Holiday Travel

Britain and France connected | Channel Tunnel history

Written by on February 7, 2014 in Holiday Travel, My French Life
Britain and France connected | Channel Tunnel history

France and the UK were not always separated. Thousands of years ago they were connected by land but a humongous flood carved out a break and changed Britain’s landscape and the course of history forever and Britain became an island. Estimates say that as short a time ago as 6000 BC you could walk to […]

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French Sales and Free Wine with P&O Ferries Dover Offer

Written by on January 21, 2014 in Holiday Travel
French Sales and Free Wine with P&O Ferries Dover Offer

  We’re always on the lookout for great deals for our readers and here’s one for day trip travellers to France from the UK with P&O Ferries Dover offer. Book a Dover to Calais day trip for a car and passengers with P&O Ferries before 28 February 2014 and collect six free bottles of red, white […]

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Eurotunnel Christmas travel deals

Written by on December 2, 2013 in Holiday Travel
Eurotunnel Christmas travel deals

Eurotunnel are offering a festive rate for day trippers to France in November/December 2013 with a £23 return fare. The Eurotunnel Christmas fare deal is for day trips only between November and 12th December 2013 for travel on any Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday (and subject to availability). This deal can’t be booked online, you need to call […]

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P&O Ferries Christmas shopping cruise deal

Written by on December 2, 2013 in Holiday Travel
P&O Ferries Christmas shopping cruise deal

P&O ferries Chrismas shopping cruises for 2013 will take place on Friday 13th and Sunday 15th December only. In 2013 there will be four special return trips on board boats where you can get up to 40% of the UK RRP for perfumes, cosmetics and skin care products and up to 30% off the UK […]

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Great Christmas Ferry deal to Dunkirk with DFDS

Written by on November 28, 2013 in Holiday Travel
Great Christmas Ferry deal to Dunkirk with DFDS

DFDS Seaways is offering a great ferry deal to Dunkirk this Christmas for travellers who book a day trip on the Dover/Dunkirk crossing between 27 November and 13 December 2013. They’ll knock £10 off the return crossing cost and give you a £20.00 voucher to spend on-board in the shop where you’ll find a range of […]

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Calais ferry offers for Christmas 2013

Written by on November 25, 2013 in Holiday Travel
Calais ferry offers for Christmas 2013

Calais Ferry Offers: If you’re nipping over to Calais for a spot of shopping to stock up on fabulous French goodies this Christmas MyFerryLink have some great offers. They’ve joined forces with nearly 70 shops, restaurants, brasseries and hotels in Calais and the surrounding area to give shoppers travelling to France a huge array of […]

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Brittany Ferries special offers for early bookings

Written by on October 21, 2013 in Holiday Travel
Brittany Ferries special offers for early bookings

Brittany Ferries Early Bird Holiday discount Brittany Ferries Holidays have almost 1000 holiday properties in France spread across Brittany, Normandy, the Loire, Poitou Charente, Aquitaine and beyond. They’re offering those who make a new booking for a holiday in France a 25% saving if for bookings made by midnight on February 3, 2014. The offer […]

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Five top Tips for using the Paris Metro

Written by on October 14, 2013 in Holiday Travel
Five top Tips for using the Paris Metro

  Ride the Paris metro like a local with our excellent top tips – it’s easy when you know how! The Paris Metro consists of 300 stations on 16 numbered lines covering a 10 km square area of central Paris. The Paris Metro operates from around  05:30 until 00:40 (5:30am – 12:40am) Sunday to Thursday […]

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How to take a train in France

Written by on October 14, 2013 in Holiday Travel
How to take a train in France

Lots of people put off taking a train in France because they don’t speak French well or they’re not sure how the train networks operate or they worry about ending up in the completely wrong destination. Here are our top tips for how to take a train in France, based on experience! The national train […]

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All Aboard the Ski Train to France

Written by on October 7, 2013 in Holiday Travel
All Aboard the Ski Train to France

  If you are dreaming of taking a ski trip in France but worry about the journey and additional luggage costs then consider the ski train to France with Rail Europe, the UK’s leading provider of European rail tickets. Eurostar services to Paris connect easily with day and overnight services to ski areas throughout the […]

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