Archive for the ‘Travelling to France’ Category.

Travelling with kids

Travelling with kids to your summer holiday, especially if you are cooped up in a car, can seriously test your patience and indeed your sanity. We’ve done a quick poll here in the Stopover Connnections offices to come up with these top tips for taking the stress out of your car journey.

Stop regularly

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Ski stopover b&b accommodation

Many of you will be looking forward to your annual ski holiday in the New Year. The French, Swiss and Austrian Alps have already enjoyed some fantastic dumps of snow and conditions are looking good for the early season However, it’s a long drive from the Channel ports to the ski resorts, so you will … Read More

Cheap travel to France

…. but you’ll have to get your skates on for this one, as this offer is only valid today 10th November 2010! Easyjet are celebrating their Birthday by offering up to 30% off every route, every day, for travel 1 January 2011 to 26 March 2011. So if you are looking for a winter/early spring … Read More

Travelling to France

We’ve got several snippets of travel information for you if you are travelling to or considering travelling to France. We’ll get the bad news out of the way first!

A nationwide strike in protest of pension reforms will heavily disrupt France’s transport systems from Monday evening 6 September through Wednesday morning 8 September.  In particular, … Read More

Free flights from Flybe

We have been somewhat quiet on the ‘News’ front for the past month for which I do apologise, but the website has been incredibly busy. However, this News is too interesting to pass by and I am sure you will appreciate it! Flybe are currently offering a free voucher for two people to fly anywhere … Read More

Savings on the P&O Dover-Calais ferry crossing

As part of “National Ferry Fortnight”, an initiative set up by the Passenger Shipping Association, if you book your ferry crossing with P&O Ferries before Sunday 22nd May 2010, you’ll receive their National Ferry Fortnight discounted rates. In practical terms, if you travel from Dover to Calais with a car and up to 9 passengers … Read More

New cheap flights to France from the UK

The new Aéroport de Brive-Vallée de la Dordogne in South West France is scheduled to open on 15 June. This is great news for people living in the London area of the UK, as City Jet will be starting a three times a week service (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) from London City airport to … Read More

New Ryan Air cheap flights to France from the North of England

If you live in the North of England, then the good news is that Ryan Air have just opened a base at Leeds-Bradford airport. From the end of March, they will be offering cheap flights to Carcassonne in the SW of France, Limoges in central France, Montpellier on the south coast of France and Nantes … Read More

Rail Europe Winter Offers

If you are travelling between Friday 29th January 2010 and Wednesday 31st March 2010, save up to 75% off overnight trains in France with Rail Europe. To take advantage of these reduced fares, you must book between Monday 25th January 2010 and Friday 12th February 2010. Save up to 75% on lots of destinations from … Read More

Today’s travel top tip

Many people these days use a GPS navigation system when travelling. However, you should be wary of relying too heavily on the GPS system when travelling in France, as the French postcodes can and often do cover several square kilometres. When we send you email confirmation of your reservation, we include both the full address … Read More