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Summer Vacations in Europe

Updated on June 16, 2011

Summer in Europe is definitely something people always look forward to. However, travelling to one of the most sought after summer destination can be very costly. Although over time, European vacation packages have already become more affordable. But still you have to know how to get great bargains and find inexpensive summer vacations in Europe.

First and foremost, you have to be familiar with the summer destinations available in the area. You are most likely to get cheaper rates if you choose to travel in smaller cities. Well-known locations such as London, Paris or Rome would normally have higher rates. You will have greater chances of saving money if you take the road that is less travelled.

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Image by Al lanni

Instead of checking in to a regular hotel why not consider renting a flat or hostel. You can greatly reduce your expenses since accommodations are more affordable. Be sure to book your accommodation early and save more.

Consider walking rather than renting a car. Remember that car rentals are not included in most vacation packages. Besides, walking along the beautiful streets of Europe is an excellent way to get to know the place more. Aside from that, you do not have to worry about extra fees.

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Image by David Paul Ohmer

If you know someone who lives near to where you would like to visit in Europe, you can ask them to guide you around the area. With the help of a map and some online researching you can conveniently tour around Europe without the need of hiring a guide.

Summer vacations in Europe do not have to be expensive. You just have to know your options so you can have a budget-friendly trip. Doing so will not only maximize your stay but also provide you with a rewarding European summer vacation.

Europe Cruise Vacation

There's no better way to see a lot of Europe in a short amount of time than on a cruise. You'll get to explore world-class cities while taking in splendid scenery.

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  • Litany Notch profile image

    Litany Notch 8 years ago from South UK

    I always think of Sweden as being Scandinavia rather than Europe hmm think I'll have to do a hub on it!

  • Alex ONeill profile image

    Alex ONeill 8 years ago from Sweden (But I'm from Colorado)

    Hmm, you didnt mention Sweden =(