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Taiwan Pockets Day Tours

79 Kunming Street, #06-02, Wanhua District, Taipei 108, Taiwan
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Great Tour - Packed a lot in to the day

Having contacted Kai at Taiwan Pockets well ahead of our cruise, in January 2018, & informing him... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2018
neilwhite483
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Paisley, United Kingdom
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Superb and attentive service from initial contact

Contact Kai at Taiwan Pockets early in 2017 as our cruise would be calling at Keelung (Port for... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2018
PamelaW31
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Paisley, United Kingdom
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Taiwan Pockets is for people looking for fun and convenience with a personal touch when travelling to Taiwan. We want to be that "Friend in Taiwan" where you can trust to be in good hands while planning and travelling. There is only one thing at the core of our business and service offerings that we focus on. That will be YOU! We will cater and fine tune the trip to your preferences so that you can get the most out of your time in Taiwan. Look no further, Let's have some fun with Taiwan Pockets today!
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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79 Kunming Street, #06-02, Wanhua District, Taipei 108, Taiwan
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Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

Having contacted Kai at Taiwan Pockets well ahead of our cruise, in January 2018, & informing him that we would be calling at Keelung, the port for Taipei, on 4th he was very helpful accommodating us & our fellow guests from our first communication. Kai...More

Thank neilwhite483
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TaiwanPockets, Owner at Taiwan Pockets Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

Dear Neil, Thank you! :) It was really fun chatting with you all about the history of Taiwan and what you had remembered from your past trip to Taiwan as a military personnel in the 1960s. I'm glad that some memories were relived, but most...More

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Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Contact Kai at Taiwan Pockets early in 2017 as our cruise would be calling at Keelung (Port for Taipei) on 4th Jan 2018 and he was very responsive from the outset offering a variety of options for our group. We had group of 19 fellow...More

Thank PamelaW31
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TaiwanPockets, Owner at Taiwan Pockets Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

Dear Pamela, It was a nice day out with everyone on the cruise role call and I'm glad that our planning turned out well for everyone. We were very happy to hear that the small details were picked up by all of you and this...More

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Reviewed January 13, 2018

We had a lovely time on the Jiufen and Shifen day tour with Kai and Ario. The tour was very informative and laid back. We had older people in our party and the pacing of the tour was great for them. They weren't too tired...More

Thank Deng C
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TaiwanPockets, Owner at Taiwan Pockets Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

Dear Deng, This is all that we need to hear from you :) Everyone having a great time regardless of their age is what we want to happen, and we are happy it did. The weather played a big role with it being really chilly...More

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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Our paths crossed recently with Kai and Ariel from Taiwan Pockets Day Tours via Trip Advisor while looking for Private Tour English speaking guides in Taipei. The plan was to head to Jiufen and Shifen, two ex-mining towns now famous tourist spots outside of Taipei....More

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TaiwanPockets, Owner at Taiwan Pockets Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

Dear Diana, We were pleasantly surprised that you had so much appetite for all that we have recommended and all the food and snacks turned out on the right side of your palette :) However, we would have hoped that we could host you for...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2017

We booked the Jiufen and Shifen tour only the day before our arrival in Taipei. Kai was incredibly responsive, to a degree which sets him apart from many tour guide companies. He picked us up at the airport for the approximate cost of a taxi,...More

Thank Pebbles821
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TaiwanPockets, Owner at Taiwan Pockets Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

Dear Paula, You're most welcomed! :) It was a great time travelling with yourself and your husband and lovely daughter. I'm glad you took up my recommendation and tried the pork blood cake which I have to admit doesn't sound appetising but the taste is...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended private tour. Kai Xiang and Ario are very professional and engaging. They are flexible and pay attention to the details. We were traveling with our elderly parents. They took extra care to ensure the schedule were not too hectic and adjusted the venues...More

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TaiwanPockets, Owner at Taiwan Pockets Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2017

Dear Ivey & Casey, We are so happy and glad to hear that yourself and your parents have enjoyed the trip with us although the weather wasn't too kind to us :) I think the highlight of the trip probably have to be the cold...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2017

Thank you to Kai and Ario for treating my husband and me to an excellent trip to Taipei. Kai picked us up at the airport and he and Ario treated us to breakfast and lunch, along with seeing all the sites of Taipei, then took...More

Thank jamlove04
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TaiwanPockets, Owner at Taiwan Pockets Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2017

Dear Michelle, It was a short 24 hours that we had but I'm very happy to hear that you have enjoyed the day with us even though you flew in really early in the morning at 4 AM. The night market was an eye opener...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2017

My family of three spent a full day touring the Northern Coast of Taiwan (the coastline, Yehliu Geo Park, Shifen and Jiufen) with Kai and it was absolutely awesome! Pre-planning the booking was always responded promptly and everything was explained in detail. With Kai's expertise,...More

Thank Jr L
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TaiwanPockets, Owner at Taiwan Pockets Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2017

Dear Jr, I'm so glad that all of you enjoyed the beef noodles as I was slightly worried that you would be put off by the shop being not a restaurant. I guess that the empty bowls would speak for itself :) Also, I certainly...More

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Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

From breathtaking waterfalls and hilltop temples to time honored tea ceremonies, Taiwan has so much to offer beyond the hustle and bustle of Taipei. After doing a ton of research, we decided to book a day trip with Taiwan Pocket Tours for a few reasons:...More

Thank JenBarnett
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TaiwanPockets, Owner at Taiwan Pockets Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2017

Dear Jen, Thanks for remembering to put in a review for us! :) We are so happy to hear that yourself and Zev have enjoyed the trip with us although you had such a short time that you could have to tour around Taiwan. Hopefully...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2017

I am 75 years of age and not in the best of health. My wife Deb and I were therefore concerned about the potential rigors of taking a two week tour of Taiwan. Our good fortune in having engaged "Taiwan Pockets" with its most remarkable...More

Thank John C
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TaiwanPockets, Owner at Taiwan Pockets Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2017

Hello John & Deb, We are so glad that you are forgoing your sleep from jetlag to put in this review for us. Thank you! :) The 10 days really whizzed by and we certainly hoped that we had more time to show you around...More

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Debbie D
February 6, 2018|
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Response from XmasKid | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Can help with this as have not been to Taichung but if you google for ideas you would probably find one. Cheers.
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YanKau Josephin... W
April 20, 2017|
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Response from TaiwanPockets | Property representative |
Dear Josephine, I'm Kai, the owner of Taiwan Pockets and it is nice to hear from you :) We do have set itineraries which you would be able to see on our website through the link on our TripAdvisor Page. If you need more... More
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mayvia86
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Response from TaiwanPockets | Property representative |
Dear Mayvia, I guess it will be good if you provide me with your email so that I can furnish you with the necessary information :) Cheers, Kai Owner of Taiwan Pockets
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