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As per a great suggestion from Joe, here are the links to each city's TR:
Israel: Part 1
Israel: Part 2 (very short)
Israel: Part 3 - Eilat
Israel: Part 4 - Ein Gedi/Dead Sea
Madrid
(Pics from Israel and Madrid)
Barcelona
Seville
Gibraltar
Rome
Florence
Pisa
Venice
Switzerland

Trip planning thread: http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=37776.0
There you can find all the info about how I booked what. May take some searching in there.
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Author Topic: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report  (Read 65464 times)

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #180 on: November 11, 2014, 01:47:41 PM »
Hmmm. Where will it be? Maybe I'll also attend.
You don't know the basics yet ?  :)

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #181 on: November 12, 2014, 11:03:14 AM »
You don't know the basics yet ?  :)
Just for the schmooz.
I try my best :-\
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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #182 on: November 12, 2014, 11:22:56 AM »
Yeah! I shmooz real good! And the DO aspect :)

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #183 on: November 12, 2014, 12:45:44 PM »
Seems that the posts leading up to this conversation were deleted. Care to fill the rest of us in?
From the pieces I'm able to put together it seems that Yehuda is giving his own seminar and charging an entrance fee...

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #184 on: November 12, 2014, 12:51:15 PM »
Seems that the posts leading up to this conversation were deleted. Care to fill the rest of us in?
From the pieces I'm able to put together it seems that Yehuda is giving his own seminar and charging an entrance fee...
PM @Yehuda. If he wants he'll respond

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #185 on: November 17, 2014, 03:11:27 PM »
Well, it only took about a million years, but I finally added up our total dollar cost, give or take a few dollar in case my exchange rates weren't perfect. This includes flights, hotels, trains, car rentals, buses, taxis, food and activities for 6 1/2 weeks.
$8,551.83

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #186 on: November 17, 2014, 03:16:33 PM »
Well, it only took about a million years, but I finally added up our total dollar cost, give or take a few dollar in case my exchange rates weren't perfect. This includes flights, hotels, trains, car rentals, buses, taxis, food and activities for 6 1/2 weeks.
$8,551.83
Wow! That's only $657.84/person/week or $93.98/person/day! Great job!!

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #187 on: November 17, 2014, 03:20:04 PM »

Well, it only took about a million years, but I finally added up our total dollar cost, give or take a few dollar in case my exchange rates weren't perfect. This includes flights, hotels, trains, car rentals, buses, taxis, food and activities for 6 1/2 weeks.
$8,551.83
Wow!
And in another million years, we're expecting the "what it would have cost without points" total :)

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #188 on: November 17, 2014, 03:27:34 PM »
Wow! That's only $657.84/person/week or $93.98/person/day! Great job!!
Thanks! I really didn't know what was reasonable to expect. I thought we could keep it at about $100 a day (not including the flights) but that wasn't based on any actual budget. We weren't particularly stingy nor spendy (I can't think of the actual English word to describe that), but yeah, I think it was a fair amount of money spent.

We also used 803,000 points and 6 cc nights.

Wow!
And in another million years, we're expecting the "what it would have cost without points" total :)
Lol I don't think I can put that together. I don't know the dollar costs of my flights or hotels on the day that I booked them, but hey, let's just say it was a lot more. 5 nights at PHP is ~$5000 and a OW J ticket EWR-TLV is another couple of thousand. So let's say those two items alone add up to almost how much I actually spent in cash. :)

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #189 on: November 17, 2014, 03:37:24 PM »
Thanks! I really didn't know what was reasonable to expect. I thought we could keep it at about $100 a day (not including the flights) but that wasn't based on any actual budget. We weren't particularly stingy nor spendy (I can't think of the actual English word to describe that), but yeah, I think it was a fair amount of money spent.

We also used 803,000 points and 6 cc nights.
It's definitely not expensive. My daily cost was $154.31/person, but we only used 160k UA and 48,500 SPG.

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #190 on: November 17, 2014, 03:39:25 PM »
It's definitely not expensive. My daily cost was $154.31/person, but we only used 160k UA and 48,500 SPG.
Cool, okay. Nice comparison. Although, bringing in the miles you used isn't so comparable based on how many flights/days our trips were.

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #191 on: November 17, 2014, 03:42:03 PM »
Cool, okay. Nice comparison. Although, bringing in the miles you used isn't so comparable based on how many flights/days our trips were.
True, true. Still you did better.

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #192 on: November 17, 2014, 03:42:45 PM »
True, true. Still you did better.
Eh, it's not a competition ;)

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #193 on: November 17, 2014, 03:53:15 PM »
Eh, it's not a competition ;)
I'm trying to give you a complement.  ;)

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #194 on: November 17, 2014, 03:55:02 PM »
I'm trying to give you a complement.  ;)
I know I know. Thanks :D