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Planning Your Trip to Paris

Need help planning your trip to Paris? You've chosen the right place! You'll find everything you need here to help book a flight or a hotel, pack your bags, deal with passports and visas, or decide how to handle money and currency. You'll also find tips on safety, culture, and etiquette in Paris.
  1. About Hotels Index
  2. French Travel Vocabulary Worksheets (2)
  3. How to Get to Paris (25)
  4. Money Matters (4)
  5. Paris by Month (37)
  6. Paris by Season (9)
  7. Visas and Customs FAQS (4)

Paris Safety Tips
Safety tips for visitors to Paris, France, including how to protect yourself from pickpocketing, areas to avoid late at night, emergency numbers, and street safety.

Top Ten Things to do Before you Go
This helpful page from About's Eastern Europe for Visitor's page lists the ten things you should have in order before leaving for any overseas vacation.

Guide to Paris Embassies
This guide to Paris embassies allows you to quickly locate contact information for your embassy in the event of passport loss or emergency.

Bank Holidays in France
Find out when bank holidays fall in Paris, France.

Tips for an Eco-Friendly Paris Vacation
Tips on how to make your Paris vacation more eco-friendly, including information on offsetting carbon emissions from long-haul flights, train travel, and energy-saving tips for hotel stays.

Paris Airports Website (in English)
The official website for Paris' national airports (Roissy-Charles de Gaulle and Orly). Information in English, including flight schedules, airport maps, ground transport options, and updated security details.

Find Up-to-Date Paris Weather Conditions
Get 5 and 10-day weather forecasts for Paris before your trip. This Paris.org page also provides info on average annual temperature and rainfall in Paris.

French Embassy Official Site
The French Embassy in the U.S. offers helpful basic info on planning a trip to France, including visas and customs, driving and transportation, metric and currency conversions, and even advice on tipping.

American Embassy in Paris US Citizens Services
The American Embassy in Paris' U.S. citizen page offers visa and passport information, customs issues, and up-to-date travel tips and warnings.

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