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Private driver and car

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Private driver and car

Was in the Philippines due to family emergency. HIred "touristdriver" for over 1 week. Actually this is our second time using him. If you need someone who is punctual, reliable and knowledgeable driver in the Philippines, I highly

recomment him. You can contact him at arnoldvsanchez@yahoo.com.

Thank you arnold

We'll see you again next time.

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Shogun777

Thanks for providing this feedback. TD has received many compliments on this forum from various members who have used his services and been very happy. He is honest and very reliable.

I have used him for several trips myself so far and have booked him again to take me and pick me up from Batangas enroute to Puerto Galera.

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Ta member touristdriver is indeed reliable.

I have used him for a day trip to Hundred Islands (Alaminos City) while he also came with me to the island of Leyte and drove me around for five or so days.

He is trustworthy and competent at both driving and suggesting places to visit. He is also reliable and turns up when he says he will, while he is also security conscious. Perhaps best of all, he doesn't chatter away all day: he knows when to be quiet (particularly if his passengers want to try to nap, hard as that often is in a car as opposed to how I find travelling by most trains comfortable).

I gather that he has now taken travellers to Banaue,Sagada and Baguio (not always both at once) as well as Pangasinan 9for the waterfalls), Alaminos City (Hundred islands), Tagaytay and a few other Luzon island destinations.

Like the OP and subsequent poster, I have no hesitation in recommending him. I believe that he is now quite busy and that tourists are ringing at relatively short notice as his good name gradually spreads.

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What sort of prices are we looking at for a day?

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Contact the driver you are interested in using. Only they can let you know the correct price.

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Raider, as a general guide for a modern car it will be about P2500 to P3000 a day excluding fuel, the driver's meals and any accommodation for him.

In Philippines, meals for drivers can be very cheap while pensiones (the equivalent of an Australian motel) will usually give a cheap 'driver's rate' of as little as P500 a night for a single room.

Hiring a car and driver gives you flexibility; while taxis are sometimes an option, they are not available everywhere; you might also get a taxi driver whose English was passable but whose comprehension or geographical knowledge was lacking.

As mousehunt says, contact the driver of your choice for an exact quote. You will need to specify whether you want a sedan car (i.e. seats for four passengers) or a 4WD (called 'SUV' in the United States), or even a van, the latter having seats for up to 13 if all squeezed in). However vans may be a bit harder to hire with a professional driver.

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8. Re: Private driver and car

i also use him as my tour guide during my first time visit to philippine on September this year..i will not hesitate to use him as well if i do planning for my next philippines trip...he is a good tour guide.i enjoyed travel with him..

his price is reasonable and affordable..like what Mousehunt said, the price you will know once you contact with the tour guide.. ^^

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