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Red October Tour Company

18 Litera A, Bolshoy Prospect Petrogradskaya Side | Business Centre “Dom Kolobovykh” office # 219, St. Petersburg 197198, Russia
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The best way to see St. Petersburg is Red October private tour

Our cruise ship spent 2 days in St. Petersburg at the end of May, 2018. We booked 2 days of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
763henryg
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If you plan to go and tour St Petersburg. Use a tour guide. Use Red October our guide and driver... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
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18 Litera A, Bolshoy Prospect Petrogradskaya Side | Business Centre “Dom Kolobovykh” office # 219, St. Petersburg 197198, Russia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our cruise ship spent 2 days in St. Petersburg at the end of May, 2018. We booked 2 days of private guide and car with Red October. Our agenda was customized in advance with help from Mike Finn, who leaves no detail hidden. We saw...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

If you plan to go and tour St Petersburg. Use a tour guide. Use Red October our guide and driver were great. Very interactive and considerate. Very professional. Would use again and highly recommend.

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

November is a great time to visit St Petersburg, no queues, you only need to dress for coldish weather/ A group of 8 we had a 2 day tour with Tatiana as our guide and Peter as our driver; both were fantastic. The cost of...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We did a 2 day shore excursion with Red October in September while on a Baltic cruise. Marianne our tour guide was excellent - she was so knowledgeable on every detail about Saint Petersburg itself as well as all the art and exhibits!! The small...More

4  Thank Karen P
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Phil_Arts, Public Relations Manager at Red October Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Dear Karen P, Every opinion is very important to us, for it helps others to make decisions and find unbiased information. Yours, of an experienced traveler, which we assume from the amount of reviews you have left elsewhere, is appreciated even more, because you can...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Our party of eight was overwhelmed by the knowledge and friendliness of our guide, Lorna, and our drive, Sergio. The two very full days we spent with them were the highlight of our Baltic cruise. From what I could gather from folks who took different...More

3  Thank Paul T
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Phil_Arts, Public Relations Manager at Red October Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Dear Paul T Were are both pleased and happy to read your review of the great time you had in St. Petersburg with Red October. Kind regards.

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

We found out about Red October Tour company from a fellow cruise passenger during an earlier trip. About 6 months prior to our trip to Northern Europe we contacted Red October and were very pleased with the responsiveness. We docked in St. Pete and were...More

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Phil_Arts, Public Relations Manager at Red October Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Dear Richard A. We are glad to see that you have enjoyed the trip so much. Also we are greatful to you for the review and all the details.

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed 2 days w/ an incredibly knowledgeable tour guide named Eugenia. Everywhere we traveled, whether @ a site or on the roadway, she continuously shared information about what we were seeing or visiting. Additionally, our driver was spectacular in weaving in and out of...More

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Phil_Arts, Public Relations Manager at Red October Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Dear stewinaustin. Thank you so much for your positive comments.

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Thank you to the people at Red October for providing us with an outstanding driver (Dimitry) and Marina..our tour guide who had encyclopediac knowledge of St. Petersburg. From the moment of our pick up to the drop off on our second day we were treated...More

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Phil_Arts, Public Relations Manager at Red October Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Dear FamilyTravelsAlberta, It's a pleasure to read your commentary. We are happy to see that the work of our team is so highly valued. Our very kind regards and best wishes !

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We had contracted a tour for 4 for the 3 days we were in St. Petersburg. I recommend them highly. We were late getting off our ship due to Russian Immigration. Alona & driver were waiting for us & off we went. She was very...More

1  Thank Nancy C
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Phil_Arts, Public Relations Manager at Red October Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Dear Nancy C. We greatly appreciate your detailed description of your experience with Red October. Thank you so much for all the good words and wonderful pictures. Best wishes

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

We were a group of 5 adult couples travelling on a small cruise ship which stopped for two nights in St. Petersburg. I had contacted Mike Flinn in the US and scheduled a two day tour of the city. He was very helpful, very patient...More

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Phil_Arts, Public Relations Manager at Red October Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Dear sharonmurray, Thank you so much for your comment. We are pleased to read your review and learn about the great time you had here. We are trying to keep the standard, so next time you come, you will be just as happy ! Kind...More

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Didn’t go to Moscow. For three of us, we paid about $2200. Two days in St. Petersburg, river cruise, and dinner. Worth every penny. No visa required. Company does it all for you.
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