driving from Barcelona to Venice by car

Apr 11th, 2012, 03:02 PM
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Annhig, et al--no, we are not newlyweds. I am not sure what tangent Michael and cferrb got off on, nor do I don't understand it in the context of this thread.>>

harcar - don't try to understand, some of us are always going off on tangents!
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Apr 12th, 2012, 07:29 PM
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Michael and I actually didn't go off on a tangent. I made a statement about Provence, Barcelona and Alicante that he pointed out made no sense whatsoever, which I tried to refute until I realized that he was right and I was a dingbat.
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Apr 12th, 2012, 08:18 PM
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cferrb, I don't believe for a minute that you are a dingbat, but even if your are, you seem to be quite a charming one, so your DH should certainly buy two tickets to Europe.
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Apr 13th, 2012, 04:22 PM
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Thank you Sassafras. I'll let him know that we are double-teaming him
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Sep 30th, 2014, 09:52 AM
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harcar - I'm wondering if you ever took your road trip? My husband and I (also familiar with Chicago driving) are thinking of doing that same route by car next year. Would love to hear how it went and any lessons learned?
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Sep 30th, 2014, 10:21 AM
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Sometimes the trip you have in mind is worth things like insurance and drop off fees. We picked up a car in Nice and drove to Barcelona via Provence and Carcassonne. It's a lovely drive and very easy.

I think our drop off fee was around $200. We always take the car company's insurance coverage. It's just worth it in the long run. No hassle.
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Sep 30th, 2014, 11:22 AM
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good point, CD. We did Geneva to Amsterdam on the same basis.

if you want to get from A to B there can be good reasons for accepting the one-way drop-off fee; you just have to work it into the budget and decide whether it's worth it.
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