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travelling around

perth
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travelling around

just wanting some advice on the best way to get around to places such as paris, amsterdam, rome, and prague if you dont want to go on a contiki tour? what airlines should we avoid we want cheap but obviously want a safe airline is British airways ok?

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1. Re: travelling around

All British airlines are safe.

Some of the 'low cost' airlines have newer and better planes than the 'established' carriers.

Apart from flying, there is a comprehensive railway network in Europe. But it's about 10 hours from Paris to Rome / Roma Termini (changing trains at Turin / Turino Porta Susa). However London to Paris is easily done by train (Eurostar) in a few hours, city centre to city centre.

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2. Re: travelling around

All European airlines are considered safe. BA and the other national carriers (KLM, Air France, Alitalia, Czech Airlines) also BMI, easyJet, Ryanair, Monarch are all popular.

On the shorter routes, train works out faster, as it's city centre to city centre, and many European trains reach speeds of 300 km per hour. This is a very good website for train travel: http://www.seat61.com/

Eurolines operate an extensive bus network - they're slower than trains and planes, but also much cheaper: http://www.eurolines.com/

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