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Van Service Rental (Van and Driver) for 3Days

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Van Service Rental (Van and Driver) for 3Days

Arriving at SG on March 26, 2013. We are 8paxs with 2 seniors (70yrs old). We need a van to service us from airport to hotel to selected tourist spots in SG and then back to airport on March 29.

1 day service is approximately equivalent to around 8hours.

please suggest van rental service that we can contact as early as now. thank you very much.

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1. Re: Van Service Rental (Van and Driver) for 3Days

Hi,

You may want to enquire if they meet your budget

http://www.singaporetaxitour.com/

Good Luck!!!

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2. Re: Van Service Rental (Van and Driver) for 3Days

Thank you!

i think their taxi tour package is what we are looking for. for maxicab it is S$55 per hour. whew!

I hope there will be recommendation for a much cheaper rental service? thank you very much.

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3. Re: Van Service Rental (Van and Driver) for 3Days

BY having a driver on call you are looking at a very expensive way of doing it. 8 of you fit into two standard taxis, and frankly thats the best way of doing it. The airport run that way would be 40-50SGD total for most city hotels at off peak times. Standard taxis will be availalbe easily anywhere you plan to go for normal tourist options....for suburban areas a taxi can be called or prebooked anywhere.

Most tourist places around Singapore can be got to from he city hotel districts for a single taxi one way fare of between 10 and 20SGD base fare Even two taxis are going to be cheaper than hiring up a taxi to drive you everywhere for 8 hrs a day.

If you definitely want to hire a taxi for charter periods SMRT does do that service as well as normal services

There pice list is here but the standard maxi cabs available from most taxi firms take 7 people at most, which is not enough for you.

smrt.com.sg/Taxis/…TransfersCharters.aspx

They describe their fleet on that website as well, and you can look up prices for standard taxi fares

Taxi fare calculator for visiting places can be found here

gothere.sg

PLus the MRT may be an option, it will be cheaper and depnd upon your destination but involve a bit more walking (depends upon your seniors).

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4. Re: Van Service Rental (Van and Driver) for 3Days

I understand the purpose of hiring a van is to be able to travel together as a group. However, given the small size of the city, it seldom takes more than 30 minutes to travel from place A to place B in Singapore. Also taxis are practically available anywhere and at anytime in Singapore. (If on rare occasions, you cannot find a taxi on the street you can easily 'call' a taxi wherever you are). I don't see much merit in hiring a van for the whole day for your travel in Singapore. I guess you will be also visiting tourist attractions (eg. zoo, Sentosa etc) during which the van will be idle during your sightseeing. The best option, as myrm suggested is to travel in two standard taxis.

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