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Private driver?

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Private driver?

I am looking to hire an English speaking driver for one day in April to take us to the Pandas and the Leshan Buddha. I have emailed with a few of the ones I have seen mentioned here but have not had success. Can you folks recommend someone? Thanks!

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1. Re: Private driver?

It's hard to find a English speaking guide in Chengdu. Try to find a English guide that can drive. If not, trying to contact a local agent.

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Chengdu
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Sichuan, China
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2. Re: Private driver?

I think it is hard to find an English driver in Chengdu. You may use an online agent to rent a car and hire a English-speaking tour guide.

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3. Re: Private driver?

#1 Should say:It is hard to find " an " English-speaking driver-guide,but it is easy to find a normal English-speaking guide.It is nice to hire an English-speaking driver-guide if only one or two persons travel together.

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5. Re: Private driver?

Through TA, I have booked an english speaking guide (refer below TA link) and he has arranged a driver for us as well. Extra cost but meh, Im spending $$$ to get to Chengdu so whats a little bit more to be comfortable and safe.

We meet him/arrive Chengdu early April. Hope you have a good time in Chengdu.

tripadvisor.com.au/Attraction_Review-g297463…

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Thanks @Denali68. I have been in contact with Haba but he is only able to supply a Chinese speaking driver. For a full day with lots of stuff I am just not comfortable with a driver we cannot easily communicate with.

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7. Re: Private driver?

^^ We have booked Haba and a driver but I totally understand if its just a driver/non english speaking.

Good luck!

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9. Re: Private driver?

have not logged in TA for a long time, yes, you can hire English-driver & guide in Chengdu through some agents.My friends did this 2 years ago. Chengdu is becoming more and more international, many drivers speak english now.

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