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“Freezing on the bus!!! not during winter”
Review of Big Bus Paris

Big Bus Paris
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$36.68*
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Big Bus Paris Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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$74.31*
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Skip the Line: Louvre, Seine River Cruise and Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off
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$62.33*
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Skip the Line: Louvre Museum and Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off
Ranked #94 of 560 Tours in Paris
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

liked the concept - hop on and off. routes cover all important attractions.
tickets are 27 euro per day/ 29 for 2 days. short wait for the next bus.
BUT!!!! beware and don't do it to yourself in cold weather. the top deck is open and none of the buses is heated on the main deck. we lost sensation in our feet very quickly and had to get off the bus and take a taxi.
Audio is short, and what you hear mostly is an annoying classical music track.
would suggest to check the other tour bus companies for a more up to date and comfortable sevice. enjoy your vacation!

1  Thank chloe d
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Reviewed January 16, 2013 via mobile

My girlfriend and I purchased a two day ticket as it was the most cost effective option we could find.

Once we got on the bus, we felt instant regret. The bus was slow. It was stopped at sights longer than it was transferring you between sights. The audio commentary was uninformative to say the least.

This company concentrates more on making side walk sales than getting you around Paris to see the sights.

1  Thank mitchy89
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Reviewed January 14, 2013

We bought the 2 day tickets with the boat cruise. We felt it was worth the money to be able to get on and off at will as we were first time visitors to Paris. It was also a good way to see the sights in the rain. They put a cover over the top of the bus so we did not get wet. it was still very cold on the upper deck. The boat cruise for an additional 6 Euro was a good deal and very nice. We did the daytime tour, got off and had a drink at a small bistro, abd then got back on at night to see the Christmas lights. The only problem was that we needed to take a metro to get it as it was far away from our hotel. The buses are supposed to run every 10 minutes, but we never had to wait very long as when one would leave another was usually right behind it.

1  Thank mariell98
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Reviewed January 8, 2013

As this tour was included in my Paris Pass, I gave a try and regret. Very slow due to traffic, not many pick up and drop off points and very rude tourists using these buses.

One couple started shouting at the driver because they wanted to leave the bus in the middle of the traffic, but for safety reasons he didn't open and the couple got even more angry. Not cool at all!

To go to all the 9 tourist points takes you nearly 2 hours, the tube/subway or even walking is far far better and faster!

Not worth it!

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Thank RLuiz
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Reviewed January 4, 2013

We bought a 2 days ticket and it was great. There are many buses, so you can step out of one, take pictures of any sight, and get back to another in a blink! It was a very nice way to see Paris, but we already knew the city, it was our 4th time there.
It's not very clean, and it's cold when the deck is open, but at the same time, it's a good way to go around the city!

4  Thank joanaaslamas
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