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Krakow Direct Private Tours
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One way private Krakow airport transfer up 4...
Ranked #3 of 270 Tours in Krakow
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Owner description: KrakowDirect specializes in airport transfer and tour services in the area of Krakow. We offer door-to-door private airport transfers as well as private and group tours to the most attractive sites in the area. All our Mercedes vehicles are modern, comfortable and air-conditioned. Our English speaking drivers know the ins and outs of our Royal City and are always willing to share their knowledge with you and give you some precious tips for your stay.
Reviewed February 24, 2014

My wife and I just did the combined Auschwitz and Salt mine tour today and the guys were really nice that drive us around. The drivers picked us up and dropped us off at our hotel as well as got all the tickets ahead of time for both places for us. There is an hour long documentary on the ride up to get you ready for the camps as well. We would recommend this company for everyone.

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"highly recommend this company"
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"first class service"
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"excellent company"
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Reviewed February 23, 2014

We booked to do the full day Auschwitz and Wieliczka full day tour. Very easy and good communication during booking. We chose the tour because of teh good recommendations on Trip Advisor and wanted to maximise our day.

What you are paying for is essentially the taxi service to and from each place and the driver sorted out our guide and tickets. Nice drive through the countryside, just a shame we didn't get much commentary, however the guide did point out what was previously the SS headquarters.

We were very impressed with the tour guide (provided by the museum - luck i believe) at Auschwitz and as we were a group of only 7 we saw a lot and could always hear. Had enough time for everything and never felt rushed. Such a hauting place to visit that has left an impression.

We then stopped at a petrol station where everyone bar my partner and I (as we were staying onto do the saltmines) got picked up and taken to Krakow. We were then rushed to get to the salt mines ready for the 4pm and with no lunch. We did just grab something at the station but that is the only thing that let the tour down was that we didn't have a 'lunch stop'. Although the driver was extremely helpful and said we could stop at a resturant and join the 5pm tour but that would mean we wouldn't get back into Krakow until gone 8pm which was quite late. If i was to do it again, i'd just ask in advance when the best time to get some lunch would be.
Saying that, we were the only two going to the mines and it felt very personalised and almost like a private tour.

At the mines, it was a bit of a rush and joined the museum tour of about 30 people - a very large group - but it didn't matter as all groups are spaced out and you could hear everything. Very interesting and worth doing although you may have sore feet by the end :) !

Very professional company who organise a hassle-free day, maximising two intetresting sights in just one day.

Thank sazzlem88
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Reviewed February 21, 2014

We weren't looking forward to the Auschwitz visit, but Christopher made it so much easier. He picked us up in a wonderful big new car and chatted in excellent English. He pointed out things of interest on route and drove very well. He recommended timings that we could stick to or change and was spot on with his advice. He didn't just drop us in the car park, he walked with us to the entrance, showed us the guidebook/Loo's/coffee stop etc and took us right to the gate. He was waiting for us when we had had enough and suggested a good restaurant for lunch near the salt mines and was aware of the timings very well, timing our travel and lunch with the next English salt mine tour. Not only that, but he phoned the restaurant to book us a table, drove us there and then went to the salt mine to buy the tickets to save us time while we sat and scoffed excellent food and cherry vodka!!!!! He drove us home safe and well after a long day out. He was SO thoughtful, kind, courteous and helpful that I cannot recommended this company enough.
They were so good we went with them for the hotel to airport transfer as the one the hotel had arranged on the trip in had been more expensive, an old bone shaker of a car and a grumpy driver with little English. The car from Krakow direct was again fabulous, waiting early, new and comfortable, carefully driven by a happy driver with excellent English. A bargain!

Thank bobandsheila
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Reviewed February 20, 2014

We used this company for three different tasks, first was the airport pick up and return, then the Auschwitz tour, and finally the Salt Mine Tour. Each went off without a hitch. Arrived at the airport and the guy was there, 9am pick up for Auschwitz trip and they where there outside the hotel, same for the Salt Mine tour and return to the airport. The cars where spotlessly clean, despite the snow, and we didn't have to worry about anything. Everything was taken care of for us, we didn't have to do anything. Super organised and hassle free. You're in safe hands here.

Thank Baronation
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Reviewed February 15, 2014

I booked Krakow Direct via their website to pick us up and drop us off at the airport and also for the Auschwitz and Salt Mine Tour. We were met at the airport by Martin who was the first person we saw as we came through arrivals, he was holding my name up. He took my suitcase and took us to the airport car park and within minutes we were on our way. Martin spoke very good English and pointed out places of interest on our way to the hotel. We got there in about 20 mins with no problems at all and we paid him what we had agreed by E Mail.
Peter arrived the next morning at about 9 for the Auschwtz/Salt Mine Tour in a mini bus and again he spoke excellent English and was very informative and friendly. We had a stop at the railway station to pick someone else up and then one more person joined us after one more stop and we were on our way. It took about an hour to get to Auschwitz and Peter was very chatty and informative, we all talked about all sorts ! He dropped us off in the car park at Auschwitz and went and got us an English speaking guide and some headphones and stayed with us until we departed on our tour. I would say there was about 20 of us on the tour. After the tour Peter was waiting and we had time to get a drink and snack and he then took us to Birkenau which was literally 5 mins away. Again he took us to our guide and he then waited in the car park for us to finish.
After the tour he took us to the Salt Mines which was about 45 mins away and asked us what we wanted to eat, we opted for a Polish restaurant which was next to the car park. He waited for us and escorted us to the entrance and waited while we got underway. After the tour which was 2 hours long ! we found him in the car park and he took us back to the hotel which was about 30 mins away. When we got to the hotel again we paid him what we had previously agreed with a tip.
On our departure again we were picked up promptly by Martin who took us to departures and dropped us off in plenty of time.
All in all I would heartily recommend this company as the drivers were polite, friendly, professional and spoke excellent English, the mini buses were clean and well looked after. The prices were very competitive as well.

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