You don’t have to rent a limo on your big day. There are so many other alternatives that are more budget friendly. But for those of you who do want a limo on your wedding, here is some helpful advice.
A limousine rental can put the final touches on your special day. This will take off some of the pressure of the day. The wedding limo can come in a wide range of styles and prices. You will have to decide on whether or not to include the individuals in the wedding, when you want to use limo and the budget.
You may want to start researching on limos, approximately six months before your wedding. Planning ahead can increase your chances of getting the vehicle of your choice. Limousines have various prices but usually are available on a hourly basis. One of the greatest factors in choosing a limousine will be your budget. The next factor will be whether or not the wedding party will be accommodated in the vehicle.
A reservation can be secured after a decision is made on the amount of passengers that will be riding. A majority of limos seat 10 to 14 people. A limo bus is equipped to seat up to 32 people. Some of the fancy vehicles may be more expensive. You should check the tipping policy while reading your contract. The tip is usually an added expense that is not in the contract but expected at 20 percent over the limo cost, and given to the driver.
Ask what amenities are included before making your decision. Most limousines will have a bar and sink, television, surround sound system and tinted windows. You need to know what will be essential to make your ride comfortable. Most vehicles with come with, glasses, ice and napkins but remember to make the request. Champagne is normally available at an additional cost.
When picking a business, locate those that are credible and have a good reputation. You should choose a company that has some years of experience. Individuals involved in wedding planning and wedding products, sometimes have knowledge of special packages or referrals for companies. Make an inquiry about insurance coverage and ask for proof of insurance. All licenses for limousine fleet and drivers should be updated.
You can begin by calling companies and searching websites. The company should know the date, number of people and the location of pick up. Eliminating a list down to three business is a manageable task. Go to the three companies and ask for an inspection of the vehicles.
You need to get and sign a contract. Read the whole contract and make sure it addresses all of your expectations. It should include, the type of vehicle, where you are to be picked up, how many hours of rental, any extra services to be provided. You should have a contact number of a person affiliated with the limousine service for off hours.
Begin your planning at least six months in advance. Referrals are a nice source for finding a reputable business. You want to re-confirm you weddings date for about one to two weeks before the date. Double check the pick up time and location. If possible arrange for the limousine company to have your itinerary ahead of time.