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Couple of pre-cruise questions

San Antonio, Texas
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Couple of pre-cruise questions

Hi, we will be cruising on Paul Gauguin in May. Just a couple of questions.

1) We would like to rent a car for a day on Moorea, specifically a 4x4 so we can do some real exploring. Would it be best to reserve in advance?

2) We will have a day room at the Radisson at the end of the cruise & are thinking of taking a taxi back to the airport rather than get shuffled on & off the bus with the rest of the cruise passengers. Does anyone know approximately how much it will cost from the Radisson & how long it takes?

Thanks for any & all help!

santa barbara,CA
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1. Re: Couple of pre-cruise questions

Hi there,

You should go on the escorted 4X4 tour of Moorea to see the best sites. A rental car can be arranged via Avis. See Meherio's post just alittle way down for more rental car info in Moorea.

I just stayed at the Radisson last week. The taxi ride takes about 20 minutes (without traffic and longer if it's rush hour). We paid 3,000cfp (about $34US) for a taxi from the international airport to the Radisson. We found two other couples wanting a ride so the fare was much more reasonable split 3 ways and we had a nice new van. Make friends with your fellow cruise passengers :)

Have a lovely cruise on the Paul Gauguin!

sunny regards,


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2. Re: Couple of pre-cruise questions

Ia orana

Avis Moorea has been extremely helpful to past trip advisor readrs in the past as for the rates and offers. They will also arrange for transportation upon arrival of the ship to get your car. the price of the car also includes a mopre comprehensive insurance coverage than other car rental companies on Moorea.

contact : Sandrine, Avis Manager for Moorea ( ferry docks) at (689) 56 32 68

email: sandrine@avispacificar.pf

Enjoy Moorea


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