Bermuda Limousine International
212-647-8400, ext. 117; bermudalimo.com
For reliable limo service, this firm’s 145-vehicle fleet is tops. Choose from well-appointed luxury Lincoln 8 Pax stretches ($105 per hour), Lincoln and Mercedes sedans ($95), and 28-person mini-coaches ($130).
This coach line rents charter buses that can ferry guests around Manhattan. Its buses hold up to 29 (from $395), 40 (from $445), and 62 passengers (from $475 for a four-hour block).
FilmCars has an extensive inventory of restored antique and vintage automobiles. For a classic New York look, there are iconic checkered taxicabs (from $425 for three hours), or for vintage-themed nuptials, a 1913 Model T (from $695 for three hours).
Gray Line New York
Gray Line’s 82-person double-decker bus will ferry guests around Manhattan (and zoned areas in Brooklyn) to see the sights (from $510 per hour, with a two-hour minimum). Smaller groups should opt for a more modest trolley that seats 28 (from $600 for four hours). A complimentary tour guide comes with the double-decker.
Ozocar’s fleet of ecoluxe Toyota Priuses ($50 per hour with a driver) are not only quieter, but they also use 70 percent less fuel than your average yellow cab or town car. Wedding parties of four can choose the plush Lexus SUV at $60 per hour (plus gratuity; all rentals have a two-hour minimum). ECOFRIENDLY
Reagle Carriage Inc.
Reagle’s Glass Pumpkin Cinderella carriage (from $1,200 for three hours) drawn by two white horses is a bit much, but some brides eat it up. There’s also a lower-key Victorian carriage (from $750 with one horse). The company delivers buggies to any spot in the tristate area, but there’s a three-mile limit on where the driver can take couples after that.
Silver Star Limousine
This limo service offers more than 40 vehicles in all passenger ranges, from the only two original Rolls-Royces in the city ($750 for three hours) to a 35-person Mercedes party bus ($1,200 for three hours).
WC Transportation Service Group, Inc.
With a fleet of 25 sleek town cars, this company can shuttle guests to and from all parts of the event. Rates are $50 an hour with a two-hour minimum, plus 20 percent gratuity. Dispatchers are available for $50 an hour.
From the Summer 2011 New York Wedding Guide