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LGA-to-Midtown: 1) family w/2 car seats 2) Timing

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LGA-to-Midtown: 1) family w/2 car seats 2) Timing

Me/wife and 2 kids with car seats.

Appears car service will be more econ/reliable than taxi, and am guessing taxis shudder at family w/2 car seats.

Q1: Are car services required to allow us to hookup/use the car seats?

Q2: Have researched and leaning towards Dial7 or CarmelLimo for their full-size sedans. Any comments/insights?

Q3: Return to LGA is from 55th+7th, a Monday eve 7:25pm flight. What time should we be leaving (by car service) for LGA ?


Thanks for your help!

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1. Re: LGA-to-Midtown: 1) family w/2 car seats 2) Timing

From the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission website:

• What are the rules regarding child safety seats and seatbelts in taxicabs?

Drivers of yellow medallion taxicabs and for-hire vehicles and their passengers, are exempt from laws regarding car seats and seatbelts. Keep in mind, the TLC encourages everyone in the vehicle to buckle their seatbelts while riding in a cab. There are no Taxi and Limousine Commission rules regarding this, as it is a State exemption. Passengers with children are encouraged to bring their own car seats, which the drivers must allow passengers to install.

*NOTE - Children under the age of seven are permitted to sit on an adult's lap.

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2. Re: LGA-to-Midtown: 1) family w/2 car seats 2) Timing

The car seats in the car service will be OK. The two children in car seats and one adult in back and one adult next to driver in front. Unfortunately you will be leaving during rush hour. I would leave about 5 PM.

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3. Re: LGA-to-Midtown: 1) family w/2 car seats 2) Timing

1) Yes

2) I prefer limores.net If you're going to use one of the others, pay the few dollars extra for a luxury sedan.

3) Find out from your airline what time they expect you at the airport (and this may depend on whether you can preprint boarding passes) and then tell the car service what time you need to be there and have them suggest a pick up time. 5 is possibly the worst time of day to leave.

4. Re: LGA-to-Midtown: 1) family w/2 car seats 2) Timing

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