A Brief History of the Limousine

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The First Limousines

 

The word ‘limousine’ was actually in common use in France, long before the creation of the automobile that now carries the name. The word (derived from the Limoges region), originally referred to a hooded garment that French shepherds wore to protect themselves from bad weather. Horse and carriage drivers later adopted these garments for the same purpose, exposed as they were to the elements, in contrast with their passengers who sat in a covered carriage behind them.

The Aventador Stretch Limo by Lamborghini

Throughout the world, the limousine is synonymous with luxury. Here (in order of increasing cost) are 10 limos that really push that opulence to its limits. If you have several million dollars to spare, you might even be able to splash out on the cheapest limo on this list!

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We’ve all seen different types of limousines cruising around and many of us have great memories of riding in a limo for a special occasion. But, how much do you really know about them? Here’s a few interesting facts about limousine that you may not know.

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Whatever is happening in your life in 2016, there’s always going to be the opportunity for a celebration. Perhaps you’re getting married, heading off to your college prom, reaching a milestone birthday or simply want to spend some time with family seeing the sights of the city in luxury, each event should be marked in style.

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There are a number of very special times in your life which really should be celebrated in style. Weddings, birthdays, proms or a bachelorette party, it’s all about creating fantastic memories in as spectacular way as you can.

One way to really remember the day is to hire a limousine and choosing a vehicle to match the event means you’ll have luxury transport with plenty of room for everyone as well as a head-turning way to travel.

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Your prom later this year may feel as if it’s still a lifetime away with it currently being the depths of winter. There may still be a few months before you have the opportunity to dress up and let your hair down with those in your school year, but now is the time to start thinking about – and booking certain elements of the occasion such as how much you are going to spend, what you want to wear and how you’re going to turn heads by arriving in the ultimate luxury transport.

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Planning a Christmas party for friends, family or work colleagues, a shopping day to find gifts for everyone, or need a present for the person who has everything? The perfect solution is to hire a limousine or a party bus, NJ then awaits.

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Whether you want to hire a limousine for a wedding, prom, bachelorette party or a luxurious trip to the airport, it’s important to choose the right model and the right service for both you and the occasion.  There are a range of cars and packages now available so ensure you consider all the options before making a reservation.

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The hiring of a limousine is now a popular way to add a touch of glamour and glitz to just about any occasion. It’s also the perfect way to transport you and your family from destination to destination and when you’re on vacation it’s a great way to kick back and relax. If you’ve never considered hiring a limousine when visiting New York or New Jersey and usually rely on public transport, here are a few reasons which will certainly change your mind.

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If you’re planning to fly in to a New York or New Jersey airport or you’ve booked a limousine to collect a VIP visitor, it’s important to know the procedure for pick up for each airport. Every destination is different and it’s vital that important business colleagues aren’t left waiting in the arrivals hall or are standing on the curb in the rain for any amount of time. Knowing what to look for when they come through the doors means they won’t be searching in vain for their driver and also means they can make a quick getaway ahead of the rest of the flight.

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