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    Me and a mate are off on a road trip in July.

    Our journey goes something like this:
    - Drive down to the french car train (whatever it's called haha)
    - Stay a few nights in paris
    - Drive to Geneva, stay a few nights there
    - Drive down to barcelona, again a few nights there
    - Fly out to Ibizia, couple more nights there
    - And then obviously fly back and straight back up with a few nights along the way

    How would you do it cheaply and where would you go? Those are my questions to you lot
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    ermm what will happen to your car ?
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    (Original post by the bear)
    ermm what will happen to your car ?
    How do you mean?
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    (Original post by Joshyouare)
    How do you mean?
    you are driving down & flying back ? you can't put the car in the aeroplane

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    (Original post by the bear)
    you are driving down & flying back ? you can't put the car in the aeroplane

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    From barcelona, it's a trip - chronological order haha
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    (Original post by Joshyouare)
    From barcelona, it's a trip - chronological order haha
    so you are leaving the car at the airport & picking it up on the way back ?
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    so you are leaving the car at the airport & picking it up on the way back ?
    Indeed, or somewhere near the airport
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    hitchike. just make sure you're armed at all times in case some psycho hitchhiker picks you up...
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    Go for ferries rather than using Eurostar or flights, it'll probably be cheaper. Book everything in advance, and make sure you buy whatever supplies you need ahead of time. Search Airbnb for cheap places to stay or use local hostels.

    Also make sure your car is up to such a long trip, both mechanically and in terms of insurance - you need to make sure you're covered to drive both in the EU and Switzerland, and also buy whatever toys French motoring law currently requires drivers to carry (breathalyser, hi-viz and so on). Last thing you want is some motoring issue cropping up on an autoroute hundreds of miles from home.
 
 
 
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