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It's official! We have booked our flights for Europe May 2005!

It's official! We have booked our flights for Europe May 2005!

Dec 18th, 2004, 08:03 PM
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It's official! We have booked our flights for Europe May 2005!

Just wanted to let everyone know that we booked some flights from Austin-Amsterdam and back out of Paris for $733. I hope that I got a pretty good deal. We plan to leave on May 25th. We got the deal on expedia.com and I have used them before with no problems. Our itinerary is to spend 3 nights in A-dam before going to Paris for 5 nights. I think I would like to day trip to either Giverny or the Loire Valley. I am really excited and appreciate everyone's advice.
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Dec 18th, 2004, 08:08 PM
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Your airline ticket price sounds good to me. You must be so excited. And what a beautiful month to go. Have fun planning this trip. Happy holidays!!
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Dec 18th, 2004, 08:16 PM
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tulips - Congratulations, I know how excited you must be. It sounds like we may be in Paris at the same time as hubby and I will be flying to Paris on May 25th and flying back home on June 2nd. It looks like your time in Paris will overlap ours for a few days. I will anxiously await your trip report to compare it to our experience. Take Care Jackie
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Dec 19th, 2004, 03:42 AM
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Good price, tulips.

>...going to Paris for 5 nights. I think I would like to day trip to either Giverny or the Loire Valley.<

Here is a link to Monet's garden.
www.giverny.org/monet.

End of May is a great time to go.
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Dec 19th, 2004, 04:23 AM
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Tulips: Our mid-April trip is yours in reverse; 5 nights in Paris, then 3 in Amsterdam with airfare from Newark on Continental for $493.

Looking forward to all suggestions on your post. We're considering a side trip to Haarlam from A'dam and undecided on a day trip from Paris.

Congratulations, tulips, and thanks to all for your advice.
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Dec 19th, 2004, 04:31 AM
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Hey Tuls!! Congrats!! Good fare! Just a thought about how gorgeous Normandy is that time of the year, pretty significant date (early June) as well. Have a great time!!
 
Dec 19th, 2004, 10:42 AM
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Congrats, tulips. It's always exciting once the tix are bought. I am considered the unofficial "office travel agent," and I recently helped a colleague book a Christmas trip to AMS. We used Expedia for that too and found a great deal. It sounds like it'll be a fun trip for you.
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Dec 19th, 2004, 11:03 AM
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good for you. in fact it reminds me to start planning my own may 05 trip...thx.
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Dec 19th, 2004, 01:30 PM
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Sounds like two wonderful destinations. We did seven nights in Amsterdam and did not run out of things to do. The city itself is wonderful and you could take a day trip outside the city, maybe to Voldendam/Maarken, or visit the flower auction early in the morning. In the city, the Anne Frank House is very interesting and emotional, great museums, a boat ride through the city, and so many other things to do.

In Paris you want to take a day trip somewhere. I recommend Giverny. The Loire Valley is wonderful, but one day is short. I think three days is more likely. Perhaps to save for a future trip.
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