Frequently Asked Questions

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    What Vehicle will I be travelling in?
    Our vehicles can comfortably seat eight people and has a good capacity for luggage, golf clubs, etc. (see picture).
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    What if my Group is Larger than 8 people?
    Larger groups can also be catered for. Each Rustic Guide can drive up to a 16-seated minibus vehicle. This would entail hire of a different vehicle. For larger groups we can arrange a coach and driver, and provide our service as simply tour guides for the day Availability of a larger vehicle may be restricted in the summer time, so please leave plenty of time to arrange your tour with us.
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    Where do the tours start and finish?
    Our guides can pick you up and drop you off wherever you need. We can collect and return you from your hotel, B&B, airport or cruise port all over the Highlands of Scotland. Whatever your need we can accommodate it! Due to our base in the beautiful North West coast of Scotland we can accommodate multi-day tours of 4 days or more from Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow or elsewhere in Scotland.
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    When do you operate tours?
    We are available to tour at any time of year, Scotland is a stunningly beautiful country all year round. Each season has its own character visually but be aware that Scotland’s weather can be unforgiving at any time, so wrap up warm and wear suitable footwear.
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    Do you allow Children on your tours?
    Of course! Our guides have a lot of experience with families of all ages. In the UK it is a legal requirement for babies and young children to have safety seats on board the vehicle. We can provide these for your family, just let us know in advance. Remember to equip your child/children with suitable footwear and a warm jacket. Scotland's weather can be harsh any time of year!
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    What should I bring with me on tour?
    Clothing - Scotland's weather can be changeable, so its best to be prepared for all-weathers. We would recommend light waterproof jacket, and some practical shoes or boots that are comfortable to walk in. Sometimes we walk on rough ground that is a bit damp under-foot. Of course bring your swimsuit and sunscreen too! ... seriously :)
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    What's included in the cost of a tour?
    The cost of your tour includes; Vehicle transportation, fuel and the services of your driver-guide. Cost of the tour does excludes; Accommodation - We can arrange this for you but payment would be made directly from you to accommodation provider. Meals - We can make recommendations and reservations based on local knowledge, from top restaurants to the best picnic spots. Where you eat and sleep are an important part of your experience and we want you to have the best! If any of your party has any allergies or intolerances, please let us know in advance and this can be catered for.
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    Which languages are your tours conducted in?
    On all our tours the guiding is in English.
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    Are the tours suitable for passengers with limited mobility?
    We can cater for everyone with all abilities. Its your tour so we can adapt your day as and when appropriate to meet your needs. Please contact us to discuss your individual needs.
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    Is there a toilet on the vehicle?
    No, we’re afraid not. However, we do know Scotland well, and will let you know in plenty of time when we are approaching the next available refreshment break!