On the heels of TravelWhimsy‘s recent post on our delayed honeymoon to Italy, this is part 3 of a 4-part series to answer some of our readers’ questions on the nitty-gritty of how the trip was booked to maximize savings.
|(2) Train Tickets|
|(4) Everything Else|
Taking full advantage of some of the hotel promotions offered in late 2010, we booked ourselves into some phenomenal hotels for a total out of pocket expense of $300 (vs. a normal cost of almost $4,000).
|5 Nights at 4-star Hotel Berchielli in Florence:||$45 (including full breakfast & free wi-fi)|
|2 Nights at 5-star InterContinental de la Ville in Rome:||Free|
|2 Nights at 5-star Park Hyatt Milan (Milan & Lake Como):||$75 (annual fee for Hyatt Visa Card)|