Top 5 Things You Need from a Good Limo Service

August 3, 2015

Taking a ride in a limo is probably the best way to travel. Whether you’re in Bergen County to see the sights or need to head out to the airport, a limousine service certainly makes traveling a lot more enjoyable, not to mention a tad stylish.

But you can only get the best experience if you actually get a good limousine service Bergen County is home to several limo companies, and choosing the right one may only require these five essential elements.

1. State Compliance

Every limo service is required to meet state regulations and policies. In addition to a license to operate in New Jersey, you may want to check if your limo company is authorized to take you across state lines. Assuming you intend to cross state lines in your limo, compliance with this requirement will ensure that you can travel without being stopped by authorities.

2. Proof of Insurance

The Better Business Bureau shares that some limousine companiesmight only insure vehicles with personal autopolicy, which doesn’t cover you or any passengers should an accident occur. It sounds morbid to think you’ll get into any kind of accident on the road but it pays to prepare for any event. So make sure your Bergen county limousine service can show valid insurance coverage (i.e., liability insurance).

3. Experienced and Skilled Drivers

All chauffeurs have to pass some kind of background check before they are given the responsibility to drive passengers around a luxury vehicle. Your limo company should give you assurances—and proof—that their drivers have passed extensive checks, and that each one has a valid license.

4. A Written Agreement

It’s fine for your limousine company to give way to your requests and bargaining. But get all the agreed terms in writing. This written agreement should detail the cost and inclusions, the refund and tip policies, the time of pick up and drop off, the destinations, the services you would expect, and the type of vehicle you have requested. Always read your agreement before signing.

5. A Good Fleet of Vehicles

Finally, you will want to have as many choices as possible for your limousine. If you don’t feel like the Lincoln Town Car or even the stretch limo would suffice, then you need to find a limo company that has more than the usual vehicles. From a vintage Rolls Royce for your wedding to an SUV-type limo for your night on the town, look for limo companies with a good fleet of vehicles.



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