480 Island Lane
West Haven, CT 06516
A fixture in Connecticut for over 60 years, Hy’s has been recognized as one of “The Top 50 Limousine Companies” in the nation by industry trade magazine LCT. Its stretch and super stretch limousines come equipped with LCD flat-screen televisions, CD and DVD players, along with a bar with champagne, drink coolers and glasses. If you are going out with a larger crowd, rent one of the luxury limo buses, which accomodate up to 25 passengers.
Stony Creek, CT
In addition to its usual daytime tours of the tiny islands around Branford, the Thimble Island Cruise company offers private dinner cruises at night. Up to 38 people can board the Sea Mist for a memorable moonlit summer party on Long Island Sound. Caterers will provide the meal, or you can bring your own food if you would prefer. For music, choose from satellite radio, CD or iPod access. And the Sea Mist’s “Sand Bar” is stocked with beer, wine and other liquor.
76 Fuller Way
Berlin, CT 06037
Premier offers a variety of stretch limos with bars, flat-screen televisions and surround sound stereo. The most recent addition, the Navigator, can hold up to 10 passengers and includes laser lights. You can also reserve three different party buses, the largest of which fits 28. All include two interior bars, DVD and CD players, surround sound stereo and mood lighting.
170 Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
Limousine Servieces Worldwide (formerly Shady’s Limousine) provides a number of super stretch limos that are perfect for your night out, most notably the H2 Hummer Limousine. It seats up to 18 passengers and you can arrange to have your choice of liquor placed in its bar. If you’re going out with even more friends, you’ll want to rent one of the impressive Limousine Party Buses, the largest of which can hold 40 people. Inside, you’ll find plush leather seats, a 42-inch flat-screen television along with several smaller LCD TVs, multi-CD player with an iPod connector and bar with champagne. Best of all, it’s large enough for passengers to stand and even dance. It also has around-the-clock staff waiting for your call, so if you need a stylish ride home at bar close, give them a call.
There are a number of sleek stretch limousines at Michael’s to choose from for your night out. If you want to feel like you’re in a miniature nightclub on wheels, go for the Infinity QX 56. With a 14-passenger capacity, this limo’s interior is fitted with disco floors, glowing ceilings and strobe lights. There’s even a fog machine to add to the ambience. Three different party buses are also available.
Joshua Palmes is a freelance writer covering all things Connecticut. His work can be found on Examiner.com.