So you have a special day coming up? It’s your birthday, anniversary, or you’re just interested in having a party bus or limousine for great time just because you deserve it? That’s great. After endless days at work, plenty of weekends spent taking care of chores and housework, and who knows what other commitments that you have had to take care of you deserve not only a break but a party! Everyone who works hard deserves a break, you included.
One of the major deterrents in regards to renting a limousine or a party bus is the fact that they can break the bank. Lets be honest, they can be downright expensive. It might be a good idea to list some of the reasons that transportation can get so pricey.
- Limousines are and party buses are gas guzzlers. Limo companies have got to pay for the fuel somehow and unfortunately that means passing the cost on to the consumer.
- Most limousine or party bus companies pay their drivers handsomely because they strive for a higher quality driver than the next company which in return benefits you with great service.
- In the limousine and party bus industry it’s difficult to find a reputable company. When calling for quotes a lot of customers contact companies that are not insured, will pull a bait and switch, or ones that will downright lie about the vehicle they’re giving you. That alone is why the quotes seem so affordable. It is best to find a company that offers all-inclusive quotes. This ensures that you don’t end up paying more than you were quoted at the end of the night.
Anyhow, now that you know why prices can seem so expensive, it is time to walk you through the process of ordering a limousine or party bus from any of the hundreds, if not thousands, of companies in the United States.
Reserving a Limousine or Party Bus
Generally when one calls a party bus or limousine service, the conversation goes something like this:
You: “Hi I’d like to rent a vehicle.”
Service: “What day would you like to rent one?”
You: “I am not sure but I’d like to rent one.”
Service: “We need to know the day that you’d like to rent one.”
You: “Either a Thursday or a Friday.”
Service: *pulls hair out*
As you can see it’s kind of a cyclical conversation. In order to solve this, you can simply have a bit of information handy and you’ll be able to streamline the process for you and the limousine service.
Here’s what all limousine or san diego party bus renters need to do. Have a date or list of dates written down. Other than that the renter will need to have the pick up and drop off times and locations. Most limousine companies have a service area and they need that information in order to determine if they can even help you at all.
Other than that, be sure to have to let us know what you anticipate the maximum number of people being on the vehicle. This will allow the service to suggest what types of vehicles you are eligible of using. Not only does this help us but it also helps you save money by not ordering a vehicle that is bigger than your needs.
Now that that tidbit of information is out of the way, lets move onto some tips on saving money when renting a limousine or party bus! That’s what you came here for anyway, right? These tips are pretty general so they should be handy in just about any city or state. However, some specific cities might even have more ways to save money!