Frequently Asked Questions

Below are answers to some of the most common questions we come across. However, if you still can’t find the answer to your question please do not hesitate to contact us.

What are the sizes of your photo booths?

Our Super Photo Booth requires an area of 3mrts x 1.5mrts and is 2.1mrts tall. Our Party Booth requires an area of 2.4mrts x 1.2mrts and is 2mrts tall.

How long does it take you to set up the photo booth?

We like to arrive approximately 2 hours prior to your start time. The booth only takes about an hour to set up but we like to arrive nice and early to give ourselves plenty of time.

Do you have public liability insurance and is your equipment safety tested?

Yes, we have £10 million public liability insurance cover and all the equipment is PAT tested.

What areas do you cover?

VIP Photo Booth Hire are based in Essex and operate throughout the South East and the Home Counties including London, Kent, Essex, Hertfordshire, Suffolk, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey, West Sussex, East Sussex, Oxfordshire and Middlesex.

Do you charge extra for travel?

No, all our quotes are inclusive of travel expenses. We do not charge extra for travel to and from the venue.

Are your photo booths wheelchair accessible?

Yes, our super photo booth was designed to meet the current DDA regulations for wheelchair users. It has the required turning circle to allow wheelchair users to enter and exit the booth independently and the camera is fully adjustable to accommodate different heights.

What power do you need?

We need just one standard household socket.

What is green screen?

Green Screen is when we can super impose your image on to a different background. There are a selection of different backgrounds to choose from or you can provide your own. There is a small extra charge for this.

Do you stay with the photo booth?

Yes, one of our uniformed and trained booth technicians stays with the booth to help your guest with the operation of the booth and to ensure that you have a trouble free experience.

What are idle hours for?

If you want the booth set up at early, let’s say 4pm, but do not want to start using the booth until 8pm then you will to pay for the 4 hours idle time. However, we always try to accommodate you needs without extra charge where possible.

Do I need to pay a deposit?

We ask for a £175 deposit. This can be paid by cheque, credit card or BACS. The balance can be paid in cash on the night or again by BACS transfer.

How can I check the availability of dates?

Call us now on 08445 617 919 or complete our online contact form to rent a photo booth (and we’ll get straight back to you).

How do we view our pictures after our event?

After your event, we create an online gallery, with password protection if preferred, for you and your guests to view all your pictures or videos. You can find our online galleries by going to top left corner of our website and clicking on “Client Gallery Login” or by clicking here.

Can we have colour or black and white prints?

Your guests can choose colour or black and white prints via the touch screen when they visit the photo booth.

Where can I view your terms and conditions?

Click here for our terms and conditions and our cancellation policy.


Main number
01277 654236

After normal working hours (mobile)
07855 792850

Unit 4 Oaklands Farm Business Park, Goatsmoor Lane Stock Essex CM4 9RS


We offer photo booth rental for parties, weddings and special events (including corporate). We cover Essex, Kent, Surrey, London, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Cambridge, Sussex, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Peterborough, Buckinghamshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Hampshire and Norfolk.

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