Travelers Information

Health

Do not hesitate to ask our agency what are the necessary health requirements to organize your trip safely (required vaccines etc).

Please note that your own health insurance always covers a good part of the incurred medical expenses abroad.

The site: Conseils aux Voyageurs will give you the latest information regarding current health situations throughout the world.

The health care insurance that we offer covers the additional costs, if necessary, such as the emergency repatriation on medical grounds which can be very expensive. We can also offer your Company an insurance for all the persons going abroad or for a specific trip.

Change

Exchange Rates

It is always recommended to change some money before the departure, the exchange rate being more interesting as a rule. It also avoids you queuing up at the airport of arrival to change your money.

Here is a link on exchange rates: Devises

Visas

Formalities

Here are a 2 links to help you gather information on Embassies and Consulates in France and throughout the world : Ambassades et Consulats étrangers en France and Ambassades et Consulats français à l’étranger

In order to know the formalities of each country and the recommendations of the French Foreign Ministry, please visit : Visas et Santé
Just click on the map on your country of destination and you will get detailed information on Security, Transportation, Formalities for entering the country, Health requirements and futher Tips.

Insurance

Cancellation and Luggage

Our agency can offer you a luggage and cancellation insurance at the best conditions.

In the event of a luggage loss, you will have to make a declaration of loss at the airport of arrival. If you have to buy a toilet bag and clothes as a stopgap solution, you can ask for a refund by the Airline company.

The cancellation insurance is recommended when you travel with a non refundable or non changeable ticket or when you stay for a long time in the country.

Countries at Risk

It is necessary to enquire!

According to the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the following countries are considered “at risk ” in 2013 :

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bangladesh
  • Burundi
  • Djibouti
  • Colombia
  • Congo (Democratic Republic of Congo)
  • Ivory Coast
  • North Korea
  • South Korea
  • Egypt
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Georgia
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Kosovo
  • Lebanon
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Malaysia
  • Mali
  • Moldavia(Moldova)
  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Uzbekistan
  • Pakistan
  • The Philippines(Filipinos)
  • Central African Republic
  • Rwanda
  • Serbia
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Syria
  • Tajikistan
  • Chad
  • Chechnya ( chechnya )
  • Thailand
  • East Timor
  • Togo
  • Turkmenistan
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • Venezuela
  • Yemen
  • Zimbabwe

Weather

Forecast

To help you pack for your trips abroad :
lachainemeteo

Route and Maps

Here is a link that will enable you to travel like a local in the subway : Plan du Métro

To help you plan your route :Google Maps

Strikes

On these 2 sites you will get the latest information on strikes at the SNCF : Grèves SNCF and Grèves SNCF, Prévisions officielles

And for airlines : Grèves des compagnies aériennes