Checker Cab Weddings

(3 reviews)
Service Area
Melbourne & Surrounding Suburbs
Business Hours
7 days
By appointment
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Melbourne couples have the opportunity to arrive at their wedding in serious style. Enter: Checker Cab Weddings. This impressive car rental company offers authentic New York cabs, allowing couples to make the entrance of a lifetime. From the bright yellow colouring to the classic checker stripes, these vehicles are the perfect choice if you want a wedding day with a nod to the Big Apple itself.

Situated in Melbourne, Checker Cab Weddings is a unique rental hire company, providing couples with iconic, fully-restored New York cabs for their wedding transport. Complete with all the authentic markings and classic features, including checker stripes, a limo-sized rear seat (yes!), a roof light and flag fall meter, these beautiful cars take their occupants back to an iconic, glamorous New York cityscape. Whether you want to arrive at your wedding looking like you just stepped out of another time, or would love a classic cab in your wedding photos, these beautiful cars are a great choice.


Checker Cab Weddings provides four different types of cabs for couples to choose from, one being a unique seven-seater - perfect for transporting the bridal party! These authentic cabs just scream New York style, and are reminiscent of the very first NYC cab from Kalamazoo, Michigan. You’ll just love taking photos in and next to these classic cars - they look like they’re fresh out of 1960s Manhattan.

With excellent customer service, top-notch cars in great condition and an included refreshment and bridal pack, Checker Cab Weddings provides a unique, one-of-a-kind wedding experience you won’t forget any time soon!

“I hired checker cabs for our recent wedding as a surprise for my now wife. She could not have been more delighted. The service and experience was excellent and our guests got a huge kick out of taking photos with her. Thank you so much for adding to our special day.” Robyn

What can couples expect when booking Checker Cab Weddings as their wedding transport?

  • Authentic cabs. Each New York cab is fully restored and has all the original, iconic features. Your wedding guests will be wowed when you show up in one of these authentic, stylish cabs. Did someone say Audrey Hepburn?

  • Top service. Of course, no classic car company would be complete without good old fashioned service. Each customer receives personalised, attentive service from staff at Checker Cab Weddings - you’ll be treated like royalty!

  • Excellent condition. Each wedding cab is frequently inspected and meticulously detailed, so you know your wedding day transport will be in great condition and look incredible on your wedding day.

  • Refreshment pack. As if you needed another reason to book one of these impressive cabs, Checker Cab Weddings includes a delightful refreshment pack in all of their taxis. Score!

  • All the extras. Included in each hire is a white bridal ribbon for the front of the car and red carpet entry, because Checker Cab Weddings like to absolutely spoil their customers.


What you need to know about Checker Cab Weddings:

  • Inspections. Checker Cab Weddings invites you to inspect their vehicles! They’re certain you’ll just love their amazing cars and will see they are in excellent condition.

  • Extra large cars. If you’re after a cab with even more space than the classic, Checker Cab Weddings also offers Large Weddings Cabs, so you can stretch your legs out and enjoy the luxurious ride.

  • Exclusive cabs. Checker Cab Weddings is the only car rental company to offer original, fully-restored New York checker taxi cabs for hire in Australia. Talk about exclusivity! 

  • Events. Love what you see? Checker Cab Weddings also hire their cars out for other special events and occasions, including corporate events, award ceremonies, TV and movie sets and product launches.


“The most amazing company. So lovely, so professional and they actually care about making your day special! We got so many amazing compliments and I got my dream of yellow cars. Thank you!” Sarah

Can you tell us about your pricing?

For hire of one wedding cab for two hours, prices start from $450. Prices increase from there, with hire for three hours costing $615 and four hours heading upwards of $780. For a larger cab with extra space, prices start from $550. Of course, you might also like to hire two cabs - one for each partner. Hire of two wedding cabs starts from $770.

Is there a minimum for hiring your vehicles?

There is a two hour minimum for hiring vehicles and a seven hour limit, although this is subject to negotiation.

Do you offer various packages? If so, can you tell us what’s included?

All rentals come with a bridal ribbon for the car, stylish red carpet entry and a lovely refreshment pack - perfect for on the way to your wedding.

“On behalf of Richard and I we cannot thank you enough for allowing your fabulous cars to escort us and our bridal party around on our special day. We had so much fun and didn’t want the day to come to an end. Thank you so, so much again! Much Love.” Talissa

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24 Feb 2018

The cars speak for themselves but John and Sue were fantastic in the lead up. Our drivers on the day were fantastic, they were very professional and very punctual.

Checker Cab Weddings  

Thank you Elisa! It was our pleasure.

28 Oct 2017

While we didn't end up hiring transport for our wedding (the distance between locations was too close to warrant it), Checker Cab Weddings were communicative and good to speak with. Had we needed transport, I would have gone with Checker Cab Weddings.

30 Sep 2016

Our wedding car was great, as we had a small bridal party it was the perfect size. Michael the driver was such a pleasure and fun to be around. I think everyone expects the classic cars but when you have an old New York taxi in the heart of Melbourne - it's not often you see that!

Checker Cab Weddings  

Thank you for your kind words. Congratulations to you both.

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