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Express Package Rates - 1910 Travel Guide

The following is a tariff of all rates for express packages. It should be re-membered that rates of this kind are subject to change without notice, and they are published solely in the inter-ests of the traveler. These rates may be considered to be maximum. Thus we find another company offering shippings to Italy as low as 40 cents a single pound to Genoa, 60 cents to Rome, and 65 cents to other railway stations.

Also a rate of 30 cents a 'pound to Paris and 25 cents a pound for shipments to London, via Southampton. The rates on say a hundred pounds do not vary in quite the same ratio. It is believed that with this tariff of rates the intending traveler can make his arrangements as to ship-ping packages of guide books, etc., rather more intelligently than without it.

Rates to South Africa, North Africa, Asia, India, Japan, Australia, the West Indies, Porto Rico, Central America and South America are not included, as these rates vary so radi-cally that it is impossible to get any accurate idea of what the shipment would actually cost without the pub-lication of a more extensive table than space- will permit.

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1910 Travel Guide by Scientifc American

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Express Package Rates

Fees At Private Houses In England

Fees Paid by Passengers on Steamships and Ocean Liners

Foreign Customs - A Note To Passengers Of Steamships

Funds Needed On Board For Voyage

Getting the "Sea Legs" - Learning to Walk on a Steamship

The Popular Gymnasium on Steamships and Ocean Liners

Hand Baggage, Etc.

How To Carry Funds For Your Voyage

How To Get To Hoboken

Independent Tours



Laundry Work

Lowest Transatlantic Ocean Rates

Meal Hours At Sea

Memoranda For The Year 1910

Memoranda For The Year 1911

Miscellaneous Gleanings and Facts - 1910 Travel Guide

Miscellaneous Service

Money By Telegraph

Music and Concerts for Passengers


Ocean Stop-Over at Ports of Call Around the World

Passengers' Quarters


Personally Conducted Tours

Pier Permits

Preliminary Reading And Guide Books

Reading Matter - Books and Magazines

Rules for Playing Shuffle-Board

Seasickness on Journeys on Steamships and Ocean Liners

Season And Climate

Seats At Table

Second Cabin Accommodations

Sending Cablegrams On Landing

Sending Letters Abroad

Smoking Room

Steamer Chairs

Steamer Rugs

Steamer Trunks

Steamship Company Checks

Steerage Accommodations

Terminal Ports and Ports of Call of Principal Transatlantic Steamships / Ocean Liners

The Pools (Parimutuel Betting) on a Steamship Or Ocean Liner

Thermometer Scales

The Sea Post Office

Third Class Accomodations


Transporting Valuables On Steamships

Visiting Steamships

What To Pack For Your Voyage

What To Pack For Your Voyage

Wireless Information

Wireless Telegraphy

Writing Materials and Typwriters

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