France month at TPG UK: Round up of everything you may have missed

Mar 1, 2020

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And just like that, the shortest month of the year is over, which means the end of TPG U.K.’s focus on France and all things cheese, baguettes and amour.

Here’s a recap of what we covered, just in case you missed it:

Best ways to get to Paris on points and miles

Paris is just across the water and there are many ways to get there including by using those all-important points and miles. British Airways can offer big savings with Reward Flight Savers, but there are also low-cost options from all over the U.K. as well as the train to Paris and Southern France.

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The set-jetter’s guide to Paris: City of Love’s most iconic movie spots

Fancy yourself as a bit of a film buff? Then see how many of these visit famous spots from nine different films that feature Paris!

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Place de la Concorde, where Andy throws her boss Miranda’s phone in The Devil Wears Prada. (Photo by Mathieu Rivrin/Getty Images)

How to spend 48 hours in Paris, France

Paris is the perfect city for a cheeky weekend away, or 48-hours if you’re counting. With so much to see and do, we’ve put together a guide to help you make the most of a short trip to the French capital.

(Photo by barnyz/Flickr)
The Louvre Museum. (Photo by barnyz/Flickr)

12 of the best points hotels in France for your next visit

The main aim of our game — if you hadn’t guessed it yet — is points and miles. So, here are some of our favourite French points hotels that you might want to consider checking out for your next trip.

(Photo courtesy of the Hotel Prince de Galles)
(Photo courtesy of the Hotel Prince de Galles)

15 of the best unique and boutique hotels in France

If you’re new to the game and don’t have a hefty stash of points to spend, then we’ve got a selection of beautiful unique and boutique hotels to get stuck into.

(Photo courtesy of Châteaux Dans Les Arbres, Nojals et Clottes)
(Photo courtesy of Châteaux Dans Les Arbres, Nojals et Clottes)

TPG U.K. readers share their top tips for France

Having lived in France, I like to think I have pretty good knowledge of the place. But, yet again, thanks to you, our readers, I learned a lot from the inundation of top tips which we’ve shared for you all to see.

PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 09: A woman rides an electric scooter Lime-S from the bike sharing service company 'Lime' on October 09, 2018 in Paris, France. Electric scooters for rent self-service invade the streets and sidewalks of Paris, but the legal vagueness that surrounds their conditions of use does not encourage good practices. The French Minister of Transport Elisabeth decided to regulate this mode of transport in fashion. (Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images)
(Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images)

Off the beaten path: Tips on visiting and exploring France

If you’re frequent France visitor, or equally if you’ve never been before, we thought we’d highlight some of our favourite, lesser-known places across the country to give you some inspiration for your next voyage.

(Photo by Pascal POGGI/Getty)
Cliff-top houses in Corsica. (Photo by Pascal POGGI/Getty)

Beyond Paris: Choose from these 10 beautiful French islands for your next holiday

If you’re more island-life than city slicker, then there are some incredible islands dotted around the French coast for you to try out — some of which you’ve probably never even heard of.

Pointe de Poulains on Belle Île en Mer. (Photo by J P De Manne/robertharding/Shutterstock)
Pointe de Poulains on Belle Île en Mer. (Photo by J P De Manne/robertharding/Shutterstock)

Love is in the air: 6 romance success stories from TPG UK readers

Love was well and truly in the air in February at TPG. With Valentine’s Day and a focus on France, we got all lovey-dovey and reached out to our TPG Facebook Lounge group to see if we could uncover any love stories that were successful with a little help from aviation.

Flying with Air France? All you need to know about the menu

And finally, it wouldn’t be France month without a post on the country’s national airline. Our resident foodie spills the beans on what you can expect to eat on board.

(Photo by Emily McNutt/The Points Guy)
Food on board Air France’s La Première. (Photo by Emily McNutt/The Points Guy)

Bottom line

Et voilà, c’est ca! We hope you’ll have learnt something new that you’ll be able to include on your next trip to our neighbour across the Channel.

This month we’re hopping across the Irish Sea to the Emerald Isle — stay tuned throughout the month of March to learn a thing or two about Ireland and maybe find a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow…

Featured photo by Robert Harding/Getty Images

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