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Travel - Page 5
South West France A65 Autoroute in Difficulty
An ambitious new autoroute between Bordeaux and Pau in South West France has hit severe financial difficulties.
05 Nov 2013
EU Review Threatens Low-Cost Travel to France
The future of low-cost travel to France is under threat, as the European Commission proposes to tighten the rules on public subsidies to airports and airlines.
08 Oct 2013
France Ferries Slash Prices
Ferry companies seem to be tripping over themselves with cheap cross-channel fares for this autumn and winter.
08 Oct 2013
Autumn Wine Festivals in France 2013
With the grape harvest soon upon us in France, we make a selection of some of the wine festivals taking place this autumn.
03 Sep 2013
Best Summer Festivals in France 2013
Our choice of the best summer festivals throughout France this year to suit all ages, tastes and budgets.
UK and France at Odds Over My Ferry Link
The future of the former SeaFrance ferry service between Dover and Calais continues to hang in the balance.
Best Beaches in France 2013
A compilation of the best beaches in France this year for the discerning holidaymaker.
Ferries to France in 2013
Despite the weather in the UK trying to tell us otherwise, the holiday season is just around the corner, so we do a round-up of the main ferry routes to France this year.
04 Apr 2013
UK Regulator Questions Eurotunnel Ferry Deal
The UK Competition Commission has questioned the purchase by Eurotunnel of the three ferries belonging to the former SeaFrance.
05 Mar 2013
Compensation on Delayed Connecting Flights
Passengers on connecting flights must be compensated when denied boarding as a result of a delay to the first flight caused by the airline, the European Court has ruled.
05 Mar 2013
Travelling by Train in France
SNCF, the French national railway, have revised their discount travel cards for rail travellers.
05 Feb 2013
Ferry Passengers Get New Rights
Travellers on trains and ferries within the EU have new guarantees of compension, assistance and information for delays, as is already the case for air passengers.
08 Jan 2013
Winter Flights to Languedoc Rousillon
A review of the schedule of winter flights between Languedoc-Roussillon and the UK, courtesy of local resident and flight watcher John Fairclough.
01 Nov 2012
Obtaining a French Driving Licence
What are the regulations and the application process to change your existing driving licence for a French version?
04 Oct 2012
SeaFrance Becomes 'My Ferry Link'
Ten months after the liquidation of SeaFrance an uncertain future lies ahead for its successor.
Climate Forecasts for France
A new official service offers localised information on the projected climate in the different regions and departments of France for 2035.
Would Losing Ryanair Affect You?
If Ryanair withdrew their services from your area, how would it affect you, asks Sheila Walshe-Blackmore?
Regional Holiday Rental Costs in France
A survey reveals the large differences in the average cost of holiday rentals in the most popular regions of France.
01 Aug 2012
High Speed Plans Off the Rails
Up to 10 out of 14 planned high-speed rail projects are set for the chop due to budgetary constraints.
01 Aug 2012
Best Beaches in France 2012
We have made a selection of the best beaches in France for the discerning holidaymaker.
03 Jul 2012