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Affordable weekly timeshare rentals available at luxury resorts across the globe. As low as $43/night. Visit sellmytimesharenow.com.

US Vacation Rentals

Connecticut Vacation Rentals

Litchfield County. Gracious 1790 Georgian, newly restored perfection, sleeps 12, family reunions, retreats and seminars. www.fairrising.com, dhunstein@gmail.com.
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Florida Vacation Rentals

Boca Grande: Two-unit townhouse steps from beach, fabulous views of Gulf. Each unit 2 bedroom, 2 bath, identical floor plans. Rent one or both. All amenities. For details: freemanco@aol.com, 586-255-0889.

New Jersey Vacation Rentals

Stone Harbor, NJ. On beach, 90 2nd St. radams150@aol.com, 570-287-0595. vrbo.com/235754.

New York Vacation Rentals

Saratoga Springs—Condo on the Park". First floor, 2 bedrooms. Study w/ queen pullout. 2 baths. Sleeps 6. September, October, 3 Night minimum,  $275/night, $1800/week. lgeolois@verizon.net.

Lake George—Year-round home. 1 block from lake w/ view. 4 bedrooms. All hardwood, all amenities. 2 kayaks. 3 night minimum $240/night. lgeolois@verizon.net or 518-587-3708.

Caribbean Vacation Rentals

Tortola, BVI: Three-bedroom house 50 yards from beautiful Long Bay Beach. Ewinghouse@gmail.com or 646-526-7111. www.ewinghouse.com.

France Vacation Rentals

Paris. Luxurious, large, sun-filled belle epoque apartment just off Place St. Michel on Left Bank. 4th floor. Lovely details, fully equipped, cleaning 2x/wk. Sleeps 5. Minimum week, $4,200. Call 617-491-0006. dantonapartment@gmail.com.

Aix-en-Provence, Cours Mirabeau: Heart of town. Two bedroom, quiet, steps to shops, restaurants; garage. Perfect for exploring. $1,450 weekly. greatfrenchrentals@comcast.net.

Paris 7th. Fifth floor, quiet, studio sleeps 3. Balcony. View Eiffel Tower. www.parisgrenelle.com. 207-752-0285.

Paris, 5* boutique vacation apartments. Marais, Louvre, St. Germain. Professionally managed & owned by Pad-a-Terre (est. 1999). www.pad-a-terre.com. contact@pad-a-terre.com. +33-1-42-77-92-10.
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PARIS OPERA GARNIER, 750 sq/ft elegant top floor apartment, views, short/long-term. Owner managed. Lebas75parisapartment@yahoo.com.

France, Paris-Marais: Exquisite, sunny one bedroom apartment behind Place des Vosges. King-size bed, living/dining room, six chairs, full kitchen, washer, dryer. Weekly maid service. WiFi. $1350 weekly. max@gwu.edu.

Languedoc. Charming house in medieval village, spectacular views. Mediterranean, hiking, vineyards, Carcassonne. www.caussi.com, 646-552-8661.

South of France. Hilltop village above Nice near Vence and Grasse; two bed two bath house with spectacular views of Gorge du Loup; sleeps four. $1400 per week. Walter.loughlin@gmail.com.
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Paris - Marais. Historic 17th-century, 500 sq. ft. apt on first floor, renovated, 1 bedroom, sleeps 4, brand new kitchen & bath, 2 private courtyards, high-speed internet access. 978-505-8300, asluder22@gmail.com.

Paris-Marais: Renovated 17th-century, tri-level, top-floor, courtyard apartment. Central, quiet, exposed beams, hardwood floors, fireplace, fully equipped. Non-smokers. Week/Month. 206-723-6538; www.acrossthewater.net.

Paris vacation apartments, hotel reservations, things to do, destination guide & more. Visit: www.parisnet.com.

Paris—7th. Metro Vaneau. Elegant 900 sq ft 3rd floor 1BR apartment with open view, washer/dryer, elevator, renovated kitchen and bathroom. Sleeps 4 w/ sleeper sofa. Weekly maid service. Located on quiet street, near Rue de Sevres and St. Germain. 1,100/week. 1 week minimum. kentbrittan@yahoo.com.

Paris 5th. Blue State Special. Elegant ground floor studio in 17th century building half block from Seine opposite Notre Dame. Free internet, phone, TV. Full kitchen. Sleeps three. rwolff@afroam.umass.edu.

Burgundy, Cote d'Or Wine Country. Luxurious 18th Century village house overlooks historic chateau in French countryside. 30 minutes from Beaune and Burgundy's best vineyards. 3 bedrooms, large salon, gourmet kitchen, 2 baths, washer, dryer, WiFi, satellite HDTV, stereo, DVD. Sleeps 6. Private garden. Perfect for hiking, biking in countryside. 6 bicycles provided. U.S. $1,500/week. www.franceburgundycottage.com. Available April-November. W. Kenneth Thompson, wktbristol@gmail.com, 802-453-7855.

Paris 16th: Large, sunny, one bedroom, elevator, near shops, Metro Mirabeau. All creature comforts. $1450/wk, two week minimum. trips@frenchtraveler.com.

Paris 6th: Elegant Left Bank apartment by the Seine. Walk to Notre Dame, Louvre and Luxembourg Garden. gam1@comcast.net, 609-924-7520.

Great Britain & Ireland Vacation Rentals

LONDON, COVENT GARDEN. Walk to Theatre, Opera, Galleries. 1 Bedroom, 2 Bath flat in modern building with Porter. 7 night minimum. 307-733-8195; MareeW@post.harvard.edu.

Hungary Vacation Rentals

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. Harvard alumni-owned, beautiful, classic, 2 bedroom apartment in the historic heart of Budapest. Sunny, many amenities, balcony, perfect for family vacations or business trips. pbalogh@pacificalawyer.com, or www.budapestbestapartment.com.
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Italy Vacation Rentals

Tranquil Tuscany: Chianti Classico region. Charming cottage for 2. Private garden terrace. Large library. Vineyards, medieval castles, cultural centers of Tuscany nearby. VRBO.com/168839.

Beautifully restored 18th century Tuscan home between Lucca and the sea. Private, gated, 4+ terraced acres. Manicured gardens. 65' pool. Convenient to beaches, Florence, Pietrasanta, Cinque Terre. Perfect for vacation or sabbatical. www.luccavacationhome.com/harvard.
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Rome. Breathtakingly beautiful art-filled apartment on via Gregoriana near Spanish steps. 2 bedrooms in a 17th century palazzo. Mariaceliswirth@yahoo.com, 212-360-6321.

Florence—heart of city. Luxury apartments for rent by Harvard Alumnus. Walk to all major sites and best restaurants from this historic palazzo. Tell us your class year and get 10% off. Palazzoantellesiflorence.com.

Valdarno, near Florence. Elegant 1.5 bedroom, 1 bath, exposed beams, historical center. Steps to restaurants, cafes, and trains. Monthly/weekly. 415-331-3791; teri@travelswithteri.com.

Florence. Stunning 14th century villa in the Florentine Hills set amongst vineyards and olive groves. 7 bedrooms, 5 baths, meticulously maintained. Renaissance views. 20 mins. from center of Florence. $5,000/week; weekly rental only. Harvard alumni owner. garshad@gmail.com. Harvard Alumni Business Network Advertiser
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Rome—Bright Elegant Apartment. Beamed ceilings. Antiques. Walk to Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain. 609-683-3813, gam1@comcast.net.

Going to Italy? Let a Stanford alum who lives there guide and drive you. He'll follow your lead if you wish or he'll surprise you with discoveries he's made over the years. Your wishes are his commands. Check out: www.follow-your-nose.com.

TUSCANY: Luxury private villa for 8, beautiful pool and gardens, www.LuxuryVillaTuscany.com.

Rome: spacious, stylish, renovated apartment. Walk to St. John Lateran and major sights. WiFi. Elevator. Two bedrooms, two baths. lm603@columbia.edu, 212-867-0489, www.casacleme.com.

Travel

Expert-led archaeological tours, food tours, walking tours and gulet cruises. Croatia, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Turkey and UK. Peter Sommer Travels, www.petersommer.com.
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Luxury Barge Cruises in the Upper Loire. Barge Meanderer is an exquisite, top-rated, owner-operated luxury canal barge offering six-day, FULLY inclusive cruises on French canals (6 passengers/6 crew). Enjoy transfers to/from the Barge, all meals and wines, open bar, shore visits to wineries, markets, chateaux, antiquing, optional guided biking tours and golf. Highly customized. Owned by parents of Harvard M.B.A. ’97. 602-790-0049, info@bargemeanderer.com; www.bargemeanderer.com.
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Resolute Reef Research. Investigation of global warming on reef milieus. Diving and underwater photography. luxembergphd@gmail.com. Harvard Alumni Business Network Advertiser.
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EXPLORE "LOST VENICE" BY SAILBOAT. Unique culinary cruise of the lagoon on historic 52' bragozzo w/ noted culinary authority; Venetian crew. Sept. 16-22 openings; dates in 2018. Endorsed by NYT, Conde Nast, etc. Venetian owner partnering w/ Harvard MArch. www.cruisingvenice.com. Contact: julia@juliadellacroce.com.

Yacht Charters

Crewed Yacht Charters, Caribbean, Mediterranean, New England & Bahamas. www.luxuryyachtcharters.com. Call Chris or Karin. 800-649-5701 or 321-777-1707.

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