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Driver Guide – Private Chauffeur Tours

Evan Evans Tours
London, England

Evan Evans is a proud member of The Travel Corporation (TTC) an award-winning family of 40 brands serving more than 1 million travellers worldwide each year. Family-owned and run since 1920, TTC is the world leader in immersive travel experiences across an extensive range of travel categories. TTC brands include Trafalgar, Insight Vacations, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, Contiki, and The Red Carnation Hotel Collection.

We are currently seeking Driver Guides for our Private Chauffeur Tours. Under the care of our expert team, guests can travel in a private group of up to 7 and explore the very best of Britain’s culture and history – from UNESCO World Heritage Sites to royal palaces and beautiful Georgian towns. We are looking for Driver Guides with a passion for service excellence and being an expert on our range of Private Chauffeur Tours, which will enable us to continue being the best reviewed day tours operator in London.

Key Responsibilities and Objectives: 

  • Operate our Private Chauffeur Tours in London and Southeast England, ensuring the smooth running of each tour
  • Drive guests to each location safely and comfortably while providing expert commentary on board
  • Provide expert guiding at each venue as requested and permitted
  • Plan each route based on current road and traffic conditions
  • Be prepared to answer guests’ questions about the area and local places of interest, including recommendations for meals where required
  • Ensure guests are comfortable throughout their trip, including providing bottled water, and ensure they have access to Wi-Fi and USB charging
  • Be flexible to guests’ requirements, whilst keeping in mind the set itinerary, driving hours and venue entry times
  • Ensure the vehicle is always safe and clean
  • Liaise with the Evan Evans team and provide any feedback or reports where necessary

Key Requirements:

  • Previous experience of guiding in London and southern England (essential)
  • Previous driver guiding experience (preferred)
  • A passion for dealing with people and delivering customer service excellence (essential)
  • Hold a full UK driving license with clean record (essential)
  • Hold a TFL London Private Hire License (PCO) (preferred)
  • English fluency and excellent communication skills (essential)
  • Additional languages (desirable)
  • Ability to deal with emergencies and remain calm under pressure (essential)
  • Own or prepared to rent a PCO licensed and insured Mercedes or similar executive vehicle (desirable)

We can help outstanding experienced London tourist guides who'd like to train for the role with advice and possibly funding to get a London PCO Private Hire Driver's License. We can also provide the right candidate with a vehicle for the season.

Driver guides will be contracted and managed via Evan Evans’s appointed driver guide company.