Four Things To Do Before Choosing a Wedding Transportation Vendor

Photo by Jenny GG Photography

Photo by Jenny GG Photography

It's not uncommon to have your ceremony location and reception location be far apart, and if you're considering a remote location, you might have to consider how guests get back and forth from the venue to their hotel. Renting buses or limos can be a great way to provide a thoughtful service to your guests, but it can be hard to know who to trust for your wedding day transportation. There's a slew of wedding vendors to take care of before the big day, and this shouldn't be one that slips under the radar. Here are four quick tips so that you find the very best vehicle to enhance your wedding day itinerary.

1. Do Your Research

Learning more about a company online can be tricky, however, there are some tell-tale signs that separate good transportation providers from the rest of the bunch. Look for a modern website that's easy to navigate. If they fall short here, it's safe to assume they aren't providing convenient features in their vehicles, either.

2. Ask If They Have Experience with Your Venue

This might seem like a small detail, but it can make a big difference. You want smooth transitions between your ceremony destination, pictures, and the reception destination. A chauffeur that is well experienced will already know where to park, the acceptable places to pick up and drop off at a venue, etc.

3. Schedule a Tour in Person

This is a critical step to ensuring you're getting your money's worth. A transparent transportation provider will be happy to let you tour the vehicle that you're interested in ahead of time. This way, you're completely sure that they own their vehicles, and you know exactly what to expect on your wedding day.

4. Understand the Contract Before Signing

Speaking of knowing what to expect, reading and understanding the contract for service is another necessary step to reserving your wedding transportation. The last thing you want to deal with is a surprise charge for gas or gratuity in the midst of your wedding. If you're confused about any terms, don't be afraid to ask any potential providers for clarity.

With these tips in mind, you're much closer to completing the process of planning your wedding. With transportation handled, you're set for an efficient and memorable experience. 


Alan James is a creative writer with experience in the travel and wedding industries with Best Limo Grand Rapids. The first hand knowledge they've gained while helping to plan destination weddings around the country is a resource they love to share.