We did this 2 years ago and really didn't expect the experience we had. I expected to be in line for a ride and that is NOT how this works. What does work - "Show them the money!" While changing locations several times, we found that by flashing some bills got us "chosen" by the driver. It didn't take much, but I'm certain that the extra $20 we flashed got us a carriage. By knowing this little tip, it can save you time and some disappointment. Our ride was fantastic. Our driver very knowlegable, and even gave us a "longer" ride than what we paid for. Of course, we tipped well, also. This is probably a once in a lifetime thing for visitors, so I recommend paying a little more than you thought because it is well worth it. Our ride was in December and very memorable.
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