1 million travellers in 2019 alone. 98% of those who travel with Welcome Pickups have rated its service as “Excellent”, making Welcome Pickups the new standard for in-destination travel services.

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Welcome Pickups is a leading ground transportation solution, offering travellers the best end-to-end in-destination experience. Beyond our transfer services and sightseeing rides, the technology we provide and the data we collect enables our trusted drivers, accommodation providers and partners to seamlessly enhance and personalise a travellers entire stay.