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We used Paul's Private Driver Hire service to transfer us from Nelson to Kaiteriteri where we... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
GlobalJourney50
Scenic drive from Nelson to Picton

Really glad we found Pauls details as the service was friendly and efficient. We took the scenic... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
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Private Driver Services,Chauffeur services,Tours and Transfers in luxury vehicles at affordable prices New Zealand wide. You can start and finish a tour in any city in New Zealand, you don't have to finish in the same city you started in. We also...more
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

We used Paul's Private Driver Hire service to transfer us from Nelson to Kaiteriteri where we caught the ferry into Abel Tasman National Park. The park was stunning and we had an amazing time hiking the ocean trails and staying at the Awaroa Lodge. And...More

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pdh2017, General Manager at Private Driver Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thanks for the review Karen.It was a pleasure to show you around some of our beautiful region,and the latter was something I would like to think any genuine kiwi would do to help somebody if needed. Glad you guys enjoyed your time here,and if ever...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Really glad we found Pauls details as the service was friendly and efficient. We took the scenic route which was far better with somebody who has a great knowledge of the area. Definately using his service when we return. Clean vehicle and a good stress...More

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pdh2017, General Manager at Private Driver Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thanks for the review folks,it was a pleasure to have you on board,and show you some beautiful spots on your journey.

Reviewed 13 April 2018

We got extremely lucky when a local shared with us Paul's contact information. We weren't going to make the morning bus to Abel Tasman, and we called Paul to see if he was free to show us around. Turns out he was, and he's an...More

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pdh2017, General Manager at Private Driver Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Thanks for taking time to write a review.It was great to show you around our home town region,and it would be a pleasure to show you around the country elsewhere if your ever back and want to tour New Zealand by personal driver just for...More

Reviewed 13 April 2018

My wife and I recently returned from a vacation in New Zealand in March. As independent travelers, we debated long and hard whether to rent a car and adjust to driving on the left side of the road. I couldn't convince my wife that we...More

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pdh2017, General Manager at Private Driver Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thanks so much for posting your review,and your kind words.It was a pleasure to show you a small taste of my home town area,and i would love to show you other parts of NZ if ever you come back sometime.

Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

On time pick up as we planned it a couple of weeks out so great communication, accomodating , informative and friendly , I recommend him . Cheers

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pdh2017, General Manager at Private Driver Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thanks for taking the time to post a review, we appreciate the business.

Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Great service Paul! We enjoyed the transfers and tour, you knowledge of the area was great, communication was excellent and we’d happily recommend your services! Keep up the great work and we will see you next time we’re down this way.

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pdh2017, General Manager at Private Driver Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thanks very much for taking time to write a review,we really appreciate your business and hope we can show you other areas of New Zealand on your next trip.

Reviewed 20 March 2018

Paul Newton (Private Driver Hire ) was a terrific guide, from planning the tour together with us by email, to the actual tour itself, and getting us back to the port in time for our ship’s departure. We recommend him highly. We exchanged several emails...More

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pdh2017, General Manager at Private Driver Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Hi Thanks so much for the review.Glad we surpassed your expectations and provided you a fantastic shore experience from your cruise ship visit. Just of note the lunch took place at Forsters Restraunt at Mahana Winery,and their food is delicious,however we do take our wine...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018

Paul was a terrific guide around the Nelson area! We spent a full afternoon touring around the beaches in the area and went as far as Kaiteriteri. Paul's car was comfortable, he is well informed and a great guide. We did a 2nd day with...More

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pdh2017, General Manager at Private Driver Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thanks for taking time to write a review. Glad you enjoyed your time here in Nelson with myself and one of my team.Yes the WOW museum is a good thing to see while here and glad you enjoyed the wineries.Was a pleasure having you on...More

Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We wanted a tour of some of the great beaches and places around Nelson all of the tours we looked at were really expensive. Then we found private driver for a fraction of the price we got a personalised tour that was tailored to what...More

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pdh2017, General Manager at Private Driver Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Thanks so much for the review,we try to give our clients the best memories of the region or the country depending on what tour we are doing,and we do it at a price we try to make affordable for everyone and with the exclusiveness of...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We hired Private Driver Hire (Paul) as our driver for a couples wine tour throughout the Marlborough region. We found this much more favorable compared to a commercial wine tour service (price and customizable). Very professional driver and very knowledgeable about the region (Q&A). Paul...More

Thank Nick-Dip
pdh2017, General Manager at Private Driver Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write a review,we enjoyed showing you the Marlborough wineries and thanks also for recommending us to another couple in your lodge,who also took a trip with us during that week.We really appreciate the word of mouth recommendations.

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