For brides and grooms hosting a wedding at a private residence, an off-site location or at a venue that’s in a busy downtown area, it’s important to consider the parking accommodations for guests. Hiring a valet service, like Rhode Island-based valet company United Parking LLC, ensures your guests are properly accommodated to arrive to your venue with ease.
We asked United Parking LLC’s administrator Robert M. Zorabedian why valet services are a good choice for your big day and several services the company offers.
When did your company begin adding special events like weddings to its repertoire of services?
Our first wedding was at at Blithewold Mansion in Bristol back in 2008. A friend of ours was getting married and asked us if we could take care of the valet.
How does it work when a couple hires you? Which venues are you available to work at?
We can provide service at almost every venue. With the correct amount of attendants, all operations are achievable. In some cases, permission is needed.
Is valet parking essential at a city venue?
Our services are definitely needed in the city but outside as well. If you are having your reception at a private residence, parking can be an obstacle with limited on-street parking. We can bring all vehicles to a satellite parking area to avoid the hassle of guests trying to find a parking spot.
How has your company made an impression during a past wedding? What are some of the comments you’ve heard guests make?
This past Saturday we provided service for a wedding in Falmouth. We parked 60 vehicles over one mile away to an open field. Most guests were familiar with the house as they had been there before. We had walkie talkies and 5 attendants staffed for this event. We greeted each guest with a smile and welcomed them into home with easy access to the front entrance. They were all amazed with the plan and execution of the operation.
During a 200-guest wedding last January at the Providence Public Library, a blizzard caused nearly all of the surrounding businesses to close their doors. We greeted all guests curbside and helped them up the steps to the entrance. As the women exited their vehicles we saw their smiles and were told how grateful they were for us to be working. Oh, the struggle with heels in a snow storm!