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Guiding Fees

From 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017


The following is not an exhaustive list of all guiding fees and acts as a guideline only. Regional rates may differ.

In all cases it is best to discuss your requirements with PGS.

Guide fees are calculated on a half day or full day basis, rather than by the hour.
Below is the tariff sheet for the period 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017. It is not intended to be exhaustive and the fees are the minimum payable - please consult our office for clarification.

 
ENGLISH SPEAKING
OTHER LANGUAGE

HALF DAYS
Not exceeding 4 hours.
Morning tours (to finish no later than 13.00).
Afternoon tours (to start no earlier than 13.30).

£185.00
£215.0
   
FULL DAYS
Not exceeding 9 hrs and finishing no later than 18.00.
Outside London: 10 hrs, finishing no later than 19.00.
£280.00
£310.00
   
EVENINGS
Not exceeding 3 hrs.
£185.00
£215.00
OVERTIME
Between the hours of 07.00 and 19.00.
£40.00
£45.00
Between the hours of 19.00 and 07.00.
£55.00
£70.00
Taxi fares may also be charged.
MULTI-LANGUAGE TOURS
Any 2 languages
Half day
£255.00
 
Full day
£380.00

   
   
GALLERY/SPECIALIST GUIDING
   
Please advise number in group, as many galleries and museums have groups size restrictions.
   
Half day - up to 3 hours
£260.00
£295.00
   
LUNCH SUPPLEMENT
£12.00
   
DINNER SUPPLEMENT
£20.00
   
     
CANCELLATION FEES
     
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With only 96 hrs notice or immediately prior to the tour a FULL cancellation fee will be charged.
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10 days prior to a tour a 50% cancellation fee will be charged.
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14 days or more prior to a tour a flat fee of £50.00 will be charged, once the guide(s) have been booked and confirmed.
SPECIAL SUPPLEMENTS
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A working microphone must be provided for the guide (the driver's fixed microphone is not suitable). If not a 100% supplement will apply.
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Christmas day incurs a 100% supplement
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Boxing day, New Year's Eve and Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Monday incur a 50% supplement.


 
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