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“Excellent Service” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Taxi Vinales Cuba

Taxi Vinales Cuba
Ranked #8 of 18 things to do in Vinales
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Uk
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11 reviews
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“Excellent Service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

We booked a car and a driver from Taxi Vinales to take us around the Eastern part of Cuba for two weeks, starting and ending in Havana and including Santa Clara, Camaguey, Bayamo, Santiago de Cuba, Baracoa, Holguin and Remedios. Our driver was excellent - extremely friendly, reliable, and courteous. He was also very knowledgable of the places we visited and we enjoyed many lively and interesting discussions during our time with him and learned a lot about life in Cuba. He also knew interesting places to stop for a visit or for lunch to break up some of the long car journeys. The company was very responsive to our many emails prior to the trip and offered very good suggestions in planning our itinerary. All in all we had an excellent experience and would not hesitate to use them again.

Visited May 2016
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“Great service - but ask for untinted windows”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Based on TA reviews, we booked several ride via Taxi Viñales for our Cuba trip last week. In every case the driver arrived on or before the appointed the time and was prepared for the trip. The airport transfers, while unnecessary since there are many taxis to and from the airport, were convenient. The half day tour of Havana with Pepe was exactly what we wanted, and the service had communicated our desire for less museums and more "how people live" to the driver. The day tour to Viñales was also exactly what we wanted, although we could have skipped the Cueva de Indio - tourist trap. We also had two long distance trips to Trinidad and back. On the way, we were in a car with very deeply tinted windows - to the extent that we couldn't see the countryside and it actually felt dangerous. We called the service requesting a car with clear windows for the ride back, and they immediately understood and the request was honored.

We'd definitely use again if we went back. Just ask for clear windows (or slightly tinted) if you want to see anything!

Visited June 2016
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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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“Peace of mind and super service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

We booked Taxi Viñales Cuba for all our trips across Cuba: Havana Airport - Varadero; Varadero - Trinidad; Trinidad - Viñales; Viñales - Cayo Jutías - Viñales; Viñales - Havana; Havana - Airport.

For ALL of them they were always on time, very good drivers, friendly and helpful.

The cars were always clean and all had air-con (a must for long distance travel in the Cuban heat).

Unless you want to leave it to chance I strongly recommend Taxi Viñales Cuba.

Visited May 2016
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St. Moritz, Switzerland
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“Great service in planning as well as for transfers”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

We arranged almost all our transfers for our 3 weeks in Cuba with Taxi Vinales. Carlos has been very patient and courteous with answering questions - always in no time at all with respect to the difficulties with internet in Cuba. It was really easy to plan our journeys with him. The company was recommended by a casa we had booked.
We had transfers from Guardalavacca to Santiago de Cuba and from there to Camagüey, both days with the same excellent and friendly driver. Then we had another transfer from Camagüey to Cayo Santa Maria and one more from Cayo Santa Maria to Cienfuegos and the last one from Cienfuegos to Jibacoa.
All drivers have been taking us up on time or even 10-15 minutes earlier and have been polite and safe drivers. Except one they all spoke some English and pointed out things we would have missed along the way. When we needed something, they knew where to stop on the way to find what we wanted.
This was really a great way to travel around and it cost not more than renting a car for the whole period and then not use it for the days you are in cities or on the beach and it took all the hassle of self-driving out of our holidays.

Visited May 2016
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Wicklow, Ireland
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74 reviews
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“Car Transfers”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

We used this company twice - first from Vinales to Cienfugoes and then Santa Clara to Havana. Both cars arrived on time and the drivers were both very professional. They stopped when we needed them to stop and they drove very carefully which meant we felt very safe.

Visited May 2016
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