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Determine Your Traveling Style

Your personal lifestyle, physical attributes and tastes should be taken into consideration when traveling. Everyone has developed a daily lifestyle and certain routine or habits, that one becomes accustom to. When traveling so far from home those activities will most likely change and for some uncomfortable. Things like the foods you eat and when, the […]

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Start Your Plan

So You Have Made The Decision To Go To Europe. So Where Do You Start? Consider these steps when panning your trip. 1. Choose on Your Destinations. Go to our ➾ Choose Your Destinations page and for some suggestions to Europe’s most sought after destinations.   2. Who’s Going To Do All The Leg Work?  There […]

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Map Your Route

Once you have an idea of which days you will be in what countries or cities you’ll know what days will be travel days. This page will show you distances and travel times between destinations that will allow you to allocate the time of the day or night devoted to traveling to your next destination. […]

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Choose Your Destinations

The nice problem with planing a trip to Europe is that there is so much to see and do one may never be able to see them in a lifetime. Most of us only have two weeks to go there so while you would like to see as much as possible, you’re going to be […]

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Budget Your Money

For most of us, money will be an important factor when planing a trip. Of course, only you know what you can afford and what you’re willing to spend. We will try to show you what you can expect to spend. Once you figure how much you want to spend use the guidelines we have and […]

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Travel Insurance

Should you get Travel Insurance… Why would you need insurance? As with anything there are no guarantees and there is always a risk something can go wrong. There are many reasons to get travel insurance but, will you ever use it? Have you had to use car insurance, homeowners, fire, health and even life insurance. […]

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Tourists Cards & Passes

If you plan to do a lot of activities while in a city or area Cards / Passes can be a great value and save you money but, also very convenient. For a flat fee you can obtain some very nice benefits by purchasing a Travelers Card or City Pass. FREE ENTRY Attractions may include […]

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Create An Agenda

To set an agenda you’ll need to make some decisions for the questions below. Once you have made those choices you can write them on a calendar or piece of paper. Know what nights you’ll be staying in what locations. Once you have a template of your days you can determine your transportation options form […]

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Booking On Line

Making travel reservations to go to Europe isn’t as difficult as you may think. Over the last decade more travelers book their travel online than go through travel agents. There is controversy as to what benefits travel agents may offer over using the web sites. Travel agents can monitor prices allowing them to know when […]

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Booking Flights

Of course the best way to travel to Europe is to fly and it is recommended you fly non-stop whenever possible.  Eliminating connections is the best way to avoid delays and spend more time doing the things you want to do rather then sitting in an airport terminal. Flying over long distances can delay your […]

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What You’ll Need

A trip overseas can go smoothly if you are prepared with all the right information and have all the proper documentation. Follow the suggested steps below and click on links for detailed information provided by the U.S. Department of State. Get Informed Safety and Security Information: Read the Travel Advisory and Safety and Security Information: Read the […]

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Packing

Going to Europe is not like getting in the car and driving an hour or so to see Uncle Joe and Aunt Jane. Most likely you’ll be gone for two weeks and you’ll want to pack enough of everything for those two weeks but, you’ll need to cut corners. An outfit for each day, accessories to match, typical traveling […]