I’m Jack the Driver

Your private driver in Sorrento and Amalfi Coast

Being a private driver since 1992, it give me a wide knowledge in this business. I’m able to plan and organize tours, excursions, transfers to/from Amalfi Coast, Positano, Praiano, Ravello, Sorrento, Pompeii.  

I’m really proud to live in a such wonderful place and I take pride to show it to my customers.

 

 

Excursions & Transfers

We will drive you to discovery all you wish, showing you the most suggestive and picturesque corners of my land with stops at your convenience for photos, lunch or shopping

Tours

I would propose a full day tour, on my opinion a balanced compendium of history, art, natural beauty, food & wine and (why not!) shopping…

Transfers

Private Transfers from/to hotels to/from train stations, airports, ports.

Tours & Excursions

Tailored made trips to discover the Bella Italia and the hidden corners.

English speaking Drivers

All my drivers are English Speaking with smooth drive style and skill, specially needed on the Amalfi Coast roads

High quality

In case you are looking for the lowest price, I’m sorry but you won’t find it here

About Me

 Hello! Nice to meet you! Let’s first to introduce my company…

My Name is Gioacchino Colonna (as Spanish Joaquim), but due the pronunciation’s problem (most of the differences between English and Italian are about vowels pronounce), one of my first English speaking customer had hard time to speech it so he started to give me Jack as nick name and I became by time, a.k.a. Jack the Driver. I operate mainly along the Amalfi Coast, Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi, Ravello, Pompeii, Naples. My 30 years experience in this business, gave me wide acknowledgement about how to organize transfers, tours, excursions. 

I was born in Sorrento and I always lived there. My family, Sorrento’s original since the 18th century, have had interests in tourism business since 1900. My Great Grand Father from my Grandmother side, Francesco De Angelis aka Don Ciccillo re’ carrozze ( Francesco owned some horse-drawn carriages, in Italian “carrozze”) and also owned a “osteria” (like a today small family restaurant) located in the oldest part of the town, actually Via Santa Maria della Pietà.  Two of Francesco’s sons was the first car drivers in Sorrento and they worked for the best hotels in town. His daughter, my Grandmother Maria had a  “pensione” (a small family hotel) called “Villa Pollio”  in the town outskirts. Even my dad owned a restaurant in the fishermen’s village, originally called “La Lampara” and later a small hotel downtown Sorrento.

All of them gave me and important lesson:  respect your customers and  give effort and passion in what you do and you’ll be successfull! I am still following their teaching!

Testimonials

I very highly recommend Jack as a driver and guide… Jack has such a wonderful way of talking to people and putting people at ease. He really went out of his way to make sure this was the best trip I have ever had

Gabrielle Sbano

NYPD captain, 5th precinct’s former chief

Jack the Driver and Kurt Warner, NFL MVP Super Bowl XXXIV

Good day today w/ JackTheDriver, at lunch sat next 2 fam from KC & NY, what r the odds, pics & autos in Italy too, no need 2 go 2 TrainCamp! (from twitter)

Kurt Warner

NFL MVP Super Bowl XXXIV

Being a Southern Italians make us to be friendly and warm hearted, always ready to help peoples, like to treat our customers with respect but don’t like to brag around. We are proud of our heritage of course but in same time we like to be simple and communicative.

I like to manage my company in open minded way and not formal, so while you’ll see most of other drivers with suit and tie, may be we’ll haven’t!. Hope this will not make any difference with you!

Positano by night
Augustus garden, Capri

Booking

I offer two different options to secure your booking, you can pick the one you feel more comfortable with:

Option #1: This website is under https protocol so absolutely safe. You can forward your sensible data like credit card number in confident and security mode. Just use the form at the end of this page or the booking form.
You can also forward your credit card info by phone calling from abroad on my mobile 011-39-3391718140.

Option #2: You can make a deposit via PayPal using the link on this page right side. Please make an enquire before to send any money. Before covid-19 pandemy, I was not use to refund deposit. Actually, because travel rules can change quickly, I decide to refund if cancellation happen 48 hours before the expected service time.

If you need further clarifications on the payment, please give me a call, you are more than welcome to call me on my phone which is almost always on, from the US please dial 011-39-339-1718140.

Please, don’t forget the hourly difference before call, thanks!

Cancellation policy expect nothing to pay till 48 hours in advance the expected service time.

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