Classic Wedding Car Hire
Why not let us help you hire your wedding day transport? We can provide the perfect Classic Wedding Car Hire, with our authentic 1960s Jaguars.
For your safety and to ensure a quality service make sure you hire a wedding car company that is licensed by The National Transport Authority.
When you hire an NTA licensed company you can be assured that they are in possession of all the required licenses and correct insurances.
We are fully licensed so, why not allow us the honour of escorting you in style and safety, in one of our beautiful wedding cars?
When you hire one of our beautiful, gold or white, Jaguar wedding cars you will be traveling in a stunning restored, historic vehicle.
This means, an absolutely stunning car that will wow your family and friends.
Would you prefer to hire a car that offers modern comforts? If so, why not consider booking our top of the range Mercedes-Benz E200, Limousine.
We offer classic wedding car hire in Carlow, Kildare, Laois, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow and Dublin.
COST OF CLASSIC Wedding Car HIRE
We don’t have a standard price list. That’s because there are lots of variables and every wedding is different.
So, we would love if you would forward your wedding enquiry to us.
You will find an enquiry form on our website. Please complete the form as completely as you can, and press send.
Once we receive the enquiry we will act on it immediately and reply with a detailed and personalized quotation for one of our beautiful cars.
You can of course email, text or call us if you prefer.
Please see below an idea of our rates, for wedding car hire (based on local weddings).
Jaguar in Old English White - €380
Jaguar in Opalescent Golden Sand - €380
Mercedes-Benz E200 in Calcite White - €320
You can get information here, regarding the average Irish wedding cost in 2019. This weddingsonline survey might be of interest to you.
Our WEDDING CAR HIRE Rates
When it comes to the hire of our wedding cars, we always try to be as competitive as possible. We understand the huge cost involved in putting together your big day.
We always quote a fixed price, with no hidden or additional charges.
The last thing you need to be worrying about, on your wedding day, are additional costs because of delays and overruns in your itinerary.
So, no need to worry we understand that despite planning your wedding day, for months or years in advance, the best laid plans can go astray.
For this reason, we only book one engagement per wedding car, per day.
So, having just one booking means we won’t ever need to rush off anywhere.
When you confirm your wedding car hire with us you can relax and be assured that we will be with you until all our duties are discharged to your satisfaction.
Your Wedding Car Hire
Do you want to experience true 1960s style and elegance on your wedding day ?
Well then, why not hire one of our Classic Jaguar wedding cars.
These authentic 1960s Jaguar are true historic vehicles and not modern replicas.
Snowbird, is a 1961 Mk II Jaguar car with an automatic transmission and a 3.8 litre engine.
With her pain work coat traditional Old English White, we believe she is up there with the best classic wedding cars available.
When it comes to a traditional wedding, you can’t go wrong with this stunning colour.
Desert Rose is a 1965 Mk II Jaguar. This beautiful wedding car offers something special with her superb coat of Opalescent Golden Sand. She also has an automatic transmission but with a slightly smaller 3.4 litre engine.
We can also provide a contemporary car in the shape of our Mercedes-Benz E200 CDi.
This car is a top of the range trim level, with black leather upholstery and a beautiful Calcite white coat.
So it’s perfect as a main wedding car or to hire as a second car for the bridal party.
Your Wedding Day
The day before a wedding, we valet, polish, decorate the car, load the equipment and chill the bubbly.
Everything is ready so we can head off early the following day.
We always aim to have our wedding cars arrive at least 30 minutes before your departure time.
As a result you’ll have one less thing to worry about on your wedding morning.
Make sure you get the most out of your wedding car hire.
Tell your photographer in advance to get plenty of shots, with your beautiful car, at the collection address, ceremony and reception venue.
If your want we can even stop en-route, at a chosen location.
Rest assured, we want to make our beautiful wedding cars play their part in making your day as perfect as possible.
So, do not hesitate to ask should you have any requests. We will be only too willing to oblige if we can.
This day is your day.
On your wedding day we try to come prepared. So, we have our beautiful cars carry a wide range of equipment from something as small as a headache tablet or safety pin to portable ’jump start’ power pack.
Please take a look at the list below. We’re open to any suggestions but hope we have most things covered.
Rear window silk floral garland
Celebratory bottle of bubbly
Possibility to stop en-route to reception for photos
A flexible and accommodating attitude. If we can do it we will.
Wedding Car equipment
Two tartan blankets
First aid kit
Portable 'jump start ' power pack
Portable electric air pump
Phone charger and cables
We are always open to hearing any suggestions or ideas you have that will help enhance your wedding day. So don’t be afraid to ask and if we can do it we will.
Debs limousine hire from €275
However if Hummers, stretch limos or conventional limousines are not your cup of tea then you might prefer to arrive at your debs with a touch of class and elegance. This we can provide with our historic 1960s restored classic Jaguars.
Our Limousine licenses allow us to carry up to four passengers in a vehicle.
We can collect debutantes and escorts from at least two locations if required. Arriving 30 minutes before your planned departure is our aim. This will means you will have plenty of opportunity with your limousine at each collection point and final destination for photos should you want.
WEDDING CAR HIRE REGULATIONS
Selecting the correct wedding day transport provider is important. Apart from the beautiful wedding car of your dreams, you want a company that is licensed and insured to provide the service.
NTA = National Transport Authority
SPSV = Small Public Service Vehicle
The Wedding car Company
-must always have a tax cleared status
-must possess SPSV specific insurance with vehicle, Employer and Public liability cover
The Wedding Car
- To be even considered for use as a Wedding Car/Limousine the proposed vehicle must first be on an NTA list of approved contemporary vehicles, suitable for Limousine use, or be a prestigious older vehicle suitable for ceremonial type work.
- There is no upper age limit on vehicles used for Limousine/ Wedding Car work.
- The Wedding Car/Limousine must undergo an NTA ‘Initial Suitability Test’, and pass. The vehicle is then issued with a limousine license. The suitability test is repeated annually in the case of vehicles less than 10 years old or manufactured before 1980. Vehicles within these parameters are tested every 6 months.
- The ‘Suitability Test’ is not a mechanical test but rather a check on the aesthetics of the vehicle. The vehicle has to be maintained always to the high standard suitable for it to be involved in the prestigious work undertaken by Wedding Cars/Limousines
- Prior to undertaking the suitability test, a vehicle must be taxed, have current SPSV specific insurance, current NCT certification. The Company must also have a tax cleared status.
When the ‘Suitability Test’ is passed the tester applies NTA issued, ‘Tamper Proof’ discs on the windscreen and rear window. The purpose of these discs discs is to give the public easy access to the licensing conditions of the vehicle. The vehicle license details, including the number of passengers that that it is can carry are noted on the discs.
- All Wedding Cars/Limousines must have current discs displayed in order to operate legally.
The Wedding Car Driver
- Any person wanting to drive in the Wedding Car/Limousine industry must have a current full Irish ‘B’ driving licence and a current SPSV licence.
- To obtain an SPSV licence a driver must pass an ‘SPSV Driver Entry Test’ which covers two modules, ‘Area Knowledge ‘and ‘Industry Knowledge’. The driver pass both modules.
- When the test is passed an application can be made for an SPSV license to An Garda Síochána. Part of the licensing procedure involves the applicant being subject of Garda vetting. The applicant must also have at this stage, and maintain in the future, a tax cleared status. The driver renews their SPSV license every 5 years.
Documentation (you can ask to view)
Vehicle specific Limousine Licence
Vehicle specific Insurance Certificate
A Limousine Licence costs €1000.00
The ‘Suitability Test’ costs €45.00
The ‘SPSV Driver Entry’ test costs €90.00
The SPSV drive licence fee is €250.00
Our Wedding Car Hire service will look after you on your Special Day.