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Private DC Segway Tours
Ranked #33 of 149 Tours in Washington DC
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Owner description: Private DC Segway Tours allows you to see and experience more without the distraction of a large group. We specialize in small group tours. Your guide will take photographs of you with beautiful Washington DC in the background, so bring your camera or camera phone. Without the distraction of others we are able to glide smoother and more streamline from one site to the next.
Reviewed 28 December 2016

They didn't offer anything for the kids to do while we wanted to go on the tour. We didn't end up going on the tour because they had no option for the kids! I was really upset.

Thank Ellery E
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Cory and his wife were excellent tour guides for our nighttime tour. It was our first time in DC and the tour was fantastic.

1  Thank MPC800
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Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Great time and very knowledgeable. Didn't seem rushed at all. Admittedly, we were slightly nervous about learning how to control the Segway but Corey kept us safe and taught us well. We had an outstanding time and it was an awesome start to our day.

Thank Stephen J
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Reviewed 7 April 2016

We booked with DC Segway, but tour times are very limited, so we booked at a time we weren't 100% comfortable with. Unfortunately, when it came time for our tour, we weren't quite able to make it work and the folks at DC Segs were not at all helpful or understanding. They didn't even say they were sorry; they blamed us and refused to reschedule or refund. Dealing with them was stressful and unpleasant. The entire affair has left me with a sour taste in my mouth, which is sad because they come so highly rated. I'm sure the tours themselves are great, but their management comes across as callous and harsh, so be aware when booking that you can't have any problems with your tour time.

8  Thank kberteaux
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dcsegtours, General Manager at Private DC Segway Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2016

(1) You made your own reservation 3 weeks in advance for the Cherry Blossom weekend.

(2) 3 hours before the start of the tour you thought it was going to rain and you called us and cancelled your reservation at the last second.

(3) It turned out to be a sunny day all day and you regretted that you cancelled at the last second.

(4) You called back and told us that since the sun lasted all day, you regretted that you cancelled on us.

(5) You then told us that you wanted to make another reservation with us for that weekend and that you were hoping that we could do it for free.

(6) For free? Of course we said no.

(7) You tried to pretend to cry over the phone.

(8) We weren’t phased by your crocodile tears.

(9) When there is a no refund policy, never make a reservation 3 weeks out and then cancel 3 hours before because you think that its going to rain. Furthermore, don’t turn around and expect for the company to do a free tour for you at a later date. Today you were forced to be an adult.

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Reviewed 31 March 2016

We had the Monuments and Memorials Tour that departed at 6PM. Originally we wanted to book for the Cherry Blossom Tour but it was sold out. It turned out it was actually the better choice during this season as the streets were not so busy after 6 while we saw another segway tour group struggling to find the way among so many pedestrians the next day during day time. The guide (Iain) taught us how to ride the segway patiently and was very knowledgeable about DC history. The itinerary and schedule were also very friendly with enough time for us to take selfies at those cannot-miss spots. Though you could bring a big camera, a point & shoot one is recommended since I found it not that easy to maneuver the segway using one hand. The overall experience was great. Highly recommended.

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