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5 star rating: Highly Recommended 13 Reviews

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  • Location:San Francisco, California
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Read what other travelers think about the Self-Guided Tour of San Francisco in a Classic VW Bug. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

Best thing I did in San Francisco. We rented the green 1961 convertible for 5 hours. Went across the Golden Gate Bridge, down Lombard Street, along the Pacific Coast, and through Golden Gate Park and Haight-Ashbury. Only issue I had was Google Maps told me the pick up was the old location, so make sure to go to the new place by the Pier. Car ran great. Very speedy and no problem on the steep hills. You will get more stares and comments than if you were driving a Ferrari. No joke.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

A great ride! Brought back great Memories before we sold out to society.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2014

Do it!! This was the greatest way to travel around the city. We had the vw for 5 hours, it comes equipped with a pre-programmed gps with about 40 locations on it. More than enough time to see everything you could want and more. As great as the car was, we laughed alot about the comments from people on the street. Many thumbs up, and we were even told 'You are too fly for your white wall tires, bro'. We went to Fort Point, Golden Gate bridge, North Beach, Haight-Ashbury, the Painted Ladies and more. The car also comes with a video camera to allow you to film 1 hour of your trip. You are then given the SD card to take home. So much fun.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2014

A once in a lifetime experience. I renteded the Bug as a surprise on my moms 60th birthday and it was the best surprise ever. The car is easy to drive and it took Lombard street without any problems!!!! Go for it!!!!!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2014

What a great time. Our first trip to San Francisco and driving a 1961 VW convertible bug around town. The next time we go we will be renting this cutie again.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2014

This was the best thing I have every planned for my wife. Her birthday wish was to drive a classic Bug. So I planned a whole weekend around this amazing adventure. The tour was perfect as it was created for our special interest of Old architecture. Thank you Bugster!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2013

We loved the bug! It was clean and well-kept. Made our wedding even more memorable. Stan was really nice and accommodating too. I would definitely book this trip again!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2013

Absolutely brilliant fun. Had the Bug for two hours and saw a lot of the city, including a trip over the Golden Gate bridge, in a very unique way. The GPS Stan provides is really easy to use and has all the major sights pre-programmed in, whilst the on-board video was also a great idea. Highly recommended!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2013

We had a blast motoring in and around SFO - in 5 hours you can really see a lot with ample time for lunch, drink and photograph stops. Stan was a great help to get us on our way. Only things to remember are that the bug is a manual/stick shift and the driver wouldn't want to be too much taller than 6ft as the driving seat was a bit squishy! All in all, a great start to our SFO visit! Thanks Stan

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2013

Awesome experience! Everyone loved the beetle! Make sure you're a confident driver as they aren't the easiest cars to drive! If you wanna do something different - this is it! (Make sure you phone to arrange a pick up time as the owner isnt always on location)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2013

We rented he VW convertible for 5 hours and drove over the Golden Gate bridge to Sausalito and back. We also visited a few sites in San Francisco. The day was perfect and we had a wonderful time. The VW was completely restored and ran like a top. We attracted a lot of attention driving the antique. The gentlyman who rented us the car was most helpful. He provided a GPS with all the popular sites in San Francisco so getting around was easy. He also provided a video camera that mounted on the outside of the windshield and was capable of recording up to 4 hours of video. At the end of the rental he gave us the memory card from the camera to take with us.
If we return to San Francisco, we would definitely consider renting the bug again.

4 star rating: Recommended
October 2014

It was a great experience! Fun to drive and the looks you get is well worth the drive. We did three hours and it was plenty of time to enjoy. The owner was nice and easy to get in to. The web cam a little hard to use but we used our phones. All in all I recommend it to ride the bug!

4 star rating: Recommended
September 2013

If you are prepared for the comparative difficulty of driving a Beetle after a modern car then this experience is a must. I really wanted to love this experience but I found the car difficult to drive after covering 1200 miles in a modern automatic. Give it a go though. It's a lovely way to see San Francisco and the adoring looks and comments you get from Bug admirers makes it all worthwhile!

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