Planning Worksheet

To be used in conjunction with "Planning Your Trip" and "Planning Your Route" on guideforeurope.com

If you are traveling with more than one person, each person should fill this out.

This will give you an idea if you have the same sort of trip in mind.

To print, go File --> Print -->OK

1) How many days do you have to travel? (Do not count your arrival and departure day) _______

2) Are you planning on traveling alone or with others?

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2B) Are you planning on traveling with a tour or alone? ______________

3) What time of year do you want to travel? ___________________

4) Objectives for your trip, things you want to see and do:

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5) Budget

Number of days ________ x $60 a day = ________

Number of days ________ x $75 a day = ________ (Aim for $75, don't do it for less than $60)

6) What kind of accommodation are you looking to stay in:

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7) Guidebook - which one suits your trip the best?

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Route Planning

1) Where are you flying in and out of:

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2) Events or places you have to be at certain times: (meeting up with friends, festivals etc.)

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3) Countries want to go to - print the map if you need it.

MUSTS

IF THERE'S TIME

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Now do cities:

MUSTS IF THERE'S TIME
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

5) With 2.5 - 3 days in each city, that allows you ______________ number of cities.

6) Using your map, plan out a rough route. Remember, if you are flying in and out of the same place, try to make your route circular to avoid backtracking. Open jaw tickets, like a straight line.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7) Travel time. Determine the amount of travel time you will have between each place:

_________________ to _________________  ______ hrs. ______ minutes

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_________________ to _________________  ______ hrs. ______ minutes

_________________ to _________________  ______ hrs. ______ minutes

_________________ to _________________  ______ hrs. ______ minutes

8) Now print off your blank calendar and rough in your route.

9) Congratulations, you are done!

Now return to guideforeurope.com to research your rail pass and accommodation!