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Rent a Guide - Well worth it!

Miguel provided fascinating information, so detailed and very interesting. We had an all-day tour... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2018
TravelFiendGeorgia
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Brilliant day tour

We had a wonderfully informative day around Ypres and the surrounding battlefields area. Our group... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
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Reviewed June 1, 2018

Miguel provided fascinating information, so detailed and very interesting. We had an all-day tour and only wish we could have spent more time. Everything was easy and pleasant...from preliminary communication to meeting up! Miguel provided an excellent program during our trip. We started at WW1...More

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MiguelBouttry, Propriétaire at Rent a Guide - Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2018

Thank you for your review!!! Miguel

Reviewed May 2, 2018

We had a wonderfully informative day around Ypres and the surrounding battlefields area. Our group is the Rotary Club of Cambridge Rutherford and there were 40 of us on the tour. Miguel suggested the itinerary, booked a local good quality coach and sent us a...More

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MiguelBouttry, Propriétaire at Rent a Guide - Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2018

Thanks a lot! Happy you enjoyed the tour with Geert.

Reviewed May 2, 2018

We had the most excellent guide in Miguel who was so informative, helpful, respectful and knowledgeable. We were happy to be taken to wherever he thought best and he didn't disappoint. He had pictures/maps/written information to back up what he was talking about and he...More

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MiguelBouttry, Propriétaire at Rent a Guide - Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2018

Thanks a lot for these kind words! Happy you enjoyed the tour.

Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Had a standard 3hr tour where we were shown all the main highlights around Ypres. Very interesting, very somber, very moving. The guide was well run, great communication, turned up on time and offered advice on where to go after the tour etc. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

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Reviewed April 11, 2018

- everything was easy and perfect: booking, payment, change of plans from our side, .. Very nice and efficient organisation to work with - great guide with a lot of interesting detailed knowledge - If you provide information or questions in advance, the tour is...More

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MiguelBouttry, Propriétaire at Rent a Guide - Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed October 23, 2017

Our group comprised 14 family members, visiting the site of our grandfather's death in the 3rd battle of Ypres one hundred years ago. We booked Rent a Guide some months previously based on their excellent reviews and pricing structure. We booked 2 half-day tours, as...More

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MiguelBouttry, Propriétaire at Rent a Guide - Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2017

Thank you very much for your review! Happy to read you enjoyed the tour with Kevin.

Reviewed October 15, 2017

Booking via email was easy and included a request for details of the relative we were travelling to Ypres to remember. Using this information, and through his own research, our guide Kevin turned our three hour tour into a humbling description of how our relative...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2017

Rent a Guide are, simply put, excellent. We contacted them by phone for a tour around Ypres, with a requests to tailor the 3-hour tour somewhat to include Churchill and Hitler's activities in the War. The first impression was already good: very responsive by phone...More

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MiguelBouttry, Propriétaire at Rent a Guide - Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2017

Thank you Guido!!

Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

I can't say enough about the tour that Miguel and Kevin put together for my son and me. For years I had wanted to visit the cemetery where my great-uncle was buried during WWI and Miguel and Kevin not only made it happen, they did...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017

An excellent and impressive tour through the Fields of Flanders! We had a great afternoon with our expert guide Geert. The three hour tour was way too short!!!

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MiguelBouttry, Eigenaar at Rent a Guide - Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2017

Thank you Hanneke!

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Response from MiguelBouttry | Property representative |
Hi! Thank you for your mail. Our tours start standard in Ypres, but if you wish we can also start in Lille, Bruges, Arras, ... We only provide private tours, so it would be just you and your group with our guide in our... More
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