by Ana Brock-Jest from Hooters Vintage & Classic Vehicle Hire
- Director of Hooters Vintage & Classic Vehicle Hire, based in Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
- Proudly offering New Zealand's largest fleet of vintage & classic vehicles for self drive and chauffeur driven experiences
When to Book Your Wedding Car?
You only have one wedding day, so once you know what car you want, get it locked in asap. Most companies will only ask you for a holding deposit with the remainder due nearer the time. Our policy is $100.00 non-refundable deposit to secure the vehicle for the day with the remainder due one month before the event itself. I can't stress enough to view the vehicle you are considering... Read More »
What Type of Cars are Most Suitable for Weddings?
That's tricky. If you ask me then I'm clearly biased and vintage cars will always look the most elegant and being chauffeur driven in style with door to door service well. What woman wouldn't to arrive in such a glamorous way? But that's just me. Realistically, there is no right or wrong options. Just the contingency plans you have in place. With any option you need to have a back-up... Read More »
Do I Need to Estimate Time When Hiring a Vintage Car?
Couples often underestimate how long a journey can take in a vintage car. Depending on your choice of car a vintage ride could take double the time of a modern car. The car should arrive at least 15 minutes prior to departure time. This allows for introductions, photographs, last minute checks and seating. It can for instance take as much as 5-10 minutes for the bride and bridal party to... Read More »
Should I Hire or Borrow a Vintage Car?
It's always fantastic when a friend or family member offers to drive you or offers the use of their car for the day. There are however some considerations to be made before accepting this offer straight away. The same can be said when hiring a company. Looking at vintage cars and hire companies you will be surprised at differing standards. Check the vehicle thoroughly, look at the quality of the... Read More »