Here are some useful links when planning your trip


Travel Insurance


Active Gourmet Holidays highly recommends comprehensive trip cancellation and interruption insurance.


Once you have planned your trip with Active Gourmet Holidays, the time has come to consider purchasing travel insurance. Hopefully your plans can be carried out without any bumps in the road, however, the unexpected occasionally occurs. A sudden illness, lost luggage, and missed connections can interrupt even the best planned trip.


Travelex is a premier provider of travel insurance. If you click on the banner, a new window will follow. You can then click on Get a Quote and fill out the Get a Quote section on the left to see options.




Car Rental - Auto Europe


Planning to tour France, Italy, or at any of our other locations worldwide? Auto Europe makes renting a car quick, easy and affordable.


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Weather - The Weather Channel - can show you local weather for thousands of cities around the world. You can even find local weather for every US ZIP code by State. Simply type the name of a city (Paris), or city and country (Paris, France). For all cities in a country, simply type the name of the country (France).


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Maps/Directions - ViaMichelin


Maps and driving directions for your local or international travel.


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Rail Europe


For 75 years, RailEurope has helped North American travelers see more of Europe. Book train tickets if you plan to travel between 2-3 cities. Check our selection of rail passes for more flexibility and savings.


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Trenitalia is the primary operator of trains within Italy.


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Voyages SNCF


Train travel in France.


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Paris by Train


A guide to the Paris RER, Metro, train and TGV / Eurostar services in France.


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Traveler’s Checklist


The Traveler's Guide to Preparing, Maintaining and Securing Your Home


Travel and Health: General Precautions


Your Survival Guide to Safe and Healthy Travel


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