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We started with the enquiry to take the 1969 Porsche out but it was sadly un-road worthy days prior... read more

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Wilburds
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Bedale, United Kingdom
50th Birthday present

I had been given a ' pot luck ' 50th Birthday present last year from my wife to drive one of their... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
7281alex
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Rochford, United Kingdom
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Classic car driving experiences from £39. Get behind the wheel of your dream car from our Midlands base. We have a fleet of 20 cars from Morris Minors to supercharged Jaguars. But please remember they are old cars and be realistic with your...more
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We hired a car from Great Escapes for our daughters wedding - the car broke down the day before and then on the day itself. You can imagine the awkwardness of this situation!!! Firstly - it is a risk to use this company for a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started with the enquiry to take the 1969 Porsche out but it was sadly un-road worthy days prior to our booking, amazing customer service and we took out the Healey instead. We have since been back and my husband drove the 2004 Porsche 911...More

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gje99, Owner at Great Escape Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review and I'm so pleased you enjoyed the experience, despite the issues with the early 911. I realise this would be disappointing, but appreciate you understanding the problems and accepting the compensation. I'll pass on your comment to the...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018

I had been given a ' pot luck ' 50th Birthday present last year from my wife to drive one of their cars. Rang up around the middle of August to make sure the 27th to 28th Sept dates had cars free, and was told...More

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gje99, Owner at Great Escape Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Hi, thank you so much for taking the time to post this. I am so glad you had a great time and that we were able to provide the car you wanted with your Pot Luck voucher. I'@@ pass on your comments to my staff...More

Reviewed 28 September 2018

The family gave me a voucher last Christmas for 24 hour hire of a Morris Minor traveller. The Minor was my first car 50 years ago, so a real trip down memory lane. Steve handled everything very professionally, and we were soon underway for a...More

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gje99, Owner at Great Escape Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Thank you so much for your taking the time to post your review and I am really pleased that you had an enjoyable and memorable experience. I will pass on your comments to Steve. I appreciate your realistic approach to hiring and driving the car....More

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful experience! Steve McQueen would have loved it!! I’d purchased this activity as a birthday present for my husband and we had a fantastic day. We drove 4 different Jags over 5 stages through beautiful countryside and on excellent roads. The day was...More

1  Thank SusanT22
gje99, Owner at Great Escape Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Hello and thank you so much for your review. It really means a lot to all of us here to read it and feel that we gave you an enjoyable experience. We are petrolheads and we do this because we enjoy it - and want...More

Reviewed 26 September 2018

great day. great roads ( the road map booklet was spot on ) Full day of driving ~ almost 200 miles ( far better than a few laps round a track ) Best 'car based' x-mas present I've had for a long time loved all...More

Thank bishandrew9
gje99, Owner at Great Escape Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thanks so much for your kind review - I and the team are really pleased that you enjoyed it, that is why we do this. I'm glad you enjoyed the cars and also that you understood the realities of a 50-60 year old car. We...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018

My wife purchased a voucher for me to drive a V12 E Type as a 60th birthday present last September 2017. It took so much time and effort to make contact with the company to arrange the experience (2 months of promised return calls and...More

9  Thank Paul W
gje99, Owner at Great Escape Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

I am genuinely sorry to read your review because, as you quote me, I take customer service seriously. As Trip Advisor is a public forum and parts of your review are, in my opinion, somewhat misleading, I offer below the company's response and perspective. 0....More

Reviewed 17 August 2018

Booked to drive MGB Roaster. Booking changed 3 times by company due to vehicle being unavailable, staff shortages, with poor communication. A different vehicle was offered but the point of this experience is to drive the vehicle of your choice and this was a trip...More

4  Thank 205lesleyr
gje99, Owner at Great Escape Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

I am really sorry to read your comments and apologise for the obvious distress. You booked a 60 minute, £39 'taster' experience in the MGB roadster. Unfortunately we had to notify you that the car had been in an accident. I fully appreciate the upset...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Bit apprehensive about this trip as I had read some dodgy reviews. Have to say we had a great day out. The staff were excellent, the route around The Cotswolds was very well planned and took in some fabulous villages. Lunch was at a Cotswolds...More

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gje99, Owner at Great Escape Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review. I am so glad you enjoyed the day, including the cars and staff. But I'm also sorry to read you were apprehensive about the day - we genuinely try hard to deliver a...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018

My son Martin and I took part in the Welsh Triangle tour last Tuesday, driving an XJS convertible, a Jaguar 3.4 litre Mk2 and a Triumph TR6. Although initially a little disappointed that there would only be three cars, this disappointment was quickly dispelled by...More

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gje99, Owner at Great Escape Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. And for your patience with the reduced number of cars - we had some customer cancellations but didn't want to disrupt your plans by cancelling the event. I'm glad the vouchers worked for...More

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