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PROM 2011: Top Transportation

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If you’re looking to pimp your ride for prom this year, you’ve come to the right spot. Check out our comprehensive list of potential prom transportation, and make your selection—from horse-and-carriage to stretch limo, we’ve got you covered. And if all else fails, remember: there’s always the good old fashioned ride from mom and pop! –Chelsea Karnash

C = Carriage
B = Party Bus
L = Limo
T = Trolley
R = Cars

LIMOUSINES & PARTY BUSES

Ali Baba Limousine Co.
4701 Ridge Ave.
Philadelphia, Pa.
215-223-0555
www.alibabalimo.com
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It has, perhaps, the most obnoxious, glaring façade of any limousine company we’ve ever seen, but Ali Baba does have a great selection of drool-worthy limos. Think Porsches, Hummers and Ferraris, among other vehicles.

Crystal Limousines
7000 Holstein Ave.
Philadelphia, Pa.
215-492-5707
www.crystallimospa.com
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Though the website’s graphics are grainy and the selection is limited, Crystal gets great reviews from its customers.

Global Limousine
1400 S. 33rd St.
Philadelphia, Pa.
215-334-7900
www.gogloballimo.com
L, B, R

From Lincoln towncars to party buses, Global Limo has you covered!

Luxury Limousine
1200 Crosby St.
Chester, Pa. 19013
610-490-1890
www.luxurylimousine1.com
L, B

Luxury offers party buses and limos for up to 23 people.

Philadelphia Towncar & Limo Service
12135 Ave Rd.
Philadelphia, Pa.
215-651-7757
www.philadelphiatowncarandlimo.com
L, B

Philadelphia Towncar & Limousine rents out large party buses, vans, limousines and towncars.

Secrets Limousine Service
1719 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, Pa.
215-540-9955
www.secretslimo.com
L, B

Secrets has some baller options, like a 34 passenger “luxury party bus” and a 20 passenger Yukon Denali.

Victory Limousine Service
1405 W. Pike St.
Philadelphia, Pa.
215-225-5000
www.victorylimo.net
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Victory offers Lincoln towncars for 4 or 10 passengers.

Limo Resources:

For more help finding the perfect limo or bus for prom, click here.

For discounts and deals on limos, click here.

TROLLEYS & CARRIAGES

Bee Tree Trail Carriage & Wagon Tours
www.beetreetrail.com
C

Bee Tree has a “Cinderella” carriage (that literally looks like a wrought-iron pumpkin!) in addition to its large selection of traditional carriages. Their website offers helpful tips and facts about prices and distance/time ratios, too. Though the company is located in Pennsylvania, they will travel to a number of states, including NJ and Delaware.

Cescaphé Trolley
215-238-972
www.cescaphetrolley.com
T

Cescaphé Trolley has 33 and 26 passenger trolleys and services Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware.

Elite Coach
Lancaster County, Pa.
1-800-722-6206
www.elitecoach.com
B, T

In addition to 25 passenger Coaches, Elite also has a red trolley. The company rents to all of Central Pennsylvania.

Golden Carriage
1-800-487-6559
www.goldencarriage.com
L, B, R, C, T

Golden Carriage has everything on our list of transportation, including a Cinderella carriage AND Rolls Royce rentals. They service both NJ & Pennsylvania.

Great American Trolley Co.
1-800-487-6559
www.gatrolley.com
T

Great American has white, royal blue or red trolleys for up to 52 passengers (!!!), and offers open-air or fully enclosed (with AC!) vehicles. They service all of NJ, parts of Delaware and the entire Delaware Valley.

Philadelphia Carriage Company – Independence Carriage Company
215-922-6840
http://membrane.com/philanet/carriage/
C

The website is pretty bare-bones, but Philadelphia/Independence is the city’s oldest carriage company, and that’s got to count for something.

Philadelphia Trolley Works & 76 Carriage
215-389-8687
www.phillytour.com
B, T, C

The best option for Center City proms, Philly trolley works has horse-drawn carriages, trolleys and mini-buses available for rent. If it’s a carriage ride you’re looking for, the company has one of the largest selections of antique options, and they, too, offer a “Cinderella” option.

Reported by Hadas Kuznits, KYW Newsradio

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