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★★★★★

“Passed”

Written on: 22/04/2017 by Xiomara474 (1 review written)

Passed with the person I dealt with, absolutely fantastic, kept me motivated, had a blast learning with her, my daughter is starting with her as well Highly recommend, If I can pass, I think anyone can … Read Full Review

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“Pass first time ”

Written on: 20/04/2017

I was lucky to pass first time and if not for my instructor Fehmi and obviously God I don't think it would have been possible, I did 3 blocks of 10hr lesson 2hrs a week without any independent learning and was still able to pass the average time recommended is 42 and I achieved a pass with just 30hrs I literally don't have anything bad to say about the driving school apart from the initial instructor I had my first two hours with he was just contradicting and unprofessional If you live in… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Incredible!”

Written on: 20/04/2017 by Sean286 (1 review written)

My driving instructor was fantastic, instilled confidence in me and got me ready to pass, which I did first time! He took his time and explained everything clearly, extremely patient and a pleasure to learn with. He made sure I was comfortable with all the local roads, and on test day he kept me calm as well. Highly recommend to anybody in Wythenshawe. Thanks PD!… Read Full Review

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“Best driving instructor ”

Written on: 19/04/2017 by Christina671 (1 review written)

I want to thank him for teaching me to drive and overcome my nerves . I suffer with anxiety and this driving instructor has been amazing . He has a very calming manner and is very professional . I have tried a few times over the years to get my driving test but failed as my nerves always got the better of me . However, this time I was able to succeed with the correct instructor . I was with him at a previous driving school but followed to the AA when he became employed by them . There was also… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Brought my confidence back!”

Written on: 18/04/2017

Previously I didn't learn with the AA and had a driving instructor who made me feel like I wasn't capable and failed many tests then I learnt with the AA and they taught me so well and I even tackled the hard test centre that my old instructor said I wouldn't be able to do. I passed with the AA and they taught me at my own pace and made me feel that I am a confident and safe driver. I couldn't recommend them enough and without them I wouldn't be driving on the road… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Literally amazing!!!”

Written on: 18/04/2017 by JoshJ98 (1 review written)

I started driving in September 2016 with the AA driving school and recently passed my driving test in April 2017 first time. From the get go I was eased into the basics of driving with my instructor teaching me everything clearly, making sure I understood at every stage. As my driving progressed my instructor would increase the complexity (for example adding manoeuvres) but I never felt as if the driving grew more complex due to the standard I was taught at. My instructor planned out lessons so… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Excellent driving instructor ”

Written on: 18/04/2017 by Katy179 (1 review written)

Would definitely recommend the AA. There seems to be a few bad reviews but i think that is down to individual driving instructors. My driving instructor was excellent he was kind and friendly and wanted me to succeed. We went through what we were going to do every lesson and went through all the test routes. His methods were clear and easy to follow. After every lesson we would go through what I needed to improve on for the next lesson and wrote it down so I could go through it at home. My two… Read Full Review

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★★☆☆☆

“too expensive for what they offer. ”

Written on: 11/04/2017 by Dickinson250 (1 review written)

They don't help you with the theory test, at some point during the lessons, I stopped learning as I was doing the same thing over over. I did stay with the same instructor for 3 months. Avoid if you can. Also very poor support from the AA team… Read Full Review

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The Aa's Comment

Written on: 12/04/2017

Hello there,

We are the official representatives of the AA driving school. We are very sorry to hear about your experiences with ourselves. Although we don't provide specific lessons regarding the theory test, we do have tools which are available for you to use to help. We do encourage instructors to help where they can if a pupil does have concerns about the theory test. We do hope you have raised your concerns and if not, please contact us via our website.

Kind Regards

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★★★★☆

“Best driving school”

Written on: 11/04/2017 by Schmitt444 (1 review written)

I was driving last year i had four test and failed and thought id change to AA as i heard there good done 7 leassons and passsed the instructor was very understanding and showed me the best ways… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Best driving school ”

Written on: 11/04/2017 by Gilbertos251 (1 review written)

I would definitely recommend AA driving school everyone is very friendly and ive had family members pass with them to and weve all passed first time… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“Good but overpriced ”

Written on: 10/04/2017 by 134Greene (1 review written)

I think the AA is very good and I managed to pass first time. The problem is that it is so overpriced it cost me £26 per hour and I took so many lessons. My instructor seemed to drag the lessons quite a few times and it was annoying because I payed a large amount for the lessons. I would rather have had a much cheaper lessons. The good thing was that they the instructor was good as he had helped me pass first time and had given me good advice and help for when I'm driving… Read Full Review

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★★☆☆☆

“Effective for the wrong reasons”

Written on: 10/04/2017 by Sagec1960 (1 review written)

Despite having passed the practical test first time, I must say that the process of achieving this was far from wonderful. My instructor never wrote a single note during my lessons, which lead to us spending many hours recounting issues and scenarios which had been discussed at length in prior sessions. I found my instructor really did not put me at ease, he had an unfortunately frenetic and nervous delivery and would often make unhelpful, spiteful remarks which, given his role as a driving… Read Full Review

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The Aa's Comment

Written on: 11/04/2017

Hi, we're sorry to learn you were unhappy with your instructor and hope that you raised your concerns at the time so that they could be addressed. Pleased to hear you passed though and hope you're enjoying your time driving independently.

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★☆☆☆☆

“DON'T USE AA ”

Written on: 07/04/2017 by 170Dominguez (1 review written)

AA are a complete rip off, instructor said I wasn't ready to do my test a week before and that if I cancelled I won't be doing it in his car! Had to do it in own car and passed. AA is expensive for the lessons and the instructor just drags the most amount of money out of you as possible. Started on 2hrs, dropped to 1 and the instructor got stroppy. AVOID AT ALL COSTS, NOT EVEN OFFERING REFUND… Read Full Review

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Alicia15's Comment

Written on: 09/04/2017

can you reveal the name of the instructor....so everyone can avoid?

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★★★★★

“Well done AA”

Written on: 07/04/2017

I passed my driving test on 28 of March, 2nd time. My instructor has a passion for teaching, he really wants you to pass. Well done! Highly recommend driving school… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Excellent instructor ”

Written on: 06/04/2017

I can honestly say my instructor was wonderful, I suffer from driving anxiety, having had lessons 10 years prior and giving up due to falling to pieces whenever I was behind the wheel, I decided to try again. My instructor was pleasant and pushy when needed, he was very supportive and most of all patient with me, he encouraged me to carry on. After my first test I failed which was entirely my fault due to nerves and not listening to instructions he encouraged me to try again. My instructor sat… Read Full Review

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The Aa's Comment

Written on: 07/04/2017

Hi, thank you so much for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are delighted to hear you found your instructor to be a wonderful teacher, and we are happy to hear he managed to get you through your driving anxiety which we understand can be restrictive.
We are over the moon to hear you felt confident enough to take your test again, and deservedly passed.
We would love to pass this feedback on to your instructor, please email with further details including their name and your name to us, with the reference 212952 whenever is convenient, so that we can.
Thanks

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★☆☆☆☆

“condescending and disinterested ”

Written on: 06/04/2017 by peter..saunders (1 review written)

my grandson took his first two hour lesson this morning with the AA driving school, the instructor was disinterested did not give proper instruction to someone on only his second driving lesson. i suspect that the driver expecting this to be a longer term commitment rather than a treat whilst on holiday. my grandson said he was condescending and barked out directions. possibly a smaller business would be more committed to retaining its customers. … Read Full Review

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The Aa's Response to peter..saunders's Review

Written on: 07/04/2017

Hello,

We're sorry to hear about your grandson's recent experience with one of our instructors. This certainly doesn't sound typical of the service we provide. We require all instructors to take a friendly and patient approach to learning and it is their job to get to know their pupils to find the best ways in which they learn and gain more from their lessons.

We do hope your grandson has contacted us directly about his recent lesson so we can look into this and help him. If not, he can always drop by our website to address his concerns and we will do all we can to help.

Kind Regards
The AA

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★★★★☆

“Great intensive course”

Written on: 06/04/2017

I learnt from scratch in one tern at university, with a very intense week of lessons in the first week of our holidays. I would thoroughly recommend an intense course, it can be stressful but as long as you're getting sufficient road time it will all fall into place at some point. Having a new car was really good, after trying to practice in my parents' car it felt so much easier returning to a smooth, responsive Fiesta… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Excellent instructor ”

Written on: 05/04/2017 by 42Moody (1 review written)

I passed second time round. I had an excellent instructor who was very professional and very understanding. He would always go above and beyond to help me and was never late or never cancelled a lesson. Would definitely recommend AA especially my driving instructor. I can honestly say there is nothing I didn't like about my experience with AA… Read Full Review

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“Excellent ”

Written on: 05/04/2017 by 25Howell (1 review written)

Thanks It was really an excellent experience learning driving with very good instructor. He is rally very helpful Thx … Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Wonderful!!! ”

Written on: 04/04/2017 by McClanahanlm1970 (1 review written)

I can't thank the AA enough, I'm so happy I picked the AA my instructor had to be the best ever happy bubbly and always made me laugh there was never a dull moment I can tell you that! I would recommend to anyone out there new to driving!, amazing value for money as you can get do everything in your 2 hours it's the best! , don't ever give up and kept going and when your with the AA they make you feel welcome 100% Thank you so much!… Read Full Review

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