London: Book a Local Friend

London: Book a Local Friend

From $68.72 per person

Book a Local Londoner for a personalized tour. Ditch the travel guides, decide where to go, what to see, what to do together with your private, personal, like-minded London guide. With a friend who knows what you like the city will unveil its best to you.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 2 - 8 hours
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Italian, Spanish
Pickup included
From your hotel or accommodation in London.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Be matched to a knowledgeable local guide based on your interests and personality
  • Have a friend in the city so that the city becomes your friend
  • See the city unlike the picture postcard patter of tourist guides
  • Focus on the things that you would enjoy and appreciate accompanied by a local like-minded host
Full description
Book this tour and your hosts will contact you within 24 hours and ask you questions about your preferences and interests, so they can match you with the right profile and assign a like-minded Local Londoner. You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Keeping in mind your personal answers they will put together a bespoke itinerary, just for you. Please note that this will be outlined but flexible. They will arrange a meeting with your guide in the most convenient place for you. If during the tour you feel like changing direction, or your guide believes that you'd enjoy a sight or different experience, they will suggest and discuss with you changes to the itinerary. Enjoy discovering amazing spots in London that you don't know about and are difficult to find in any guidebook or on the Internet, because they are lesser known to the crowd but beloved by Locals! The day revolves around your wishes so enjoy your private tour and let your Local show you the London you will love,
Includes
  • Private and personalized tour
  • Booking of tickets, attractions and venues as required
  • Local guide
  • Pick-up from your accommodation (if reasonable within reasonable distance)
  • Walking tour (other transport can be arranged at additional cost)
  • Food and drinks
  • Any tickets into attractions
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Transportation to/ from meeting point
  • Public/private transportation during the tour
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • Tours are fully personalized so any additional requirements like tickets, transportation and food & drinks can be arranged for an additional cost
    • Private groups are normally no larger than 6 people (if your group is larger, please make this known so that arrangements can be made)
    • Please book at least 24-hours in advance so the best experience can be built for you
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    5 / 5

    based on 5 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Value for money
      5/5
    • Service
      5/5
    • Organization
      5/5
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    Touring with the Local Friend is a fantastic way to explore London. On the one hand, our guide Adrian had considerable historical knowledge and on the other hand was not embarrassed by an anecdote. Well spent time and very pleasant way to pass the time away from the tourist attractions in London.

    August 19, 2019

    I had Dan as my tour guide and he was absolutely lovely, he took to me all the places I wanted to see and more. He was able to answer all my questions. I recommend him.

    October 6, 2018

    June 6, 2019

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    Product ID: 71619