BBB Accredited Business Profile

(604) 777-4141

8 years in business

500 1112 W Pender St
Vancouver, BC V6E 2S1

BBB File Opened: 07/1/2013
Business Started: 01/11/2008
Type of Entity
Contact Information
  • Paul Melhus, President
  • Tomas Pantucek, Internet Marketing Specialist
  • David Vincent, Director
Business Category
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Tours - Operators & Promoters
  • Travel Agencies & Bureaus

Products & Services
-Private half-day and full-day tours. -Meet a local guide in 900 cities, towns and ports of call in 133 countries around the world. -Experienced, insightful, friendly and charming local guides.

Licensing, Bonding or Registration:  This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

Number of Employees:  15



ToursByLocals connects travelers with experienced local tour guides in 133 countries worldwide. Guides deliver private, fully customizable tours - everything from historical city walks to adventurous shore excursions.

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