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TRANSPORTATION
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Get Me to the Church on Time
By Christine Pavlas

Whether you opt for a carriage ride to the church or party bus for your bridal party you need to be educated in securing the details of your transportation.

Advance Reservation It is important to give yourself enough time to be a smart consumer when choosing your limousine service. Most companies will need at least six months notice in advance of your event. But as Larry Chrystal of A-1 Mr. Limo, Inc. states, "Limo Coaches (14 - 30 passengers) require one year notice during peak seasons. The limo coach is becoming the most popular of all the choices, per Larry "a party on wheels!" Making sure everyone is together and on time is a great stress reliever for the bride and groom.

Horse Drawn Carriage Like vehicles on wheels, coaches driven by horses require advance notice. Most companies offer their services during Spring, Summer and Fall with limited service available during the winter months. Howard Goodyear of Spring Mist Farms reminds us, "Be aware of how far your ride will be from point A to point  B." He has an eight mile limit for his horses to pull the coach and six adults. Seat belts are not required by law, but an adult must accompany a child at all times. Just as important whether it be a limo or a horse drawn carriage, ask if they have a backup plan just in case of the unforeseen.

Deposit Most companies will require 25% to 33% down to hold the date, with the balance due the day of the event. John Yedlick of LimoBusters issues the contract the day of the wedding because, "so many details can change right up to the wedding day." The balance due should be paid by cash, credit card or a money order, checks are usually not accepted as final payment on the day of the event.

Tipping Make sure you are clear on what is provided in your bridal package. Some companies include the tip and others do not. Generally a fifteen to twenty percent tip, usually paid in cash, is rewarded to the driver if he has given you the level of service expected.

Wedding Specialists Not all transportation companies specialize in weddings. Look for companies that specifically advertise in bridal magazines and that participate in bridal shows.

Liquor Local limousines companies are prohibited by Ohio law to provide liquor; however you can usually bring your own. It is very important that the license plate or a sticker appear on the vehicle that has the word "livery," this will avoid any problems with open containers.  <


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