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Choosing A Limousine Company: 6 Things To Look For

Choosing A Limousine Company: 6 Things To Look For

Choosing a limousine company might seem as overwhelming as trying to choose the right direction at an intersection when you’re lost. When you know what to look for, your choice is just as plain as using GPS to get you where you need to be.

Despite every limo company having a limousine to rent, all the companies aren’t quite the same. From number of limos to quality of service, you’ll find some major differences. Use this quick checklist to narrow down your search and find only the best companies in your area.

Complete Cost Transparency

Have you ever shopped online only to discover you have to put items in your cart before you’re shown the sale price? It makes you wonder what the company’s hiding. When choosing a limousine company, you don’t want to have to wait for the final price or wonder what those “extras” are that were mentioned in your contract. Instead, only choose limo companies with complete cost transparency. If there’s anything you’re not certain about, a reputable company is happy to explain the costs for you.

Ample Options

Who doesn’t love options? Would you shop for cars at a place with only two or three or would you prefer a lot with 50 or more? You should look for limousine companies that have ample options, not only limos themselves, but amenities too. For instance, it might be a bit of a disappointment to discover the service’s party bus has the same lighting and flooring as their standard limo.

Safety And Licensing

When choosing a limousine company, you might not immediately think about licensing or safety. You just expect a limo company to have this part taken care of. You should always stop and ask about licensing, safety features and insurance. Reputable companies will show you all relevant paperwork to prove you’re using a safe, licensed company.

Quick Answers To Questions

Quick customer service always help to set a business apart from the competition and for most customers, it’s one of the top reasons they choose company A over B. The same applies when choosing a limousine company. First, check to see if a FAQ page or something comparable is available on the service’s website. If it’s not or you have more questions, call or message the company. The best companies respond quickly with ample details.

Well-Maintained Fleet

Stay away from any limo company that doesn’t want you to see it’s fleet. A company should be happy to let you take a look at the various limos to help you better decide what’s right for you. While you’re looking, notice the condition of the limos. The best limousine companies take pride in their vehicles and it shows in how nice each one looks, both inside and out.

Long Standing Reputation

It’s no surprise that 92% of customers read reviews online. It’s one of the easiest ways to determine a company’s reputation. Take the time to look at several review sites to see what other customers have to say about the service. Look at both the star rating and recent reviews. You should also check to see if any negative reviews have been addressed.

Another option is to look at the company’s website. While there’s nothing wrong with choosing a limousine company that’s just getting started, you might not want a special evening ruined by a less experienced company. Check to see just how long a company has been operating. Having a decade or more of experience in an area, plus good reviews, is a great sign you’re choosing the right company.

Choosing A Limousine Company

You have no shortage of options when choosing a limousine company. Once you know what type of limo you want, it’s time to narrow down your search just to companies with that type of limousine. Then, it’s a simple matter of using the above checklist to weed out the ones that might not offer the high quality, luxurious limos and service that you’d expect. Once you’re done, it’s easy to pick the right service.

Ready to end your search right now? Contact American Limousine Service to hire the perfect limo for your special occasion. 

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