If you just can't be bothered to park your Tesla, Luxe has you covered. In San Francisco and New York, at least.
If handing over your keys to a valet sparks trust issues, you might want to skip this video. The sight of this unfortunate owner's car bobbing in fifteen feet of sea water certainly won't make valets seem any more likable.
The wild joyride in a Porsche taken by a valet parker in Ferris Bueller's Day Off? The episode in Seinfeld in which a hygiene-challenged valet parker left a permanent stench in the car so foul that Jerry Seinfeld's character let the car be stolen? It turns out the stories of valet parkers in the movies and TV are pretty much true.
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Imagine this scenario: You've gone out of town for whatever reason, driving your Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder. (If we had a Gallardo, you'd bet that taking road trips would be high on the agenda). Anyway, you get to your hotel, surrender your supercar's keys to the valet, and go on with your business. When it's time to leave, they go to retrieve your car and ... it's gone. That nightmare is just what happened to Eric Vargosko when he took his droptop lambo to Atlanta's Intercontinental Hotel. The
Don't screw it up -- the likely mantra of any conscientious valet. Beyond that imperative, what's a carhop to do when flipped the keys to something truly exotic? A Murcielago is, of course, impressive when parked, but sliding into the driver's seat for the first time can be intimidating. Where are all the controls? How the heck do you even put it into reverse? Exotics are not like other cars, and you'll certainly miss out on a tip if you crack up Michael Bolton's Lamborghini.
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