PROM 2011: Top Transportation

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


Ali Baba Limousine Co.
4701 Ridge Ave.
Philadelphia, Pa.

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.

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.
L, B, R

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

Luxury Limousine
1200 Crosby St.
Chester, Pa. 19013
L, B

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

Philadelphia Towncar & Limo Service
12135 Ave Rd.
Philadelphia, Pa.
L, B

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

Secrets Limousine Service
1719 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, Pa.
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.

Victory offers Lincoln towncars for 4 or 10 passengers.

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Bee Tree Trail Carriage & Wagon Tours

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

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

Elite Coach
Lancaster County, Pa.
B, T

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

Golden Carriage
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.

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

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
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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