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Mice in Airports
In the past year, we've watched overfed mice defy security controls at two European airports. Are air-traveling rodents the emigrant Norway rats of the 21st Century?

Suing Northwest Airlines
Archived article: After NWA bumped our family of five from a transatlantic flight, we took the airline to small-claims court and won $3,750 in free travel.

Amsterdam

Schiphol Airport
This busy European gateway has first-rate shopping, a frustrating security system, and the European answer to a Japanese "capsule hotel."

Paris

Paris CDG Airport Ground Transportation
Our four-page article tells how to reach the city from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Roissy by RER train, airport bus, taxi, or shuttle. Also see our CDGVAL Shuttle article.

Paris Orly Airport Ground Transportation
RER, buses, and automated connector trains make it easy to get between the second-largest Parisian airport and the city center.

Beauvais Airport Bus
If you're arriving at Beauvais on Ryanair or another low-cost carrier, you can connect to Paris RER and Métro stations near the city's edge with buses that are timed to meet flights.

Rome

Fiumicino (FCO) Airport Ground Transportation
Here's how to reach Rome's city center from Leonardo da Vinci airport in suburban Fiumicino.

Venice

Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE) 
Why fight the crowds in Milan or Rome when you can use Venice's far more manageable airport?

Venice Airport Boat 
Henry James said Venice was best approached by sea. You can follow his advice with Alilaguna's comfortable water buses.

Venice Airport Buses 
Here's how to take the an ATVO or ACTV land bus from Venice's Marco Polo International Airport to the Piazzale Roma in Venice's historic center.

Venice Water Taxis
You can go directly from the airport to a landing place near your hotel in 20 to 25 minutes, if you can afford the hefty price.

Venice Land Taxis
Four-wheeled vehicles can't get you to your hotel (unless you're staying at the Piazzale Roma), but they're handy if you're going directly to a cruise ship or to a hotel on the Venetian mainland.

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