If you are planning a wedding at an exclusive club or a million dollar estate, you might think about using vintage wedding cars for your wedding transportation needs. Classic and vintage cars are the perfect addition to a day filled with class and style, sophistication and luxury. Photographers will love taking the couples’ picture in front of a classic beauty with the wedding venue as a backdrop. Brides and grooms with a special affinity for classic cars will love the appeal that vintage wedding cars will bring to the day, and the memories they will create for themselves and their guests.
Transportation – Though many classic and vintage wedding cars may have contracts against driving them (or having them driven by a company driver) for long distances, most can still be used as local wedding transportation. These rentals keep their value as classics because of their uniqueness and their low mileage, which could quickly add up if each couple renting took the vehicles for long drives. Vintage wedding cars are probably best if only needed for very short distances, such as from the chapel to the reception hall down the street.
Props Only – If you find a classic car you want to rent but find that it is cost prohibitive, you might get a reduced rate for using it as a prop only. This means the car is not driven, except to the location where it will be parked. Often, the owner of the vehicle will have it hauled to the location as to preserve the car’s low mileage. When used as props, vintage wedding cars still add considerable value to your wedding celebrations. They can be used to enhance the overall look and feel of an exclusive or luxurious party, or they may simply be used in professional wedding photographs that include the couple.
Full Event Rental – Other than the other two options above, vintage wedding cars can be used during the entire wedding celebration. Though it may be hard to find a company willing to rent out a vehicle over a several day period, it can be done. Don’t expect to get a weekend celebration classic car on a small budget, however. If you are lucky enough to find a company or car owner willing to rent their vintage wedding cars for several days or more, be prepared to pay top dollar. For that money, you will enjoy transportation and the vehicle’s use as a prop at the venue or in wedding photos.
Vintage wedding cars can be rented from wedding transportation companies and from local individual vehicle owners. Be sure that no matter which vendor you use, that you have a signed contract and proof of insurance before taking possession of the vintage or classic car. Usually valued at high dollar, you will want to make sure your liability is spelled out clearly so that you do not get stuck in a situation where you need to pay a huge penalty or lose your deposit. Nothing can ruin the memory of your wedding more than dealing with financial surprises in the aftermath of it all.