Self-Guided Vacation in London and Paris
The trip includes:
- Round-trip airfare from JFK, BOS, ORD, or LAX
- Three nights at Kensington Close Hotel in London
- Three nights at Villa Beaumarchais in Paris
- Train ride from London to Paris (about 2.5 hours)
- Daily breakfast
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Day 1: En route to London
Days 2–4: London
While in London, you’ll stay about 4 miles west of the city center in one of the modern guest rooms at Kensington Close Hotel. The hotel has a large spa with state-of-the-art fitness facilities and a 59-foot-long heated pool. There’s also a stylish eatery, Boulevard Restaurant, which serves a buffet breakfast (included in this Getaway) and a la carte European specialties for lunch and dinner.
Nearest subway station: High Street Kensington. District Line trains run south to Wimbledon, and Circle Line trains run east to Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey.
Within walking distance: Kensington Palace, the official residence of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Parts of the palace are open to the public.
Shop like a local: At Marks & Spencer and other British retailers along Kensington High Street
Days 5–7: Paris
After taking a train from London to Paris, the Villa Beaumarchais will be your home-away-from-home in Paris’s 3rd arrondissement. Modeled after a royal hunting pavilion, the property features burbling fountains, antique lighting fixtures, and lots of charm. Guest rooms have elegant furnishings and artistic flourishes throughout. A complimentary breakfast buffet is available each morning.
Nearest Métro station: Saint-Sébastien - Froissart, where you can catch trains running northwest to the Eiffel Tower and southeast through the 11th and 12th arrondissements
Within walking distance: Le Marais, a historic district lined with buildings from the 13th–17th-centuries
Why visit now: The Winter Circus, or Cirque d’Hiver, runs from October 12, 2013–March 2, 2014.
Day 8: En route to USA
Frequently Asked Questions
How much would it cost to fly from an airport not listed as part of this deal?
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Can we extend our trip before or after the promotional dates for the deal?
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How do I find out if the dates I want to travel are available?
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What happens if I buy the Groupon and my travel dates are not available?
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Does my child need a Groupon, and can they stay in my room?
All travelers 3 or older are required to purchase a Groupon. Different occupancy arrangements can be requested with Great Value Vacations at the time of reservation.