Paris Car Hire and Train Travel Passes fares discount .
Most of the main international car hire companies are to be found in Paris , it is worth
Calling companies before arriving in Paris as there are many special discounted offers for car rentals booked and prepaid in most of the countries such as the UK or USA Smaller companies sometimes offer very competitive rates F.P.Lock operates outside of the terminal airport building or in the immediate vicinity. They will collect you when you arrive and take you to pick up the rented car. Another option is Autos Abroad, brokers who use cars owned by other car rental agencies , such as Budget car hire and Citer which could work out more affordable of the standard rental Car hire booked in combination with flights and holiday package , your travel agent can usually .
Travelling around France by rail is easy and enjoyable. . TGV’s run on new high speed lines with journey times such as Lille-Lyon or Paris-Marseille in just 3 hours.
There are basic fare prices for each rail journey, but numerous discounted travel passes and fares are available on French trains for certain categories of passengers . Substantial fare discounts of 25-50/ are offered to the over 60’s (De’couverte Senior)under 26’s(De’couverte 12-25) up to four adults travelling with a child under 12 (De’couverte Enfant Plus)or anyone booking between two weeks and two months in advance rail passes give even larger fare reductions . Strictly for non residence The France Railpass can only be bought outside France which gives unlimited travel for 3 to 7 days .If you are planning to travel in other countries too, choose Eurodomino passes for individual countries allowing travel between 3 and 8 days or InterRail which gives discounted 12,22 or 30 days travel for under 26’s or over 26’s for a higher price in different zones of Europe . Discounts and passes are not available on certain dates and times . The SNCF (Travellers Calendar are available at all stations , which show blue and white periods . Almost all discounts are shown in the blue periods .Tickets and passes for travel including Motorail in France can be booked and paid for in advance direct from SNCF . Book on line on their website and allow 7 days for ticket delivery or by phone , tickets can booked and be paid by credit card on line as well as the Eurostar ticket booking website .