DiscoverFrance.net welcomes you to our online Travel Center! From here, you can search for hotels and apartments in France or anywhere in the world, compare prices, check availability for your dates of travel, and book online using our convenient, secure reservations system! Our network includes thousands of quality 2-, 3-, 4-, and 5-star establishments, many privately owned and operated, where the unique charm of the facilities and their attentive hosts will seduce you with unmatched hospitality. Of course, we also represent the most reputable national and international chains, such as
Citadines (Apartment Hotels),
Car rentals in France are very expensive if you initiate the transaction there. However, by booking ahead prior to your departure, you will enjoy substantial savings in two ways: (1.) lower rental rates, and (2.) no 20.6% French VAT (Value Added Tax). Our handy query form allows you to specify preferred body style and equipment, and will generate a quote from several different rental agencies for the city of your choice.
There are few more relaxing or scenic ways to cover ground quickly in France than by taking the train. Once again, you'll discover that purchasing tickets once you're in France can be an expensive proposition. However, Eurail passes which can only be purchased before you leave the U.S. will save you significant time and expense. Our helpful conductor will recommend the right ticket package for you, depending on the number of days you wish to travel and whether you plan to stay within France or visit other parts of Europe. Tip: If you will be under age 26 when you start your trip, you can qualify for special youth fares; however, be prepared for the conductor to verify your age with a passport.
(Note: Effective September 2001, Eurail passes are provided through our affiliation with RailConnection, not TravelNow.)
We are pleased to offer discounted air travel from more than 350 carriers worldwide. Just enter your travel dates, number of passengers and preferences our form does the rest, returning quotations starting with the least expensive tickets. Now, ALL your travel and lodging accomodations can be arranged together from one source!
Most health insurance coverage (including Medicare) does not cover medical services or emergency care while traveling abroad. Also, in the event that an unexpected medical emergency or family tragedy may prevent you from carrying out your travel plans, travel interruption coverage will reimburse you for your monetary outlay. Please visit our section on Travel Insurance to learn more about affordable protection for travelers, and to consult our worldwide directory of approved medical providers.
Ever had to tip a porter with a $20 travelers check because you didn't have any native currency on you when you arrived? Loathe to stand in long lines at your destination, or suffer getting poor exchange rates? Our convenient online "Bureau de Change" will deliver foreign currency to your door -- it's speedy, commission-free, and secure!
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