Teddy, Moon and Elmo Go to Paris with Furry Toy Tours - My Family Travels
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Anyone who has ever traveled with a child knows that the most essential piece of luggage is not the suitcase with your clothes or the purse with your credit card. No, the most essential piece of luggage is your child’s favorite stuffed animal. So, this week, why not pamper your child’s furry friend, the buddy who’s been there to ward off all the monsters hiding under the bed. This week, why not send your stuffed animal to Paris?

Furry Toys Tours offers families the chance to do just that: Send your child’s stuffed animal to Paris for a week of photographs and fun. Along with sampling some fabulous French food and making time for a little shopping, your stuffed animal will visit the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Louvre, the Bastille, and 11 other iconic monuments peppered throughout gay Paree. 

What does it cost to send a toy instead of my kid?

Prices very, depending on which packages you choose for your plushy pal. But the basic package, the Paris Essentials Tour (€100), takes your stuffed animal to all of the places mentioned above and more for a weeks worth of fun and 40+ photos. 

Other packages (each an extended four days and 20+ photos at the cost of €50) allow your stuffed animal to sample the best of Paris’ history — a journey which includes a trip to Versailles — see the best of the Parisian art scene, live in the lap of luxury, or take a tour inspired by the Da Vinci Code. 

To keep track of your buddy and see what he, she or it is up to, Furry Toys Tours sends you daily emails with photos of your stuffed animal and its adventures. At the end of the trip, your stuffed animal will be mailed back to you (at your own expense) along with 11cm by 15cm copies of all the photos taken during the trip. Your stuffed buddy will also return with a Parisian souvenir and a certificate of their travels. 

How do I ship my toys to Paris without me?

Parents wishing to send their child’s stuffed animal to Paris should note that it is the family’s responsibility to send your stuffed friend to and from France. Furry Toys Tours does not pay for any of the stuffed animal transportation. They are, however, happy to guide you through the process; shipping information is available when booking on their website.

For full descriptions of the different packages, as well as specifics on how to mail your furry friend to Furry Toys Tours, please visit Furry Toys Tours website. Specialty tours are also available on request, so be sure to ask about them. A 50% off discounted travel rate is also available for additional stuffed animals booking the same tour, so that your buddy can bring a friend. 

Whether your stuffed animal is traveling alone or with a friend, they’re sure to have a blast exploring Paris and seeing the sights. They’ll return home to you safely with photos and memories to share.

It’s the perfect gift for any pampered plushy pal. 

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