Holiday Travel

Gare du Nord Paris – a micro city

Written by on April 25, 2014 in Holiday Travel
Gare du Nord Paris – a micro city

I’ve been through Gare du Nord Paris or Paris Nord as the locals call it, a fair few times in the last couple of months and it’s been increasingly noisy and dirty. There’s a reason for this and as I queued for a coffee recently while waiting for a connection to Lille I chatted with […]

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Great Ferry offers Dover Calais France

Written by on April 15, 2014 in Holiday Travel
Great Ferry offers Dover Calais France

If you’re a regular traveller to France, a great way to save money is to take advantage of frequent traveller offers on the ferries. You’ll need to buy a set amount of tickets in advance for which the price is fixed  but there can be terms and conditions which you must check to see if […]

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5 Brilliant short breaks in France

Written by on April 3, 2014 in Driving in France, Holiday Travel
5 Brilliant short breaks in France

A sneaky, cheeky break in the sunshine in France can really perk you up. Hop on a plane in the UK, hop off in France, pick up a hire car and enjoy a few days of fantastic French food and wine, sight-seeing and culture. Here, we recommend five brilliant short breaks in France for that […]

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Train Travel France Cheap Spring Deals

Written by on March 21, 2014 in Holiday Travel, News
Train Travel France Cheap Spring Deals

Voyages-SNCF are clearly feeling that spring is here as they’re offering some terrific train ticket deals in France. Save up to 70% on rail travel this spring with Voyages-sncf.com on selected journeys this March and April. Voyages-sncf.com is a key player in the European tourism industry and an expert in railway travel and French destinations and […]

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Ferry Operators UK to France

Written by on March 18, 2014 in Holiday Travel
Ferry Operators UK to France

In May 2014 Eurotunnel will celebrate its 20th birthday – and the fact that it is carrying record numbers of cars and freight between the UK and France. The Channel Tunnel is great for saving time on your journey, but it can be expensive and many passengers prefer to take a boat. With on-board facilities […]

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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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