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How hard to get last minute driver hire

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How hard to get last minute driver hire

I have contacted some drivers but most have replied that they are booked for the day. I will need one on 12 December 2012, itinerary as follows:

- Pick up from Ubud hotel

- Lake Bratan (Temple on Lake)

- Jatiluwih

- Tanah Lot (hopefully this can be included without making the day too long)

- Drop off at hotel in Seminyak

I heard this is a doable route but not sure how much time it would actually take.

Since I'll be there soon, is it really too late to hire a driver and car? Is it easy to hire one at the Ubud market for this route? I read that it cost between 350,000rp to 600,000 for a day's hire. Would it be any different to hire one at the town centre?

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1. Re: How hard to get last minute driver hire

Hi,

It shouldn't be difficult to find a driver on the day, it could be difficult to find a good one.

Just step out of your hotel and every other person you see will ask the classic "Transport Boss ?"...

Your hotel might be able to help..

Going rate would be 450K to 550K or more...

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2. Re: How hard to get last minute driver hire

Have you tried Sila's Bali Tours, on the list of recommended drivers. I emailed Sila three days before we needed a driver and it was no problem.

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4. Re: How hard to get last minute driver hire

Agree with Ochervet.

Drivers are a dime a dozen in Bali.

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6. Re: How hard to get last minute driver hire

Nyoman, please stop advertising on this forum.

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9. Re: How hard to get last minute driver hire

Thank you all. I emailed some more and got some response. I'm going over the offers but am not in a rush now with Ochervet's tip. 1 more sleep!

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10. Re: How hard to get last minute driver hire

It will be easy