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Yes, you will need a converter while in France.The voltage requirements are 220 volts.

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Yes. Please call our office with group travel inquiries. We will assist you in booking the best price for your group. Group leaders receive travel benefits. Call at 1-866-475-7023.

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Each supplier offers travel insurance with their itineraries. We also offer separate coverage through outside companies offering a broad range of protection for situations such as medical emergencies, weather, luggage loss or delays, and other coverage. Both options will be discussed with you prior to booking to see which would provide the best coverage, at the best price.

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Yes we use ZVS Passport and Visa service

Passport and Visa requirements are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year through ZVS's website.

ZVS obtains the following travel documents:

    * VISAS

    * PASSPORT RENEWALS

    * PASSPORT AMENDMENTS (adding pages, changing name)

    * NEW and LOST PASSPORTS

    * SECOND PASSPORTS

    * LEGALIZATIONS

    * INTERNATIONAL DRIVING PERMITS

AIRPORT DELIVERY OF DOCUMENTS is also available.

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To check availability & pricing, simply call 1-800-942-3301.  Agents are available from Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. year round, and Sundays from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. January through May. If you prefer, you can email your request to tours@atlastravelweb.com.

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Reservations including airfare must be made at least 21 days prior to travel. Land only bookings can be made up to 10 days prior to travel.  Because the peak travel season is limited, tours sell out quickly, so we recommend booking at least 3 to 4 months in advance.

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The best time to visit France is April-October, though August can be a bit hot. The cities then tend to empty out and close down as everyone heads to the coast or other vacation spots; service suffers during this period.

Day temperatures range from the mid-60s to the 80s F/23-37 C, with nights in the 50s-70s F/10-27 C. Temperatures generally increase as you go south; the extreme south is 10 F/6 C warmer on average. May and October are the nicest months for touring, but it's often too cool to lie on the beach, even on the Riviera.

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The currency in France is the Euro. Sometimes you can convert money at your local bank but if not there will be kiosk at most abroad airports.


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France is 1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time and 6 hours ahead of eastern time.

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Paris is the fashion capital of the world, so Parisians are understandably more concerned with looking well-groomed and stylish at all times, but especially at dinner or the theater. Save the shorts, sneakers and tank tops for daytime sightseeing, if then. Outside of Paris, the French are generally less concerned about fashion rules, but they still remain somewhat averse to shorts and baseball caps except at the beach. Always err on the formal side when dining in a fine restaurant, doing business, or shopping in luxury stores. As for the climate, there are rarely sure bets on the weather in any region of France. Mild winters and damp summers can be followed by icy spring winds or gorgeous sunny autumn days. Layering is always recommended, and wind-resistant jackets are a must in windy coastal regions such as Normandy and Brittany.