Things to Know Before You Rent a Trolley for a Group
Most of the trolley listings available on BusRates are rubber-tired buses designed to look and feel like old-style streetcars or trams. While we refer to them as trolleys, they're actually classified as "trolley-replica buses" to differentiate them from the iconic cable cars of San Francisco.
Trolley group rentals are ideal for special occasions, like parties, local trips or sightseeing tours. They're not designed for longer trips because they forgo many of the modern amenities you'd find in other motorcoach options.
If you're planning to rent a trolley for a group outing, consider that they are:
Super fun for local group transportation.Great to use in good weather. Available in a range of passenger configurations but usually accommodate 20-30 passengers.Perfect for weddings and wedding photography.
Common Amenities on a Trolley
Trolleys are beautifully crafted vehicles that immerse your group in old-fashioned charm. These buses get you where you need to go in style. Though a trolley offers a one-of-a-kind experience, these traditional vehicles usually lack most frills amenities.
Check out our detailed listings to see which amenities each available trolley offers, including:
- Restrooms | Rare
- AC | Rare
- WiFi | Rare
- Screens/DVD | Rare
- PA Systems | Often
- In-Seat Power Outlets | Rare
- Airline Grade Entertainment | Rare
- Wheelchair Accessible | Rare
Before you commit to a rental, be sure to discuss your requirements with your operator to ensure your trolley has the features you need. We also encourage you to ask your operator about the seating available in your trolley because some offer wooden benches, while others feature plush seats with seatbelts.
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