Shop Until you Drop – Off … LA

Shop Until you Drop – Off … LA

09/06/2013 0 By Chris Parnell

Citadel Outlets, “LA’s Choice for Outlet Shopping,” has partnered with Karmel Shuttle to offer two new shopping packages for visitors wanted to squeeze in some shopping on their departure day.

Citadel Outlets’ “Shop Until you Drop-Off…at LAX with VIP Lounge” and “Shop Until you Drop-Off…at LAX Shopper’s Delight” are packed with special touches to appeal to the international visitor. Each package includes Citadel world-class customer service amenities, complimentary shopping baggage check, foreign currency exchange, complimentary strollers and wheelchairs, free Wi-Fi in the Citadel Cafes, and Family Restrooms & Mother’s Lounge. These packages provide shoppers with a unique experience to stop at Citadel Outlets on their way out of town and experience great deals at 120 of the hottest designer outlets.

Whether visitors are staying in Anaheim or Los Angeles, daily shuttle service is available seven days a week to transport shoppers to Citadel Outlets. Karmel Shuttle offers shuttle service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Anaheim.. Citadel Outlets provides its own Outlet Express Shuttle service between Los Angeles and Anaheim to Citadel Outlets. Shoppers can store luggage at the Citadel Outlets VIP Lounge while shopping. Also, Citadel Outlets store roster conveniently includes a few luggage stores for that extra bag to bring home designer items at significant savings.

“Citadel Outlets is excited to offer these new shopping packages to visitors,” said Cynthia Schmitt, Director of International Tourism & Sales at Citadel Outlets. “So often international visitors have to check out of their hotel early, but have a late evening flight. Our Shop Until you Drop Off at LAX programs gives visitors a chance to do some last-minute shopping and savings before heading home.”

The “Shop Until You Drop – Off……at LAX” with VIP Lounge includes the following amenities:
LAX to Anaheim hotel transfer (provided by Karmel Shuttle)
Pick up from key Anaheim area hotel to Citadel Outlets
(provided by Outlet Express Shuttle)
Spacious seating and bag storage on shuttle
VIP Savings Card and Citadel gift bag
Complimentary secure luggage storage for the day
Access to Citadel’s VIP Lounge which includes:
Free Wi-Fi
Light Snacks and beverages
Flat screen televisions
Electronic converters
Concierge Service
Private lockers
Citadel to LAX transfer (provided by Karmel Shuttle)

The “Shop Until You Drop – Off……at LAX” Shopper’s Delight includes the following amenities:
LAX to Anaheim hotel transfer (provided by Karmel Shuttle)Pick up from key Anaheim area hotel to Citadel Outlets
(provided by Outlets Express Shuttle)
Spacious seating and bag storage on shuttle
VIP Savings Card and Citadel Gift BagComplimentary Luggage storage for the day$20.00 Gift Card/Voucher (adult, $10.00 for child) to use at any of the Outlet Stores or RestaurantsCitadel to LAX transfer (provided by Karmel Shuttle)

“Since many of our international customers have those evening flights, we think this is a perfect way to spend their last day,” says Mike Afram, president of Karmel Shuttle. “Our next step will be to add service from the Beverly Hills/Hollywood area as we are already receiving demand for it.”

The price varies depending on location, but is projected to be in the range of $100 USD. Key resellers will be able to sell the packages, and they will also be available on Karmel Shuttle’s website, at


KARMEL SHUTTLE SERVICE and SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COACH offers the best in airport transfers, tours and private charter services. With a large fleet of vehicles including vans, town cars, limos, mini and full size coaches, the company services the greater Los Angeles and Orange County areas including all of the major airports (LAX, SNA & LGB). Transportation to Catalina island terminals, cruise ship terminals, beaches, area attractions, and “hotel to hotel” transfers are all easily accommodated by Karmel, the “One Stop Shop” for all transportation needs. Vehicles are newer models, well maintained, clean and comfortable. Drivers are professionally trained, knowledgeable and courteous.

Karmel Shuttle is a “reservation only” based system utilizing an automated flight tracking system to provide the best in customer service. Vans do not park curbside waiting for additional clients, nor do they loop the airport several times hoping to fill the van. A minimal number of stops ensures an easy, fast and direct transfer.

Citadel Outlets is owned and operated by Craig Reality Group, a shopping center development and management firm founded by Steven L. Craig. His vision of a world-class shopping environment at Citadel Outlets and retail outlets in six states includes an intense focus on the international market. The company’s destination centers are present at major international tourism, travel and trade shows throughout the world to support to growing inbound tourism numbers into Los Angeles. Craig Realty Group operates and manages 4.3 million square feet of retail development, and Citadel Outlets is planning to unveil its fourth phase of shopping in October, 2013.

In Los Angeles, Citadel Outlets is located on Interstate 5 at the Atlantic Boulevard North exit, ten minutes from downtown Los Angeles and easy reach from the Greater Los Angeles area and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX.) Downtown shuttle service from several Los Angeles hotels is complimentary and daily shuttle service from Anaheim is available four times a day, seven days a week. For complete details, go to


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