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Really Bad service

Really terrible, offered a service that was never delivered; My friend and I woke up super early to... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Mario Luis A
via mobile
Don't do it!

First of all they had guaranteed that the shuttle went straight from Leon to Antigua. the bus was... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
Aldo R
via mobile
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26 Sep 2018
“Really Bad service ”
29 Dec 2017
“Don't do it!”
Shuttle service only for tourist between some of the best tourist places in Central America: Antigua Guatemala; San Salvador City, International Airport El Salvador, Beach El Tunco, Beach El Zonte, Beach El Cuco and Juayua (Ruta de las Flores) - El...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+505 7616 6042
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Really terrible, offered a service that was never delivered; My friend and I woke up super early to take the shuttle and they never showed up and even worse they didn’t seem to care or offer a just explanation.

Thank Mario Luis A
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

First of all they had guaranteed that the shuttle went straight from Leon to Antigua. the bus was with the maximum number of people which is understandable but the worst was the second piece of cheap bus that changed us much smaller, unstable and has...More

Thank Aldo R
Reviewed 25 December 2017

It‘s simple: don‘t book here. We wanted to travel from El Tunco to Antigua and were supposed to be picked up between 1-1:30pm. At 2pm, I tried calling them - no answer. So I wrote a whatsapp asking about our shuttle. 15 min later I...More

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Fernando O, Manager at Gekko Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Thank you for your comment, unfortunately this is a shared shuttle traveling from Nicaragua to Guatemala, it was not a private service, please undertand, the departure and arrival times can change due circumstances beyond our control. The shuttle was at your hostel around 3 pm...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

Myself and 3 others were heading from Granada (NIC) to Antigua (GUAT). We had limited time on our holidays so local transport and chicken buses were not really an option. The only bus service running from Granada towards Antigua was an ~$80pp Tica Bus from...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

They just cancel on you and do not refund your money!! We booked the day before only to be told 30 mins before we were suppose to leave the next day it was cancelled!More

Thank Lana G
Fernando O, Manager at Gekko Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Hi Lana G, Im sorry for all the inconvenience, I would like to know what was your departure place, because our office in Antigua Guatemala is closed from 2 years ago, We have sent many messages to tripadvisor, but they dont change the status on...More

Reviewed 23 June 2017

It s a long trip but everybody take care of you. You leave leon from 7;30 then you have the border at 10 then at 3am. after the second border you do a break of 45 mins close a place where you can buy food....More

Thank anaisvalence
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Turned up for our shuttle from El Tunco to El Cuco only to have them tell us 5 mins before it was due to leave that it was cancelled due to "problems at the border" what this was or how it was going to affect...More

1  Thank AndrewR3273
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We pre-Booked a shuttle a week in advance going from El Tunco to Leon- on the day we showed up and after waiting around for a few hours no shuttle came so the lady then had to tell us there was no shuttle!! Even after...More

1  Thank Bianca C
Reviewed 6 April 2017

First of all, my shuttle didn't show up. I waited from 4am to 8am, after around 5am I started calling their offices but nobody answered. The shuttle were supposed to leave at 4.15 am, but never showed, so I had to order another shuttle. Later...More

1  Thank ElisabethA1305
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Used this company for a journey between El Tunco and Leon. They said it would take 10 hours, it took 14. Also, they overcharge on the entry fees for the boarder crossings. Would not use again.More

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Fernando O, Gerente at Gekko Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

Thank you for your comment. It is very important for us. I was wondering when did you travel with us, but, I cannot see your name, I only see you are from Oman ? and checking our system I can see: in 4 years nobody...More

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