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My first trip! HELP!
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Hey so I am planning my first trip to Europe with my Best friend and Boyfriend. We are from Toronto, Canada. We are going to Western Europe. So far the itinerary is;

July 27 – Aug 20

Paris -2
Barcelona -3
Ibiza -2
Madrid -3
Rome -3
Venice -3
Amsterdam -2

(the days next to each city is FULL days spent in each country.) The order can change depending on the prices I can find for transport.

Now my questions, I have found a flight to Paris for 436CDN, and a flight from Amsterdam home for 583CDN. Are these good prices? and is it normal to purchase certain flights and accommodation before others? or should I book everything at once?

I am leaving from Canada with $2000 for 27 days
Paris, Barcelona, Ibiza, Madrid, Rome, Venice, Amsterdam
Requesting help with Transport, Budget, Itinerary, Nightlife, Food, Sights
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OH! and is it too early to book? Should I wait?

I am leaving from Canada with $2000 for 27 days
Paris, Barcelona, Ibiza, Madrid, Rome, Venice, Amsterdam
Requesting help with Transport, Budget, Itinerary, Nightlife, Food, Sights
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July and August is usually the most expensive time to fly, so you ‘re unlikely to find cheap flights. A round trip is usually cheapest, but an open jaw flight like your into Paris, out of Amsterdam is frequently only slightly more expensive and occasionally cheaper. Use the multi-city option as opposed to looking at two one-way flights. Check the opposite trip (into Amsterdam out of Paris) and reverse your trip if that’s cheaper. I found $1018 for your itinerary on Kayak. Check for round-trip to Paris – possibly as low as $742. Amsterdam and Paris are only about 3 hours apart on the fast trains.