Who is traveling? Please start with yourself first and then the rest of the travelers (and their relation to you).
What is your departure date? (Or, when do you expect to travel? )
How many nights will you stay (or expect to stay)?
Do you have a specific destination (or destinations) in mind? Please include countries, cities, or regions.
If you are open and are seeking destination advice, please provide a “wish list” so that I can match it to some suggestions (ie. “I want to be near the water,” or “I want to visit small cities and villages” or “I want to go on a wine tour.”)
If you have booked any accommodations, tours, transportation, event tickets, or anything with firm dates/times, please let me know.
Please tell me what you like to do on your vacation (check all that apply).
Visit historic sites (ruins, castles, etc) Visit museums (please any specify special interests, below) General sightseeing of the most famous sights Getting off the beaten path Outdoor activities (kayaking, biking, hiking) Tour guided activities (walking tours, bus tours) City-hopping Relaxing at the hotel/beach/scenic view Other activities
What best describes the travel pace would be most ideal for you and your travel companions?
Slow and steady See as much as possible Some “slow and steady” days and some “see as much as possible” days Other – please describe
What does your ideal itinerary look like?
Low-Key: Visit 1-2 sites a day, 2-3 sit-down meals, with people watching and relaxing time built in On-The-Go: Visit 2-3 sites per day, 1-2 fast food or to-go meals, a sit down dinner, short rests as needed Some “low key” planned days and some “on-the-go” planned days I prefer not to have a set timeline for my activities, but I do want to assign them to certain days (if I miss anything, I’m okay with that) Other
Have you traveled to Europe before? If so, please let me know where and when. What was your favorite destination(s) and why?
What are your best memories from your previous vacations (in Europe or elsewhere)?
What are your least favorite experiences from your previous vacations? Did you find anything in particular frustrating (ie. figuring out transportation, finding authentic restaurants)?
Please be as specific as you like, my goal is for you to experience a vacation without frustrations.
Are there any “must see/do” items on your wish list?
Does any one in your group have mobility limitations that I should keep in mind as I provide advice?
What type of accommodation do you prefer for this trip?
Hotel Resort Apartment rental Villa / House rental Other, please specify
What your ideal hotel type?
Hotel Chain (Hilton, Marriott, Ibis, NH, etc) Local hotel (only one location) Boutique hotel Luxury hotel
Where would you prefer your accommodations be located?
City Center (convenient location near major sites and attractions, may have some city noise) Outside of the Center (quieter locations, usually requiring transportation to areas with the sites and attractions) I’m flexible, bring me all options
Please select any of the below amenities that are important that your accommodations include (some amenities may require an additional fee).
Elevator Wi-Fi En-suite bathroom (check this if a shared bathroom is not an acceptable option) On-site Parking Air conditioning (availability may depend on the destination and season) In-room coffee maker and/or kettle Room service Daily housekeeping Breakfast included (continental or otherwise) Airport shuttle Walking distance to train or bus stop Fitness facility Hotel pool Private Jacuzzi or pool On-site restaurant On-site spa Other, please specify
How many rooms do you need?
Do you have a bed preference?
One bed (king or queen size) One bed (single/twin – for solo travelers) Two double beds Two single/twin beds Two beds (one king/queen/double and one single/twin or sofa bed) I’m flexible, bring me the available options
Do you have a must-have view preference for your room?
Water view (ocean, river, lake) Mountain/landscape view City view I’m flexible, bring me available options
What price range should I search for your accommodations (per room, per night)?
$100-$175 $175-$250 $250-$350 $350-$600 $600-$800 $800+
If you do not already have your international flight booked, Montage Travel can book your flight on your behalf. If you are interested in this service, please fill out the following questions. If not, please answer only the first question and then skip ahead to the airport transfers section.
Do you have a preferred airline to use for this trip?
I don't need Montage Travel to book my international flight No airline preference, please research the best routes and airfares Yes - Please specify:
Which airport is your home airport?
If a non-stop flight is not available, how many connections are acceptable?
1 2 3 Show me the routes and airfare options and I’ll decide from there
Which cabin of service do you prefer to travel in:
First Class/ Business Class Extra Legroom Economy Economy
Preferred transportation from to/from the airport and home/hotel.
Private car/driver Rental car Shared van/shuttle Free hotel shuttle (when available) Public Transportation (bus, train, subway, tram) Taxi Rideshare / Uber I’m flexible, make best recommendation
Preferred method of getting around a city/town:
Walking Rental Car Private car/ driver Train / Subway Bus / Tram Taxi or Uber Ferry / Boat (where available)
Preferred class of travel for long intercity train travel
First Class Second Class Silent Car Near café car Overnight cabin (with bed) Overnight train (seat, no bed)
Which type of travel do you prefer?
Independent exploration Guided tour(prefer to tour sights and cities by joining a short tour or day-long tour) I like both equally. Make recommendations on when to join a tour and when to explore independently.
When joining a tour, do you prefer a private or group tour?
Private guided tour Small group tour I’m flexible
What methods of travel do you like best for sightseeing?
Walking tour Bike tour Segway tour Boat tour City sightseeing bus Hire a car or taxi I’m flexible – any and all sound fun
Do you have a budget in mind for this trip? If so, please provide a budget range that I should keep in mind while crafting your itinerary.
Please take into consideration the budget for accommodations, transportation, sightseeing, and tours (not including meals or international airfare).
Is there anything else you would like to share with me to make sure I understand what you are looking for, what you like to do, and how I can best help you achieve those goals?
Please don’t be shy. I want this vacation to be perfect for you!
If you have any questions or comments that we haven’t covered yet here, please let me know below.