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    Is "at" the correct preposition here?

    I am interested in visiting Paris during the first week in July. Have you got available places for 2 adults at this time?
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    Yes.
    Also, I would phrase it as "places available".
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    It sounds OK but it might depend on who you are addressing the question to. If you are addressing a travel company which arranges organised tours, then asking about the availability of places is fine. However, if you're simply contacting a hotel, then you would ask about the availability of rooms, not places.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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