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Limo tour versus self walking tour

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Limo tour versus self walking tour

Do any of you have experience with limo tours? Older parent wants to come and we thought maybe having limo (on standby) might be good. Can they actually drive and drop off at each monument, museum, ETC or is it so condensed that they would have to drop off one place and we still have to walk mom all over the national mall?

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1. Re: Limo tour versus self walking tour

During the day there are always plenty of cabs driving by the streets next to the monuments and memorials. If you don't want to walk far just hail a cab and take that to the next place. That will be far far cheaper than hiring a limo for hours.

Even at night there are cabs around. You just might have to wait a bit longer for one to come by.

Edited: 11:29 am, February 27, 2013
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2. Re: Limo tour versus self walking tour

Agreed that hailing taxis is a more cost-effective and convenient option. You can also sign up for Uber and have an Uber car come get you if there are no taxis to be had. That's what I do when I can't find a taxi (such as yesterday, when it was pouring rain and no cabs could be had for love or money). It's a few dollars more than a cab but not much more and you don't have to exchange any money with the driver - the fee, including automatic tip, is charged to whatever payment method you link to your Uber account.

But generally, like Matt B says, you can usually just get a taxi.

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