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Old November 4th, 2011, 02:05 AM
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Default Anyone use Airport Transfers Direct in Barcelona?

Does anyone have any experience with Airport Transfers Direct in Barcelona?
We are a group of 7, with 13 pieces of luggage and do not want to split up into taxis when we go from BCN to our hotel. Any recommendations for a reasonable, reliable transfer company with vans would be welcome. We will also use them from the hotel to the port a couple of days later so an airport only company would not work for us. Thanks.
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Old November 4th, 2011, 02:17 PM
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No, I don't know this company. Why not choose a hotel that provides complimentary shuttle service from the airport. Then, you'll only have to pay to get to the ship.
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Old November 4th, 2011, 04:37 PM
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Never heard of this company either.

However, if you are interested in booking a van to take your group to your hotel, I always recommend Autos Vilar. We have used them many times in Barcelona, both to the hotel and to or from the pier.

www.Autosvilar.com

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Old November 6th, 2011, 01:03 AM
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Thanks for your help. Unfortunately, hotels in Barcelona don't offer shuttles. I decided to book with Autos Vilar, even though bids from others were less. I decided that doing business with a local company with a good reputation was much better than using a company from elsewhere who contracts the business out.
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Old November 7th, 2011, 11:19 AM
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Thanks for your help. Unfortunately, hotels in Barcelona don't offer shuttles.

Some do, such as the Renaissance, which has a shuttle to/from the airport and to/from downtown.
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Thanks for your help. Unfortunately, hotels in Barcelona don't offer shuttles. I decided to book with Autos Vilar, even though bids from others were less. I decided that doing business with a local company with a good reputation was much better than using a company from elsewhere who contracts the business out.
However, unlike most North American airports, there is excellent rail (and bus) service into the downtown core.
Train: Sants Station
Train: Franca Station
Bus: Placa Catalunya
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Old November 7th, 2011, 05:14 PM
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We used Barcelona Day Tours.
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