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Operation City Quest Scavenger Hunt - Richmond, CA

Operation City Quest Scavenger Hunt - Richmond, CA
2 hours
USD 10.00
Operation City Quest is an open world scavenger hunt, in which you use your smartphone along with a remote guide to seek out 150+ items including monuments, statues, and unique points of interest.  Challenges and trivia from your guide makes Operation City Quest fun for the whole family. This downtown adventure game is played for two hours while walking about 2 miles.<br>

ARRVL - Oakland City Pack

ARRVL - Oakland City Pack
10 to 15 minutes
USD 97.50
Do you want to land in Oakland and hit the ground running? ARRVL packs are designed to save you 60 minutes at the airport by allowing you to skip the long lines for SIM cards, transit passes, and currency exchange.<br> • We ensure you get connected with our SIM provider<br> • We eliminate the need to navigate confusing ticketing machines<br> • We emphasize the best places to visit while you're in town!<br>We guarantee our products so if you have any issues, you can always get a replacement product or a refund.<br>Our Oakland City Pack comes with the following <br> • 21 Day SIM Card with Unlimited Data (2gb at 4g speed) <br> • $25 preloaded transportation card <br> • Curated recommendations - updated monthly <br> Each package will be delivered to you in the OAK arrivals terminal

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Oakland Airport (OAK) Shuttle Services

Oakland Airport TransfersSafely Arrive or Depart Stress-Free at the Oakland Airport!
Have a private driver waiting exclusively for you at the Oakland Airport from USD 45 or book a safe and economical shared Oakland Airport shuttle transfer from USD 270.
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Oakland Airport shuttle services are typically shared with other passengers heading to the same general area, such as a hotel district in the city center. Shuttle transfers are generally cheaper than taking a taxi, but take a little longer to reach your destination. Note that nearby Oakland Airport hotel shuttles are given on the Oakland Airport Hotel Shuttle page

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Oakland Airport Shuttle Recommendations

IHateTaxis.com has a mixed recommendation on the Oakland Airport shuttle.

Door-to-door service may be very desirable while sharing the cost of the shuttle with others, but waiting and milk runs make this service a mixed recommendation that will depend on your destination and budget.

Oakland Airport Shuttle Rates & Fares

Shuttle Payment: Cash or credit cards (inquire first) accepted
  • Always confirm with the Oakland Airport transfer shuttle desk if credit/bank cards have any additional card fees.
Shuttle Tipping Recommendation: Tipping optional, USD 2-5

Fares varies on destination and company. Oakland will cost around USD 10-15; San Francisco USD 20-25, but prices are negotiable, so it never hurts to ask.

Oakland Airport Shuttle Details

Oakland Airport Shuttle

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About 40 companies offer shuttle service to various locations around Oakland and these can be caught outside the arrivals hall at Oakland Airport. Competition is sometimes fierce, so prices tend to be pretty good for travellers, but scams and games do exist, so best to ask questions before you or your luggage board a shuttle.


Questions to ask include their destination, the cost, if discounts are available for those travelling with you, if it is door-to-door or selected drop-off points only, and most important is when their departure is. Many shuttle companies will usher passengers and their luggage into shuttles where they will then sit for quite a while or until the shuttle is full and meanwhile other shuttles heading to the same destination have long since departed.

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Arrive or depart stress-free at the Oakland Airport by pre-booking your shared Oakland Airport shuttle transfers -- See our shared Oakland Airport shuttle transfers page for more information and pricing.

 OAK Oakland Airport Parking Lot/Car Park Shuttle

The economy lot at Oakland Airport has free shuttle services that run between the airport and this parking lot. There are also several offsite companies offer carparking with a 24 hour shuttle service to Oakland International. Most offer online coupons or discounts, including:

 OAK Oakland Airport Car Rental Shuttle

All car agents are located offsite from the OAK Oakland International Airport at the Car Rental Centre. Outside of terminal 2, cross the roads to the 4th curb and await the shuttle transfer, which departs about every 10 minutes.

Car Rental Shuttle Tipping Recommendation: Tipping optional, USD 1-2

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Last Updated: 22 Feb 2020