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Des's Minibus

10 Bacon St, Hindmarsh, Charles Sturt, South Australia 5007, Australia
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Quotes vs actuals

Called up and got a quote (confirmed and in writing) for an event coming up where we needed simple... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
Andrew M
Appalling customer service

After we spent considerable time yesterday organising our transfer with 10 friends and getting a... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
supercompwiz
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Des's Minibus is a family business with over 50 years' experience and specialises in providing customised transport for your individual needs. From A to B transfers & Airport shuttles, customised charters and wine tours to corporate transport options and much more, we will be able to help you further. Our fleet of over 60 modern air-conditioned vehicles includes 7, 13, 21, 24 and 33/37 seat buses, which are all fully seat-belted and air-conditioned.
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10 Bacon St, Hindmarsh, Charles Sturt, South Australia 5007, Australia
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Called up and got a quote (confirmed and in writing) for an event coming up where we needed simple transport to and from a location in the McLaren Vale region with over a month in advance notice. When we called to go ahead with the...More

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Elke1104, Marketing Manager at Des's Minibus, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Dear Andrew, Thank you for taking your time to write this review. As already explained to supercompwiz, we have a number of vehicles reserved for both transfers and full charters for the Sunday of the Sea & Vines Festival. As this day is typically an...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

After we spent considerable time yesterday organising our transfer with 10 friends and getting a detailed quote with exact addresses and times prepared and emailed to us expressly telling them it was for the upcoming Sea and Vines event we have now been told we...More

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Elke1104, Marketing Manager at Des's Minibus, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Dear supercompwiz, Thank you for taking your time to write this review and we are very sorry to hear that your customer experience was not what you expected. For the Sea & Vines Sunday, the date on which you wished to travel, we have a...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Travelling on a Sunday morning with 5am pickup and 7am flight with 4 adults, 4 kids and bike boxes having been in Adelaide for TDU was a scary thought. But Des's Minibus with trailer was waiting for us at 4.50am much to my relief and...More

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Elke1104, other at Des's Minibus, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Hi Brooke, thanks so much for your positive review, we are happy to hear you had a great experience with us. We hope you enjoyed TDU in Adelaide and would be happy to welcome you back again next year (or any time)! Cheers, Your Des's...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2017

This was the second time I've used Des's to organise a winery tour, and I'm equally impressed! The price for the bus is extremely reasonable, and the office will take care of all your bookings for tastings and lunch. The bus arrived on time, communicated...More

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Elke1104, Marketing Coordinator at Des's Minibus, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Hi Felicity, Thank you so much for your time to write this great review, we are happy to hear you had the perfect day. We will pass the message on to our colleagues who organised your tour before and on the day and we hope...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

The mini bus was new, clean and very comfortable. Nino was our excellent driver. He was so helpful and very polite. Nothing was a problem to him. He look us to a number of vineyards for wine tasting and one provided lunch. Totally recommend this...More

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Elke1104, Marketing Coordinator at Des's Minibus, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Hi Jenny, thank you very much for your positive review, we are happy to hear you had a wonderful day out! Words like yours are always a great motivation for us to keep providing the best service possible - we will make sure Nino gets...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Reliable and easy to use for a group outing... Takes the Worry of driving out of an event... Perfect for a trip to the wineries, hills or elegant evening out...

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend Des' minibus. I was looking for a flexible company who could organise a day trip to one of Adelaides wine regions for a group of seven friends, so contacted a few after a quick google. Des' was courteous from the start, and...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2016

We did an Adelaide Hills winery tour through Des's Minbus last weekend 20 August 2016. From start (discussing an itinerary) to finish (being dropped safely home) everything went like clockwork. An immaculately clean vehicle arrived to pick us up on time and transported us to...More

Thank Bill M
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

Have used Des's mini buses on several occasions. The drivers have always been friendly and informative. It is really easy to organise winery tours through them, they can organise everything or you can give them information and they will organise for you.

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Reviewed 6 January 2016

Group of 6 had a personalised and custom made Barossa Valley Tour. When I called to enquire as to a public tour advertised on their website, the helpful staff told me as a group of 6 it would be cheaper to charter our own bus...More

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