Your Questions About Trips To Italy Packages

Charles asks…

considering 1 of 3 trips (alaska, italy or hawaii)??

ok, me and 2 of my friends are planning a trip for next year. We have it down to Hawaii, Alsaska or Italy. We are still deciding if we want to go stay in the US or go “overseas”. We gonna go thru a tour company that is planning trips/vacations/holiday to all three of those places.

But my questions are:
Has anybody been to any of thos places and what did you think??
How much spending money should we take??
What’s the weather in each city at the following times of year:
Alaska: May and July
Italy: October
Hawaii: October

I’ve list what is included in each package:

Grand Alaska: 10 day / 9 night, 6 full & 2 continentalbreakfast / 1 lunch / 2 dinners / 1 box lunch ($2,499.95)

Tuscan Vacation($2,599.95): 9 day / 8 night, 7breakfast / 7 lunch / 7 dinner

Hawaiian Holiday($3799.95): 11 day / 10 night, 9 breakfast / 4 dinner

Thanks for any information you can give me.
airfare and hotel and guide is included in all three deals. free time too.

Yaz answers:

Go to Italy. You will have the opportunity to experience old world culture at the same time as enjoying a modern european city. The weather in October might have a little chill, but the days should be nice. It will be much easier for you to go to the American destinations in the future than back to Europe – especially if the dollar keeps dropping. Go now and enjoy yourself!

Donna asks…

Where would I begin to look to find the best package deal for a two week trip to Italy?

Would like an all inclusive deal with flight, hotels, meals, tours and transportation included. When is the best time of year visit?

Yaz answers:

For a combination of weather, prices and fewer tourists, the best time to be here is either late april to early June or September/October, but there are interesting things to see or do anytime. For the package tours, you might want to look at sites like http://www.escorteditalytours.com/ where you can find tours offered by the major tour operators.

Carol asks…

What is the cheapest way to ship a package from Venice, Italy to America?

My wife and I are planning a trip to Italy, and our plans will require us to mail a portion of our luggage home. What is the cheapest and easiest way to mail, say, 10-20 kg of clothes from Venice, Italy to Dallas, TX? Speed is not important.

Yaz answers:

The cheapest way is to go to a post office in Venice and ship it.

Jenny asks…

Going on a trip to Italy, need to know where to go, my travel plan allows for Rome and another city?

So here are my choices, Rome is a required part of the package, but i can choose between the following: Milan, Venice, Turin, Genoa, Florence, or Naples. In a city I am looking for architectural beauty and good HIGH end food. I’d also like a healthy helping of historical significance in the city i choose. Any suggestions i miei fratelli italiani?

Yaz answers:

Florence definitely.

You have to spend some days in Florence. You’ll not regret it.
If you like arts, culture and ancient things Florence is the right place.

If you go to Florence don’t miss:
Piazza del Duomo
Palazzo Vecchio e Loggia dei Lanzi
Museo degli Uffizi
Ponte Vecchio
Museo del Bargello
Piazza San Firenze
Mercato di San Lorenzo (if you like Pizza, try Pizzeria Lo Spuntino, in Canto dei Nelli, in the center of the Market).

If you are unsure, look at Florence’s photos on Panoramio: http://www.panoramio.com/map/#lt=43.7687324&ln=11.2569013&z=4&k=2

William asks…

Should I use a Travel Agent for a honeymoon trip to Italy?

or should I just plan it myself using travelocity, hotels.com, ect?

For what it’s worth, I’ve been to Italy and speak Italian.

Also:
How does a travel agency work?
How do they get paid?
Do you pay upfront, or only after they put together a package that’s within my budget?
Can they beat the prices of the online sites?

Yaz answers:

That depends on how much time and effort you’re willing to put into booking the trip and your comfort level with doing your own booking. Travel agents usually get paid a fee on top of the cost of the trip these days. It used to be that the airlines, hotels … Covered the cost of the travel agents entirely. Sometimes a travel agent may be able to find cheaper options and other times not. I book my own trips most of the time unless I was considering a particularly complex trip. Travel agents can help you tell you what your travel options are and help you decide where and when to go if you’re uncertain.

Here are some resources that can help you plan and check options and current prices if you choose to do this on your own:

http://www.kayak.com/ – airfares

http://www.skyscanner.it/ – budget flights especially good within Europe. For longer trips, this can be a better option than the trains. The places you’re thinking of are far apart and flying would be the best option.

Http://www.trenitalia.com/cms/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=ad1ce14114bc9110VgnVCM10000080a3e90aRCRD – train schedules and prices. It is rarely worth buying a railpass for Italy. Individual tickets are usually cheaper. There are discounts on individual tickets for the fast trains if you buy them in advance, but generally they will be available on the day of travel with a few exceptions like the Easter period or trains to/form Venice for Carnevale.

Http://www.venere.com/ – hotels/B&Bs – prices for the same hotel can vary hugely depending on the season and what local events are going on.

Http://www.hostelbookers.com/ – hostels.

Http://www.monasterystays.com/ – monasteries & convents that offer accommodations

http://www.whatsonwhen.com/sisp/index.ht… – festivals, exhibitions and events

http://www.backpackeurope.com/ – information & advice

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Paul asks…

I need to know all the basics about Rome, Italy travel.?

I am taking my parents for a weekend trip to Rome,Italy next weekend. I would like to know what there is to know about travel there. What do I do when I get to the airport? What’s the cheapest way to get around? Where should we stay? What are the main attractions we should see?
My parents are old fashioned and they have never gone on vacation, (eventhough they fly for free) I finally convinced them to use their flight benefits with me so i need to make sure they have a great time. What suggestions does everyone have?

Yaz answers:

Hi, Inflight.

So, here’s a bit of tips for you.

At the airport: if you arrive at the Leonardo Da Vinci/Fiumicino Airport you can take a train at the Airport Station. You have 2 options:

1) you can take the Leonardo Express to Termini Station (it costs 14€, i know: it’s a robbery): it takes 30 minutes to arrive to Termini, and from there you’ll have 2 subway lines and something like 50 bus lines to go everywhere you want in the city
2) you can also take, always from the airport station, a train of the FR1 line. They’re the train of the urban service directed to Poggio Mirteto or Orte or Fara Sabina. These train make several stops into the city (at the stations Magliana, Trastevere, Ostiense, Tuscolana, Tiburtina, Nomentana): if your hotel is near one of these stations it would be a nice idea to take on of these trains. Anyway, in Tiburtina you can also take the B line of the subway, and it can take you in the city center, like Coliseum, Circus Maximus, Via Cavour.

Accomodation: it depends by your budget. You can find everything here, starting from the youth hostels since to luxury hotels. If you want to save a bit of money you can search for a nice bed&breakfast here: http://www.bed-and-breakfast-in-italy.com/town.cfm?citta=Roma&IDregione=7

You can easily find a very good accomodation in the city center, but anyway ALWAYS CHECK the street on Google Maps: some of them say “We’re in the center”, but they’re not.

Attractions: oh, well… You know… The usual ones: Coliseum, Imperial Fora, Pantheon, Navona Square, Spanish Steps, Piazza del Popolo, Villa Borghese, Trevi’s Fountain, all the Vatican (St. Peter’s Square, St. Peter’s Basilique, Vatican Museums), etc etc etc. But of course i guess it’s better to buy a good travel guide.

If you want to know anything else, just ask.

Enjoy Rome 😉

Thomas asks…

What trains take you from Italy to Paris and/or London?

As a graduation trip from college to myself, next year, I want to take a 3 week vacation and go to Europe. Specifically Rome, Italy. But I also want to travel around. I was wondering if there were any trains that take you from Rome to Paris and/or London, and if they are expensive. Also any day walking tours with guides that are around to take you to the big tourist attractions (ie, the London Bridge, West Minister Abbey, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Eiffel Tour ETC.)

If any of you who answer this know how much this trip would cost (approx) that would be great!
I’m looking for cheap hotels/hostels to stay in for the 3 weeks.

Any ideas are welcome!

Yaz answers:

There is one direct train between Rome and Paris. It’s the night train that leaves Rome at 7:45 pm and arrives in Paris at 10:48 the next morning. I prefer this option to flying. Even though it’s a long trip, much of the time on the train is time you would spend sleeping anyway and you save the cost of a hotel/hostel for that night. The standard price 130 euro for a berth in a 4 bed compartment, but if you buy tickets in advance, you can get the same accomodations for as low as 45 euro (the “smart” fare). There are also intermediate discount levels when that sells out. There are also daytime options with various connections.

Http://www.trenitalia.com/cms/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=ad1ce14114bc9110VgnVCM10000080a3e90aRCRD

From Paris to London, there’s the Eurostar: http://www.eurostar.com/dynamic/index.jsp

There are aslo budget airlines that you can compare with the trains: http://www.skyscanner.it/

The prices and schedules will have changed by next year, but these should give you an idea of what to expect. One note: you do not want to buy a Eurail pass for this trip. It is almost always cheaper to buy individual tickets here in Italy than to use a pass. Further, a reservation on the night train to Paris for the 4 bed compartment costs you an additional 45 euro when you use a pass – you can get an individual ticket for the same cost without having a pass. Eurail passes can’t be used for the Paris to London trip.

William asks…

A cheap europe vacation for 5?

I want to go to europe for my 16th b-day!!!my family will onviously be coming!there are 5 of us!i wanna go to london,paris,greece,spain,portugal and italy!if i HAVE to choose 3 must see locations it would be london,paris and rome!how long should we go?would 2 weeks be to short of a time?how much would it cost for all of us in total?can 16 year olds drink in europe?

Yaz answers:

Unfortunately a “cheap” vacation to Europe doesn’t really exist, granted expenses are relative and if you come from a rich family then sure, why not. Otherwise you’re looking to spend at the minimum around $3000 per person, and two weeks might not be as sufficient. London is ok; food sucks and really doesn’t have much interesting things to look at as other places in your choices behold (no offense to any Brits out there). France; Paris is wonderful. Rome is also wonderful; both places the food is amazing and there are many extraordinary things to see. Greece would be another great place to visit, however the given the state of their economy and government, it might not be the best of times to travel there.

Also, I’m pretty sure most places in Europe require you to be at least 18 years of age. Sorry man.

Lisa asks…

Need help in planning a Italy vacation?

I’m (23) trying to plan a vacation with my parents to celebrate my graduation next year un juli.

I would like to book a multi city tour of Italy that will take us to Venice, Florence, Pisa and Rome. I want Rome to be the last stop, so that we can stay some extra days there. Keep in mind that the euro is very high for tourist coming from the US. So the cheaper the better. I want to fly to Venice and get my way to Rome and from Rome fly back to the states. Airline ticket doesnt have to be included in the price. The easiest way to travel to the cities of italy is by train. But i coudn’t find online a travel agent who can combine train travel, tours and hotels.
I would like to buy a package, if you have any ideas on how to arrange this, i would surelly apreciate the help.

Yaz answers:

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Susan asks…

Vacation in Italy?

For a few years now, my family has wanted to take a vacation to Italy. We would like to spend about 4 days in Rome, 3 days in Venice, and 3 days in Florence. However, every year when we try to plan it it always comes out to be too expensive…around $6,000. I was wondering if anyone knows of any better deals than this. What time of year should we go, and would it be cheaper to find some kind of vacation package rather than just booking hotels in each city on our own? Thanks!

Yaz answers:

Try to go in an offpeak time for a start….mid summer is not the cheapest time to go…..I went in April and found it more reasonable.

Accommodation will always be your biggest money spender! I would try some of the hostel webistes…they also have cheap hotels as well, so don’t panic eg hostels.com, hostelworld. Com, hostelbookers.com among others….try to get a reasonably central place ( cheaper often means further from the centre of town which gets annoying at times).
I can recommend a place in Venice a 2* hotel calledMessiner. It has no lift so you have to take you bags up the stairs. I had a room at the end of the hall which overlooked a canal and was lovely ( although RIGHT above the kitchen, but it was not too bad).
Just ot point out, Venice is quite small and I had 2 nights and felt satisfied with my time there…I also had 3 nights in Rome and Florence….i probalby needed more time for Rome…
I did a guided day tour of Pompeii ( form Rome) which was great ( and included lunch)…try something like Viator to see costs..it may not be cost efficient for a family….not sure. (I was based in the UK at the time and earning GBP which had a great exchange rate!)

Florence is an expensive city as was Venice for accommodation…I got a cheap place in Florence, which was about 26 euros a night in a camping ground….I had a cabin, but I met 3 american girls who hired a trailer which slept 4 -6.
THe walls in my cabin were incredibly thin and it was around 40-50mins bus ride from Florence, but cheaper than staying in town….you see the dilema!
I would look at the accommodation websites first, look at different times of the year and see when its a good time to visit for you…ie cheaper.

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Nancy asks…

what is the best vacation package for a multi country vacation to europe?

I’m planning on going to Europe over the summer with my mom, and I was wondering where I could find the best deal for an all inclusive vacation to multiple countries in Europe. My preferred countries are France, Italy, Switzerland, and London/Vienna.

Yaz answers:

Italy, France, Spain, Croatia, these are few good locations for spending Vacation these months. There is a lot to see and do in Tuscany, the difficulty is really where to start. The best thing is all these places have holiday homes available for tourists.

Donald asks…

Where in the world to go on vacation?

I’ve gone to Greece, Italy, China and Hong Kong and traveled around the U.S. Took a cruise to Alaska. I’ve traveled alone and with groups. I am thinking I would like to travel with a small group on an all inclusive vacation. I was thinking about a camping safari or Egypt. I wanted other opinions from people who have traveled.

Yaz answers:

Amazon Rainforest. It takes a special person to go there. ; )

George asks…

How many Euros do you think I need?

I am going on vacation to Italy and Greece for 15 days (7.5 in Italy 6.5 in Greece and 1 for traveling) It is a tour and Airfare, hotels, transportation, and breakfast and dinner are all inclusive, except I will need to pay for lunch, souvenirs, and anything else I might want to bring home. How many Euros do you think I should bring with me?

Yaz answers:

Hi im from spain. I’ve been to italy and my parents went to athens 4 years ago. Greece is one of the cheapest countries in europe so you dont need so much money. Italy is more expensive but im sure u’ll be able to afford it. I wanna give u a piece of advice, if u r going to a bar do not stay sitting outside the bar beacuse it means a more expensive service. The most important places in Italy (at least where i was) were free. I mean i could enter to milan cathedral, venice and florence cathedrales and churches without paying.
It depends on what u r gonna do. I spent 5 euros a day in food. 15 x 5 = 75 euros in food. 50 euros in presents (i mean when i went to italy), and 20 euros in florence museum. Now it depends on u, u can buy cheaper presents or eat in the hotel. My parents almost ruined us because they were looking forward to visiting athens and watching all its monuments and going on boats through greek islands. It’s a very beautiful experience.
Gondols in Venice are expensive u pay the alone. I went with 4 friends and we payed 15 euros par person. If i were u i’d bring 400 euros but if u really want to enjoy these countries, bring even more. Good luck and bon voyage!!

John asks…

What are the best cities to travel to in Italy? Im in the planning and savings stages right now.?

I plan on going to Italy summer 2007. Are there any good vacation packages out there for a 10 day trip that goes to more than 3 cities that are all inclusive? Preferrably from north to south. I am looking for something similar to what Contiki has to offer but without an age limit. Thanks!

Yaz answers:

Praiano is on the Amalfi Coast in Southern Italy. It has not been overrun with tourist as Amalfi has, while it is still very close by. The island of Capri is not far way either, and is nice to visit. But it is great to return to a place like Praiano where you will feel comfortable and have the best views ever while getting a true Italian experience. Stay at the Hotel Tromondoro. AMAIZING. Florence is overrated, the art is good (make sure to make reservations about 6 months before you want to be there for the Uffizi gallery and the Academia). Venice is nice but the food is not nearly as good as someother places. San Gimignano is a nice medieval town in Tuscany.

Helen asks…

Need help!! Planning honeymoon, but where to go? Give me your feedback and experiences please!!!?

Ok. Getting hitched, and me and my guy always go for the vacations that end up leaving you tired when you come home… backpacking in italy or gem mining or ust alot of planning involved in trips. So we figured we were going to do a beach nearish us. We are in Pittsburgh Pa… we were thinking like Aruba or St Lucia or st Martin or any of the beaches near florida or around that area. I have googled All inclusive vacations, but they seem very pricey… Are the worth it?? Does anyone have any experience anywhere that they can share? Or should we do our own thing or rent a villa. We like the idea of not having to worry about anything, but if you go that route which all inclusive do you choose? Is there a little island gem that we are missing!? Need help please!!!!! Give me any feedback you have on your own experiences or things you may have heard including– which islands are awesome… where to stay… what to do… where to eat… all that jazz!!! Hit me up cause we are in need!!!!!
THANKS!

Yaz answers:

I have been to many of the places you mentioned. Yes All inclusive are expensive and depending on what you like to do will determine on whether or not t is worth it. We went to St Lucia with Sandals and was not impresses. You can rent a house in some places that comes with a staff if you want to be mostly alone. If you want night life to go along with it i would also suggest a cruise. You could do more than 1 place so in future you could know which you liked. Also for much less than an all inclusive at a place like Sandals you can get a suite on a cruise.
But if you decide to go to 1 island i would not suggest Aruba too flat. St Martin, St Lucia are nice Jamaica is a great island except for the people harassing you in the towns and sights.
St thomas is also good.

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John asks…

Has anyone done any “singles” tours (esp. Italy)? Are there any companies that you could recommend?

Not really looking to “hook up” (if it happened – great!), just would rather have some company at sites and restaurants. Not looking for an over 50 tour group.

Yaz answers:

It’s not really a “singles” tour, but I recommend EF College Break if you are 18-26. You should take a look at them. If you do end up wanting to use them though, I have a disount code for them, its hesseln1188 and it saves you $50. Check out ‘classic italy’- its an amazing experience.

Ruth asks…

Single young group tours to Italy from England?

I’ve been looking for single group tours to italy. But I just can find for old people.
I’d like to find something like this:
http://www.efcollegebreak.com/HomePage.aspx .. that is for people from 18 to 26
But from England

Can you help me?

Yaz answers:

You can still use them even though you are in England. Just instead of destination, select ‘ground only’ it makes the tour cheaper too. I hope that helps a little, because I don’t know of any from England. If you do want to use EF Coll though, their discount code is hesseln1188 and it gets you $50 off. Good luck!

George asks…

Suggestions for single-friendly tours of Italy?

Looking for a good 10-14 day tour of Italy that allows some time to do stuff on your own. I’m single and will either be going alone or with another single friend.

Yaz answers:

Sorrento is awesome!!

Linda asks…

what do u thnk about going on single tours?

I am planning a trip for Italy next year and i wanted to go by myself. but a friend of mine tld me its not safe to go over seas alone esp by being a women so she said look up single tours. But i am afraid of being limited to what i can do. I really jus want to enjoy it and my time there. What is ur opinion on single tours?

Yaz answers:

Italy is actually very safe as long as you go with a reputable company and stay in the ‘good areas’. Its not really a ‘single tour’ its you traveling alone to meet new people. A great place to do that is staying in hostels where you can meet other traveling people from all over the world who also may be traveling as single or a group.

Ken asks…

What is the number one pressing challenge with travel to Southern Italy?

Looking to organize tour groups for women, particularly black single women to Italy – Southern Italy. I’m trying to determine what challenges we will be facing as black women, besides language as we’ve arranged for 2 translators. This first group is specific to black women, but I will organizing other excursions for other groups; black, purple, green, male or female :o)

Yaz answers:

I’m italian, and I don’t really see any problems in being black women travelling to Italy. If you go to the south of Italy you sure have to avoid the dangerous areas of some cities, but you would do that even if you were white, purple or green 😉

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Richard asks…

All inclusive tour package to Europe?

As their retirement present, I want to send my parents on an all inclusive guided tour for at least a week in Europe (especially France, Italy, and England). This would be their first trip oversea, so yes, they would need a guide, or else they would get very lost and confuse (just trust me on this one). I am looking for a guided tour package deal where they can travel with like a group or something with a guide (preferably aiming toward an older crowd), which include airfare or other transportation there, hotels (preferably something decent, at least 3 stars), tickets to any attractions they’ll be visiting, breakfast, lunch, and dinner (since the guide could take them to the good places and introduce them to the local cuisines), so when I’m talking all inclusive, the only money I want them to spend out of pocket on this trip would be on souvenirs and snacks and stuff. I’ve been on the similar tour package (except by cruise ship) to the Caribbean before, but not sure if there anything similar to Europe I could send my parents to and not have to worry that they’ll get lost and stranded somewhere…

Yaz answers:

Ooh…be careful here. I’ve been on two tour groups to Europe, and one of those times I went with my 50 year old mother and 76 year old gma. It was WAY too rushed and fast and hectic for them. The tour was 14 days, rick steves. We stayed an additional few days without the group, but in the group it was very fast-paced. How old are they? Can they stand A LOT of walking? Can they stand staying in france for 2 days then rushing off to italy? Are they more the sit down and relax and go at a slow pace kinda people, or what? Even for me, an 18 y/o, the pace was rather rushed. You just can’t do paris in 2 days. Florence in half a day.

If you do get them the package, try for at least 2 weeks. 10 days is too little, and idk if they even offer a 7-day week.

Mary asks…

I work in Libya and would like to see switzerland Austria and Italy,with family in a budget?

We are 3 adults, and can travel eighter by bus/train or air for this cultural trip to see the main attractions.I will arrange visa and buy air tkt to eighter Switzerland or rome to start the trip. Budget is US $ 1700-1800 per person, all inclusive( accomodation, breakfast and dinner, sightseeing with entrance fees, localtransport , guide services)

Yaz answers:

That is not a lot of money. I hope you have not included the cost of flights from Lybia to Europe in this budget or it will be very tight.

AFAIK flights from Lybia to Europe are expensive, consider going to Tunisia or Egypt and catching a charter flight. There is a ferry from Tunis to Sicily, if you want to travel around Italy this might be a cheap way to get to Italy.

You need to plan on having at least 50 EUR per day and person, that is just enough money that you do not have to sleep on the sidewalk or beg for food. It will pay for beds in a hostel dorm and food from the supermarket, but not much more. For some comfort I would recommend taking 65+ EUR per day.

Your 1700-1800 USD work out to about 1300 EUR. With a budget of 65 EUR per day that will allow you to travel for 20 days. Note that Switzerland is expensive, your money will go further in Italy or Austria, take that into account.

20 days is a good timeframe for travelling from Sicily to the north of Italy. All three countries (Italy, Switzerland and Austria) might be a bit much in such short time. I would recommend travelling only to Italy and Austria. Both Austria and Italy have relatively cheap train tickets, no need to buy a Eurail pass if you use an international ticket from Brennero to Palermo for Italy and the Einfach-Raus-Ticket in Austria. Fly into Vienna with Turkish Airlines and then take the train to Sicily and then the ferry to Tunis.

Get yourself a good guidebook, I know that Lonely Planet, Rough Guide, Let’s Go or Rick Steves are good for independent travel.

Ken asks…

Cost for 2 people-Travel Rome, Florence, Venice and then Paris, France.?

My husband and I are planning a trip to 3 cities in Italy– Rome, Florence, Venice and then Paris, France. We are considering a package from Costco Travels that is coming close to 7500 all inclusive for a 12 day trip-flights included. I recently came across a brochure from TrafalgarTours and they seem to have a variety of packages and offer 10% discount for costco members.
Please give me your opinions based on ur own experiences. And let me know how much should I keep aside for expenditure while in Eaurope – on meals, sight seeing etc.

Yaz answers:

Trafalgar Tours is one of the major players for organized tours here. If you see something you like, you can check the reviews on tripadvisor. However, you could arrange the whole thing on your own for less if you were inclined to. I always prefer to travel independently, but it is more work to book everything that way. When I go from Venice to Paris, I take the night train for 45 euro – a discounted fare that you have to book in advance since it sells out quickly. The normal fare is 127 euro for a berth in a 4 bed compartment.

Generally, I count on spending 25 to 50 euro when I go out for a meal here in Italy, but you can eat well for less than that. A pizza runs from 8 to 13 euro, for example.

Train travel between the cities can be worked out here: http://www.trenitalia.com/cms/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=ad1ce14114bc9110VgnVCM10000080a3e90aRCRD

I use this site for hotels here in Italy: http://www.venere.com/

Sandra asks…

I am going on my first cruise shortly?

Iam going on a thompson cruise soon calling at 3 ports in italy, The cost of the arranged trips to Rome, the Vatican etc, seem quite expensive. Is there a cheaper way to do the trips or are you tied to Thompsons. also are the drinks on board expensive? is it worth paying for the all inclusive drinks package.? many thanks Peter

Yaz answers:

Our first cruise was with Thomson and included Civitiveccia, which is the nearest port to Rome. Unfortunately Rome is about 2 hours drive away. You are under no obligation whatsoever to to do the excursion with Thomson. You can come to an arrangement with a port taxi driver, or see if there are any other excursions companies working from the port. You could though, be left disappointed, or waste a lot of sightseeing time trying to arrange this. I have always found the Thomson excursions better value and far superior to other cruiselines such as P&O. Our trip to Rome was amazing and the agent took us to loads of touristy places that we would have been hard put to find under our own steam,

The drink prices on board are comparable with most pubs. As for the drinks package – it depends on how much you drink. We sat down one year and worked it out. We don’t drink too much, and it worked out just less to buy them separately. We found that those on drinks packages had smaller glasses, and then the wine waiters weren’t too quick at refilling them.

Lizzie asks…

Cheapest places for destination weddings?

Where are the cheapest all inclusive places to go, not including mexico because I do not want to go there. I would really prefer the carribean, africa, or europe. My top choices are Morocco, Jamaica, Italy, Spain, and Ireland. Of those which would be the cheapest place go and how could I lower the costs. My budget is 10,000 dollars for me, my bf, my parents and my brother. His family will be paying for their portion of the trip

Yaz answers:

Montego Bay, or Ocho Rios Jamaica is nice, or Hawaii. Like another poster said, make sure you have passports.

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Richard asks…

How much does it cost a vacation/honeymoon package trip to Italy?For 10/11.Please provide name & links.?

Thanks Mary for your answer but a lot of times the travel agents they rip you off AND I don’t want that.Suggestions please keep them coming.

Yaz answers:

I suggest that you meet with a travel agent in your area! A fact-to-face relationship is much more likely to get you the trip that will please you — and your budget — the most. It costs nothing to work with a travel agent. (Mine does a wonderful job for me, answering all my questions, answering questions I don’t think to ask, and always finds me some wonderful deals that at least match anything on the internet and are often a bit less.)

By the way, Italy can be VERY expensive depending upon where you choose to go. Notwithstanding the expense, I recommend that you consider Venice!

Sandra asks…

i need full package trip included airline tickets to italy?

how much does it cost trip to italy included airline tickets, hotel and meal from Morocco to italy?

Yaz answers:

It depends on which hotel,1-5 star,on which airline whaat class,dates,u can try this site,may come under $500-1000.
You can try
http://freetravel4ever.blogspot.com

Steven asks…

Need tto book a trip package from los angeles to hawaii,help?!?

Hi,i m planning a trip from 18 sept to 28 sept for me and my girlfriend.
We are from italy but i have some parents in La,so we was interested on a trip from italy to La and than from La to hawaii,but the problem is that the travel agencies do not have browser to find cheap packages from La to hawai.
i found a site http://www.valuetravelhawaii.com/ but i really do not have experience to book from this,price are ok but does anybody have more site or info or package that could suggest me?
My budget is not too much but 800-900$ each is ok,also cause we have to book a flight from italy to La and that cost me a lot too.
Any help is really glad

Yaz answers:

Just to let you know it is cheaper to fly out on a thursday and come in on the weekdays. If you are looking for a package for them from LAX TO HNL with that budget um……… I looked on orbitz.com and i found this package that is a nice hotel with the beach not to fard down the street http://www.orbitz.com/App/shared/pagedef/results/hotelDetailsStandalone.jsp?z=15e3&r=1rp&z=15e5&r=1rr&lastPage=interstitial

Susan asks…

I need suggestions on finding a good package deal trip to Barcelona? Also what’s the best time of year to go?

I looking to book a trip to Barcelona (or Italy actually) sometime next year for me and my boyfriend. I’ve never been there before and when he went last he backpacked (not my style). So I’m looking for any help/suggestions I can get on good flight deals, hotels, etc. And also what time of year is best to go. He went in the summer before.

We’re kinda set on Barcelona but I would also take any suggestions anyone has on trips to Italy.

Thanks!

Yaz answers:

Hola! I’m from barcelona, and obviously I recommend you come whenever you want. Always there are tourists in Barcelona at any time of year because the weather is usually very good, but especially between late July and early September, the hotels, hostels, campsites … Fill with people. So if you want movement, life, great food, millions of trips and the best weather of the year I recommend you come in those months.
COUNCIL IMPORTANT: As we say here “a l’Abril aigües mil” in the month of April used to rain a little, and in the last 2 weeks of August and early September at 2 also. Barcelona is quite different if you see a sunny day to overcast.
Sorry 4 my English = google translator

Robert asks…

Recommendations for Rome Italy travel packages for a week in November?

We are spending a week in Florence with my family, but my husband and I want to see Rome for an extra week after the family vacation ends. But we don’t know how to plan the trip, does anyone know any good places that offer packages? We are interested in seeing ancient historical sites.

Yaz answers:

It’s only a 1 hr 35 min trip from Florence to Rome on a fast train. You can find schedules and prices here: http://www.trenitalia.com/cms/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=ad1ce14114bc9110VgnVCM10000080a3e90aRCRD You don’t need to buy tickets in advance of the trip.

I use the Venere.com site for hotels here in Italy: http://www.venere.com/italy/rome/ . One place that I particularly like is the Cesàri Hotel http://www.venere.com/hotels/rome/hotel-cesari/ which is close to the Pantheon. It’s within walking distance of most of the attractions. There are lots of other options.. The Colosseo, Trevi, Navona, or Pantheon areas are all good choices for sightseeing.

You might also consider a convent/monastery stay: http://www.monasterystays.com/

It’s very easy to get around in Rome on your own, but if you’re interested in escorted tours: http://www.viator.com/Rome/d511-ttd?pref=02&aid=g3392

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Michael asks…

How much money would you bring on a month’s all inclusive holiday to Italy?

It’s with a youth camp. Meals, admission fees, transport and accommodation are paid for.

I will need money for extra drinks, extra shopping, possibly clubbing, etc. How much would you bring if it were you?

(I’ll actually be putting it all on a credit card, but I want to estimate how much to save!)

Yaz answers:

Young people in Italy gain about 1000 euro per month at work…. Something like this ja?

Sharon asks…

Trying to book all inclusive italy tour, where can I do this?

Looking for any tour that covers Rome, Venice, and Florence during the holidays. Does anyone know of any such tour and/or website that I can book it from? Thanks

Yaz answers:

Hey i get many details from this.when you open this link you’ll find 2,3 or 4 links very top of that page.you’ll go through them.
Http://www.google.com/cse?cx=partner-pub-6828716762099822%3Adrgcd3yew58&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=inclusive+italy+tour&sa=Search

Ruth asks…

all-inclusive holiday ideas?

I am after a allinclusive holiday for 10 days in europe for 2 people which has beach for relaxing and places to visit, bike rental would be good. Options of places would be spain Portugal italy denmark

Yaz answers:

Well there are plenty of holiday websites online, we’re not travel agents you know.

Thomas asks…

how much money is ideal to take to venice?

im going on holiday end of august for a week to venice italy. im going with my grandma and boyfriend. the hotel is all inclusive with breakfast. would 200 euro be enough?

Yaz answers:

I was recently in Venice, which I found to be absolutely wonderful — and godawful expensive! For example, a can of Diet Coke in St. Mark’s Square was 12 Euros! Food is terribly expensive in all of the tourist areas, so a sandwich and a soda pop for lunch can easily run $25 Euros and more per person. Water is not provided, and costs about the same as a can of pop. Things are a bit less expensive the further you get from St. Mark’s, but not a whole lot less. If I were planning to return to Venice for a week any time soon, I would be taking at least 1000 Euros (about $1350 US), plus a major credit card, and with that would NOT plan on a “real restaurant” for any meal. Breakfast included with the hotel will be nice, of course, but not a lot of help with expenses. Shops and restaurants do NOT accept US dollars, by the way — only Euros or a major credit card.

One thing you should know — it costs money to get into a public restroom in Venice, so be sure you use the bathroom before you leave your hotel, and have Euro coins with you! The local banks do NOT cooperate in changing money, either from one currency to another or even to give you change for Euros. However, if you are by chance stopping for even just a soda pop at any of the cafes, they are required to allow you to use the restroom — if you have ordered food or drink, but not otherwise.

David asks…

where would you suggest a holiday at 16?

Me and my friends are planning on going away for the end of our GCSE’s next summer when most of us are 16, but the thing is we have no idea where to go and where would be good. We aren’t going with parents and would like to go somewhere in europe like greece or italy. We want somewhere where we can drink and go clubbing but isnt too expensive, maybe like an all inclusive deal?
any suggestions would be good as we want to plan this in advance

thanks xx

Yaz answers:

I Searched on this site and got the Cheapest Deals,Check it out,it also had Discount Coupon Codes for Expedia,Travelocity, Orbitz,Priceline,etc.
Http://freetravel4ever.blogspot.com

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Carol asks…

How cheap is a vacation to Italy? Has anyone been there?

Trying to decide on a vacation destination that is both safe (we have a preschooler) and cheapish.

Yaz answers:

First off – where are you, you didn’t say.

If you are from the UK it may be cheap(er) compared to the UK. If you are from the US, most place in the world would tend to be expensive since the dollar is soo weak. Almost any place in Europe will be about 40% more expensive than the US.

Nancy asks…

can someone tell me some good cheap vacation packages to rome italy, including flight and hotel.?

i am wanting to go for 20 days i would like to find a hotel in the center of the city of rome italy

Yaz answers:

At the moment the best deal for flyh from usa to italy is with British airline.
In Rome you can rent an apartment like mine:
www.acj.it/tritone

ciao
Alessandro

Linda asks…

Where can I get good cheap plane tickets? Preferably to France or Italy?

I am planning a summer vacation to France or Italy, but do not know where I can get some cheap plane tickets-preferably under $1000. Please answer soon. My vacation is planned, all I need are the tickets!

Yaz answers:

Depending on where you’re starting from, you can try sites like http://www.kayak.com/ , http://www.skyscanner.it/ or http://www.expedia.com/default.asp . Prices will also depend on exactly when you want to go. About the only place you’re likely to find flights for under $1000 might be to London right now and that will barely be under $1000.

Lizzie asks…

Could someone recommend some cheap, but nice accommodations for a vacation in Pisa, Italy?

I will be traveling in the month of October 2009 (staying for a week) and I just wanted some place that was decent and safe and would be a great central spot for reaching the airport and using the trains to get to other cities like Rome and Florence for day trips.

Yaz answers:

What do you consider cheap? The Hotel Royal Victoria http://www.venere.com/hotels/pisa/hotel-royal-victoria/ is pretty reasonable in October. It’s adjacent to the river on the route between the train station and the leaning tower (about a 10 minute walk to either).

Robert asks…

I have just been awarded a six day coach holiday to italy with European Vacations. All i have to pay is £20?

That is for admin and processing costs. Is this a con or does anyone know of this company. I know that you can get cheap holidays to view timeshares etc and i was wondering if this is the same sort of thing?

Yaz answers:

It does sound too good to be true!
I think you just need to call a customer service rep. From the company and ask them for the trip itinerary and if there are “other” hidden costs that you might have to pay like hotel, food and taxes.

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George asks…

Does anyone know a vacation website where I can find an all inclusive trip to Italy?

Rome specifically, but some sort of tour would be okay as well. I am not planning right away, but would love to look through some all inclusive vacations. I have already looked on some of the major travel sites (travelocity, orbitz, yahoo travel) and didn’t find any vacation packages. Please and thank you!

Yaz answers:

I booked mine through roadtoitaly.com
Check them out, perhaps you’ll find what you’re looking for there. They have custom options. I booked a tour for 2 weeks around northern part of Italy and it included land and air fare – portorage, taxes, airport transfers, etc. Made my trip hassle free and easy. They have great tours such as Cosmos, Globus, and Tafalgar. If you scroll down, you’ll find more European tours. You can have something very intense or something light in terms of constantly walking and looking. But they are tours. If you want a vacation – as in rest time – this is probably not it. Hope this helps. Best of luck.

Sharon asks…

Trip to Italy? All Inclusive?

Looking for a family vacation to Italy. (Naples, Rome, Venice.) Any recommendations for all inclusive resorts? Or any advice on planning a trip there?

Yaz answers:

I recommend taking a look at http://www.virgin-vacations.com/Europe_Vacations/Italy_Vacations.aspx for vacation packages to Italy, and also http://www.virgin-vacations.com/articles/allinclusive-vacationpackage.aspx If nothing else, something to look at and perhaps give you ideas, however I have found Virgin Vacations to be very helpful in the past.

Mary asks…

TOUR OPERATOR TO ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE IN MEXICO?

HI!
I’M FROM ITALY.
I WOULD TO SAY THE BEST TOUR OPERATOR TO AN ALL INCLUSIVE VACATION PACKAGE IN MEXICO WITH DEPART FROM MIAMI ON NEXT AUGUST.
I DON’T KNOW US TOUR OPERATOR AND US TRAVEL AGENCY.
SORRY FOR MY ENGLISH :(
THANK YOU IN ADVANCE!

Yaz answers:

I would call Fox World Travel at 888-369-8785. Great travel agency and works with multiple tour operators for All-Inclusive Mexico packages. Here’s their web site: http://www.gofox.com.

John asks…

Does Italy have any all-inclusive resorts?

Looking to vacation one on of Italy‘s beaches with my 2-year old daughter while my husband attends Lamborghini training in April. I have never traveled to Europe and am not sure what to expect. However, I have been to Mexico and LOVE allinclusive resorts. Room, food and drinks included. Does Italy have any of these allinclusive types of resorts?

Yaz answers:

Yes many google them in Calabria, Sicily, Puglia, Sardinia, Campania, you can find as much as you want

Lizzie asks…

Can you recommend any all inclusive European vacations? ?

My husband and I are interested in traveling to Europe over the next few years. We would like to go for a week at a time, so it would be several trips over the next decade or so.

We would like to go on a guided tour/vacation, where the accommodations, tours, transportation, and possible interpreters are all included in the price. Basically, we want to take the guess work out of traveling to foreign lands where we don’t speak the language. (ie Italy, France, Spain, Greece, etc)

What groups/companies do you recommend??

The only ones I know of are “Vacations by Disney.” They seem overpriced (and I am sure they are, knowing that corporation!). Can you recommend another accredited company that has better prices, and are trustworthy?

Please, DO NOT reply with your name and tell me to call you directly. If you have an accredited company with a website, I will check your site out only. If you reply with a “spam answer” I’ll merely give you a low rating.

Yaz answers:

I agree with Redhead, the only way to travel around Europe is on your own. Reason for this is that Europe is expensive, and all that service that you ask for is going to add a hefty premium to the tour price. (Think 40 % and more.) A tour for 2 people going for 7 days that might cost you 3500 USD if you do it on your own will cost you at least 5000 USD if you do it with a tour company.

I’m a frequent traveller and I have been to plenty of exotic places and doing a 1-week-trip from the US to Europe on your own is a piece of cake.

There is plenty of information available online, even very small hotels have English-language websites and online-booking options.

Plus you are not going to see much in a week. A week is just enough time to see Paris or London. So you a book a flight to say, Paris, reserve a hotel online (10 % down payment via credit card) and then get a public transport pass to the Paris Metro system that is valid for a week. How hard is that? Not difficult at all, I can assure you.

Going for a week to Paris or London is no more of a problem than organising a trip to LA, SF or New York for the average US-American.

All you need is a decent guidebook to help you plan it all and to make head or tail out of the sights.

Guidebook series that I know to be good are Rick Steves’, Lonely Planet, Rough Guide, Let’s Go. Go to your local book store and check them out.

Aside from being a guidebook writer, Rick Steves’ also has his own travel agency organising tours in Europe. These tours are known as being a bit on the budget side, following the company’s philosophy that people who just want to see Paris do not necessarily want to shell out for 4-star luxury hotel accomodation, but are just as happy in small 2-star hotels and pensions.

The website is http://www.ricksteves.com . The site is also a goldmine of information for people who want to travel independently, so take a very good look at every page.

As for cost of travelling independently, the minimum budget should be 50 EUR per day and person plus flight tickets to Europe. This is a very frugal budget, if you are used to your small comforts you should bring about 100 EUR per day and person. The key to travelling cheap are two things: Sleeping cheap, maybe on a camping site, in a hostel, a holiday appartment or in a small family pension and preparing your own food. Instead of eating out you buy supplies in the supermarket and cook or make sandwiches. Eating out for dinner or lunch will set you back around 20 EUR per person, if you cook or make sandwiches you easily can get by on 5 EUR for a meal – and that serves two people.

Another company that I know of are Viking River Cruises. They organise River Cruises in Europe and Asia. IMO they are a bit pricey for what they offer, but from your description they might suit you best.

Http://www.vikingrivers.com/

There are also a couple of companies aiming for the young crowd (college student age), Busabout, EF and Contiki are among them. Can’t hurt you to look at them too, I guess.

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Ruth asks…

where can i find good singles holidays for young people?

I am late 20s and single and looking for a holiday with other young people. Every singles holidays seems to be an activity or adventure holiday and I really want somewhere hot, with some nightlife but most importantly to relax.

Yaz answers:

You might consider a “Singles” cruise? I’m sure there are some that go to the Caribbean or somewhere just as warm. I’ve been on a Caribbean cruise and it was great. During the day you can relax in the sun on the ship, and if you’ve docked somewhere (we stopped at Key West, and Nassau Bahamas) you can go ashore and have some fun on land. Then at night the ships always have something to do (casinos, bars, pretty much everything).

Robert asks…

Why should I go on a much needed holiday as a single woman?

Where should I go on a much needed break as a single woman?
I am a 26 year old woman and I’m looking to go away this summer for two / three weeks on a much needed break.

I am newly single and don’t want to wait for my friends to make travel plans so have decided to go away on my own. My budget is £750-£1025 and would need to cover everything.

I want to be surrounded by nature but also meet some other travellers along the way. I am looking for an adventure but in a bit of a shoestring. I have travelled on my own throughout north America and south east Asia in my early twenties so I’m looking for somewhere new to go. I’ve also been to Cuba, Mexico, Greece and turkey. Any suggestions would be much appreciated. I want to use my saved up money wisely and be safe when I travel as a single woman.

Thanks!

Yaz answers:

Check out Best Single Travel. They also have singles vacations packages for 18-35 year olds.

Ken asks…

has anyone been on a horse riding holiday?

Hello and I wondered if anyone could help me.

I was going on holiday with some friends but they can not go anymore due to money. However I still want to get away for 3 or so weeks.
I am in late twenties, single and want to go on a horse riding adventure holiday abroad (outside uk). I will be by myself as none of my close friends share my love for riding, so would want to meet people and have lots of fun. I wondered if there were any Riding holidays tailored to younger people in their 20’s and 30’s? I have had a look online without much success. I do ride although I would say I was a novice as I only do it once a week and do not have my own horse, but I am very passionate about horse riding and absoloutly love it.

Has anybody been on or know of a riding holiday that might be suitable?

Many Thanks

Amy
XX

Yaz answers:

Sounds like Prince Charles’ honeymoon night!….

Sandra asks…

Where should I go on holiday? Choice between Egypt, Morocco, Jordan or Oman?

I’ve got 12 days off work in February and have some spare cash to go on holiday somewhere a bit more exotic than usual. I’m single so I thought I’d try one of these group adventure holidays where you can do trekking, camel safaris, sleeping out in the desert in tents etc. I’ve been having a look online and come up with 4 possible destinations that I fancy- Egypt, Morocco, Jordan and Oman. I don’t know anything about any of these places (especially Oman) and don’t know anyone who’s been before. Does anyone have any recommendations, hints, tips, advice? Half of the adventure is going someone totally new and experiencing it for myself, but I could just do with a prod in the right direction! Thanks.

Yaz answers:

Been to all 4.

Egypt is full of history. Pyramids are a must (but be prepared to feel ashamed of the conditions of this world site!) and a trip on one of the river cruise ships along the Nile to the other historic sites. A MUST is a visit to Abu Simbal (go by plane – not coach! Even though more expensive), especially the secret in the side door……

Morocco – not impressed with.

Oman – very interesting/mountainous – especially the roundabouts!!!!!!!

Jordan – Petra is absolutely incredible! As is a visit into Wadi Rum (total wilderness)!

My order of preference (assuming you haven’t already been there) has to be Egypt. Then Jordan, Oman, Morocco.

Mandy asks…

Recommendations on the best european Holiday for myself and my 6yo son ?? please?

ok im am looking to give my 6yo son a holiday of lifetime as this will be our first one ever.
i am a single mum and it will be just the 2 of us going.
im looking for all suggestions and experiences for a Holiday that will keep my little lad active and happy.
Anything from package to adventure holiday as he is happy as long as he has constantly got something to do.
please bare in mind travel time and how long a very busy 6yo lad could cope (or how much i could cope keeping him sat still) !! lol

:- Ideally somewhere hot !!
:- if you could add a rough idea of what your Holiday cost overall, and what you got for that.
:- the “Must See and Must Miss” things you experienced

please feel free to write even the smallest of detail as they can be very helpful also

Thanks all

Yaz answers:

Come to sunny Cyprus!!

Protaras is a great famil-friendly resort, with most of the hotels situated along the shoreline of some great sandy beaches; Fig Tree Bay and Flamigo Bay etc, and all are within easy walking distance of a good selection of shops, bars and restaurants. There is also a good selection of play/activity areas to keep your son entertained!

From here, you are just a short bus ride to Agia Napa, and please don’t be put off….’Napa isn’t all lager louts and booze cruises!! It has a very pretty harbour,and some great beaches, and also has a large funfair with lots of rides and activities for young children. The buses are quite regular,and pretty cheap too…..it is only about a ten minute ride between the resorts.

It about a 4 hour flight from the U.K, so not too bad, but I would say to avoid coming in August…it can be very hot ( weve had temperatures of 45C) and very, very busy, as this is when most Cypriots take their annual leave!

The Cypriots just love kids, and you will find you will be made most welcome everywhere, and its a very safe and friendly area too! Enjoy!!

Check out www.olympicholidays.com to give you some idea of hotels etc, but check with your travel agent for any deals and offers.

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