Living in France

Dealing with the financial implications of moving abroad

Written by on July 15, 2014 in Financial
Dealing with the financial implications of moving abroad

Relocating to France is a life-changing experience for anyone. Those who do not have a good grasp of French might find the experience more challenging than most. Other than learning a new language, individuals also have to adjust to a completely new culture and way of life. Before moving abroad, to France or any other […]

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Euro Sterling Forecast July 2014

Written by on July 11, 2014 in Currency Information
Euro Sterling Forecast July 2014

Euro Sterling Forecast July 2014 Welcome to Pure FX’s latest update of the foreign exchange rate. This tells you the best time to transfer money to France. Sterling rises and rises versus the euro! The pound has touched its highest against the common currency in 21 months this week, or since September 6th 2012, at […]

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Satellite broadband for expats in France

Satellite broadband for expats in France

Fed up with slow or unreliable land line broadband? Satellite broadband is the next generation alternative and we have some amazing prices for 22Mbps satellite broadband available everywhere in France right now. There’s never been a better time for satellite broadband for expats in France… Is your existing broadband service too slow and unreliable? Were […]

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Smartbel in France – never miss a visitor

Written by on July 9, 2014 in Mobiles and I Pads
Smartbel in France – never miss a visitor

New for France – Smartbel.  Now you can answer your door with any phone and never miss a visitor wherever you are… Have you ever missed a visitor because you were in your garden and did not hear them ring the bell? Are there times when you would prefer to know who was at your […]

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UK Drivers warned against speeding in France

Written by on June 30, 2014 in Driving in France
UK Drivers warned against speeding in France

For the 10 million or drivers who pass through Calais each year, several thousand are likely to be out of pocket or even out of their car if they are caught speeding in defiance of strict laws in France. The police in the Pas de Calais area and particularly on the main auto routes are […]

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House Sitting In France – The Savvy Travellers Secret

Written by on June 13, 2014 in Holidays and Things to do, Living in France
House Sitting In France – The Savvy Travellers Secret

House sitting is growing in popularity and that should be no surprise to savvy travellers who seek an authentic holiday that doesn’t break the bank. House sitting means just that. All over the world home owners need someone to look after their property while they’re away. Many of them have beloved pets which their owners […]

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How to cancel a French insurance policy

Written by on June 11, 2014 in Insurance
How to cancel a French insurance policy

How to cancel a French insurance policy for home or car insurance… Terminating your French car or house insurance policy has meant a requirement to notify your French insurer in writing that you require to cancel at least two months before the end of the policy. The condition required the insured had to put their […]

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French wedding trends for Summer 2014

Written by on June 11, 2014 in Wedding Expertise
French wedding trends for Summer 2014

Summer is the traditional wedding season and it also the peak time for destination weddings in France.  There is the allure of glorious weather, tailored ceremonies and a chance to combine that oh so special day with travel. All of which means that France remains one of the most desired wedding locations in the world. […]

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Tips to help you find your lost dog in France

Written by on May 19, 2014 in Holidays with Pets, Pets And Animals
Tips to help you find your lost dog in France

Every year hundreds of visitors to France have their holidays ruined when they lose the dogs they have taken with them to join in the family fun. It causes much angst and distress when a beloved pet goes missing so here are our top tips for actions you can take to try to recover your […]

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Sterling to Euro Forecast May 2014

Written by on May 5, 2014 in Currency Information
Sterling to Euro Forecast May 2014

Sterling Close to 10-Week High Versus Euro, as UK Economy Advances – 2 May 2014 Sterling continues to climb against the euro! The pound has touched 1.2199 versus the common currency recently, close to its highest in 10 weeks, or since February 18th. By contrast, the pound was at just 1.1904 on March 18th. Hence, […]

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