Holiday Travel

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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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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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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