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Customer Travel Tips for London

85% Avg. city rating Rated by 1668 customers

Activities / excursions 92%

Restaurants / eating out 87%

Shopping 84%

Chilling out / relaxing 82%

Getting around / public transport 86%

Sightseeing 92%

Culture 89%

Nightlife / partying 80%

Value for money 74%

Customer Travel Tips for San Francisco

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69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
69% Avg. rating


27 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Travel with pride regardless of who you are!

Liked: Pride

Disliked: Homeless people everywhere. Streets are dirty and stinks.

80% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
80% Avg. rating


26 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Rent a bicycle or bus a clipper card for Public transport to get around.

Liked: Golden Gate Bridge, shopping district and pride parade

Disliked: Hills in SF is a killer. Sightseeing were vey spread out.

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


24 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break Family Holiday Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: Take the bus around to get places faster

Liked: Good nightlife

Disliked: No

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


23 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Rent a bike, cross the Golden Gate Bridge until Sausalito, have a great time at the Bar Bocce and then go to see the floating houses. Take the ferry boat to come back to San Francisco.

Liked: People are very thoughtful. City architecture. Most of the city do not have high building.

Disliked: No.

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


21 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Walk around as much as possible and skip the buses.

Liked: The atmosphere and the scenery is just amazing. Tons of stuff to see.

Disliked: The fog makes it really cold and some streets can be quite dirty and filled with homeless people.

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
98% Avg. rating


12 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Bring a map, great company, an open mind, and have a willingness to get lost.

Liked: There is an endless list as to why I love this city. Aside from it being the food mecha of the West coast, It is culture filled and every corner of this street is appropriate for a photo shoot. People are extra friendly and Eco-friendly, did i mention friendly?

Disliked: Probably just the same thing everyone complains about, scavenging for parking and quarter for the meter. But its a good thing muni is at every corner!

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


10 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Alcatraz

Liked: beautiful city

Disliked: hills

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
67% Avg. rating


10 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing City break Romantic getaway Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Bicycling to Sausalito over the bridge!!!

Liked: Beautiful city

Disliked: No easy way to get around, many drug and alcohol addicts around mason street and union square!

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


09 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: You can walk to most places!

Liked: Golden Gate Bridge of course. Also I enjoyed how walkable the city is.

Disliked: It's not very clean in the area I lived in.

100% Avg. rating
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
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  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


08 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: n/a

Liked: n/a

Disliked: n/a

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
84% Avg. rating


07 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: pre-book Alcatraz before you get to SF!

Liked: It's an amazing city, you have to see it!

Disliked: it's expensive.

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


07 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Get a one day/multi day pass for public transport, as you can also use the cable cars with this card!

Liked: It's an amazing city and a great experience!!

Disliked: It's expensive and the weather is not the greatest.

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
91% Avg. rating


01 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Book Alcatraz a couple of weeks in advance as this had totally sold out which was a shame. Also do the bike tour of the Golden Gate Bridge, it has made my year!

Liked: Great city of culture and tourist activities. Food was amazing

Disliked: No

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
80% Avg. rating


28 May 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Events / festivals Relaxation / spa Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Book in advance to save money on accommodation. Get the city pass if staying for a week... More economic. There's lots to do and see, just take a walk and you'll find something pretty quickly.

Liked: Cycling to Mt. Tamapalis and Muir woods. 34mile round trip. It cost 26 dollars for a hybrid mountain bike for 24hrs when I reserved online.

Disliked: The atmosphere is quite negative in downtown due to the amount of aggressive homeless people. Not that I blame the homeless people of course!

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


27 May 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: 3-4 days of stay is more than enough

Liked: Food, places to visit, history, architecture

Disliked: It is a really expensive city (food, accomodations, etc), comparing other destinations

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


27 May 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: Book as early as you can!

Liked: So much to see and do - just such a cool city.

Disliked: It's always an expensive place to stay.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


26 May 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Plan ahead.

Liked: The world famous iconic landmarks, particularly the Golden Gate Bridge.

Disliked: Too many homeless people around.

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


25 May 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: rent a bike a ride across the bridge to Sausalito

Liked: the sigths

Disliked: so many homeless around the city

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
84% Avg. rating


17 May 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Make sure you visit Alcatraz Island. And don't think you can just rock up on the day - you need to book in advance! Sometimes it sells out weeks in advance but seriously, it's worth it. The Cellhouse audio tour was just fascinating!

Liked: It's very nice and compact - you can walk everywhere which is great. And if you don't wanna walk, public transport is great.

Disliked: Every other person I passed appeared to be homeless. Ultimately they're harmless but still, it was rather unsettling.

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


15 May 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: Stay away from tenderloin at night lol

Liked: Everything

Disliked: Homeless people

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85% Avg. city rating Rated by 1668 customers

Activities / excursions 92%

Restaurants / eating out 87%

Shopping 84%

Chilling out / relaxing 82%

Getting around / public transport 86%

Sightseeing 92%

Culture 89%

Nightlife / partying 80%

Value for money 74%

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