It’s hard to decide on your wedding vendors, and transportation is no exception to this fact. Many people who are trying to hire wedding transportation haven’t ever done it before, and that can make the process that much more intimidating. We are here with some information to think about when you’re searching for the best limousine or party bus for your wedding. These hints will certainly guide you to finding the best transportation solution. If you need more details, head over to sandiegopartybusservice.com.
Consider sizing up
Did you know that transportation companies don’t set the size of their vehicles? It’s set by the state department of transportation who only uses a guideline of about fourteen inches for each seat. You don’t need to pull out your tape measure to know that most adults take up more room than that! This is especially true for weddings where ladies might be wearing full skirts. Plus, you might want to invite your photographer and videographer on board to capture all of those moments shared en route to your wedding day destinations. For all of these reasons, you can’t go wrong with sizing up your wedding vehicle.
Make sure you aren’t getting scammed
This is easier said than done! However, if you’ve never reserved transportation in the past, this is a particularly important point because you don’t want to make a naive decision going with the lowest price only to be disappointed. We’ve heard a lot of stories about couples booking the lowest price and not following up with a visit to the companies garage. If you don’t go view the vehicle, you don’t know what you’re getting. This could result in a different vehicle showing up, one that needs maintenance, or no vehicle at all! You will save yourself a lot of heartache by doing the proper research.
Book as soon as you can
Your transportation vendor should be the decision that follows your venue reservation. You want to book as early as possible because wedding season is the busiest time of year for these companies. If you wait, you’re risking not being able to get the specific vehicle that you’re interested in. When you book early, not only do you get the best selection out of what is available, but you’ll also get the rate that is currently set. Transportation companies are known to raise their prices, especially when they’re experiencing high demand, so it’s always a good idea to lock that in when you can!
We are sure you have heard of or read the horror stories about the unprofessional, tacky DJ or the DJ that only played their style of music and refused to take any requests from the floor. Here is a general breakdown of what you should expect to pay for DJ services according to your event needs.
DJ prices may vary for non-wedding events. For example, small private parties/small corporate event prices will typically be lower in comparison to the prices for larger scale corporate events.
Setting your budget for your wedding depends on what type of experience you would like to have. If you don’t want the risk of having an inexperienced DJ who may play inappropriate music, not consider timing or coordination with other vendors or simply not have the knowledge to carry out emceeing/announcements; please consider the following.
$300 – $500 Usually a beginning DJ, most likely a part-time hobbyist.
$600 – $1000 A little more experienced, may have a robotic personality and stays within mainstream music playlists. The beginner and mediocre DJs may be a part of a venue package, which means the venue may charge $1000 for DJ services and pay their DJ $500. In essence, this means you are getting the quality of a $500 DJ!
$1,100 – $2,500 Much more experienced, professionally trained, possibly a full-time DJ or part of a company like MY DJs who provide the training to become a well seasoned, interactive DJ and emcee. These pros are chameleons and can improvise to a client’s custom requests. The DJs in this category commit a lot of their time to making sure the weddings they facilitate are as close to the dream wedding their clients envisioned. They make sure they have top notch, high quality equipment along with back up equipment. They also spend hours studying the important details that lead to a smooth running wedding program. This kind of preparation shows through in their accessibility to help clients with questions, coordination and suggestions to help drive the success of their wedding.
We have a state of the art showroom where we can discuss all the details regarding your special event. By having a meeting at our studio instead of the nearest coffee shop, we ensure you a fun “mini reception” demonstration where you can view the services we offer live.
Lastly, we are known as one of the best wedding DJ companies in San Diego. We have venue recommendations, great reviews and 15 years of consistently delivering an awesome DJ/Emcee experience time after time!
Client: Crystal and Adam Barry
Event Venue: The Handlery Hotel
DJ: DJ Joshua Duncan
Photographer: Baxter Photography
The wedding of Crystal and Adam was held at the Handlery, and included a beautiful candle lighting ceremony.
MY DJs provided music for the processional and exit, as well as a wireless lapel microphone for the officiant.
MY DJs Up-lighting added an extra dimension of elegance, coordinating beautifully with the color scheme.
MY DJs Joshua Duncan kept the floor filled all night with skillful mix…
Of course, DJ Josh couldn’t resist joining the floor for line dances like the Wobble.
Adam and Crystal were very happy that they chose MY DJs. It was truly a night to remember.