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What compensation to expect when your flight to France is delayed or cancelled

Written by on March 7, 2019 in Holiday Travel
What compensation to expect when your flight to France is delayed or cancelled

It’s truly horrible when you’ve planned your perfect trip to France, everything is packed, you’re so ready to go… and then you’re told right at the last minute that your flight has been cancelled. Apart from the big let-down, you may lose your money. However, there are ways you can achieve flight cancellation compensation. Here […]

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Taking the Eurostar from London to France

Written by on January 30, 2019 in Holiday Travel
Taking the Eurostar from London to France

Travelling to France was never easier. Eurostar gets you from the centre of London to Calais in France in under an hour, Lille in less than an hour and a half, and Paris in 2 hours and 15 minutes! And, if you need a cheap hotel close to Eurostar, I know one that’s just the […]

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French Buyback Lease Car Hire Programme

Written by on October 6, 2018 in Holiday Travel
French Buyback Lease Car Hire Programme

Have you ever seen mysterious red license plates on a French car and wondered what they mean? Was the driver a diplomat? A military officer? A French James Bond saving the world from an evil genius? No, the car was from the French Buyback Lease program. If you need to rent a car in Europe […]

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France: Wonderful by road, even with just one night 

Written by on September 14, 2018 in Holiday Travel
France: Wonderful by road, even with just one night 

France is such a huge and diverse country that exploring it in its entirety would take a lifetime. That said, 1 million one-night trips are taken by British people every year – and a huge number of those people head straight to France. With flight times making the rest of Europe easily accessible… why is France so […]

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France, the ultimate road trip destination

Written by on June 11, 2018 in Holiday Travel
France, the ultimate road trip destination

France is the most visited country in the world and no wonder, world famous gastronomy, culture, historic cities, snowy alps, bucolic countryside, gorgeous beaches and more is on offer. One of the best ways to see France is to take a road trip, get out of the centre of the city or simply travel from […]

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5 sensational spring visits in France

Written by on February 27, 2018 in Holiday Travel
5 sensational spring visits in France

As winter starts to retreat, it’s time to think about a spring break in France. The days get longer, the birds sing louder and the sun gently caresses the land. It’s the perfect time for a breath of fresh air and a re-energising French holiday. Donna Sloane, general manager at French Connections holiday rentals shares her […]

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Pet Friendly Car Hire in France

Written by on July 18, 2017 in Holiday Travel, Holidays with Pets
Pet Friendly Car Hire in France

If you’re planning a holiday or long trip and you have a beloved pet – you may well want to take them along for the ride. If you’re hiring a car for your trip, then these helpful tips about pets and hire cars will help you… Are dogs allowed in hire cars? We know that […]

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London to Cannes by Train

Written by on July 1, 2017 in Holiday Travel, Provence-Alpes
London to Cannes by Train

London to Cannes by train is an easy journey. It seems completely incredible to me that the fast train can you get from the centre of London to the beaches of Cannes in less than 9 hours. When you think it takes almost twice that time by car, allowing for snack stops and assuming you […]

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Five cool road trip destinations you can reach in 3 hours from Calais

Five cool road trip destinations you can reach in 3 hours from Calais

Forget crowded airport lounges and long queues at passport control, travel to Europe by ferry has never been easier! We asked DFDS Ferries to tell us some of their top ferry destinations you can reach from Calais or Dunkirk within just three hours. You could quaff champagne in Reims, wander around Rouen or see world-renowned art […]

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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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