Historic Tours, Romantic Rides & Transportation Services
Austin's Original Horse Drawn Carriages Since 1986
8413 FM 973
Austin, TX 78719
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Most people find themselves in one of our carriages by:
Making a reservation by calling 512/243-0044 to reserve a time and date for service. It is best to call at least 8 hours before your desired reservation time to guarantee you get the time slot you need. During peak requested times such as Christmas or Valentines you may want to call up to a month in advance. You have up to two hours prior to our arrival to make a time change (when available) or cancel to avoid being charged for the ride. During rainy weather conditions we are more flexible with times so as to try to give you the services you requested and a cancellation shortly before your pick up time is understandable and of course you would not be charged any fees.
Flagging down or walking up to one of our carriages in downtown Austin. If the driver is available she will stop and provide you service on the spot. On occasion, you may see a driver with an empty carriage that is not available, as she may be sitting and waiting for a reserved ride or going to pick up a reservation. If possible, the driver will direct you to an available carriage or call for one to come and provide you with service.
- Having a carriage dispatched to your location by calling 512/243-0044. This may take only 5 minutes or over a half hour depending on how busy we are at the time you call. The dinner hours between 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM tend to be our most requested times. You can place the call yourself, ask your hotel bellman/concierge, or your restaurant host/hostess to call AUSTIN CARRIAGE. Several of them have our services on speed dial. The dispatcher will be able to give the caller an arrival time for the carriage to arrive at the requested location. Please be ready to load when the carriage gets to your requested location at the requested notified time. Your time will start at that agreed time.
Hours Of Operations
- Day tours are available only on Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM. This is a seasonal service affected by city requirements and regulations. There are no carriage services offered during the work week daytime unless it is for a special event Monday through Friday, due to the city regulations that effect our operation hours. A special event can be arranged when needed.
- Evening tours are available on week nights and Sunday from Dusk to 11:00 PM and on Friday and Saturday until midnight or even 1:00 AM depending on demand.
- Additional information that affect our service is city regulations on weather conditions and downtown street closures for special events. If it is too hot or too cold there may not be any tours available or if we expect our services to be affected by our ability to navigate streets due to closures there might not be service for that time frame. To know if city regulations are causing changes in our hours of operations, please call to be sure that carriages are running during the time frame you would like to have service.
Give us a call at (512) 243-0044 or send us email. We will be delighted to discuss our services, schedules, and prices.
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