Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 CDG Meeting Point Help
  2. 2 Trip Report A few days in Naples - what a great city
  3. 3 Italy, beyond the most common Tourist Destinations
  4. 4 Day trips from Florence
  5. 5 8ish days Zurich to Como...
  6. 6 Lunch stop in Cinque Terre
  7. 7 Sicily Car Rental Company
  8. 8 First time in Bulgaria
  9. 9 Paris in September
  10. 10 Four Nights free after Monmouth, Wales & before London.
  11. 11 St Denis Cathedral
  12. 12 3 Month Europe Itineray -- please critique :)
  13. 13 Trip Report Hotel Dauphine. Paris.
  14. 14 May get together in Paris
  15. 15 What crazy coincidence or chance meeting have you had while traveling?
  16. 16 Trip Report Not Gone From Memory Or From Love — The Western Front Revisited
  17. 17 Dinner get-together in Paris?
  18. 18 No Periods in British Written English!
  19. 19 Weighing hand luggage at CDG security now
  20. 20 Bus from Dubrovnik to Mostar
  21. 21 itinerary help: 18 days in Wales/Scotland
  22. 22 Initial itinerary - 1 month in Greece
  23. 23 Flying into London and Flying out of Edinburgh
  24. 24 bavaria itinerary in may with a 3 year old
  25. 25 Self drive tour companies
View next 25 » Back to the top

Geneva - Basel driver/tour/transfer

Jump to last reply

Wondering if anyone has a recommendation for a driver who could take us from Geneva to Basel with a day of touring along the way?

We fly into Geneva from the US in August and will there for a few days. Prefer to use trains/public transit to get around the lake. But then we eventually need to make our way up to Germany and rent a car for the rest of our time in Europe (and have to pick the car up in Germany to avoid the huge drop fees).

My current itinerary gives us a day to make our way from Geneva to Basel. Seems like there is plenty to see along the way - i.e. Gruyere and Bern. And we could rent a car for a day and drive ourselves. But by the time I rent an automatic, pay for gas, and park it for a night at the hotel in Basel it is looking like a $400 cost plus the hassle of getting and returning it. That still might be a lot less than a driver/tour guide will cost given how expensive Siwtzerland is, but want to get a few quotes and see what the difference is?

Goal would be to leave Geneva early and arrive in Basel with enough time to walk around for a few hours in the evening. Next day we will be taking a train from Basel to Freiburg to pick up the car.

6 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement