France

Currency: Euro ( EU), Canadian Dollar ($ CAD)
My Budget: $2,500 CAD ($50/day + flight and accommodation)
Actual Amount Spent: $TBA*
*not including gifts, souvenirs, postcards etc.

Dates of Travel: Dec 29 2016 to Jan 10th 2017
Length of Stay: 13 days (3 days spent in transit)
Purpose of Trip: Leisure
Number of Travelers: 2

Flight

  • Flight: $957.98 per person (booked 3 months in advance, multi-city flight from Halifax to Paris, Paris to Toronto, using Google Flights)
  • Baggage Fees: $0 (we took carry-on baggage only)
  • Transportation from/to Paris airport: 50.06 (arrival with Le Bus Direct) + 33.15 (departure with RATP Paris CEDEX) = $83.21 total ($41.60 pp total)

Accommodations

Amounts show the total, including all fees and taxes in Canadian dollars.

Misc:

Amounts show the total, including all fees and taxes in Canadian dollars.

Paris

BISTRO GASPARD PARIS 47.60 EUR (Dec 30: 2x first meal in Paris) 70.09
G20 SUPER DOMIN PARIS 7 34.95 EUR (Dec 30: Groceries) 51.47
G20 SUPER DOMIN PARIS 7 20.32 EUR (Dec 30: Groceries) 29.92
LE RECRUTEMENT PARIS 17.80 EUR (Dec 30: snooty waiter café) 26.21
BOULANG DUCHES PARIS 11.20 EUR (Dec 31: coffee and croissants) 16.49
LA FROMAGERIE PARIS 18.14 EUR (Dec 31: cheese) 26.71
SAINT DODIS PARIS 19.29 EUR (Dec 31: Groceries) 28.40
RATP PARIS CEDEX 1 3.80 EUR (Jan 1: 2x public transit tickets) 5.60
RATP PARIS CEDEX 1 3.80 EUR (Jan 1: 2x public transit tickets) 5.60
C POMPIDOU PARIS 28.00 EUR (Jan 1: 2x Admission tickets) 41.23
LE GEORGES PARIS 17.40 EUR (Jan 1: Lunch at the museum café) 25.63
ATELIER D PAIN PARIS 17.90 EUR (Jan 2: Groceries) 26.35
RATP PARIS CEDEX 14.60 EUR (Jan 2: 2x Transit day passes) 21.49
FP LA MOTTE PICQUET PARIS 15.30 EUR (Jan 2: Groceries) 22.10
GOURMANDISES EIF PARIS 8.45 EUR (Jan 3: Groceries) 12.21
RATP PARIS CEDEX 3.80 EUR (Jan 3: 2x transit tickets) 5.48
SNCF PARIS 14.20 EUR (Jan 3: 2x train tickets to Versailles) 20.51
CHAT.VERSAILLES VERSAILLES 36.00 EUR (Jan 3: 2x Palace of Versailles admissions) 52.00
MC DONALD’S VERSAILLES 9.20 EUR (Jan 3: 2x burgers) 13.28
SETE TOUR EIFFEL PARIS 22.00 EUR (Jan 3: 2x Tickets to Eiffel tower) 31.59
G20 SUPER DOMIN PARIS 11.25 EUR (Jan 3: beer) 16.15
G20 SUPER DOMIN PARIS 10.20 EUR (Jan 3: beer & wine) 14.65
LA CASA D ANTHON PARIS 16.76 EUR (Jan 3: cheese) 24.13

CHAI DE LABBAYE PARIS 58.00 EUR (Jan 8: 2x last dinner in Paris) 83.60
LES DEUX MAGOTS PARIS 55.00 EUR (Jan 8: 2x dessert and aperitif) 79.27
231 EAST STR. OP PARIS 16.00 EUR (Jan 8: 2x burgers before the ballet) 22.95
Telus Roaming Charges (Dec 30-Jan 8: 10 days @ $10/day+HST) 113.00

Bordeaux

LA TAVERNE DU MI BORDEAUX 16.10 EUR (Jan 4: first lunch in Bordeaux) 23.11
CARREFMARKETSCON BORDEAUX 14.34 EUR (Jan 4: groceries) 20.59
PILAR BORDEAUX 34.21 EUR (Jan 4: groceries) 49.13
FOURNIL DE BEGLE BORDEAUX 4.40 EUR (Jan 4: groceries) 6.31
NEWREST WL PGE TOULOUSE 5.00 EUR (Jan 4: 2x coffees on the train) 7.21
SARL LAURENT ET BORDEAUX 5.90 EUR (Jan 5: groceries) 8.50
LA MIE CALINE BORDEAUX 3.50 EUR (Jan 5: sandwich) 5.04
CARREFOUR XP BORDEAUX 8.59 EUR (Jan 5: groceries) 12.38
L’EXCALE BORDEAUX 52.00 EUR (Jan 6: drinks at a bar) 74.95
NEVEU J.MICHEL BORDEAUX 8.70 EUR (Jan 6: groceries) 12.54
KEOLIS BM TBC BORDEAUX 9.20 EUR (Jan 6, 10:37am: 2x transit day passes) 13.26
CARREFOUR XP BORDEAUX 7.96 EUR (Jan 7: groceries) 11.47
S.MIXTE PILAT LA TESTE 1.00 EUR (Jan 7: Parking) 1.45
KEOLIS BM TBC BORDEAUX 6.00 EUR (Jan 7: 4x transit tickets) 8.65
BURGER AND BRO ARCACHON 27.90 EUR (Jan 7: lunch and drinks) 40.21
HERTZ FRANCE 154.73 EUR (Jan 7: Car Rental & Gas) 228.42

Washington (overnight layover)

HOLIDAY INN DULLES Sterling VA 60.00 USD (Jan 9: dinner and drinks) 81.55

Totals:

  • Accommodations: $989 ($494.50 pp)
  • Public city transport: TBA
  • Transit (other): $139.95 CAD ($69.97 pp)
  • Food/beverage out: TBA
  • Groceries/misc: TBA
  • Admission to sites: TBA
  • Tickets to shows: $149 ($74.50 per ticket for the Paris Opera)
  • Flight: $957.98 pp

GRAND TOTAL: TBA

Cost per day (not including flight and accommodation): TBA

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