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Rent a Local Friend

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About
Rent a Local Friend and Live the Local Spirit of different cities. Explore locals' favourite spots and get authentic tips, behind the touristic scene. Don't be a tourist! Be a local traveler!
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
Rua Domingos fernandes, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04509-010, Brazil
Website
+55 21 98020-3344
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 December 2011

I travel a lot on business and whenever I find myself in another country, I like to at least have a day or two extra added on to the trip so I can explore/vacation. Sao Paulo was one of the more intimidating cities for me...More

7  Thank vlovesmangoes
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I tried to book with Hello (Helloara) last weekend. We had good rapport and I was looking forward to meeting her. However, 30 minutes before the meeting she told me my deposit had not gone through and I had not completed the booking. This was...More

3  Thank kco556
RentaLocalFriend, Gerente at Rent a Local Friend, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hi kco556, I am very sorry to hear that your friend was a no show. We have updated our website to make it easier for users to navigate. Has your refund been processed? If not, please drop me a line on info@rentalocalfriend.com with your user...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Pedro was kind, he has message me days before I started my trip to know mi interests. He was waiting me as planned. He guided me thru Barrio Liberdade, Catedral da Se, Convento e Santuario Sao Francisco, Centro cultural olvidar, Patio de Colegio,Centro Cultural Banco...More

1  Thank ckeik0
Reviewed 18 February 2018

My interest to Sao Paulo was a ltittle bit special. I am an fotographer and I wanted to get in touch with people, take fotos of them and learn a little bit about their lifes. Because Fernando had time on this day in the evening...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

We had a perfect day with Pedro, he showed us places that are not that easy to find on your own, he has a good knowledge of sao paulo history, nice tips for resto and drinks, lots of energy to cross the whole city and...More

1  Thank pietervandenbossche
Reviewed 30 January 2018

I had a great time traveling through Sao Paulo with Alexandre! Although I was on a tight schedule, he literally showed me everything that Sao Paulo has to offer from the Unique Hotel, the Octávio Frias de Oliveira Bridge, the Sao Paulo Cathedral, the Monument...More

Thank Clay R
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

For 3 days we was with Pedro. He took us to the sights we asked for, and showed us several others of interest. Guided us on what steps to take when alone, and what subway lines to go to other new places. In portuguese or...More

2  Thank VBFontenla
Reviewed 17 November 2017

I met Alexandre in 2014 during my 6 months' exchange at the University of São Paulo where we both studied. In 2016 I went back and we became good friends. He showed me around, we walked great parts of the city. He told me a...More

1  Thank Kito S
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Pedro was punctual when picking me up for a full day of hiking in the outskirts of São Paulo. Pedro is a very kind, considerate and interesting guide and I had a great time with him. I learned a lot about the beautiful area of...More

3  Thank 134KimL
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Giuliano was an excellent guide right through the day. I would highly recommend this tour, especially for a solo traveller.

1  Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I tried to book with Hello (Helloara) last weekend. We had good rapport and I was looking forward to meeting her. However, 30 minutes before the meeting she told me my deposit had not gone through and I had not completed the booking. This was...More

3  Thank kco556
RentaLocalFriend, Gerente at Rent a Local Friend, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hi kco556, I am very sorry to hear that your friend was a no show. We have updated our website to make it easier for users to navigate. Has your refund been processed? If not, please drop me a line on info@rentalocalfriend.com with your user...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017

It was my first time using Rent a Local Friend and I loved it. I spent a full morning with Kristina (Kika) who walked me through the great Vila Madalena neighborhood. It actually felt like spending a day with a friend. Kristina is a real...More

1  Thank CFFL
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Yun Lily X
22 July 2018|
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Response from RentaLocalFriend | Property representative |
Hi Yun, having a local to show you Sao Paulo is a great idea. Have you managed to find your friend on our website? If you need any help, please drop us a line. We will be happy to help you find the best local friend for... More
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Hilarian
27 December 2017|
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Response from PedroErnesto |
Hello Hilarian, How are you ? It will be my pleasure to help your family to make an excellent trip. There are 2 possibilities: 1) Hire me as a guide for all cities 2) Hire me as a guide only for São Paulo and I can... More
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13 May 2017|
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Roseane R
3 March 2017|
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Response from Nelson087 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Roseane I highly recommend Oliver as your guide in Sao Paulo. He is a lovely guy and an excellent guide and he's fun :) Jacqueline
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20 November 2015|
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Response from RentaLocalFriend | Property representative |
Dear Aiden Please select the local friend you are interested to "rent" directly at our website then click at his profile page to book him directly. Have fun :)
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