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“LA in a day”
Review of LA Insider Tours

LA Insider Tours
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$535.00*
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Private Half-Day Los Angeles City Tour
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$799.00*
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Private Hollywood and Los Angeles in a Day Tour
Ranked #3 of 45 Food & Drink in Los Angeles
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Owner description: Family Friendly Custom Tours of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Santa Monica. We specialize in personable, entertaining, one-on-one tour experiences showing you the real Los Angeles in private, unmarked vehicles. We pick you up directly at your hotel and return you at the end of your tour. No scrambling to get to a meeting location or waiting on a bus while the tour company goes from hotel to hotel picking up other passengers. You get to choose what you see, when you see it, and how you see it. It's a custom tour and best of all completely private -- stop for a photo op anywhere you like or just feel free to act silly with family and friends without worrying about what the other strangers on the tour will think. See the city as an LA insider with local knowledge from people who live here - it's just like having a friend in town.
Reviewed August 26, 2014

There is no other way to see everything that interests you in LA without the wonderful knowledge of a tour guide. Kevin picked us up at our hotel and off we went. He was able to engage our two quiet teenage daughters in conversation, as he knew everything about movies and books that they had an interest in. We were able to see so much and had a great time bike riding in Venice Beach. All you have to do is mention what you have an interest in and Kevin seemed to know the best way to see it. Wonderful day and perfect way to see LA! Thanks Kevin!

3  Thank Tamara B
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Reviewed August 25, 2014

Having returned from a 3 week west coast adventure I can feedback that this trip was worth the money and was a great way to spend a day. We booked a a 6hr tour ( in reality 7) and Kevin engaged us throughout the trip. Great insider knowledge for some great pictures avoiding then tourist masses.
We did the usual suspects Beverly Hills , Hollywood sign, farmers market , Chinese theatre etc.
good value when you consider the hop on hop off bus costs per individual. Only change I would have made is a bit more time around Rodeo drive.

3  Thank Boardy72
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Reviewed August 25, 2014

We only had a day in L.A. and booked with L.A. Insider tours. I didn't want to deal with traffic and I didn't know my way around town. Lilly picked us up at our hotel right on time at 10 A.M. in a brand new Sienna Van. We had such a blast! My daughter asked her if she could take us to the tattoo parlor that One Direction uses and she turned right around and took us there. My daughter got out and took pictures and was so happy. Lilly never made us feel rushed. She had such a great and easy going personality! She shared such interesting trivia about the movie stars homes and life. The 8 hours flew by. We were all very impressed and felt like we saw everything in L.A. that needed to be seen. Thank you Insider tours and thank you Lilly for such a great time.
The Mysorewala Family

3  Thank chachi920
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Reviewed August 25, 2014

You can obviously plan your itinerary yourself no matter where your travels take you, but with limited time and resources, it doesn't hurt to turn to the experts. And that's exactly what a private tour will get you, someone who knows where to go, at what time to avoid spending hours in traffic, who will take you where you'd like to go, add some input, stop when you need, and cater to what matters to you. From Steve's courtesy and assistance with the booking process and Lilly's awesomeness, this quickly became the highlight of our trip. She truly made this visit of LA fantastic for our 11 and 16 yo daughters....She will point out everything you need to know and make the day fun. This also allowed us to have a better idea on what we wanted to spend the rest of our short trip doing.
I am sure there are many great companies that will deliver and great experience, but Lilly really made it fun, engaging and a fabulous experience. Your guide matters!!!

3  Thank phdedieu
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Reviewed August 18, 2014

We booked a tour with LA insiders on our recent holiday to California, for our family of 6. I was unsure about booking a tour of LA as several friends had said that they hadn't been impressed with LA when they visited, all I can say is they should have booked with LA insider tours. We had a blast! Rivers was our guide, he was friendly, polite, knowledgeable and funny. We got to see everything on our list and more and the 6 hour tour just flew by. I would definitely recommend the tour and Rivers as a guide, it really is the only way to see LA.

3  Thank Blaym
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