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Italy Aug 1-12 07
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Two wks away….wow! Cant believe it! Maybe we can all meet up for coffee/lunch late arvo in Rome on the 31st as its sounds like that is the arrival date for most of you?? then we can just take it from there. How do we go about contacting each other… sms??? I will be in a different hotel to the Contiki one for the two days prior. Stace
I’m NOT going on your trip but i’ve travelled with Contiki and would like to offer some advice:
If you plan on taking a credit card to Europe, you may want to call your credit card company to let them know you’ll be travelling so they don’t think the card has been stolen and cut you off.
Another thing I recommend is carrying your cash in a money belt, I find it safer.
When you pack, throw some clothing into your carry-on to ligten the weight of the suitcase and in case your luggage gets lost. Leave room for souveneirs & carry with you an extra copy of your pasport and hotel address list.
In terms of weight of luggage, it’s the airlines that are more strict than Contiki. Each airline has their own weight threshold & will only be too glad to charge you extra for going over. You can find out the limit/rules by going on the airline’s website.
Feel free to ask me anything else.
Brian (from New York)
Southern Ireland ‘97
Grand Explorer ‘00
Rainbow Nation ‘01 (no longer offered by Contiki)
Beaches & Reefs ‘02-’03
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