Students and seniors traveling to Paris can benefit greatly from purchasing a discount card. Even if you don't fall into the "right" age bracket, travel companies regularly advertise special offers for discount travel to Paris.
- Rail Europe offers discount cards for unlimited travel within France for students, seniors, couples, and frequent travelers. Several passes available.
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- France's rail company SNCF offers a variety of discount cards for students, seniors, and frequent travelers. These cards, which allow for discounts of up to 50% off on train fare, are a good option if you plan to travel to several destinations within France, or if you travel to France more than once a year. In addition, SNCF discount cards can be used for reductions on Eurostar train tickets and even on airfare.
- The Eurail Pass is a good choice if you're traveling to Paris as part of a larger tour around Europe. Available for travelers of all ages.
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- The About Travel Center is a great way to look for the best up-to-the-minute deals in airfare to Paris.
- Air France offers regular special flight and vacation packages to Paris from major cities in the US. (Book direct)
- Find the latest deals for Eurostar fares here
- The SNCF reservation page allows you to perform a custom search for last-minute deals. You can save up to 50% by purchasing last-minute tickets, or "PREMS". Keep in mind that these tickets are nonrefundable and non-exchangeable, though.