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Party Bus Rules And Etiquette: Important Dos And Don'ts

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There are many occasions in life that may call for the rental of a party bus. Whether you're looking for reliable transportation for wedding guests or simply want to enjoy a night out with your friends, a party bus can ensure that everybody gets where they need to go safely and without the need for any members of the group to be a designated driver. Still, if you're looking to rent a party bus, there are some important dos and don'ts to keep in mind along the way.

DO Ask About Alcohol

If you plan on doing any drinking aboard the bus itself, be sure to alert the party bus service ahead of time. Many companies will require you to make a refundable damage deposit for on-board drinking. Also, keep in mind that if you'll have any underage guests aboard the party bus, you may not be able to consume alcohol on board at all due to liability issues. If you want to bring a cooler of alcohol, check with the company first; they may require you to bring it in a small cooler that won't block aisles.

DON'T Leave a Mess

More than likely, you'll be provided with some trash bags or receptacles in which you can dispose of food and other garbage at the end of the night. Don't assume that it's your driver's job to take care of this for you. There's a good chance that you could be left surrendering your damage deposit if you fail to clean up after yourselves, so check your contract for specific information on cleaning up after your ride.

DO Bring a Written Itinerary

If possible, bring along a copy of your written itinerary so that you're not constantly having to yell over your driver's shoulder and tell him or her where to go next. This can make the night go a lot more smoothly for both you and your driver while ensuring that you get where you need to be on time, especially if you're making multiple stops throughout the night.

DON'T Forget to Tip the Driver

Finally, make sure you set aside some cash to tip your party bus driver at the end of the night. Any service fees included in your party bus rental fees likely don't go directly to the driver, so they should not be considered a tip unless otherwise stated. Remember, your driver has spent the last several hours getting you where you need to go and making sure you do so safely.

For more information, contact Arrow Limousine & Sedan Services Ltd or a similar company.