Making your big entrance is often one of the most exciting parts of your wedding day. Make sure that you turn heads when you arrive to your venue with one of these incredible vintage wedding cars.
When you’re planning your wedding, you not only need to think about the venue and all of the décor inside it, you need to think about how you’re going to get there. Every month in the UK, there are over 60,000 Google searches for ‘wedding’ and around 10,000 Google searches for ‘wedding car’. This means that wedding cars are highly sought after and a major part of the wedding day for many couples. You can create a quirky and romantic memory for you and your new spouse by hiring your dream luxury car or the classic VW Beetle you’re both obsessed with from your go-to date night film.
Celebrities know how to travel in style and their Instagram and Pinterest accounts are overflowing with amazing cars and vehicles you can also hire for your big day – from Ellie Goulding’s VW Camper Van to James Middleton’s arrival in a Citroen 2CV. Car hire company, Avis, have analysed data from Instagram and Pinterest to find out which vintage cars are the most popular wedding cars for 2022.
These are the five most popular Insta-worthy wedding wheels
1. Citroen 2CV
This French vintage car proves a popular choice for weddings and has a variety of colours available, including pastel, neutral or two-toned.
The classic Citroen 2CV is a charming option for those looking for a vintage-esque feel.
Kate Middleton’s brother, James Middleton, famously chose a white 2CV to travel between his wedding ceremony and reception to compliment the stunningly romantic wedding setting of Côte d’Azur in France.
2. Classic Fiat 500
The Italian classic Fiat 500 is a highly rated choice for newlyweds, and it’s no wonder why. This vibrant and retro car is perfect for self-driving couples that want to whisk themselves away once they’ve tied the knot.
Famous jockeys, Hollie Doyle and Tom Marquand, arrived at their wedding celebration in a vintage Fiat 500. So if you want to add some Italian chic to your wedding, then the classic Fiat 500 won’t disappoint.
3. VW Camper
The VW Camper is the perfect option for brides wanting something a little different, especially if you’re having a glamping themed wedding out in the sticks, or along the idyllic Cornish coast.
The quirky camper will add endless character and charm to your wedding photos and will look great on your Instagram page.
The VW camper made an appearance at Ellie Goulding’s wedding to her art dealer husband, Casper Jobling, where she arrived to a crowd of fans waiting to wish her luck on the big day.
4. VW Beetle
For another old-school classic, the next most popular wedding car is none other than the VW Beetle. If you’re looking for a chic car with lots of character, then this is perfect for you.
The sleek and traditional Beetle was seen during singer James Blunt’s wedding, when he and his bride rode off in a bronze Beetle.
5. Ford Mustang GT500
The Ford Mustang GT500 will forever be a popular choice and features heavily across Instagram. Jeremy Clarkson’s daughter, Emily Clarkson posted a picture with a GT500 on her Instagram, complimenting her vintage wedding dress well.
With over 123k Instagram hashtags, the GT500 makes the cut for one of the most popular wedding vehicles.