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Hi, I’m 20, and me and my mom are from Brasil, in july we’re planing to travel to those places (london, paris, rome and berlin), probably 15 days, we don’t have more than these, so the travel agent said that I should look for a traveling pack on this ‘europamundo’ ( http://www.europamun… ) website, I went there and none of them had train travels or all those countries at the same pack. So I decided to make my own pack, and here I am, asking for you guys to help me made this, my magical amazing trip.
We’re probably going on July 15, we had never been there before, and we hand’t brought the plain tickets yet. I’m a college student so, all the student discount would be appreciated, and all the ‘fast passes’ and reservation hours ticket will also be AWSOME!
For the pack of the trip, we have something like, US$: 4.000,00 for both to trip.
We thought we could spend a day on the disneyland park, once I’ve already gone to the orlando’s park, I speak a little of french and fluently english (I’m pretty sure I’ve made a lot of mistakes on this post, and please forgive me for that). And we really want to see all the touristic attractions, museums, monuments, parks, palaces, gardens. I know it’s impossible to see all those countries very well in 15 days, but that’s all I have! Frown And I’ll do all I can to see as more as I can!
Please, tell me the most amazing things that I need to see in your opinion, I’m really exited that’s my first eurotrip, and I have no idea of how it’s gonna be.
Thanks for you all who gave your opinion, and I hope you all have amazing trips!
P.S: I’m sorry for the english mistakes! (I also have auto correction on my computer Frown)

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Look for an “open jaw” flight to avoid the time and expense of backtracking to London, for example, to catch a flight home. Use the “multi-city “ option to look for flights into London and out of Rome. An open jaw is sometimes only a few dollars more than a roundtrip and well worth the extra money.
Get a guidebook (check the library, and used book sources and look at sever before you buy) designed for budget travelers like Let’s Go, Lonely Planet, Rough Guide. That will help a lot with information about museum passes, budget accommodations, etc. $2,000 each seems like an unworkably low budget. Does your budget include airfare? City to city transportation?

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Hi, today I went to the travel agency and the agent told me I could actually go alone, and that 15 day is too little for those counties, so we choose only do England-France-Holand-Germany.
Actually to Englando we’re going alone, with the same agency, we’ll do like 4 days in england, than 2 days in paris (were we will take the tour with a guide and bus and all this stuff and finish the trip with them). The back, a Berlin – Brasil flight is hard to find, so we’ll take Berlin – Lisbon, 1 day in Lisbon and a Lisbon – Brasília, once in Brasil we know how to go back home.
So, we will have 2 days by ourselves in paris and 4-5 days in england.
I tought we could go 1 day in liverpool (I really want to see the beetles museum, and the abbey road) and the others, the london eye, madame tussads (my mom actually want to see a play at madame tussads, I’ll go with her, but I really want to see the wax museum), and I want to see the sherlok holmes museum (I Love sherlok holmes), and obviously the big ben clock, and the tower bridge, buckingham palace, buckingham garden…
Thank’s, we’re gonna look for some travel books on used books stores and libraries.
I’m trying to organize things to do on those free days at paris will be like this:
1st day (at paris).
flight from london to paris check-in até 2o’clock at the evening.
free day
2end day.
disneyland paris.
3th day.
free day
4th day.
(1st tour day)
versailles
5th day.
free day.
6th day.
paris – bruges – amsterdam
7th. day.
amsterdam
8th day.
amsterdam – Hannover
9th day.
Hannover – Berlin
10th day.
Berlin
11th day.
Lisboa (just us)
12th day.
Lisboa – Brasil.

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You might want to check the date of the olympic games in London this year. They are anticipating huge crowds, so housing may be hard to find and more expensive than normal.

Two one-way tickets is usually far more expensive than a round trip or multiple destination ticket. It might be worth it going to a travel agent for tickets if you don’t have much experience. They have very good train service between London and Paris, possibly quicker than flying, given how long it takes to get through airports these days. The train is very affordable if you buy your ticket well in advance.

I think they could arrange a ticket from Berlin to Brasil, since most airlines have partners. I bought my next ticket from my favorite airline, but it includes legs on two other airlines that are partners.

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Soo, the agent told us, if we’re going by train it’s cheaper there than buy here, and my mom is a little scared with the idea of buy there —’ i liked the idea but she gives the last word.
the olympic games begins 27th july, we’ll be there by the middle of the month and live before the beginning of the games, yes they’re a lot more expansive, we’ve took a hotel (thanks god we found one available)
We already tried to find Berlin – Brasil tickets, but or we sleep in São Paulo (Brasil) or we sleep in Lisbon (Portugal), so we choose Lisbon.
Do you know if those LONDON PASS, PARIS PASS… they actually works? we wanted to buy but we’re not sure if it’s true the discount tu buy museums tickets and those things.
thanks for all.

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Try www.eurostar.com for tickets between London and Paris. Look for cheap leisure fares or other specials and buy tickets as soon as you are sure of the date to get the best fare.

There is a Paris Museum pass http://en.parismuseu… and a London museum pass http://www.londonpas… While I don’t think either will save money, it does save time as you don’t have to wait in line to buy tickets. There are also transit passes (buses and subways) available for each city. Since you’ll be walking between a lot of the sights in both cities, the transit passes may not save money, but they save the hassle of buying a ticket for each bus or subway.

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Oh God Thanks!
As long as we don’t have much time, or sufficient to see everything, I think those pass will save a lot of time, we’re thinking about how many places we’ll see, we’ll separate like one day in Westminster, one day in Kensigton, like this, do you know is the twinigs tea museum is like a real museum or is just the oldest tea house that steal selling? I thought we could go there and buy some tea and see the tea history…And is the jewel tower is nice?
‘Till now, I’m pretty sure we’ll go:
madame tussauds wax museum london, big ben, tower bridge, churchill museum, parliament, bukingham palace, bukingham garden, kensigton garden, kensigton palace, british museum,….
at london, if someone knows any other place thet I can’t let pass by me, please tell me!

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I’m not sure what you intend to really visit, in terms of going inside and what you intend to look at from the outside. I have not been inside Kensington Palace, but I don’t believe it’s a “must see” based on what I’ve read. You will see the outside from Kensington Gardens and I would allocate time to wander and people watch there. I would definitely consider the Tower of London a must visit — go inside and take the tour. For me, St. Paul’s and Westminster Abbey (next to Parliament) would also be ahead of everything on your list to actually go inside. Madame Tussauds is a great wax museum, but “if you’ve seen one wax museum, you’ve seen them all,” so unless you’re into wax museums to the point that you’d make a repeat visit to one you’ve seen, I wouldn’t bother if you’ve ever been to one.

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I found the Churchill War Museum to be a little slow, but it’s great if you’re a real WW2 buff. I would highly recommend trying to take a day trip to Windsor Castle (which is covered on the London Pass that oldlady linked you to. Also, if you like theatre even remotely, I would suggest seeing a play at Shakespere’s Globe, the tour was really boring (also covered on the London Pass) but the play (A Comedy of Errors) was out of this world, the tickets can be really cheap too, check it out http://www.shakespea…. Lastly, the British Museum is truly amazing and defiantly a must see in my opinion, and the price cannot be beat.

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You seem pretty excited about your trip, why don’t you extend your schedule, at least try doing so.