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Top Tips that Get You the Smoothest Photo Booth Rental

A photo booth rental can be the highlight of the party (yay!) or the source of many headaches. While you can’t always prevent the latter, you can take a few steps when renting a photo booth to ensure that your photo booth is the source of a LOT of fun.

Be clear about pricing and contract details.

Hidden costs are incredibly frustrating, especially when the final cost is significantly more than the up-front quote. To avoid the frustration, always ask for a full list of charges up front instead of just asking about the cost.

Ask about back-ups and troubleshooting problems.

Unfortunately, even the best-maintained photo booths do occasionally break down. To avoid a mid-event breakdown, always vet photo booth equipment to ensure that you are getting reliable equipment. Look for equipment with sturdy cabinets and without home printers, which are prone to problems. To make sure you can get a quick repair if there is an issue, ask the photo booth rental company if an attendant is included with the rental and who to contact in case of a problem. For added insurance, ask if the company has back-up units that are available when needed.

Research the photo booth rental company.

The best photo booth rental companies check off several boxes. They are reputable with a long history of satisfied customers and rentals. You can find those companies with some research; start by looking at their social media sites and online review sites for reviews by past customers.

Have fun with photo booth props.

A photo booth rental wouldn’t be complete without a whole host of props that make those memorable photos. Some companies include props in the photo booth rental. If you need props, include that question (“do you provide props as part of the photo booth rental?”) in your initial list of questions. For custom photos, purchase additional props (use this list of photo booth prop ideas) and customize the backdrop. If you have a social media hashtag, you can add the hashtag onto items or choose unique items that fit with the theme.

Make your photo booth rental a package deal.

Some photo booth rental companies offer the rental as part of a package (such as with lighting or DJ services). If you need other services, this is a great way to get a good deal and keep your vendor calls to a minimum.

35 of our Favorite Photo Booth Ideas

Two funny guys making faces at photo booth cameraPhoto booths are becoming more and more popular at weddings, anniversary parties, birthday parties, school dances… The sky’s the limit with occasions just right for a photo booth, and photo booth prop ideas! Here’s a few of our photo booth prop idea favorites:

  1. Mustaches on a stick
  2. Masks
  3. Super hero capes
  4. Glasses (the sillier you make this photo booth idea, the better)
  5. Fans
  6. Sombreros
  7. Clown noses
  8. Large frame with event date on it
  9. Balloons
  10. Chalk boards (this photo booth idea can be customized by your guests!)
  11. Lips on a stick
  12. Confetti
  13. Feather boas
  14. Berets
  15. Top hats
  16. Grass skirts
  17. Flower necklaces
  18. Mardi Gras necklaces
  19. Crowns
  20. Cheese heads
  21. Mickey Mouse ears
  22. Trophy
  23. Tutus
  24. Headband with antennas
  25. Pirate hat
  26. Antlers (perfect for a holiday party!)
  27. Santa hat (perfect for a holiday party!)
  28. Gloves
  29. Foam finger
  30. Bow ties
  31. “Diamond” necklaces
  32. Fake rings
  33. Paper flowers
  34. Cowboy hats
  35. Ties on a stick

Photo booths are a great way to remember those fun, crazy, and a (little bit or a lot) silly moments.   To make sure you get and keep those memories, rent a quality photo booth so you don’t have to deal with random breakdowns or—worse!—a night with a photo booth and no pictures. You, and your guests, will be thankful you do—and grateful for all your fun photo booth props.