Arrive and Depart in Style with These Wedding Transportation Ideas
Arrive In Style: See This Wedding
Everyone has gone to a wedding that really wowed them, one where the couple clearly paid close attention to every tiny detail. Any bride or groom would want their special day to be the same way, of course. Lucky for you, there are many ways to make your wedding stand out — a couture dress, a choreographed first dance, tons of lavish floral arrangements. But one thing you might not have thought to prioritize is the transportation for you and your guests on the big day.
Are you interested in delving deeper into some of the transport alternatives you might not have considered? Then start to think outside the box and beyond the traditional glossy black stretch limo. Here’s a list of fun wedding day transportation ideas that will ensure your wedding party has fun, your guests leave impressed and, most importantly, you and your fiancé get safely from Point A to Point B all day long. Peruse the list and pick your favorite as you continue to plan!
Antique Car: See More
Does someone in your family or close circle of friends own a classic hot rod or a vintage pick-up truck? Think about asking them if they’d be willing to part with it for a day, especially if you or your fiancé are auto enthusiasts. You’ll feel like a princess gathering up your gown and stepping from the open door of a souped-up roadster into your wedding venue. Plus, your new spouse will probably appreciate the opportunity to get behind the wheel after the vows are exchanged.
Tandem Bicycle: See This Wedding
Are you a cycling enthusiast? Do you and your fiancé love to get outdoors? Then skip the motorized mode of transportation all together and opt for a set of foot-powered wheels. Bike away from your wedding with your new spouse on a tandem bicycle. Guests will get a kick out of watching you pedal, and the flower-adorned bike will make for a great photo backdrop. Your bridal party might even want to go for a spin. Of course, this only works during warm months.
Party Bus: Raleigh Limousine Company
Want to go a little more traditional? The party bus is a happy medium between the classic limo and a club on wheels. It offers ample room for a large wedding party, as well as music and lights to keep the fun going regardless of which stage of the day you’re at. Most also hold coolers so you can enjoy an adult libation even while you’re on the road to various photo locations. If you have a raucous wedding party who’s ready to celebrate, the party bus is the perfect option.
Row Boats: See This Wedding
If you’re getting married overlooking a lake or along the banks of a gently ebbing bay, think about making a slightly splashy entrance. Instead of driving up to the ceremony site, hop into a rowboat and float to the altar. Keep in mind that, if you’re the bride, you’ll have to arrange someone to row you to the spot where your betrothed is eagerly awaiting your arrival. Then after the ceremony, bob off into the sunset for some beautiful water-top photos before the reception.
Trolley: Absolutely Charleston
Another vintage option is a classic street trolley. Many rental services offer trolleys as options — sometimes decked out in white specifically for weddings — so they probably won’t be as hard to track down as a classic car or a rowboat. If you want to travel with your whole posse throughout the day, the trolley is a great alternative to a party bus or limo. They easily fit everyone in your wedding party and can even be used to transport guests from the ceremony to the reception.
Limo: 4 Leaf Limo
There’s a reason the stretch limo is the most popular option for wedding day transportation. It’s elegant, sleek and complements the vibe of any formal wedding. If you want to roll up to your reception feeling like a celeb, treat yourself to the classic stretch limo. You can always go a bit more modern with an SUV limo if you want to shake things up! This option will work best for smaller wedding parties, as limos typically can’t accommodate as many people as a party bus.
Whether you choose a tandem bicycle or a chic and simple limo, your wedding day mode of transportation should reflect your personality, just like every other detail of the day. Keep in mind logistics, like the size of your wedding party when you make the ultimate decision. But also feel free to have fun and get creative with the way you’ll get from Point A to Point B on the big day. After all, the day is really all about you and your partner, so pick a vehicle that makes you beam.
Kacey Bradley is the lifestyle and travel blogger for The Drifter Collective, an eclectic lifestyle blog that expresses various forms of style through the influence of culture and the world around us. Kacey graduated with a degree in Communications while working for a lifestyle magazine. She has been able to fully embrace herself with the knowledge of nature, the power of exploring other locations and cultures, all while portraying her love for the world around her through her visually pleasing, culturally embracing and inspiring posts. Along with writing for her blog, she has written for sites like U.S. News, SUCCESS, Tripping.com and more!
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