Arthur Frommer—the travel legend/guru—just wrote a great tip for Frommers.com. Arthur states that when planning a European vacation, “the optimum advance period is 120 days (four months), which means that a smart traveler purchases those tickets in January or February for a vacation in May or June.” He also says, “January and February are also the months when short-term apartment rentals for late spring and early autumn are most readily available,” and that “apartment accommodations are now heavily chosen by American tourists, not simply for a saving in cost, but for the authenticity of the experience as well.”
Arthur has a lot of good advice, including why you should consider staying away from Europe in July and August (“crowds, high hotel rates, jam-packed museums and the weather”). For more, see the full post.
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