At a Glance
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There are two associated plug types, types C and E. Plug type C is the plug which has two round pins and plug type E is the plug which has two round pins and a hole for the socket’s male earthing pin. France operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz.
Paris experiences mostly mild weather across four distinct seasons. Extreme cold or heat are pretty rare, but rain is not. In Paris, light showers can come and go quickly throughout the day.
Baby Gear Rentals
Car Seat Laws
All children up to the age of 10 must travel in a car seat or restraint. The use of car seats is determined by weight.
To hire a car in France, you’ll generally need to be over 21 years old, have had a driving license for at least a year, and have an international credit card.
Paris has a very safe and efficient public transportation system, though it can often be overcrowded. The Metro is the fastest way to explore the city and you can also take advantage of the RER train network and bus system. Taxis and Uber are also available throughout the city. For more information on Paris transportation, visit this link.
Air France and its subsidiaries Hop! and Transavia control the lion’s share of France’s domestic airline industry. Budget carriers offering flights within France include EasyJet, Twin Jet and Air Corsica.
Other Things To Know
You can leave around 5-10 percent if you are very happy with your meal. This will be more than appreciated. Essentially tipping in France is more of a gesture and less of an obligation.
Paris is statistically one of the safest major metropolitan areas in Europe. Violent crime rates are fairly low here, although some crimes, including pickpocketing, are fairly prevalent.
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