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How to Get the VAT Back

You Can Get Money Back on Your Paris Purchases

Get the #VAT backI am leaving for a tour of Paris tomorrow.  Although I don't expect to make too many large purchases there, you might be on your next tour of Paris.   In Paris, a surcharge called the VAT is added to most purchases.   Since it is about 20% of the purchase price, it can be a significant amount, especially if making large purchases.   So, how do you get the VAT back on a purchase in Paris?  Check out today's Paris blog post.

Friday, July 25, 2014/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (103)/Comments ()/ Article rating: 5.0
Categories: Paris
Tags: VAT

When to Visit Paris

Each Season Has Advantages - See What They Are

What is the best time of year to visit Paris?   Actually, my answer would be that any time of year is a great time to take a tour to Paris.  Each season offers distinct advantages in terms of weather, costs, and crowds.   There are also some times to avoid when visiting Paris.  In this blog post The Traveling Professor will present the pros and cons of visiting Paris during different times of the year.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (194)/Comments ()/ Article rating: 4.5
Categories: Paris

Phone Options When in Europe

Tips for Using a Cell Phone in Europe

how do i use a cell phone in europeWhat is the best cell phone option to use when traveling to Europe?  It is a question The Traveling Professor frequently gets from travelers on his tours to Italy, Paris, and Spain.  The Professor will dial you in on the best phone options to use in Europe when phoning home to say "bonjour" from your tour to Paris, or to say "ciao" and tell your family and friends what a great time you are having on your trip to Italy.



Monday, July 21, 2014/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (262)/Comments ()/ Article rating: 5.0
Categories: ParisItalySpain

Peru, Machu Picchu, and the Amazon Jungle

Join The Traveling Professor on a Trip of a Lifetime

#1 on just about everyone's bucket list is a trip to Peru, especially Machu Picchu.  We've done the trip many times and we think we have the best tour to Peru and Machu Picchu out there.  Our itinerary is terrific and includes many places no other tour company will take you in Peru and Machu Picchu.  We stay in some of the top hotels not only in Peru, some of them ranked in the Top 50 in the world by outfits like National Geographic.  We take all of the details to make sure your trip goes smoothly.  And, we only travel with small group of adult travelers.  Take a look at the details to the best trip to Peru and Machu Picchu in today's blog post.

Saturday, July 19, 2014/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (193)/Comments ()/ Article rating: 5.0

Using a Credit Card in Europe

Use These Tips to Save Money and Eliminate Hassles

how do i use a credit card in europeOn all of my small group  tours to Paris, Italy and Spain, The Traveling Professor recommends using a credit card to pay for as many things as possible.   However, it is important to use a credit card in Europe wisely.   In this blog post, I give some basic tips for credit card use in Europe that will save the traveler money and help avoid problems.


Thursday, July 17, 2014/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (327)/Comments ()/ Article rating: 4.5
Categories: ParisItalySpain
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