Go Yonda Car Hire Tour

Starting off at HQ in London’s famous Park Lane you will discover London in a whole new way with a sightseeing adventure like no other! Drive through the capital in your very own convertible Yonda Car and take in some of the most iconic sights in London at your own leisure. Set yourself to cruise control in this trendy Yonda car and easily navigate London’s back streets and main locations.

With an informative Sat Nav guiding you through the capital with amusing commentary, you’ll get to take in views of the most famous landmarks in London including Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Downing Street, and the Houses of Parliament.




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Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy a sightseeing adventure through the city like never before
  • Choose from a stylish 2-seat/4-seat convertible Yonda car or a driven version
  • Guided by a lively and entertaining Sat Nav providing commentary throughout 60-90 minutes of London’s hidden treasures discovered
  • See Buckingham Palace, Downing Street and the Houses of Parliament and so much more
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Tour Schedule

How it Works

Navigating your way through London has never been this easy (or enjoyable!) with an easy-to-follow, fascinating route that packs all the best of the city into one perfect package.  Your stylish Yonda car will come equipped with your tour on the in-built sat nav and brings a whole new perspective to tour guide by providing you with amusing commentary on your locations throughout.

You’ll start your exciting journey at the HQ in London’s famous Park Lane before you settle back for the ride of your life!  For 60-90 minutes, you’ll get to explore the London that people fall in love with – the one that is free from crowds, maps and the hustle and bustle!

Drive Through Iconic London Locations

Venture through the plush Mayfair streets, known for their luxurious 5-star hotels and exquisite ballrooms, and continue onto the popular shopping district of Bond Street, the royal St James’s and its palace, the illuminating lights and thrills of Piccadilly Circus in the heart of the city, Soho and Covent Garden and the delightful Trafalgar Square.  You’ll then head to the home of the Prime Minister as you pass Whitehall and Downing Street before you come into the grand Parliament Square and see Big Ben.  Lastly, you’ll adventure to the Mall and take in spectacular views of Her Majesty’s royal residency – Buckingham Palace – a real sightseeing treat!

Discover Facts and Stories of London

As you explore the city, you’ll be buddied up with your personal Sat Nav, giving you fascinating facts and stories throughout.  Learn about the Queen’s birthplace, where the world-famous Beatles gave their last ever live performance, the store that sold the first ever can of baked beans in the UK and many more intriguing tales of the city!

This unique tour is a truly unforgettable way to experience one of the best cities in the world – you drive, guided by Yonda’s passion for London!



Important Information

  • Choose between a 2-seat, 4-seat or a driven version.
  • The Loss Damage Waiver is an additional £12.50; if you do not take it and the car is damaged during the tour, you will be liable to pay up to £750 to cover the cost of repair unless all costs are recovered from a third party, subject to Yonda’s terms and conditions.
  • Yonda operate in London, and whilst they will contact you to offer to re-schedule if key roads are closed (or if you can’t re-schedule you can cancel and receive a full refund), Yonda will not be liable to you if roads are closed along the route.
  • You must give at least 24 hours notice in order to cancel this tour.
  • To drive the Yonda tour, a driver must bring the following documentation on arrival at Yonda before the tour – if you have a UK driving licence: driving licence and credit or debit card (matching the name on the driving licence), if you have a non-UK driving licence: Driving licence (and, if it’s in a non-Roman script eg. Arabic, Chinese etc, also an International Driving Licence is required) and passport or national ID card and a credit or debit card (matching the name on the driving licence).
  • All drivers will have to sign the Yonda agreement, setting out full terms and conditions, on arrival at Yonda before the tour.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour start time.  If you arrive late, Yonda will try to arrange for you to take a tour as soon as possible on the day.  If no alternative tour is available on the day, Yonda will do their best to re-schedule to a time and date that’s convenient.
  • Yonda cannot look after any of your property for you whilst you take the tour (although there is space in the car for your personal possessions).

Tour Inclusions

  • Fully comprehensive motor insurance; maximum excess liability for damage to the car is £750 which can be eliminated by taking the Loss Damage Waiver for £12.50 subject to Yonda’s terms and conditions.
  • Petrol.
  • Congestion Charge.
  • Car booster seat for a child 4 years or older.

Schedule

  • Daily 15 minute intervals between 11.30am and 19.00pm.

Location

  • Q-Park car park, on the Hyde Park side of Park Lane, opposite the Grosvenor House Hotel, a short walk from Marble Arch and Hyde Park Corner.


FAQ’s

Will the tour pick-up from my hotel?

Not unless you are staying at a hotel that is a designated pick-up (you will see options for these before you pay).  This is because of Government actions to help prevent pollution, no tour operators have been allowed to make individual hotel pick-ups since 1st April 2017.

Are there toilets on the coaches?

Some coaches have toilets, some do not, but on all tours there are regular comfort stops of no longer than 2 hours apart, plus all places visited have toilets on site.

Will we have time for a full lunch stop whilst on tour?

Unless you book a tour that includes a specific lunch stop then no.  Most tours are targeted at seeing as much as possible in one day and do not have time for a full stop.  There are options to buy food and snacks at all sites visited, but these can be expensive and most people prefer to bring food and drink with them.  Supermarkets, e.g. Tesco Express offer excellent and great value, pre-prepared food that is ideal for this.  Here is a store finder link.

Will the tour return to for example London at the time stated or can it be late?

Most tours return at the expected time, but this is always subject to traffic and it is possible there could be a delay and so it is always wise to allow plenty of spare time if you are planning on booking theatre shows, trains or flights etc. after your tour.

What clothes should I wear?

It is always wise to check the weather forecast before setting out.  It is good to plan in case of rain, with perhaps a shower coat and umbrella.  There will likely be quite a bit of walking on tours and comfy shoes are a must and if any of the tour is on grass e.g. Stonehenge Inner Circle tours then waterproof shoes are sensible.  It is often colder out of London than in London particularly if windy and a jumper or fleece in summer are wise and a warm coat in winter.

If visiting London how much time will it take to see all the main sites, will we have time for more than one out of London tour if we only have a week? How long in advance should I book tours?

It is a common mistake that people think it may take six days to see London and only allow a day for out of London tours.  However there is so much to see out of London that four days to go out of London will be an amazing experience to see maybe all these locations, Dover, Canterbury, Leeds Castle, Hampton Court, Windsor, Winchester, Glastonbury, Stonehenge, Avebury, Bath, Stratford, Oxford and Warwick.

There are excellent day tours of London that see all of the main attractions in one day and then perhaps allow a further two days to see the Making of Harry Potter Warner Bros. Tour and other London attractions not included on the main tours and do not forget to book your show/theatre tickets well in advance too.

These are all very popular tours, most sell out well in advance and it is wise to book your tours, theatre and attractions several months in advance and you will find good planning in advance will optimise your holiday.

Is it better value to tour sites of London and out of London sites on our own, perhaps hiring a car?

No, fixed tours of both London and out of London are much better value than visiting sites individually and you will find going individually entrance costs alone will add up to more than the fixed tours, even before you factor in travel costs.

Do tours pick-up from any of the London airports?

Sorry no tours depart or return from any UK airports.  There are however excellent rapid express trains for example the Heathrow Express.

Can you help me find a discounted best value hotel? Plus theatre/shows and other attractions?

Yes we certainly can and here are some useful links.



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Why stop there?


The ever-increasing demand and availability for well-organised, safe and reliable trips means that we now go further afield, so while we love taking people on tours of England, Ireland and Scotland we are pleased to offer that little bit more with river tours of Amsterdam, coach tours of Paris and train trips to the chocolate capital of the world, Brussels!

Our Most Popular Essential Trips

There are so many and we cater for everyone so it may be a case of a leisurely out of London trip to Stonehenge or you may want the buzz and excitement of a theatre tour of London – all the glitz and glamour is there. Out of London, we offer all sorts of adventures: Roman Baths, Shakespeare country, the Royal Pavilion, Brighton – you name it. Same with London – we don’t just do the round London tours – we can take you to Kew Gardens or we can take you on an expedition on the roof of the O2 Dome to the platform at the top offering spectacular views.

So we offer Out of London, Around London, Theatre and Hotels and then there are the spectacular Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day tours – what a way to celebrate the fun season.