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Rent a Local Friend - Private Tours

Address: Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 21 8020 3344
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Ranked #25 of 57 Activities in Recife
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  • English first
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English first
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Roderick was friendly, informative and well-organized. I learned a lot about Recife and highly recommend booking with him!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Our local friend Roderick was indispensable for us during our stay, and we visited many places with both historical, spectacular and educational content. When being hungry he took us to places were we could have many gastronomic moments. We highly recommend to hire this company in order to have the best out of your stay.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

As a profession, I plan trips around the world for clients and hired Roderick for a group of my clients who were traveling in Recife for the 2014 World Cup in June. I had never used rent a local friend and was skeptical at first. Both myself and my clients could not have been happier with the experience. He was... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

I contacted Sergio by email in advance of the arrival of our cruiseship in Recife. Sergio's replies were prompt and friendly and set the tone for our tour of Recife and Olinda. I had done quite alot of research on the sites prior to our arrival, and while taking our wishes into consideration Sergio also offered some additional suggestions. He... More 

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Sydney, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

We visited Recife in January 2012 and contacted Sergio through the Rent A Local friend website. He was always quick to response and happy to either suggest places to go or more than happy to accommodate what we were looking for. Sergio speaks excellent English and Portuguese which was great as we had both Australians and Brazilians in our family.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
8 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

We were on a cruise ship and checked out options for our day in Recife. We chose local friend Sergio Durado. He is a local, speaks excellent English and knows his city. He met us from the ship and we did a tour which was most informative and flexible. There were some paces of interest we wished to visit and... More 

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