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July Trip (2 Weeks or So) London, Paris, Venice, Rome - Possible?

July Trip (2 Weeks or So) London, Paris, Venice, Rome - Possible?

Feb 1st, 2012, 12:18 PM
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WOAH! I should have looked at Venice prices before I even mentioned that. Goodness that city is expensive.
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Feb 3rd, 2012, 03:24 PM
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I have booked rooms in London and Rome for the following dates (and air):

July 4-13: London
July 13-19: Rome

I have not yet booked air from London to Rome. Trying to decide whether the best time to book is now or wait???

About to create threats on itineraries for each city. Getting excited.
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Feb 3rd, 2012, 03:58 PM
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As I mentioned early on, it's been my experience that British Air often matches the fares of the low fare (and low service) airlines between Heathrow (I believe) and Rome. So while you're looking for fares don't neglect to check with them too.

And by the way, good job!
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Feb 3rd, 2012, 04:33 PM
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Threats on itineraries? Yep. Happens to all of us. You have a good base set. One of the best trips we did was a week in London, then a week in Paris....but we'd just been to Italy the year before. I think a week in London and a week in Rome are perfect.
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Feb 3rd, 2012, 04:35 PM
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Yup, Threats

MmePerdu, have you heard to simply call them to match the price?
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Feb 3rd, 2012, 05:09 PM
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You mean bargain with an airline? No never have heard of that. What I meant was they price themselves to be competitive in that market. Or am I not understanding you?
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Feb 3rd, 2012, 05:13 PM
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I understand you now.
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Feb 3rd, 2012, 07:22 PM
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EasyJet will fly you from London (Gatwick) to Rome for somewhere between £46 and 92£ around your dates (price varries by time of day and exactly which day you want). That's not a bad price so I'd book it right away. EasyJet prices go up closer to the date.

Where did you book lodging for London and for how much. EasyHotels are a possibility for budget stays in London. In july you can get a room (with a window) for 55£. They are clean, safe and well located. But everything is extra (tv, internet, maid service, left luggage). Still, some low cost Lundon hotels can be pretty sketchy so I like easyjet cause you know what you are getting.

A little more expensive £95 - is Traveldoge Waterloo - but the rooms are much larger and the tv at least is free.
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Feb 3rd, 2012, 08:37 PM
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Compare not only fare prices but extra charges. Smaller baggage allowances and significant charges for overweight bags. Not as bad on EasyJet as Ryanair but all considered BA would be preferable.

Read reviews of EasyHotels on Trip Advisor if you consider the suggestion. Probably not what most of us are looking for.
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Feb 4th, 2012, 05:10 AM
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I ended up booking a flat outside of London through VRBO. About a 15 minute train ride to Victoria station.

But, the flat is within a hundred yards of the station, I did some quick searching of train times and don't think it will cause me any issues.

I ended up paying around $1,300 for 9 nights.
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