French vacation surprise!
May 26, 2005 7:24 AM Subscribe
My parents are visiting the French Riviera for about a month, and I have their (almost) complete itinerary. I'd love to send something to one of their hotels as a surprise gift, but not sure what.
posted by nitsuj to travel & transportation around Côte D’ Azur, France (4 answers total)
I'm thinking something small and relatively cheap that can be shipped from the States -- something that a retired couple would enjoy receiving from home while on vacation. Is there a particular item/idea that comes to mind as something you would have been surprised and happy to receive while on vacation?
Also, what can I expect to pay to ship something to them from the United States, and is any carrier more reliable when it comes to delivering an item on a specific date? Will hotels commonly hold packages for guests who haven't arrived yet? Will the fact that I know absolutely no French matter, or will hotel employees speak enough English that I'll be able to explain to them what I'm trying to do? Will the questions ever end?