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There really isn't a "travel agency" price anymore. Travel agencies get a commission (small) for everything they sell at retail prices. They don't buy cheap and add on profit margins. Travel agents can avail themselves to industry pricing sometimes, but that is only for themselves and usually is dependent on how much they sold for that company the year ...


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It is legal for a third party web site to accept an ESTA application from you and submit it on your behalf. However, you may be charged more than the statutory $14 you would be charged at the official page. You may also have visited a fake web site, and there is no good way to determine in advance if the site will really submit the application for you or ...


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When the exchange direction is EUR => non-EUR, there are no consolidated exchange rate sites based in Germany. You have your own bank and the Reisebank to choose from, that's why they invented the Reisebank. Retail banks in Germany are regulated by the Bundesbank and need to follow their guidelines about what retail exchange rates can be offered in small ...


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Here is a sample page from European Rail Timetable:


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Vianavigo is a journey planner for public transportation in Paris and Ile de France. It includes regional trains and even local buses. Enter the departure and arrival points : it will provide you with routes and schedules. On the STIF network, which gather public transportations in the Ile de France, prices do not change even if you buy your ticket 30 ...


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I figured Wikipedia has nice tables of all lines (regional, national, international) serving each of the major Paris stations. It does not render as nice as a map but they are all there: Gare de Montparnasse Gare de l'Est Gare de Lyon Gare du Nord Gare de Saint-Lazare Gare d'Austerlitz Gare de Bercy


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Here is a time to distance map than can be useful. According to its author, it was generated using SNCF sources. Otherwise, a plain standard official map may be useful too.


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I found this map of the Ile-de-France region on this site, so I assume it is a 2005 map rather than the most current one. But as rail lines are not changing that fast, it might give you a start on finding a railway destination. On another site you can find a map of France (and more) on which you can zoom in to see the area you want to concentrate on. I find ...


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Camping Permit? Yes but which one? According to the website of the Council of Tenerife, campers who wish to use the public camping facilities scattered across the islad require a permit. Note that various camping permits exist, which can be requested either online or in person: Using a motorhome/camper van/mobilhome in a camping facility - In person ...


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The online portal vacations to go offers this possibility on their custom search. You have the option to choose up to two ports to exclude. Note that you have to give your particulars to see any results. However, no email confirmation is needed, so using fake particulars should be possible if you are worried about giving out information. I haven't ...



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