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  • Aurelie Harley
    Santa Rosa, CA197 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Longest teleferico we've seen so far. Great views. Not much to do on the el campo side other than picnic and playground. Bring a lunch and enjoy the views before heading back! It would be great if they rented bikes on the el campo side as it would give people something fun to do there. Nothing fancy, but worth the roundtrip. teens really enjoyed it.
    Written August 14, 2022
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  • Dany T
    Atlanta, GA483 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Easy access. Everything flows smoothly. Signs are am easy to see and follow. Very organized and clean. Enjoyed the experience
    Written May 16, 2024
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  • LisaRow
    Cowes, UK45 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent service from start to finish. Flying in to Madrid from UK we had a small delay at passport control but our driver was waiting for us as expected in the arrivals. People carrier was really luxurious and he got us to our hotel in no time. Then our return transfer arrived promptly (10 mins early) to take us back to the airport. Really happy and would definitely use again.
    Written May 14, 2024
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  • mpaterno
    Temperley, Argentina9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great choice, the conductor was excelent. Very informed and he took us for a two hours tour which results A very nice and full of information.
    Recomended 100%
    Written May 2, 2024
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  • Kimberly V
    Scottsdale, AZ422 contributions
    2.0 of 5 bubbles
    Out of traveling by train in so many countries generally in first class, Renfe is THE worst. FROM the booking process to the travel experience, we have seen nothing that compares to how awful it is. I opted to book directly despite reading how awful the Renfe site was and went against the advice of blogs and other reviews I read. I did this so I could choose my own seats for our family in first class seats for two separate journeys-- one from Madrid Atocha to Malaga and one from Malaga to Barcelona Sants. Both would be relatively long journeys and again, we wanted premium seating and the ability to change the ticket if need be. I attempted to book the tickets before leaving the US. I had to do this MULITIPLE times due to the fact that the website is incredibly, painstakingly tech wanky. It refuses to allow for the US country code of 01 to be placed in where the credit card information goes and therefore the credit card declines over and over again! So booking 4 tickets, which requires ALL the information of passports and phone and addresses and the like along with choosing the seats and one of our adult daughters doesn't eat pork, SO I placed that for one of her meal options.. to then get to a screen and have the site go down. The first buying experience took me two days. The second part of the journey took me even longer. That time we again bought the same type of ticket because our journey was from Malaga to Barcelona Sants and we wanted the best possible experience we could have and again the ability to choose suites in a quiet car. It took me hours upon hours with the Renfe site crashing and not being able to recognize the country code with my phone again. Finally I was able to do it on my phone via the app which was not easy on day 3 of attempting it. On the journey the attendant moved two passengers from another car into our car across from us and would not serve us. We asked her if we could get drinks and she said we could go to the cafeteria car for our drinks/food and I tried to show her our premiere ticket; the app crashed on me again. She became super rude to us. We also didn't really appreciate her moving the guests from the other car next to us, as we had purchased the quiet car so one of our daughters could work quietly while on our almost 6 hour journey and these two guests wanted to chat and be on their speaker phones almost the entire trip. We asked the attendant who would not stop being rude after we had asked her to serve us and tried to show the premiere ticket we had and she seemingly then would go out of her way to ignore us and told us that WE could move! She would not take the trash from our table and we placed it into an empty little bin on an empty seat and she picked it out of the bin and slammed it back on to our table and wagged her finger at us and said , 'next time you tell me! I take it!' and proceeded to not take that , (it was two water bottles and one cava split bottle). So when she came back, I asked her to take it and the trash from our bin and she said she would take the bottles. This lady was so rude. This was our 600E ticket and the lack of service. Awful. So my advice is to go through another site because you will get super frustrated and you won't get the service either way or just try and book from your app. The lavatory in our first class area was disgusting two hours into the journey and it's not as though our gem of an attendant was going to clean it. I still love train travel in Europe, and the Spanish countryside is beautiful; I just wish that Renfe was better with its booking and service.
    Written March 28, 2024
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  • michael B
    Brooklyn, NY58 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a day trip from Madrid . A visit to Escorial is usually included with a trip to "Valley of the Fallen". We found this stop to be very interesting . The monestary is a deep dive into to the History of the Kings of Spain. Their final resting places adorn the walls of the crypt rooms. The frescos and ornate crypts are amazing . On the darker side is the Royal Rotting Room .
    Written April 20, 2020
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  • mrcox79
    London, UK69 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We used TVTransfer for our group of six, then four, for all our recent trips in La Mancha - Airport to Madrid, Madrid to Segovia, Segovia to Toledo, Toledo back to the airport. Every transfer was perfect - driver on time, van in spotless condition, safe and comfortable ride to the destination. Hats off to the way the driver calmly navigated the narrow streets of Toledo to the hotel - I was holding my breath in to help us squeeze through...
    Written April 14, 2024
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  • Jenny P
    2 contributions
    2.0 of 5 bubbles
    Took the bus from Lyon to Switzerland. Bus was 2 hours late, no information at all. As the bus comes all the way from Spain, this seems to be quite the usual. Bus drivers were quite unfriendly. The bus was very uncomfortable.
    Written November 12, 2023
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  • NorwichHarley
    Ketton, UK214 contributions
    2.0 of 5 bubbles
    Travelled Granada to Cordoba. Pleasant station café. Make sure you leave at least 30 minutes to clear unexpected security where everyone has to put there bags through scanner and then queue again for single person to check tickets. No prior warning that this happens.
    Surprising that there were no refreshments on board given that train continued onto Seville. Train ok but the whole experience not great. Probably use the bus next time.
    Written March 18, 2023
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  • Gillaine P
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent service, used to and from hotel to concert. Driver waiting for us both times! Very reliable and professional service, would def recommend and I will surely use them again.
    Written July 8, 2019
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  • Levi M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent service.
    Driver was not late. It was perfect for me.
    I booked with Andrew, he is cool and reply to message like superman :-)
    Written May 27, 2024
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  • Guide305521
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is the first time using Welcome pickups. After a long overseas flight, Samuel was in contact with us as soon as we landed. He was professional, polite, informative and personable. I highly recommend this service!
    Written May 23, 2024
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