Did you know that there are around 2 million marriages in the US every year?
That’s a lot of people tying the knot! It also means that if you want your wedding to stand out, you’re going to have to think outside the box and plan every detail with care.
One aspect of the wedding that both brides and grooms find special is wedding transport. How you both turn up to the venue and leave for your honeymoon can set the tone for the whole day, and getting it just right is a must!
With that in mind, we’ve put together some top tips to help you choose the transport for your special day, so read on!
Open-Topped or Covered and Protected?
The first thing to consider is whether you’d like an open vehicle or something that’s covered. A large factor that will affect this is, of course, the weather! If you live in an area that sees a lot of rain, or you’re getting married in a cold, wet season, you probably won’t want something that leaves you open to the elements.
If the climate won’t be a problem, you might want to consider how an open-top will affect your hair and clothing. Arriving in a slow-moving horse and carriage may not be a problem, but an open-top sports car on the freeway might be!
Know Your Budget For Wedding Transport
Your budget will also have a big impact on your wedding transportation choice. Work out how much you can spend, taking into account any fees on top of the rental price like fuel, insurance, and gratuity. Once you know how much you can spend, finding the right vehicle will be a lot easier.
Create a Wedding Transportation Plan
Creating a plan before choosing your transportation for weddings is a great idea. Look at where you’ll be traveling to and from, how long it’ll take, what roads you’ll be on, and who will be in the car. Wedding bus transportation, for example, can be great if you’ve got a large group, but a double-decker on a road with a low bridge is a recipe for disaster!
Choose a Spacious Vehicle
We’ve all seen the films of brides in huge wedding dresses squeezing into tiny cars. Don’t let that be you! If you’re wearing a large dress or have a few people traveling with you, opt for spacious transport to keep everyone comfortable, like a wedding limo service.
Get a Quote and Contract
Once you’ve found wedding transportation services that are perfect for your big day, get a quote from a few different companies before finalizing with one of them. When you’ve chosen, be sure to get a written contract of your agreement with the company. This contract should include the venues you’ll be traveling to and all the pick-up and drop-off information, making for a much smoother wedding day.
Now that you’ve read up on the ins and outs of choosing the right wedding transport for you, it’s time to get out there and start looking! Remember to take your time, shop around, and always get multiple quotes.
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