5 Things to Know Before Hiring a Stretched Hummer
When you think of youthful, extravagant, and luxurious fun on a special occasion, you probably think of a big, glistening, stretched hummer with its bass turned up and a dozen young adults partying it up in the back.
In some ways, that's exactly how it is. However, it's not a free-for-all, and there are some things you need to know before you hire a stretched hummer for your next big party.
Let’s check it out.
1: Covid Restrictions
Given the current state of the world, this is probably the biggest thing to consider before booking a stretched hummer.
While the service is all about luxury and having a good time, driving services are currently being held to some very high standards of cleanliness.
This is handled before the scheduled pickup of you and your guests, but there may be intermediate tasks performed to keep things tidy and within the restrictions presented by local governments.
You may also be required to abide by local mandates, but these things are handled on a per-location basis, and you’ll need to ask the stretch hummer service to learn the exact details of what they require.
2: Timing is Everything
A stretch hummer experience is based on luxury and high-quality service. As such, drivers are trained to be prompt.
Upon hiring a stretch hummer service, you’ll have to know the pickup times for you and your guests. If you have multiple guests being picked up from other locations, these pickup times will be staggered to give the driver time to safely drive between pickup locations.
Make sure every guest knows their scheduled pickup time and ensure that they’re ready to leave on time. Every guest who takes extra time to leave their house causes delays in picking up the other guests.
Ultimately, this can keep your party from getting kicked off on time, and you might waste some of your booked service time.
3: Alcohol Consumption
A stretch hummer is much more than just a fancy ride to wherever you’re going. It’s a private party on wheels. You’ll be serviced by trained professionals, have access to music, video media, karaoke, and more.
On top of that, alcoholic beverages may be offered to adults over the legal age limit. It is best to clarify with the limo hire company if you plan on consuming alcohol or if you want to request that none be available.
Your driver and servers want you to have the night of your life during your ride. But the safety of you, your guests, and the staff members are the top priority. As such, if you or one of your guests become drunk, disruptive, or dangerous, action will be taken to regain a safe environment for everyone.
If you do plan on drinking, make sure to do so responsibly. Here are some tips to become an alcohol aficionado.
4: Capacity Limits are Final
Every stretched vehicle service, including limos and hummers, comes with a capacity limit. This is the number of guests you can have.
Capacity limits are typically very generous, and most vehicles can hold up to 20 guests. However, it’s typically recommended to invite 2 or 3 fewer people than the maximum to ensure everyone has ample room; this will create a more comfortable experience for everyone involved.
However, while you can invite fewer people, you cannot try to haggle your way into inviting more. The limit is in place to ensure the experience is a positive one, and there are safety concerns involved, too.
5: Minimum Hour Requirements
When you rent a stretch hummer, you pay by the hour. On an hourly basis, it's fairly affordable. The average price is typically $90-$150 across the US. However, that doesn't mean you can just rent it for an hour on most occasions.
The service needs to recoup its business costs, and they will often implement minimum rental hours to ensure they can do that.
You’ll be notified of any minimum rental requirements before booking the service, but it’s important to set your budget accordingly.
Choose the Right Service
These rules are consistent across the board, but every luxury driving service is different. To have the best time possible, check out these tips for choosing the right luxury driving service for you.