When deciding to rent a limo first decide on what is the occasion you are renting a limo. You also want to have a plan of your ideal night. Next decide on what are the cities you will be renting the limo in. Next decide on how many passengers will be going in the limo with you. You want to estimate about how many hours you will need the limo.
How many passengers do you have and are they all going to fit? How do you know to decide what size of vehicle you want? First think what type of occasion is this. If the occasion were to be wedding and you as the bride had a big princess dress, would you not want anyone to sit on it or step on the dress in the limo. For something like that make sure you think about how much room each person needs. This bride may have ten people total in her party, but needs to count her dress as 2 passengers to protect it. Because someone in the limo spilled something on you because you were all tight inside, you do not want to be upset on your wedding day. Some occasions as proms kids do not mind having to sit on each others laps, as long as they can all fit in their limo. When planning a corporate affair, you want to make sure each client inside that limo is going to have space to sit inside that limousine. Because you should have rented one size bigger of a limousine, you do not want your night spoiled.
You might be thinking to yourself what all these things are inside this limousine. Some limousines such as the basic Lincoln Town Car can just be a typical car. You might want to spice up the small town car and rent a Mercedes-Benz instead or a non-stretch Hummer because this is the car service we used for everyday service when I wasn’t able to drive while recovering..
Make sure you get what you are paying for. If you book your limo too cheap, you run a big risk of the limo not showing up. They may tell you their limousine got into an accident or got stuck in Vegas. They may not even call you at all and say you must have booked with someone else and they did not charge you. You want the limousine company’s prices to be comparable and very fair for the types of vehicles and customer service they offer. As a customer you should not have to pay any hidden fees, surcharges, or taxes. You want to book a limousine with a flat rate and tip based on your satisfaction. When you dine at a restaurant you tip the waiter at the end of the night based on the service. It should be the same for limousines. Because they are guaranteed a tip, when gratuity is added in the price you risk the driver not providing great service.
Many Limousine Rental Companies are booked a year in advance so it is best to book your limousine well in advance if you want to get a better limousine and a better deal. Don’t wait if you are planning to rent a limousine for your special event during Prom season or high demand wedding season. Because it can book up quickly, book it as soon as you are certain that you want or need a limousine.
Most limousines rent anywhere from $50 – $200 per hour. In addition, most limousine services require a minimum hourly booking. Unfortunately, you can not rent a limousine for 1 hour because of vehicle prep costs, travel times, and chauffeur salaries. A one-hour limo rental is not feasible for most limo services.
Most companies also require a minimum 4 hour or more minimum to rent a limousine. High demand vehicles such as Stretch Hummers will often rent at full price with an 8 hour minimum.
When planning a corporate affair, you want to make sure each client inside that limo is going to have space to sit inside that limousine. You do not want your night spoiled because you should have rented one size bigger of a limousine.
You want to book a limousine with a flat rate and tip based on your satisfaction. Many Limousine Rental Companies are booked a year in advance so it is best to book your limousine well in advance if you want to get a better limousine and a better deal. Book it as soon as you are certain that you want or need a limousine because it can book up quickly.