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British Guild of Registered Tourist Guides


How it works and costs

Tour Itinerary Planning
Once I have received your completed Tour Enquiry Form, or email, then I can work out your personalised itinerary.

Transport options for Private individuals and small family groups:
In central London, we can walk, use public transport, black cabs or I can arrange a chauffeur driven vehicle.
Tours to outer areas of London, depending on location - by train, or chauffeur driven vehicle.

Transport for Groups:
It will be necessary to hire a mini bus or coach with a microphone. I will then work with the driver to conduct your tour. I work with a number of coach companies.

Tour Duration
Tours start and end in central London
Bookings are for either a half day (up to 4 hours) or a full day (up to 9 hours). 

My Guiding fees:
As all tours are bespoke for each client, my fees vary depending on the tours and itinerary created.

Deposit and Balance
Deposit - 50% is required in advance to confirm the booking.
Balance is due 30 days before the tour, or as otherwise agreed by mutual arrangement.

Payment -  
In pounds sterling or US dollars.
Methods : BACS or cheque  from within  the UK ,  International Bank Transfer
Paypal - an additional 5% is payable. Credit cards are not accepted.
All banking and transaction charges are payable by the client - so that the full amount invoiced is paid into my account.

Cancellation charges –.Cancellation charges effective from date of confirmed booking

Up to 45 days - 50% 44 – 20 days 75%  19 – 0 days 100% 

The client is deemed to have accepted these Terms and Conditions upon receipt of the invoice.
Please remember your Travel Insurance which you should ensure covers you for unexpected cancellation.

Not Included - Additional Costs are:
Transport, entry tickets, sustenance and Gratuities.
Tour Itinerary Planning in some cases

“Faith is taking the first step, even when you don’t see the whole staircase “
Martin Luther King Jnr

David – just to thank you for fixing us up with Deborah last week – she was excellent, filled the bill perfectly!
(Temple Family, USA)

I had many comments on you being such a wonderful guide.
(Wendy U3A group)

"We told those on our European tour who were going on to London about you and Blue Badge Guides and strongly recommended you as an investment with a great return, not as an expense. We will not forget how welcome your made us feel and will treasure out time spent with you."

"When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life, for there is in London all that life can afford "
Dr Samuel Johnson

"Thank you SO much for providing the fascinating tours of London this week. Gary and I especially appreciated your thoughtfulness in advance planning every logistical detail so we could maximize our time in London. Thanks again. We will highly recommend you to our friends!"
M. Morgan, USA


Deborah Charles is Registered with:
The Institute of Tourist Guiding - British Guild of Tourist Guides - The Association of Professional Tourist Guides.

Public Liability Insurance held.

All images and photographs are © of D. Charles and are not to be reproduced without permission.