About Company

Welcome to Commonwealth Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation!

Headquartered in Boston since our founding in 1982 - with a fully owned subsidiary in New York City - as well as a vast global partner network, we serve a renowned list of the world's largest, most discerning corporations and clientele. Commonwealth combines distinctive expertise with the ability to deliver tailored services for Financial Road Shows, General/Private Aviation, Entertainment/Production Tours, Corporate Travel, Luxury Hotels and Meetings & Special Events.

Our company's career chauffeurs and knowledgeable tour coordinators work harmoniously with industry-leading technology to provide each client with discrete, personalized service. Couple this with the industry's youngest fleet of luxury vehicles and you'll understand why clients are consistently delighted with "The Commonwealth Way."

For Dawson Rutter, president and founder of Commonwealth Worldwide, the drive to excellence began behind the wheel of a taxi. That is where he saw first-hand how the quality of customer service could make or break a business. After ten years of driving and dispatching taxis, the temptation of driving an air-conditioned vehicle in the heat of the summer lured him to the limousine business. Just a month into his new position as a chauffeur, Rutter jumped at the opportunity to fill in for the vacationing operations manager. The fill-in job soon became a full time position, and he quickly acquired the driving, chauffeuring, dispatching and operations experience that enabled him to envision a luxury transportation service that surpassed all of his previous transportation experiences.

Dawson Rutter in 1982.

In 1982, Dawson used his savings to purchase a single vehicle, an '82 Cadillac "Formal" Limousine, to be exact. With a clear vision of providing the excellence that was missing in the industry, he built the values of accountability, communication, exceptional customer care, and professionalism into the backbone of his organization.

Today, Commonwealth Worldwide serves business travelers in almost 80 countries, and is one of the largest chauffeured transportation companies globally. We look forward to serving you in New York, Boston, or wherever your business (or pleasure) takes you around the world!


Mercedes S550 Luxury Sedan

Nobody combines fine craftsmanship, comfort, power, and safety like Mercedes. The S550 Luxury Sedan represents the finest our fleet has to offer. Start with an exquisite interior with hand-tailored leather and an abundance of precisely top-stitched upholstery on virtually every surface. Add in a 4.7L V-8 engine boasting 449 horsepower and lots of legroom, and you have the ability to get to where you’re going in fine style! Since our inception in 1982, Commonwealth Worldwide has become an industry leader in the world of chauffeured car service, executive transport, financial roadshow transportation, and more. With world-class standards of service and a fleet of luxury sedans like the S550, we’re certain that when you ride with us you’ll understand why. Passengers: Two to three passengers comfortably. Can accommodate a fourth person in front passenger seat. Luggage: Trunk fits three (3) carry ons OR two (2) large bags. (Trunk = 18.4 cu ft)

Boston, MA; New York, NY

Lincoln MKS

With plenty of room for comfort, Lincoln continues its tradition of elegantly blending luxury, spaciousness and power in the MKS. The smoothness of its 3.7 L Duratec DOHCV6 engine provides plenty of vigor, while the active noise control helps keep the interior quiet. Lincoln has always been a leader in chauffeured car service, staying mindful of rear seat amenities. Almost 40" of legroom and plenty of headroom in our MKS translates to luxurious serenity on your journey. By combining unparalleled standards of service and care with a fleet of luxury sedans like the MKS, Commonwealth Worldwide has staked a serious claim as among the world’s most respected luxury transportation providers – from corporate chauffeur service to celebrity transportation and more. Take one ride with us, and we’re certain that you’ll understand why. Passengers: Two passengers very comfortably. Can accommodate a third person in front passenger seat. Luggage: Trunk fits up to six average size bags (Trunk = 18.4 cu ft)

Boston, MA; New York, NY

Escalade ESV

The Cadillac Escalade ESV boasts a luxurious cabin, comfortably seats up to 7 adults, and still boasts an additional 45.8 cubic feet of interior space. In addition to tremendous room, the stunning interior offers standard features like Bose™ 5.1 Surround Sound and a Rear Vision Camera. The Escalade ESV delivers plenty of space for you to ride with room to spare. Passengers: Five passengers very comfortably. Can accommodate a 6th person in front passenger seat, or a 7th with extra seating row. Luggage: Fits up to 6 average size bags. * No space for luggage if extra seating row installed Cargo Area = 45.8 cu ft

Boston, MA; New York, NY

Chevrolet Suburban

The Suburban offers the complete package; plenty of space to stretch out, store your luggage and enjoy a quiet piece of tranquility thanks to an acoustic-laminated windshield and inlaid doors with triple seals to help reduce wind and exterior noise in the cabin. With a strong, efficient EcoTec3 V8 engine generating 355 horsepower, this solid, oversized SUV has the power to get you wherever you need to go. Passengers: Five passengers very comfortably. Can accommodate a 6th person in front passenger seat, or 7th if rear seat installed. Luggage: Fits up to 10 average size bags. *No luggage space if rear seat is installed. Cargo Area = 39 cu ft

Boston, MA; New York, NY

Mercedes Sprinter 2500 Passenger Van

Inner beauty with class-leading space for up to 11 adults, and ample head and elbow room, the Sprinter Passenger Van delivers the ultimate comfort zones for our passengers. Passengers: Six to ten passengers very comfortably. Can accommodate an 11th person in front passenger seat. Luggage: Typically one carry on and one large bag per person. Cargo Area = 68.6 cu ft

Boston, MA; New York, NY

Mercedes Metris

Too many passengers to fit in an SUV? Too few to need a larger van like a Sprinter or Transit? Meet the Mercedes Metris Passenger Van – the newest addition to our fleet of luxurious rides. With seating for up to seven passengers, and ideal for five or six, the Metris combines industry leading style, safety and smooth handling that you’d expect from a Mercedes with plenty of leg and head room to spare. Passengers: Five passengers very comfortably. Can accommodate a 7th person in front passenger seat. Luggage: Fits up to 6 average size bags. Cargo Area = 39 cu ft

Boston, MA; New York, NY

Ford Transit Van

The new Ford Transits are the latest upgrade for Ford Passenger Vans. Comfortably accommodating up to 14 adults, with spacious headroom, the Transit features lots of power thanks to a 3.7L Ti-VCT V6. This van is a versitile, dependable ride. Passengers: Thirteen 13 passengers very comfortably. Can accommodate a 14th person in front passenger seat. Luggage: The Transit Van does not include room for luggage at full passenger capacity. Rows of seats are removable should space for luggage be needed. Ask us about specific needs to suit your purpose.

Boston, MA; New York, NY

Other vehicles of Commonwealth Worldwide

Getting the limousine package is usually a better way to go. Most deals include gratuity (tips), bottle of champagne, water and sign. Also, meet-and-greet for transfers, parking fees and tolls, if any. You can choose a limousine package from the following categories: Other services, Sporting Event, Prom and so on..

Articles about Commonwealth Worldwide

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July 27 , 2016

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