Chamonix cabs are the first and (so far) the only Taxi/Transfer company in theÂ area offering an “Eco” service with 100% electric cars.Â
Summer in Chamonix is about to kick off with the “fete de la musique” and then the Mont-Blanc Marathon followed by a constant stream of events right through until the end of September.
During the summer we are available non stop for in-Valley “Taxi” services. Â We have a large selection of vehicles available from Eco electric cars right through to luxury Mercedes vehicles, we can move any number of people and cover any distance short and long.
Its a project that has taken quite a lot of time getting off the ground for many reasons, the most recent being “Nissan” taking 2 months to transport a vehicle 500 Km’s!
After discussions with many people in Chamonix from our regular clients and hotels right through to the Chamonix tourist office and Marie we are finally up and running.
The Idea is very simple, provide a taxi/cab service in the Chamonix Valley (and beyond if possible) with a 100% electric vehicle. Â The benefits are two fold, firstly we will be moving people without producing any local pollution at all (which in Chamonix is desperately needed) and secondly we are actively promoting the use of electric vehicles in the Chamonix valley.
On this second note, if anyone reading this (anyone?) is interested in finding out more about electric vehicles you are more than welcome to contact us and come have a look, drive etc with a view to potentially increasing the number of these cars on the road.
Charging in Chamonix
For more info please contact us on – 00 33 (0)6 79 01 46 02
For those of you who are planning to ski the “Haute Route” this year then you will likely need someone to transport your luggage.
Chamonixcabs have years of experience providing this service from small quick and light groups through to those who are filming a documentary and need van loads of equipment moved, we have done it all!
The latest forecast from www.snow-forecast.com is looking very promising for the Alps! Â If the snow arrives as anounced we could be getting up to 50cm of snow at Chamonix town level (1000m). Â Temperatures are also meant to drop to around -15, bring your thermals!
We will of course be reporting as soon as this happens.
Looking for a little something extra? What to arrive in style?
Weather its for a birthday, a honeymoon or you need to impress the boss! why not choose our “Luxury” option when booking your transfer?
At Chamonixcabs we offer you two types of vehicle, “standard” and “Luxury”. Â Our “luxury” vehicles are either the Mercedes Viano’s, Mercedes M class or VW Caravelle’s with leather interiors, privacy glass and a very comfortable ride.
For further information about our VIP service please do not hesitate to ask.
It seems as though Chamonix has become one of the best spots on the planet for wingsuiters to come too. Â This video from the flying-frenchies is of a solo ascent of the Aiguille de la Republique and the firstwing suit jump.
Chamonix has been awarded the status of “Alpine Town Of The Year” by the association “Ville des Alpes de L’AnnÃ¨e”
Below is an extract from their web-site.
THE ALPINE TOWN OF THE YEAR ASSOCIATION…
… is an association of alpine towns which have been awarded the title of “Alpine Town of the Year”. The title commends an alpine town for its particular commitment to the implementation of the Alpine Convention and is awarded by an international Jury.
On Monday the 1st of September 2014 Chamonix was selected from a long list of potential towns covering the entier Alps. Â Selected by an international jury and based largely on Chamonix’s commitment to reduce CO2 emissions by 20% before the end of 2015
Towns previously selected are listed below (Taken from www.villedesalpes.org)