Holiday Travel

Taking Bikes To France On The Ferry

Written by on September 28, 2016 in Active Holidays, Brittany, Holiday Travel
Taking Bikes To France On The Ferry

While there may be several ways of getting yourselves and your bikes over to France, there’s really only one that makes sense if you’re a cyclist. This is something anyone who’s had the misfortunate of travelling by plane with bikes in-tow will know all too well. The unacceptable expense of paying for its transit, wondering […]

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How to Get the Best Deal on Car Hire in France

How to Get the Best Deal on Car Hire in France

For the best deals for car hire in France – look no further. We’ve done the hard work for you and found one of the best car hire sites there is with thousands of pick up and drop off locations, a huge choice of cars, market leading rates plus an exclusive discount for The Good […]

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Tips on getting a private taxi to and from Paris airports

Written by on February 22, 2016 in Holiday Travel, Paris
Tips on getting a private taxi to and from Paris airports

One of the common questions we get from visitors to Paris is whether to take a taxi from or to the airport. It depends. If you have heavy luggage, kids, you’re tired, have a deadline to make, or have impaired mobility – then it’s definitely the easiest way to make sure you get to your […]

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France’s summer of sport 2016

Written by on December 28, 2015 in Holiday Travel
France’s summer of sport 2016

France is gearing up for a great summer of sport in 2016. One of the fastest and easiest ways to travel in France is by train as the French high speed rail system is one of the best most modern in Europe. Football: EURO 2016TM Tickets are available for domestic French trains running between Paris […]

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Top essentials to take with you when travelling throughout Europe

Written by on November 27, 2015 in Healthcare For Visitors, Holiday Travel
Top essentials to take with you when travelling throughout Europe

Every European country has its own rich history and culture, making a continental tour one of those once-in-a-lifetime treks you’ll relive at dinner tables for years to come. However, pack the wrong stuff and you’ll find yourself recounting tales of inconvenience, irritation and downright frustration. That’s why we’ve pulled together this essentials list of things […]

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Cross Channel Ferry Savings with P&O Christmas 2015

Written by on November 23, 2015 in Holiday Travel
Cross Channel Ferry Savings with P&O Christmas 2015

P&O Ferries are offering some great savings on their festive Christmas sailings between Dover and Calais. The cross Channel ferry company stocks its shops with toiletries, gifts, booze and perfume and those travelling on board could save up to 40% off high street prices. Janette Bell, Commercial Director at P&O Ferries, said: “Although Duty Free […]

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Macron Law to result in radical expansion of French bus network

Written by on November 19, 2015 in Holiday Travel
Macron Law to result in radical expansion of French bus network

In December last year the French Government finally approved the liberal loi Macron (the Macron Law) christened after its architect the young Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron. The law is a mixed bag of reforms regarded in Brussels and Berlin as the Hollande Government’s most robust attempt to date to enliven the lagging French economy. The package contains […]

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Day trips and short breaks in France for autumn 2015

Written by on November 3, 2015 in Holiday Travel
Day trips and short breaks in France for autumn 2015

It’s been a lovely autumn so far this year and according to the weather pundits, very cold weather may well not arrive this side of Christmas. Take advantage of the clement weather and enjoy a little ferry trip before the winter sets in?  A long weekend, even a day trip can do you the world […]

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A guide to the Paris to Nice Night Train

Written by on October 26, 2015 in Holiday Travel, Provence-Alpes
A guide to the Paris to Nice Night Train

If you’re traveling from Paris to Nice, save your precious daylight hours by taking the night train. It’s an enjoyable adventure. Here there are some things you should know to help ensure your trip is fun and comfortable. The Paris to Nice night train Trains run during the day of course to Nice, but it’s […]

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The Good Old Days of Cross Channel Travel

Written by on February 18, 2015 in Holiday Travel
The Good Old Days of Cross Channel Travel

Remembering “the good old days” of cross channel travel when just over 50 years ago, travelling to France from the UK was a real adventure that may well have involved driving your car onto a plane… By Car in a Plane 1958 was a big year for the Jones family, it saw the arrival of […]

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