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BlackCoach LLC Getting You Where You Want To Be

 

GMC 8 Passenger Quigley 4x4 and 6 passenger Yukon XL 4x4

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My Rates

My Rates are Black and White
You don't need to go to my website and utilize an unwieldy process dependent on your destination, miles driven or number of occupants and baggage. 

I don't take deposits and I have no cancellation fee because "stuff happens" - once you confirm the booking-we'll be there. No payment will be taken until your trip is complete and you're 100 percent satisfied.  There are still companies where their word is their bond-BlackCoach is one of them.

My Rates are Simple

Summer Rate:

Airport to all Big Sky Resorts and Private Clubs:  5-6 passenger Yukon-$300 one way -$550 round trip.

8 passenger Van-$325 one way - $600 round trip.

Winter Rate:

Airport to/from all Big Sky Resorts and Private Clubs: 5-6 passenger Yukon-$325 one way - $600 round trip;

8 passenger Van-$350 one way - $ 650 round trip.

Please Note:

Night rates for airport arrivals after 10 PM and pick up to the airport prior to 5 AM are set at a rate of $375 for the Yukon and $400 for the 8 passenger van.

Please Note:

The higher rate for the van will not be charged if you have five or less passengers and and the Yukon is already booked.


This rate remains the same regardless of the number of passengers - even if there are additional passengers or additional baggage that were not on the initial pickup (as long as there are no more than eight).  There are no additional fees for the use of a cargo trailer for luggage and ski gear, child seats or booster seats (I have two of each).

Other Destinations: Round trip mileage to: Chico Hot Springs 116; Butte 160 miles; West Yellowstone 180; Gardiner 175; Helena 180; Billings 300; Great Falls 360 and Missoula 390 miles.  Rates for the above locations and other locations outside of Big Sky are billed at $2.50 per mile for MY ROUND TRIP MILEAGE - NOT  ONE WAY AND I'M NOT OPPOSED TO NEGOTIATING PRICING ON THESE LONGER TRIPS

Gratuities - Never Required - Never Expected - Always Appreciated.

 

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BlackCoach LLC - Private Rides- Not Shared

You’ve attained financial security – shouldn’t you, your family and friends feel the same sense of security while traveling in Montana, often during inclement weather and hazardous winter road conditions?

With BlackCoach LLC, you can expect the following: 10% discount to Military, Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters and Nurses.

  • New winter snow tires each and every season.

  • Comfortable seating for up to six passengers in the Yukon XL 4x4 and up to eight passengers in the GMC Quigley 4x4 van.

  • Plenty of room for ALL your baggage requirements to include skis and snowboards in fully enclosed cargo trailers.

  • Drivers who know Highway 191 to Big Sky and the roads to the Yellowstone Club, Spanish Peaks, Moonlight Basin and Big Sky Ski Resort intimately. 

  • Drivers with great work ethics who believe one should be early, on time, but NEVER late.

Hello,

I just started BlackCoach LLC in January 2021 and hope to gain your confidence to transport you, your family and friends to private clubs and public resorts located in Big Sky, Montana or other designated destinations.  Much larger shuttle and limousine services require more drivers, many of whom may have little to no driving experience on Montana highways during hazardous winter conditions.

I’ve been driving Montana roads for twenty-four years and have an additional six years of driving experience in many other northern states to include the far north in Fairbanks, Alaska.

My part-time drivers all have a great deal of experience driving winter roads to Big Sky, MT as all of them did or still work there on a full-time basis.

Please Note: Even if it's not with BlackCoach, book your return trips early. Private transports are limited and fill to capacity quickly.  If you have an early flight, you might also consider staying at a Bozeman hotel the night prior to departure during inclement weather conditions.  This will mitigate the possibility of missing flights due to severe road conditions in the canyon.

 
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Personal Background

Retired Special Agent, Air Force Office of Special Investigations (Felony Criminal /Counterintelligence Investigations and Executive Protection) 1989-2001; Contracted Anti-terrorism Instructor, U.S. State Department at U.S. Embassies worldwide 2002-2004; Armed Security Contractor with a U.S. Government Agency overseas 2004-2014; numerous executive protection winter and summer driving courses through the U.S. military, U.S. Government and private corporations.  Previously employed and vetted with the private Yellowstone Club Security Team.

Warm Regards,

Ron Minard

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BlackCoachLLC Team

All of my drivers have a great deal of experience with winter driving on Highway 191 to Big Sky, MT as they did or still do work there.

Patrick D.

Patrick is 30 years old and moved to Montana to embrace the Montana outdoors. He has a  Bachelor of Arts in Geography from UCLA and is currently working on his Masters Degree at Montana State University.  Patrick was previously employed and vetted with the private Yellowstone Club's Security Team in Big Sky, MT

Jackson C.

Jackson, 29 years old, is originally from Pennsylvania and moved to Montana for the outdoor activities.  Jackson was a prior Marine Infantryman, then moved into the field of Intelligence in the Marine Reserves.  Jackson was previously employed and vetted by the private Yellowstone Club's Security Team in Big Sky, MT.

Skylar C.

Skylar is 27 years old and moved to Montana from Pennsylvania.  Skylar graduated with a degree in Criminology from Pennsylvania State University and is currently employed and vetted with the private Yellowstone Club's Security Team in Big Sky, MT

 

John H.

Jon is a retired U.S. Secret Service Uniformed Sergeant and retired with 26 years of service in Washington DC.  Jon has many years of training and experience as a driver involved with Executive Protection details.  Jon is currently employed and vetted with the private Yellowstone Club's Security Team in Big Sky, MT.

Mark L.

Currently employed and vetted with the private Yellowstone Club's Security Team in Big Sky, MT

Matt Y.

Matt is a 35 year old native Montanan, prior U.S Marine Infantryman and currently employed and vetted by the private Yellowstone Club's Security Team in Big Sky, MT.

 

Customer Testimonials

My family and I were scheduled to leave Bozeman Airport at 8am on a Sunday morning. We had made reservations with Uber a few days ahead and thought we would have a ride. Friends we were traveling with had taken the vehicle we all rented back to the airport as they were leaving the day before. My family and I were going to hang out in downtown Bozeman for a day and thought we would not need transportation. Sunday morning we were prepared to leave however there was no Uber or Lyft available, no drivers even with a reservation made days prior. We called the local taxi service and again no drivers. There were no buses, we were in a jam. That is when my wife found BlackCoach and called. Ron answered the phone quickly and sensing our situation came right over to take us to the airport. His service is first class and he is most definitely a person I would trust to transport my family. This is a reliable service which can be hard to find in Bozeman and it is headed by an excellent person. Thank you Ron, when we return we will definitely call you.

Michael Trexler

Testimonial for 6/18 ride with Kelly and Nathan Steele from FLA

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My husband and I were set to catch an early flight and had scheduled our Uber several days before to pick us up in the middle of the night. When the time came, no one showed up. We checked Lyft and called several local taxi services - nothing. The panic set in! My husband began searching online and found Ron and Black Coach, LLC. We gave him a call, at about 4am, and within 15 minutes, Ron arrived to pick us up, and took us right to the airport. He recognized the difficult position we were in and helped us get to the airport in time to make our flight. He literally saved us!! Not only was Ron professional and prompt, but the music on the ride was great and conversation was easy. We couldn’t thank Ron and Black Coach LLC enough, and when we make our yearly trip to the area we will definitely be calling him each and every time. Thanks Ron!!

 

Best driver ever! Thanks Ron.

Patrick Menard, Montreal

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