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Carte Blanche Tours

Address: San Francisco, CA 94920
Phone Number: 415-400-6505
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Ranked #308 of 394 Activities in San Francisco
Type: Bus tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: San Francisco's newest and most unique City Tour! You will travel through San Francisco's famous...
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Type: Bus tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: San Francisco's newest and most unique City Tour! You will travel through San Francisco's famous streets in our 26 passenger luxury shuttle, an intimate setting that allows us to bring you to the 5 most incredible photo-op stops in the Bay Area.
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Folsom, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

Other reviewers actually made contact with someone at this business, but I did not have the same luck. I called several times to try and make reservations after buying a discount voucher. The phone goes unanswered and my voice mail messages were not returned. Unfortunately, I waited too long (more than 60 days) to contact my credit card company and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

I too, bought vouchers on Facebook and when I called to make the reservations, no one responded! I sent two emails and called about 4 more times and I never heard from ANYONE! I had family come from Florida and I looked like an idiot! I have promised them an awesome tour and I had to take them myself and... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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58 reviews 58 reviews
10 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011

After buying this on Facebook deals,I phoned the company and was advised to go to the Wyndham hotel in San Francisco which we did. My sister from south Africa was son excited to see the sights of the city.we had only one day in San Francisco so our time was limited after waiting one hour and trying to phone them... More 

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2011

Five of us took the Carte Blanche tour on Wed., Sept 14th-there was probably 12 total in our 1:30 tour. Robert picked us up on time and then provided us with about a 5 hour tour of very interesting sights that we wouldn't have seen on our own!!! (And because of his love and knowledge of SFO he provived us... More 

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Kennewick, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

We picked Carte Blanche Tours on the recommendation of the concierge at the Hotel Donatello. The tour bus was a 26-person touring coach-the kind you see on wine tours, retirement homes, etc. Our guide, Robert, was informative and humorous. His knowledge was deep and he had an insider's view of many of the places we visited. For the price-$50 per... More 

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North of Block Island Sound
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2011

Got discount tix for this tour after an advertisement on SF Gate 7/25. Upon receipt booked a tour for 9/10 @ 8:00 AM, emailed them the week before we went to SF to confirm, they did not get back to me. Emailed them again on 9/8 to confirm also left a message on their answering machine. On 9/9 called again... More 

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Fullerton, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2011

My friends came down from France, so I planned this ahead of time. This way they can see ALL of San Fran. However, this was not the case.... I was at the "pick up" location at 1:20pm, and the tour was supposed to start at 1:30pm. After waiting outside for OVER AN HOUR, I realized I got screwed...NO ONE SHOWED... More 

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San Jose, CA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
13 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2011

Robert was our tour guide and he was fantastic! The tour advertised stopping at 5 sites, but Robert found additional places he thought we would enjoy seeing. Partly due to weekend traffic and partly Robert's enthusiasm, our tour took over 5 hours. Robert is a former SF bus driver and really knows his way around. My husband and I live... More 

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Toronto
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2011

We really enjoyed our city tour with Carte Blanche Tours. The itinerary covers the most important attractions of the city. Plus it was nice to be sitting in a warm and comfortable bus; definitely better than the open-top sightseeing buses! Thank you very much!!

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Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2011

This tour was a great time! Lots of time at the "photo stops" to take pictures and tour guide Brandon who was also our driver was very willing to take pictures, which was great for me because I took the tour by myself. They picked me up right at my hotel in the morning and were able to drop me... More 

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