Every wedding planning process includes its share of tough decisions, including how you will get to and from your ceremony and reception. Before you jump right in to signing a contract for shuttles and limos, it’s important you know how wedding transportation costs can rapidly add up.
Your first and possibly most sensible option is to self-drive. Of course, this comes with the responsibility of designating a sober driver, but it may prove to be the most affordable option for you. If you intend to have a large entourage in your wedding party, self-driving may no longer be the best choice.
In this case, you should consider hiring a shuttle service. If you want to provide your guests with transportation of their own, a shuttle bus and/or van is the perfect solution. You can choose from either used or new vehicles, depending on your budget. Try to consider the number of guests, their luggage, and your overall level of comfort. Regardless of which route you take, be sure to shop around for the best price and make sure to inquire for references ahead of time.
The other main option is to hire a luxury vehicle service. Limousines can often bring a heightened sense of elegance to your wedding experience, but they may not be the right choice for your budget. Be sure to check in advance that the company you are looking at includes items like drinks, red carpet service, and complimentary snacks in their packages. Whatever you decide, make sure you get a contract in place that outlines the services and cost in detail to avoid any misunderstandings later on.
It's understandable that you may want to book transportation that will make your special day in grand style. But