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    I have no traveling experience whatsoever. My grandparents were generous enough to give me a 5,000 dollar high school graduation gift last summer. I just completed my first semester in college. I want to take the spring semester off and go to Europe alone for a couple months. Do I even have enough money??? I plan on flying to London and going from there. I want to visit as many countries as possible. Any help would be great

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    Not sure where you live, but if you were leaving from New York, a round trip ticket would cost you about $600. That leaves $4,400 — That gives you $70 a day not including rail ticket. It’s doable, but a bit difficult. Can you shave a week or two off of your trip?

    Once you figure the budget out, enter some cities that you want to see and let’s start building your itinerary. Smile

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    Just saw your screen name and figure your from San Diego!

    Delta has good rates from San Diego to London right now. For your schedule, I see fares at $616 with taxes. Take advantage of that asap!!!

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    thanks. Yeah I can definately shave a week off.. Umm Ive been reading around here and I guess it makes the most sense to get a rail pass. So that would probably leave me at 3800 bucks after airfare and transportation

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    I would actually shave off about 2 weeks.

    A good start to your itinerary. I would spend less than 3 days in any city, and don’t forget to take travel time into consideration. Between Berlin and Vienna, I would make a stop in Prague.