There used to be a belief that limousines were only the purview of the super-rich and famous—celebrities, pro athletes, state dignitaries, and the like. Thanks to Indianapolis limo service companies like Antique Limousine of Indianapolis, which rents vehicles by the hour, more and more people can afford to ride these luxurious vehicles. In fact, limousines have become a staple in events like weddings, bachelor/bachelorette parties, and even proms.
If you’re thinking about getting a limousine service in Indianapolis though, you should know that it’s nothing like hailing a cab or renting a passenger van. To help make things easier for you, below are a few things you should keep in mind:
As Michael Koretzky writes for MoneyTalksNews.com, you should ask the rental company to provide you an all-in quotation to avoid sticker shock:
“When you book a flight, you’re not charged for the aviation fuel. But when you rent a limo, you pay for the gasoline. That’s why, when you call to reserve your limo, you’ll be asked, “Where exactly do you wanna go?” The limo service will estimate the miles and roll the fuel fee into its price quote.
Also expect to shell out for any parking and road tolls. Then there’s the gratuity for the driver, which is also included in your quote. But make sure you clearly ask, “Does that price include everything?” Reputable services or sole proprietors will be very clear about all their fees.”
Before calling a rental company, determine first the number of passengers the limousine will carry. If there are only 6-8 people, a standard stretch limo will do. However, if there are 10 or more passengers, you might want to rent a super stretch limo instead to make the ride more comfortable for them.
Convenience and comfort are not the only perks of renting a limo as most operators also accommodate special requests to make the experience even more memorable. For example, some clients want to enjoy drinks during the ride, while others may want a vehicle that has a sunroof or a DVD player. Clients sometimes request for antique vehicles for that touch of sophistication, though some prefer modern limos instead. In any case, be sure to mention these details to the operator so they can cater to your wishes.
(Source: 6 Tips to Renting the Right Limousine, MoneyTalksNews.com, July 15, 2011)