Packing List – Europe in Summer

Heading to Europe this summer? Check out this awesome packing list from our Contiki Marketing pro, Heather Metcalf!


Summer Europe Suitcase

Telling someone what to pack for their trip to Europe is a touchy subject.  It’s just so personal! Everybody has their own clothing and packing style.  This list is meant to be a general guideline.  If you are a fashionista, I’m sure you have already glanced at this list, scoffed, and thought of 20 things you would add. But before we get into it, there are a couple of things worth mentioning:

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Happy Memorial Day

On behalf of the Contiki staff, we wish you a Happy Memorial Day!  Whether you’re celebrating by having a barbecue, spending time with friends and family, or taking a trip  – we hope you have a safe and enjoyable holiday.  We’ll be back with the blog on Tuesday.

Happy Memorial Day!

Join Contiki on June 9th for an Online Info Session!

We’re in a sharing mood and we want to share our favorite trips with you during our interactive Online Info Session on Thursday, June 9, 2011! Join the Contiki staff as they dish the trips that Contiki recommend for your next summer vacation.  Will it be one of our favorite Europe trips?  Or do our new South America tours suit your fancy?

Whatever the case may be, register for the online info session and come join the conversation!  As a bonus for attending, we’ll throw in something special for you.  We’d love to talk to you, so sign up today!  Register for Contiki Online Info Session – June 9, 2011

Congratulations to the Class of 2011!

It’s graduation season!  Congratulations to everyone in the Class of 2011 – you did it!  We wanted to dedicate this post  to our very own Junior Graphic Designer Eric W. – he walked in his graduation ceremonies this week and he is now a Class of 2011 alumni of CSU Northridge.  He’s ready to get down to Contiki business, as you can tell from the photo on the right.

Congratulations Eric!  We’re so proud of you!

What does this mean for YOU?  While the first official day of summer isn’t until June 19, 2011, college campuses are already finishing out their spring semesters and quarters for summer vacation!  So start planning your dream vacation today.  Check out our cool deals page at to find amazing trips for under $1000 or visit to discover your next destination!

Summer awaits!