Great news, travel junkies! The powers that be have given the go-ahead for cross-border transport, and at just 1€ per journey you can border hop as often as you like this summer.
His hidden accomplice managed to get our two rucksack/handbags whilst he bamboozled us with horrific tales of the sparks flying from our rear end in loud Spanish and we thanked him prolifically for his time! What a mess.
Postal delivery issues? Did you know, you have rights and can claim compensation in certain circumstances? Make sure you know what to do if your package is late, damaged or non-conforming
Scams. A general rule of thumb: if it looks too good to be true, it probably is!
A round-up of all the airports which are accessible from the Pyrénées-Orientales. Airports at Carcassonne, Béziers, Montpellier, Girona and Barcelona are all possible choices for getting to the Perpignan area by air.
If you have a supermarket loyalty card, don’t forget to cash it in before its ‘date limite
Where a Bank holiday falls on a Tuesday or a Thursday, many small businesses will ‘faire le pont’ (make a bridge) and take Friday or Monday off too to ;make a long weekend. This rarely applies to large shops, supermarkets etc, many of whom no longer close for most of the public holidays.
Last year, numerous cases of individuals posing as calendar sellers to gain entry to homes were reported to the gendarmes.
Learn this useful vocab to tell the scammers to get lost – with varied degrees of politeness!
The ‘Père Noel du Secours Populaire’ doesn’t hand out presents, he collects them.