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Video call with a local to plan your perfect trip or to ask for local tips, essential info and insider secrets!

City Unscripted Zoom with a local
City Unscripted Zoom with a local
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City Unscripted Zoom with a local

Chat to one of our locals via zoom and get answers to all your questions plus personalized recommendations on things to do, places to go, best local eats and logistics to make your trip a breeze.

How does it work?

  • Tell us about you

    After booking, answer our short questionnaire so we can choose the right host for your video call

  • Chat to your host

    Got questions? Ask away, and get insider tips based on your interests, travel style and what you want to see and do

  • Get your customised plan

    Get a summary of your conversation from your host, including a list of their recommendations and helpful links

City Unscripted Zoom with local

We don’t do deals with restaurants, shops or attractions so you’ll always get unbiased recommendations from our hosts!

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Half day in Edinburgh with a local
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Half day in Edinburgh with a local Half day

4 hours tailored to what you want to see and do. So whether it's ticking off main sites or discovering hidden gems, it's up to you and your host!

$109.27 per person

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Ultimate Edinburgh food experience
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Ultimate Edinburgh food experience Food & Drink

Eat and drink your way through Edinburgh sampling six to eight Scottish specialties with a foodie host who'll tailor the experience to your taste buds

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A royal walk: Edinburgh Castle to Arthur’s Seat
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A royal walk: Edinburgh Castle to Arthur’s Seat City Highlights

Walk around the beautiful Old Town and the streets surrounding Edinburgh Castle admiring incredible architecture and discovering hidden gems.

$65.56 per person

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Discover secret Edinburgh
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Discover secret Edinburgh Hidden gems

From a secret village to a roof top terrace with spectacular views of the city, your host will unlock the hidden gems you would miss on your own

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Edinburgh whisky experience
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Edinburgh whisky experience Food & Drink

Stroll through the historic Old Town with a fellow whisky-lover, stopping to try four whiskies from Scotland’s major whisky-producing regions.

$125.47 per person

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Kickstart your trip to Edinburgh
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Kickstart your trip to Edinburgh Introduction to the city

The perfect 3-hour experience for your first day in Edinburgh. Get oriented and gain tips from your host to make the most of the rest of your visit.

$87.42 per person

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for all types
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Latest reviews from our guests

    Fedor was a charming and brilliant guide! Catered the tour to where we wanted to go! Wonderful time, we just wish we had gone on our first day in Edinburgh!

    May 2024

    Leslie H

    Brought us to all the spots that we wanted to today and catered to our interests. Great tour!

    May 2024

    Laura E

    Doug was waiting for us at the meeting point at the agreed time. We walked together around the city explaining the most important aspects at each stop. Great stories and valuable historical information. He is an easy going and flexible guide who we recommend to contact, specially if you want to cover the best places of this beautiful city in a short time visit and at your own pace.

    May 2024

    JOSE R

    In addition to the old city we visited new city and some other out-of-bitten tracks. Thus, I’ve got different angle of the city.

    May 2024

    Zhamilya O

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Travel planning consultation

Got questions about the city you’re visiting? Our local hosts have all the answers. City Unscripted will set your trip up for success with travel planning tips from our knowledgeable local insiders – the only travel consultants you’ll ever need.

With our simple travel planning service, you can chat with a like-minded local before you even board your flight! We’ll set up a video call or email conversation with a guide in the city you’re visiting, so you can get expert online travel advice to make your travel planning a breeze.

Save yourself the hours of researching online travel advice yourself. Whether you have questions about public transport, need advice on where to stay, or you simply want to arrive at your destination fully prepared with insider tips and tricks, our travel planning service will set you up.

What are you waiting for? Book a tour with City Unscripted and let’s get your travel planning started with top-notch online travel advice from the travel consultants who know it all – the locals!