Best Tips to Hire a Limousine

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Buying a limousine can be really tough if you are not making millions at the end of the year. But, that does not mean you will not have the desire to ride a limo some day in your life. Nowadays, you can get the best of cars for hire and you can live your dream by spending a few bucks for a few hours. The luxury of a limousine is something to experience and it would be a memorable ride. Hiring a limo is not a big thing these days. There are numerous companies that provide limo hire services and you can book one for any special occasion or event that you need to attend. Many people also hire limousines for their wedding day so that they can arrive at the venue in grand style. But, there are several things that you need to keep in mind while hiring this kind of service. Here are few tips that will definitely help.

Company location
The service provider that you will be dealing with should have a registered office. Limo service is really costly and you must make a background check of the company that will provide this service. Moreover, you should also see if the company has its own parking space or not. There are many agencies that also provide similar service. It would be best not to opt for the services provided by agencies as they do not have registered offices and neither a parking lot.

Types of limos
You would be amazed to see the different types of limousines that are available for hire. Depending on what the occasion is and your budget, you can choose from conventional limos to novelty limos to exotic limos to stretch limos. Also, the facilities provided vary for different kinds of limos. So, before you decide to hire one, do make sure that you get a detailed brief about the amenities that will be available for each of the different models. After all, when you are hiring a limo spending so much of money, then you should always know what facilities will be provided to you during your journey.

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Check the contract
Hiring a limo will mean a full length documentation. This documentation will include everything starting from the number of hours for which the limo will be hired, the driver who will pick you up, the timing of your pickup and the time for dropping you off, the location of the pickup and the place where you want to go and various other details. There will be detailed terms and conditions that you have to go through carefully. The contract will also include the model of the limo that you will be hiring, the insurance policy of the company and also the manufacturing date of the car.

A limo service will be best if you want to make a grand entry in some event. It is not possible for everyone to buy a limousine, but with this kind of service, you can now ride a limo and fulfill your dream for once.

About Marina Villatoro

Marina Kuperman Villatoro CEO of TravelExperta.com, a travel resource site to inspire families to travel with kids of all ages. Marina has been an expat 20+ years in Central America raising 2 boys in a multicultural, trilingual household. She travels all over the world with her family to give first hand experiences of where to eat, stay and play with kids. Needless to say, it’s never boring! Join Marina on Facebook and Twitter for more unique and boutique family travel!

17 Responses to Best Tips to Hire a Limousine

  1. Kyle Winters says:

    It really is surprising to see how many people don’t know that there are different types of limos available for rent. However, the article makes a good point about their being several different limos to match any occasion. You can even get some novelty or weird limos if you want to make your night on the town even that more memorable.

  2. Zhaii says:

    “Don’t Spend your money on things, it fades quickly; Spend it on experience it will be our forever memories.” Spending money on renting a limousine for once in a lifetime is nothing compare to the experience it gives you one you ride on it..
    I appreciated your article. These will help enlighten some to spend their money wisely on experience..
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  3. Homecoming is just around the corner for my son and I thought I could surprise him by hiring a limo for his group. This is my first time hiring a limo company and you made some great tips. My favorite that you mentioned was looking for the limo rental contract and knowing everything it includes like number of hours or the driver that will pick you up. I will keep this all in mind when the time comes.

  4. You should also go and try to see the limo in person. That way you can get an idea of whether or not it really is something you want to rent. It would also be smart to talk in person with the company so that you can get any and all questions you have answered. That way you hopefully won’t have any surprises when you actually show up to rent the limo.

  5. Steele says:

    I am getting married in a few weeks and have considered renting a limo but since this is the first time doing it, I want to make sure I pick the right style for the occasion. I agree that choosing the right limo can impact how grand of an entrance we have at the reception. I will be doing research on different limo rental companies to find what works for me.

  6. Bethel Smith says:

    My baby brother is getting married and was planning on driving his dinky car from the chapel to the hotel after his wedding. What he doesn’t know is that we are all planning on chipping in to get him a luxury vehicle to pick them up. I was excited to read that there are so many different types of luxury limousines available. We will definitely have to look into something exotic.

  7. It’s interesting that there’s so much documentation accompanying renting a limo. My wife and I are thinking about renting one for our kids and their friends for prom! Knowing what to look forward to is very helpful! We’ll be sure to do more research and make sure to find a limo the kids will love!

  8. Jason says:

    Hi Marina. You’ve got a great blog going on here. Love seeing that you’re on a lot of different social media channels like youtube, facebook, twitter and Instagram. Impressive that you can keep up with everything while raising a family at the same time. I work at a limo service company over in Vancouver BC and am just reaching out to connect with other limo companies and travel blogs. Another quick tip for your readers when hiring a limo company is to check out their company reviews. Be sure to check in multiple locations like yelp, facebook, google, etc. Sometimes companies will create fake reviews so it’s good to check different places to get the whole picture. Keep up the good work, Marina!

  9. My wife and I are traveling pretty soon and we’re wanting to find a transportation service that will work great for us in new york to make getting around hassle-free. I liked that you had mentioned that it can be important to figure out who will be picking you up and where they will be picking you up. We’ll have to start doing some more research and see if we can find a company that will be able to take us around as needed.

  10. These are some good tips for hiring a limo. I like how you said that there should be a full length document for the transaction. I didn’t realize hiring one took that much paperwork, but now I know what to look for! When we get one for our wedding, I’ll remember this.

  11. I love what you said about being able to rent a limo and make a memorable experience. This is just how I want my little sister and her fiance to feel on their wedding day. My idea is to rent a limo to take them away after the ceremony and reception in style. I’ll make sure follow your advice and check the contract carefully to ensure nothing goes wrong on my sister’s special day.

  12. A friend of mine is getting ready to have her wedding, and they wanted to go all out and rent a limo. One thing that really stood out to me is that you say to do background checks on the company. It would be nice to know that they are safe, and have a good track record.

  13. Deb Pearl says:

    I didn’t know that there were different types of limousines available for hire. That is really nice that you can choose from conventional limos to exotic limos. My husband and I will have to give them a look and see which one would be a great fit for us when we go traveling. Thank you for the information!

  14. I do agree with you when you said that since renting a limo can be very costly, it makes sense that the person conducts a background check of the company prior to hiring them just to be sure. I will note that down because I want to make sure that the event where we’ll be needing a limo proceeds without any hassle. If conducting a thorough background check of the limo rental company is one of the best ways to ensure that, then I will do it. Thank you.

  15. I love that you mentioned to take into account which type of limo would best fit the event. My friend hired a limo for prom, and his date loved it. I think it’s awesome that you can choose a functional limo for travel and a luxurious one for special events.

  16. It sure was nice to know that there are different types of limos that a person can rent and that depending on the occasion, they can actually choose the one that they want. I am pretty sure that my mom will love the one that is fancy to ride for my sister’s graduation. I think the classic limo will work well with the event. I will inform her. Thank you.

  17. Mark Murphy says:

    I never would’ve thought about finding a company that would have a parking spot that you could park your car. My son is thinking of renting a limo for a formal dance that is coming up soon at his school. I will be sure to recommend to him that he looks for a company that will let him park his car at on their site.

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