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Just booked the Anthem for a France, Spain cruise leaving from Southampton.  I’m a Floridian and accustomed to the very hot summers.  How hot does it get in Europe during mid-July?  I’m hoping to get in a beach day or two.  

 

Also, are US dollars accepted?

 

Thank you.

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At that time of year southern Spain is usually hot & sunny, and nowhere near as muggy as Florida.

Portugal depends on wind direction - on-shore winds (south-westerlies) are the norm & take the edge off the heat.

The further north you go the less-reliable the weather, but generally still warm & usually dry.

 

US dollars are no good in these countries.

Currency is the Euro, except in England which has the GB pound.

Visa & Mastercard credit cards are very widely used, but don't rely on acceptance of Amex or Diners Club.

 

JB :classic_smile:

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We have had temps above 100 Fahrenheit in St Petersburg and also in the low 30s in Greece, both in July but different trips/years. The weather will be what it will be, that said, it is likely to be the hottest part of the year.

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