The concierge departments in major hotels are regarded by most as the Mr Fixits of the hotel world. These people know everyone, have access to special deals, know the top restaurants’ Head Waiters personally ( and so can get around the ‘fully booked’ issue) and more.
Tales of seemingly impossible requests for guests achieved in an improbable amount of time abound and the top concierge services that are now available to both individuals and corporations have similar stories to tell - from sourcing bullet-proof cars to arranging for shops to open out of hours - money is the only issue and, lets face it, for wealthy professionals money is not necessarily an issue at all.
Most of the lifestyle clubs require an annual fee combined with one-off fees depending on the various requests. There’s no doubt that the more often one uses the service the better value it becomes. Many of these concierge services are city based but some have offices nationwide.
Joining a Lifestyle management service can be an economical alternative to (or adjunct to) having a salaried ‘Man Friday’.