Car rentals and airport transportation: France Car Hire covers a vast network of towns, airports and rail stations, and offers flexible rental and pickup/dropoff arrangements. They also offer an airport shuttle service that takes you straight from the airport to the front door of your France: Homestyle accommodation. A very affordable alternative to taking a taxi.
Car Purchase-Repurchase - Want a brand new car to drive in France? This is the service that we use because they are quick, flexible, efficient and more affordable than car rentals for longer stays (17 days minimum).
Paris Public Transport: RATP - Get around town like a true Parisian using the bus, Metro/ RER (subway system). Includes maps, timetables and fares.
Rail Europe - Eurorail and Eurail passes, Single or double country passes, Eurostar tickets and point-to-point tickets can all be reserved and purchased on the Rail Europe site. Full fares and schedules are also available.
SNCF - timetables and itineraries for train travel in France and Europe. However, you may only purchase tickets from this site if you are a resident of Europe. American travellers must use the Rail Europe site to book and purchase tickets.
Taxi Booking - We are happy to arrange a taxi driver to meet you at the airport and take you directly to your accommodations. Arrangements can be made for up to eight passengers. For Paris you can e-mail or call MCP directly. We provide their information with the contract, or let us arrange a pick-up for you.
ViaMichelin - Maps and directions to help you choose the best itinerary by car in Europe
Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau
City of Paris - Comprehensive, practical information for foreigners and locals alike.
Discover Paris - Travel plans specifically tailored to your desires.
Time Out Paris - What to do when you step out of your apartment.
Museums of Paris - Purchase your museums pass to save you some time.
Paris metro/Museum Pass - General information and useful tips about tranpsortation in Paris and museum pass
Montmartre Paris Neighborhood - Information on one of the unique neighborhoods in Paris.
Vélib - Bike rentals in Paris.
Baby'tems - Baby equipment rentals.
Paris Sweet Paris - English-speaking guided tours of Paris neighborhoods, historical districts, museums and gastronomical walks, by "gourmet" licensed guides.
Cooking Class - La Cuisine Paris is a Culinary school focusing on hands on culinary experiences - from traditional French cuisine to pâtisserie.
Guided Visits- Native Parisian guide and interpreter Patricia Rosen offers fascinating tours of Paris museums, monuments, and districts, as well as attractions outside Paris such as Giverny and Versailles. Tours for groups of 2-30 people offered in English, French and Italian.
Paris Walks- Walking tours with knowledgeable English-speaking guides. Try the popular "Chocolate Walk" for a tasty and informational excursion.
Parisien d'un Jour- Get connected with a Parisian "host" who will accompany you for a few hours as you walk around a particular neighborhood and experience life in Paris through the eyes of a local.
HiP Paris Blog- Blog on Paris, France & Italy. The HiP inside scoop on Paris from those who live and play in the city of lights. From restaurants, happenings, art shows and hot new spots to suggested tours and services for slow travel in France & Europe. A blog that will help complete your stay in France and make it one you will never forget. Great info on travel in France & Italy.
Provence Web - Explore the many exciting options for a vacation in Provence. This site offers a wealth of information and has an English option.
The Languedoc Page - A comprehensive guide to visiting and living in Languedoc, France.
Sejour Planning Services - Immerse yourself in the culture and experience life like a local for up to three month stay.
Rick Steves - Rick Steves Planning tips to help maximize your time and money spent in Europe.
Institut de Français - Learn to speak French with an immersion program at the famous Institute de Francais, located in a luxurious Provençal villa two miles from Nice and only a short drive to Cannes and Monte-Carlo.
Chef Yvan Gilardi - In the Saint Rémy de Provence area, the well-respected chef Yvan Gilardi is at your service - ready to come to your vacation home and cook for you!
Chef Service - The savoir-faire of a French chef at your table; chefs available throughout France.
The French Bilingual Association - The French Bilingual Association of Seattle's Eastside is partnering with the Bellevue School District to offer bilingual education suited for middle school children with native or near-native abilities in French.
Americans in France - Resource for Americans and other native English speakers that would like to travel or live in France.
Coast and Country French Property Sales - House and Apartment Sales on the French Riviera including Nice, St Paul, Cannes, Mougins, St Tropez
French Property Insider- Expatriate Adrian Leeds advises foreigners on all aspects of the real estate market in France. A fine resource if you are seriously considering buying property in France.
Euro Disney One-Bedroom Apartment Rental
We encourage our clients to buy Trip Cancellation Insurance. We’ll send you an insurance brochure by mail from CSA, a California company. We also suggest you check your Home Owner or Renter Liability Insurance to make sure you are covered while staying in a property abroad.
If you are not already covered against damage caused to your rental property abroad, you may want to buy coverage from ADUCIEL. You can obtain cancellation insurance as well as personal liability insurance. Go to their website for more details and to purchase the insurance from them directly.