European Travel Skills Pledge Event

Rick Steves' many years of travel experience is distilled into this lively, two-hour pledge special. Beautifully filmed on location along his favorite "Best of Europe" loop — Amsterdam, Germany's Rhineland and Bavaria, Italy's Riviera, Siena and Venice, the Swiss Alps, Paris, and London — Rick shares his most up-to-date tips on planning an itinerary, hurdling the language barrier, driving cars, catching trains, avoiding crowds and crime, eating and sleeping on a budget, and more. It's packed with information — and inspiration — to help turn travel dreams into smooth and affordable reality.


Content: Three complete Rick Steves' Europe Series 7 episodes — 712 European Travel Skills: Part I, 713 European Travel Skills: Part II, and 714 European Travel Skills: Part III — plus 35 minutes for pledge breaks. Re-released in spring 2016 with updated roll-ins and new sustainer levels.

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European Travel Skills Pledge Event [88 words]
Rick Steves' many years of travel experience is distilled into this lively, two-hour pledge special. Beautifully filmed on location along his favorite "Best of Europe" loop — Amsterdam, Germany's Rhineland and Bavaria, Italy's Riviera, Siena and Venice, the Swiss Alps, Paris, and London — Rick shares his most up-to-date tips on planning an itinerary, hurdling the language barrier, driving cars, catching trains, avoiding crowds and crime, eating and sleeping on a budget, and more. It's packed with information — and inspiration — to help turn travel dreams into smooth and affordable reality.

European Travel Skills Pledge Event [105 words]
Rick Steves' 30 years of travel experience is distilled into this all new two-hour special, with practical advice on how to have a fun, affordable, and culturally broadening trip to Europe. Filmed on location on his favorite "Best of Europe" loop — Amsterdam, the Rhineland, Bavaria, Venice, Siena, the Italian Riviera, the Swiss Alps, Paris, and London — Rick shares the essential skills of smart travel. You'll learn tips on planning an itinerary, hurdling the language barrier, driving rental cars and catching trains, avoiding scams, eating well, sleeping smart, staying safe, and everything you need to know to turn your travel dreams into smooth and affordable reality.

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Rick Steves passes the museum line at the Louvre

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Rick Steves uses his iPhone for audio tours

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Rick Steves uses his audio walking tour of London

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Germany's DB ICE train arrival

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Rick Steves has his ticket examined by the train conductor

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Rick Steves displays how to pack light for Europe

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Rick Steves gesticulates with an Italian in Vernazza

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Rick Steves chops wood in Gimmelwald, Switzerland

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A mountain hostel in the Swiss Alps

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Rick Steves strolls through Gimmelwald

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Rick Steves inspects train stops at King's Cross

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Rick Steves speaks with a train conductor

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  • Rick Steves Travel Skills DVD: In this two-disc DVD set filled with information-packed travel lectures, Rick shares how to travel smoothly and affordably through Europe with practical tips on planning a trip, getting around, finding accommodations, staying safe, packing right, and more! Plus, Rick presents the history of European art from medieval through modern times and teaches how to broaden your perspective through travel, plus the bonus extra: Rick Steves Tour Experience.
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    • Item #: DV-BD-TRV2
  • "Rick Steves' Best Destinations" travel newsletter: 64 pages of stories, color photos, and graphics of Rick's top itineraries in Europe.
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    • Item #: ZZ-Mail-Newsltr

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