Transportation in San Diego

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Transportation in San Diego

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  • Mateo R
    Mexico City, Mexico119 contributions
    I went to San Diego on a budget so I decided to try the trolley, it was a good decision all in all since it gets to many places, some very far. I'm a foreigner so I didn't know what ot expect, but never had an issue. The trolley itself was for the most part clean, the people riding it just minded their own business, never felt unsafe.
    The reason I don't give 5 stars is because it was a bit difficult to get the hang of it. Nobody explains you much, how the cards work, how the tickets work, the lines, etc. Basically you buy a card with a number of trips and you recharge it after they run out. Before you get into the trolley you are supposed to swipe your card in one of the machines at the station and then hop in. Supposedly there are people checking within the trolley if you actually paid but I never saw someone, of course if they catch you riding without a ticket there is a fine.
    You can also not use a card and the buying machine emits a paper ticket, but of course this is for one way trips, while the card has other options. Also note that there are discounts for certain people.

    Anyway if you are on a budget and don't rent a car the trolley is a good option to get around san Diego, just know that you will walk a lot because while the stations are conveniently located you still have to walk a good chunk to get to some places.
    Written 29 May 2022
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  • Zal
    1 contribution
    After stepping outside of the airport from a long trip, I was greeted by a good looking young man named Ilyas in a Cadillac Escalade! It was a most luxurious trip and he was very polite and cheerful. I wouldn’t think twice about booking with Stay Classy next time I travel!
    Written 24 November 2022
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  • Nayeli Vazquez
    Frankfurt, Germany205 contributions
    Super quick and convenient. The process was very simple and easy to follow. It also helped that it was week day so the it wasn’t crowded. Word of advise if you are travelling more than San Diego get your I-94 a week in advance, you can do it in the spot but I just prefer to have it ready.
    Written 30 November 2022
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  • Rich G
    1 contribution
    Great service, great driver, great car, great price. Our driver Zach was awesome. He was met all our needs. He was kind , courteous and respectful. He knew the area well. We booked through Mike, which couldn’t have been easier. Highly recommend!!!
    Written 17 May 2022
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  • Lisa E
    1 contribution
    XM Transportation was by far the best van transportation for my group of 14 conference attendees. XM charges per trip, not all day, which is incredibly cost-efficient. Yonny was on time, professional, and an excellent driver for our team. The van was clean and very comfortable. In the lead-up time to our conference, Yonny was very responsive to questions. I would absolutely recommend XM Transportation for anyone needing to transport a group to/from meetings, dinners, airport, etc.
    Written 26 September 2022
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  • Claudia H
    1 contribution
    My teenage daughter travels by herself from San Francisco to San Diego to attend summer camp! City Captain takes her from/to the Airport and from/to Summer Camp I feel comfortable knowing who picks her up and drops her off as opposed to my daughter calling a Lyft or Ueber. We always request Tina. She is on time, professional and my daughter adores her. Best transportation service ever used! Thank you, Tina and City Captain!
    Written 19 August 2022
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  • Catherinelido
    2 contributions
    This car service is VIP quality without VIP prices, Peter was incredibly professional, responds immediately and is just a genuinely nice human to ride with. The car is immaculate and the service is top notch! He knows the roads and timings to/ from the airport really well, and he keeps in great contact on pick-up progress. Sorry this review took so long to write, but it was wonderful service, highly recommend for international travellers and locals alike.
    Written 9 November 2022
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  • zareth a
    1 contribution
    6 stars to A Plus Limo . Ramon and Robert were very nice and really made my daughters quincenera extra special. I would highly recommend them to family and friends. They are very professional and they are on constant communication with the customers. We are extremely satisfied with their service and look forward to having them again.
    Written 7 September 2022
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  • Bridgette Burcu E
    1 contribution
    This review is way overdue! I have used their service in the past month and highly appreciate their excellence in response to my request. Best transportation company in San Diego. We rented VIP Sprinter Van from ARIA Transportation & Travel for Brewery Tours. Driver Tomas was on time and very kind with my parents and friends. They will never embrassed you to your loved ones on your special occasion. Great service in SoCal!
    Written 23 June 2022
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  • Joel K
    1 contribution
    This was a fabulous experience. Phil, our guide, made all the arrangements and took great care of us. He tailored our trip perfectly to our timing and interests, He was extremely knowledgeable about the Valle area as well as the Pacific Baja coast. He was also very personable. We will definitely use him again.
    Written 28 November 2022
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  • AJChaddy
    24 contributions
    We used Half Moon Limos for a one way trip from San Diego to Long Beach. The service and the price were both fantastic. The price was less than a one way car rental or an uber.
    Our driver John was awesome. He was right on time (actually a little early which was good). He was friendly and was able to give us quite a bit of information about the area, since we aren't from California.
    The car the spotless and big enough to hold 5 suitcases and the two of us.
    This was a great service and if I'm in the area again I will certainly use them.
    Written 2 November 2021
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  • Robyn H
    1 contribution
    We have used 619 Limo for almost 8 years and they are exceptional. Typically they arrive early and always deliver an elegant experience from the caliber of drivers to the vehicles — a top notch limo experience. As New Yorkers, we are very familiar with limo services — 619 Limo is by far the best kept secret in San Diego.
    Written 16 August 2022
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  • Natasha B
    1 contribution
    Clean cars inside and out, the drivers were all professionals with suits and ties. And overall professionalism was 5 stars. We indeed enjoyed spending our money with them and they delivered in all phases of quality service.
    Written 11 October 2019
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  • Jim B
    Vista, CA125 contributions
    I arranged for a pick-up from LAX to Vista. We arrived on an international flight with three pet carriers and 4 pieces of luggage. I received an email the day before our trip, confirming the details of our pick-up time and location. Our flight arrived earlier than scheduled, yet our driver was already waiting for us and I received a text message with his contact information. Unfortunately, it took us almost 2 hours to make our way through US immigration and customs; however, I kept our driver, Nas, informed of our progress. There was no extra charge for this wait time. Nas helped us with our luggage and was polite and pleasant in spite of this delay. The vehicle was clean and accommodated our luggage and the pet carriers just fine. The drive from LAX to Vista took about 2 hours, and Nas was a careful and courteous driver in spite of traffic. Nas also played relaxing music (not doctor's office stuff) the entire drive which was greatly appreciated.

    We found Affordable Airport Transportation to be a great value and we highly recommend their services due to their superior customer service and communications.

    Thank you affordable airport transportation for a wonderful experience!
    Written 5 November 2019
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