Going Away

The going-away vehicle for the bride and groom is often a taxi. If budget allows, some couples choose to hire a vintage car or keep the wedding car all day. Most couples simply decide on a car, be it a classic car or taxi.

More unusual methods are fun and can be romantic - helicopter, speedboat, open-topped sports car - but the location of the reception and the budget will dictate which choices are available.

Traditionally, the best man and ushers adorn the going-away vehicle with tin cans and decorations, such as balloons and streamers. This is usually discouraged nowadays if the vehicle is hired.

If the couple are going straight off on honeymoon, then their luggage should be in their going away car; the is usually the best man's responsibility.

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