VW Wedding Campervans – The Perfect Nostalgic Wedding Vehicles
By Premier Carriage, 7th November 2020

There are few more emotive vehicles than that of the VW campervan. For over 50 years, they’ve been providing a sense of adventure and freedom that was born in the 1950s and blossomed in the swinging sixties. For those looking to add a touch of nostalgia to their nuptials, there’s perhaps no better choice for your VW campervan wedding hire.

But why are campervans so popular for weddings? How did this vehicle, in particular, develop such a cult following? To gain a better understanding, it’s best to start with a quick history.

The VW Campervan: A Brief History

Contrary to popular belief, the VW campervan (also known as the VW bus, Kombi, Transporter, or Microbus) started life in 1950 almost over a decade before its heyday years. VW had secured traction in the automobile market with their Beetle. However, frustration grew as many customers desired a vehicle they could use for both pleasure and work purposes.Read Full Article

Tales from The Driving Seat
By Premier Carriage, 31st May 2020

There’s no doubt that being a wedding car chauffeur for one of the most important days of your passenger’s lives can be a very rewarding experience. It can also be nerve racking, very stressful, sometimes comical, sometimes embarrassing, and nearly always emotional. As a Premier Carriage Chauffeur of Classic Rolls-Royce Wedding Cars for well over twenty years I have had the pleasure of experiencing it all. From the nobility, to the famous, nervous, happy, and the tearful.

Then there’s the weddings you’ll never forget such as the sight-impaired bride walking down the aisle with her Labrador guide dog, or the bride with a huge dirty mark on her white wedding gown. Emotions are part and parcel of almost every wedding but as a professional you must always keep these in check. It’s no good having a chauffeur that bursts into tears! You must remain professional and supportive to your passengers at all times.

So let’s take a look at the comical side of the job. I will share one of these tales with you, but no names.

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Hiring Unique and Unusual Cars for Your Wedding
By Premier Carriage, 24th April 2020

For couples planning a wedding, one of the biggest priorities is to make the day as special and unique as possible. One of the best ways to achieve that aim is to make your wedding car hire choice a little more unusual than the standard fare.

By doing away with traditional options, brides and grooms can leave a lasting impression on their nuptials and turn plenty of heads on the journey in between the church and the reception venue. Over the years, we’ve expanded our vehicle inventory to almost 1,000 vehicles, which certainly includes several unusual choices as well as genuine collectors’ items.

So let’s take a look at what’s on offer if you’re looking for a something a little bit different when it comes to hiring a vehicle for your wedding day. Read Full Article

5 Reasons You Should Get Wedding Insurance
By Premier Carriage, 3rd April 2020

The events of 2020 have demonstrated the importance of securing wedding insurance for your special day. Having to think what could go wrong on your wedding day may not sound like much fun, but it’s essential to take the necessary steps of covering yourself against any eventuality.

With that in mind, here are some significant reasons for purchasing wedding insurance.

1. Cover Yourself Against Losing One of Life’s Most Expensive Outlays

It’s useful to look at wedding insurance in the same way you look at other valuable life assets. Let’s say you just bought a costly item of jewellery. One of the first things you would do upon receiving the item would be to contact your home and contents insurer to protect it.

So why wouldn’t you apply to the same concept to your wedding? The average spend for a wedding in the UK was £31,974 last year. Read Full Article

What Are the Most Popular Wedding Car Choices for Brides and Grooms in London?
By Premier Carriage, 3rd March 2020

For those of you looking to get married in London, there is a myriad of choices when it comes to churches, reception venues, caterers, photographers, entertainment acts, stylists, and of course, vehicles to hire for your special day.

But by undertaking some of our own meticulous research, we’re hopefully going to make the planning process much easier for you. We’ve trawled through our database containing thousands of orders (spanning more than two decades) in order to reveal what the most (and least) popular choices are for wedding car hire in London, along with their average costs.

So what do the statistics say? Which type of wedding car comes out on top?Read Full Article

Top 5 Cars to Hire for Weddings in Birmingham and the West Midlands
By Premier Carriage, 17th February 2020

From lavish Asian extravaganzas in the heart of Birmingham to secluded ceremonies in the Warwickshire countryside, the greater West Midlands area contains a melting pot of different cultures that each celebrate weddings in their respective way. However, what unites them is their choice to hire wedding cars to make the occasion even more unforgettable.

Over the years, we’ve provided wedding cars for thousands of happy couples in the West Midlands. Thus, we thought we should go back through and analyse our data (spanning over two decades) to unveil the most popular choices for wedding vehicle hire in Birmingham, West Midlands.Read Full Article

Why You Should Hire a Prestige Car to Make your Valentine’s Day Proposal Unforgettable
By Premier Carriage, 1st February 2020

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, there will be many men (and women) preparing to get down on one knee to pop the question on what is the most romantic day of the year. As one of the most important events of your life, you’re going to want to make your proposal as unique as possible, which is precisely why you should hire a prestige car.

By making a remarkable vehicle a part of the occasion, you are bound to add that extra touch of class to your special day. But which car should you choose? And how should you incorporate it into your Valentine’s Day proposal?

Which Prestige Car Should You Hire for Your Valentine’s Day Proposal?

Of course, you want to hire a car that is going to wow your partner. Whether that’s by hiring a supercar or by hiring a vintage vehicle, you need to choose a machine that’s going to leave your other half’s jaw on the floor. So what are your options? Read Full Article

Why Hire a Vintage Bus for Your Wedding?
By Premier Carriage, 22nd January 2020

When in the planning stages of your upcoming marriage, the idea of hiring a bus for your wedding might not occupy your initial thoughts. However, beautiful vintage buses don’t only provide memorable talking points; they offer practical solutions to potential logistical headaches on the big day.

So why should you choose a bus over other conventional modes of transport and which type of bus should you choose?Read Full Article

Famous Film and TV Vehicles available for Wedding Hire
By Premier Carriage, 24th October 2019

Over 23 years Premier Carriage has provided vehicles for many Film and Television programmes, as a result, we have provided our services and vehicles for many celebrity weddings and provided vehicles that have featured on both the big screen and small screen and many you may well recognise.  We have put together below a short selection of some of our famous Film and TV vehicles. All vehicles are available to hire for weddings.

Vintage Car used in the television series of Agatha Christie’s “Poirot” starring actor David Suchet

This 1935 Vintage Daimler was used in the famous Agatha Christie film ‘Lord Edgware Dies’, starring actor David Suchet as the famous Belgian detective ‘Hercule Poirot’. It was also the regular transport of the late King Edward VIII and Mrs Wallis Simpson after the Kings abdication and during his exile in France. Read Full Article

We’ve won an Award: Wedding Chauffeur Company of the Year
By Premier Carriage, 3rd September 2019

Back in June 2019 I received an unexpected call from Rocky at The Corporate Living Award Team who informed me that a number of our previous Bride’s & Groom’s had nominated Premier Carriage Wedding Cars for an award.

You can imagine my face when I heard this news. I did not even know these corporate awards were taking place. I was ecstatic and bouncing off my chair with the biggest smile you have ever seen.  It certainly made my day !

Rocky at Corporate Living quickly briefed me on the award scheme, which was strictly based on merit, innovation, ethical practice, industry recognition, and most importantly service excellence. Read Full Article

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