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“More fun than the double decker”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Small Car BIG CITY

Small Car BIG CITY
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$277.44*
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Private Tour of London in a Classic Car
Ranked #20 of 670 Tours in London
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: We believe that visitors to London should feel like locals. Zoom around the swinging streets of London in a classic British Mini Cooper. Your passionate local guide(s) will show you the quirky, undiscovered London that is off the beaten track and down the side streets that only a Mini can get too. Experiences last from a quick 30 minute blast to a fully tailored all day excursion. Get picked up from your hotel and tailor your trip to your exact requirements. Our highly trained guides know all the best places to eat and drink so that you can truly make the most out of your stay in our great city. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED! If we do not provide you with the BEST TIME EVER, we will book you in for another experience at your convenience free of charge!
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children
Dubai
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3 reviews
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“More fun than the double decker”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2013

If you're going to see London, you must do it in the most quintessential British vehicle. Not the double decker, the original Mini Cooper. The tours are more intimate and personal - you get to go through streets you normally would have skipped had you gone on that big bus. The tour guides were super friendly and cool. I'd definitely recommend this tour.

Visited August 2013
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“There's no other tour like this, brilliant!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

The tour absolutely made our day. I have been to London thousands of times and I learnt things on this tour and saw things I never knew existed! The tour was so much fun in the mini, such a unique and exciting drive. Everyone loves the car as you drive past- you feel like a celebrity! The driver was very knowledgeable and fun to spend time with. Thanks for the great tour.

Visited August 2013
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Naples, Florida
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent Tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2013

Recently took the small car big city 1.5 hour tour. They picked us up at our Hotel near James park Tube Station and off we went. We got to see everything in the city and were dropped off where we wanted to have lunch. All the reviews are correct...this is a great tour. Thank you Small Car

Visited August 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Best Way to Acquaint Yourself With A New City”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2013

We did the Italian Job tour and it was a great way to get the "lay of the land' before setting out on our own. Our driver / guide (forgot her name) was insightful, accommodating and did a great job pointing out all the 'must see' sights. We got full value for our money and thoroughly enjoys the two hours. Highly recommend the tour as the "first day activity” for new visitors to London. Note: the old Mini may be a bit tight of three adult tourists. Ample room for two!

Visited April 2013
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United States
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“smallcarBIGFUN”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2013

I highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting London. It's a completely unique way to see the sights. Robert was our driver and he was simply delightful and attentive to what we wanted to do. We stopped at various places to have pictures taken and even made a stop at Borough Market for a quick burger (which was delicious!). I went with a friend of mine who lives in London (and happens to be 6' 4 1/2") and even he thought it was fantastic. And yes, even tall people fit well in classic Minis! We both enjoyed seeing the sights and learning interesting fun facts about the city while cruising about in a fun car.

I must also add that Robert was excellent at working with us to get the best time for our tour. We originally wanted to go on a Saturday but there were to be many road closures (and possibly terribly traffic) due to a bike ride happening in London that same weekend. He couldn't have been better at accommodating our needs and making sure we had the best experience possible. He was so fair about it, he even went so far as to say that if we were stuck in terrible traffic he'd refund our money or book us another tour another time. We ended up changing our time to Friday afternoon and, thanks to being in such a small car, got around London with not problems.

I can't recommend this trip highly enough!

Visited August 2013
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