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France Travel Guide

France — Travel Tips

  • If you’re going skiing, remember to include mountain rescue and helicopter costs in your travel insurance package
  • Drivers should note satellite navigation which give warnings of speed traps are illegal in France
  • Beginning July 1, 2012, drivers must carry a single-use breathalyzer
  • Electricity in France is 220V/50H, and plugs are either two- or three-pronged
  • By law, tips are including in all restaurant bills

Contact Numbers

Police: 112/17
Emergency: 112
American Hospital of Paris: +33-1-46-412-767
British Embassy Paris: +33-1-44-51-31-00
US Embassy Paris: +33-1-43-122-222
Canadian Embassy Paris: +33-1-44-432-900
Australian Embassy Paris: +33-1-40-593-300
Da Silver Victor Taxis: +33-1-42-933-786

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