Fifty Ways to Use a Concierge

Fifty Ways to Use a Concierge

Learn about ways to use a concierge.

1. Obtain tickets to concerts, special events, and sporting events.
2. Provide transportation services
3. Plan travel and vacations.
4. Provide business referral service
5. Make restaurant recommendations and/or reservations.
6. Arrange for pet services.
7. Do Internet research
8. Perform personalized shopping and delivery.
9. Run to the post office.
10. Pick up and deliver dry cleaning.
11. Do grocery shopping.
12. Stop by the hardware store.
13. Provide senior care.
14. Provide modified house-sitting and check-ins
15. Pick up or return a gift.
16. Deliver meals.
17. Conduct a home inventory
18. Pay bills.
19. Take your car in for routine maintenance.
20. Organize your home.
21. Provide house cleaning services.
22. Provide courier/delivery services.
23. Deliver lunch to nurses and doctors at the hospital.
24. Deliver a meal—breakfast, lunch, or dinner—to your family or an elderly parent.
25. Pick up and deliver prescriptions.
26. Arrange for repair and service calls.
27. Return a library book or a video.
28. Provide new mommy services.
29. Plan meetings, events, and private parties.

30. Provide personal chef services.
31. Be a single parent helper.
32. Provide employee relocation services.
33. Deliver gift baskets and flowers.
34. Arrange for landscaping services.
35. Remind you of special days.
36. Charter a private jet, yacht, or helicopter.
37. Assist you at your event, wedding, or conference
38. A concierge can arrange for a security company to assist you.
39. Book day spa services.
40. Find and schedule a fashion and/or stylist consultant.
41. Organize that messy office supply cabinet that nobody has time to do.
42. Provide occasional and emergency babysitting
43. Find an expert to help with estate planning.
44. Arrange for your tee time at the golf club.
45. Book your appointments for you.
46. New to the area? A concierge will give you a tour of the town.
47. Book catering services.
48. Plan and arrange a getaway weekend.
49. Provide office help.
50. Assist with your move—Let your concierge unpack those boxes and put it all away!

Source: The Concierge Manual, Katharine C. Giovanni