Limousine Rentals: Inquiring About Other Extra Services And Perks

April 1, 2008

Limousines are wonderfully-created luxury vehicles that are effective transportation essentials for special occasions and events.

Generally, most limo rental firms charge based on the type of event, and the event may either be an airport transfer, a wedding, night outs or bar tours, birthday parties, city or wine tours, day trips, concerts, proms and other special events. Most limo rental firms have special airport transfer rates and special A to B Rates, and charge hourly minimums in days like Friday and Saturday nights.

Determining Your Entourage Helps Plan Your Event

It’s important for limo rental customers to prepare the details of what they are looking for before renting a limo, as most limo rental firms charge by the hour, so it is vital to decide how many hours you will need.

You also should determine how many people will be coming with you before you call a rental company, as this may affect the type of vehicle that you choose to ride in. Generally, standard limo vehicle types range from sedan types, which are generally Town cars or either Mercedes sedans, 6-seater limos, 8-seater limos, 10-seater and 12-seater vehicles.

Compare Rates And Possible Amenities

For starters, finding the best rental service provider will be much easier when you call on each service provider and listen carefully to how each firm deals with your phone call or additional queries. On the day or night of your special occasion, it’s important that the company is responsive to your requests and treats you with respect on all your concerns.

Call each name on the list and inquire about their different rates, which includes the gratuity, cancellation fees, how much for an extra hour and their TCP number, which refers to the state license for these types of special transport. In addition, inquire whether the vehicles come with alcohol, music, passes to clubs, concerts or sporting events.

Make Early Reservations

It’s important to make early reservations with your chosen limo rental firm, because it helps to reserve one for a duration of 2-4 weeks in advance for example. For online reservations, you may also check out the rental firm’s Web site to confirm that the firm has your preferred vehicle. Try also to look in the phone book and compare other rental firms if they offer better deals than the one you chose.

Other Important Limo Renting Items To Consider

Like in most things, you get what you pay for, and it helps if you know that the type of event can mysteriously change the price of your limo rental vehicle. Ensure that you know the location of the limo company, because some will charge drive time even if they are more than 30 minutes away. When you ask for the operator’s TCP, you should be aware that the state issues them in order, which will denote that the lower the number, the longer the company has been around in service.

In addition to licensing or legal requirements, one important aspect to inquire from the service provider, is that you should ask them about the limitations around food, drink, or smoking. This will also probably include the availability of glasses and refrigeration on the vehicle, and if the chauffeur will also be the server, or will not assist you at all. Some rental firms also will provide extras such as satellite radio or pay-per-view TV, so you need to inquire in advance or be prepared to take your CD compilation that will have enough tunes to last you the whole ride.

Vanessa Arellano Doctor
http://miamilimo.biz

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