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Rent a Local Friend - Private Tours

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Address: Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 21 8020 3344
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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CITY TOUR RECIFE OLINDA with private car .

I am french, city guide.

English...

CITY TOUR RECIFE OLINDA with private car .

I am french, city guide.

English spoken

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Reviewing Roderick's Recife

Recife was on my list of places to see in Brazil, not least because people were questioning why I wanted to go as there was nothing much there worth seeing. To those doubters, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2016
BloodyHolly
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Recife was on my list of places to see in Brazil, not least because people were questioning why I wanted to go as there was nothing much there worth seeing. To those doubters, and to those more open-minded, I'd highly recommend renting a local friend. I'd been in contact with Roderick for a week or so before my arrival in... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

My local friend made my stay in Recife very enjoyable. He was excited and prepared for our time together by asking what kind of sites I was interested in viewing. He was flexible and found things to view to meet my requests - street art, parks, nightlife and restaurants. His English is excellent. He has a car, so he managed... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

We were two couples, who booked a day tour with Roderick. We had corresponded with him for suggestions to customize our tour to suit us as we were four seniors. He picked us up at the terminal from our cruise and drove us to Olinda for a tour and lunch and then back to Recife for another tour. He was... More 

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

We stopped in Recife on Jan. 19th as part of our ship cruise. Roderick met us at the port entrance. We spent the first half day cycling along the coast, followed by a walk through the old part of the city. Very nice! In the afternoon we took a taxi to visit Olinda. Really great place and a must see!... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

My fiancée and I booked a 1 day tour with Roderick for both Recife and Olinda in November. It was just the 2 of us on the tour. It was a fantastic day and was bespoke to our requirements. Meeting in the Caixa museum of sports was a great start for me. We then spent the next few hours walking... More 

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Candas, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We had a local experience with "rent a local friend" our experience was great I'd like to repeat it, we visited many local places that I really liked, our tour was customized, meet a local experience and rent a local friend, it is the best experience.

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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
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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
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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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014 via mobile

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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