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Sightseeing for day

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Sightseeing for day

On cruise ship in port nov5 2017 from 8. Am to 600 pm. Prefer to hire local taxis when get off ship and spent 1/2 day seeing the sights and lunch local restaurant. . Driver needs to speak English, please give me some feedback and what I should expect to pay , thanks

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1. Re: Sightseeing for day

For a full day expect to pay $120 - 150 + appropriate tip based upon quality of service. For 1/2 day, roughly pro rate it.

I have used the service of Jorge - he is fluent and knowledgeable. jorgegabioud1111@hotmail.com

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2. Re: Sightseeing for day

An alternative for a private driver is the city hop on/off bus(www.buenosairesbus.com). You can take a taxi or arrange a shuttle from TiendaLeon(www.twww.tiendaleon.com) from the cruise terminal(close by) and deposit your luggage for the day in their downtown office.

The tour bus stop is about one block from TiendaLeon office where you can hop on and ride for as long as you wish then hop off in one of the neighborhoods for a nice lunch then hop back on and return to TiendaLeon where they will take you by private car to the airport.

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5. Re: Sightseeing for day

$120-$150 USD for a driver, car and tour guide for a full day tour? I'd say that is far from the average going rates these days. Hiring a private car would be ballpark $20-30 USD hour. Having the driver be bilingual and a guide, I'd expect to see higher.

Hiring on a private, bilingual guide would be average $25-30 USD per hour. Taking taxis when you need to would help decrease the hourly costs.

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Well, we can do that if you prefer, but in Buenos Aires you won't find many bilingual taxi drivers on the street, at least not many that you could understand what they are saying.

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7. Re: Sightseeing for day

ricardo has a great recommendation, the Open Top Bus / sightseeing bus .. you can catch it in Recoleta, in the park across from the museum

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We actually had quite a few taxi drivers who spoke various degrees of English .. but I would never use a taxi for a guide .. that isn't what they do ..

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