Plan Your Trip to Europe
This section has our basic Europe travel information - the practical things you need to do to plan and book your trip.
Europe Travel Basics
Plan Your Trip to Europe: The basics to get you started on planning your trip to Europe.
Guidebooks and Maps
Maps of Europe: Our favorite European maps of all scales - for planning, driving, exploring and walking.
Travel Guidebooks for Europe: Our recommended guidebooks.
Vacation Rentals in Europe: Our lists of vacation rentals resources by country and region and reviews.
Hotels & B&Bs in Europe: Book your European hotels.
Home Exchange - Stay in Europe for Free!: What to expect when doing a home exchange (home swap) plus resources by Laura Byrne Paquet.
Families Traveling Together: Questions to ask when thinking of renting a villa with another family by Amie O'Shaughnessy.
Car Rental for Europe: What you need to know when booking a rental car for your trip to Europe.
Eurostar - London to Paris: Take a high speed train from central London to central Paris in 2 hours, 15 minutes.
Communication - Calling Home, Calling in Europe
Cell Phones for Europe: Cell phones in Europe work on different frequencies than those in North America, so you may have to purchase a new phone for Europe.
Cell Phone Rates Comparisons: Comparing the per minute calling rates of three popular cell phone companies - Call in Europe and Telestial.
Making Phone Calls: Everything you need to know to dial those long distance phone numbers.
International Phone Cards: Where to get the best International Phone Cards for calling from Europe.
Electronics in Europe
Traveling With Your Kindle: How to use the Kindle, an electronic book reader, in Europe.
Tourist Offices in Europe: Websites for tourist offices by country.
Travel Websites & Forums: Good web resources for travel to Europe.
Travel Blogs: Our favorite blogs about travel in Europe.
Destination Travel Guides
Read our Destination Travel Guides for Europe. Our travel business affiliates write articles about their favorite places or things to do in Europe.