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Arriving and leaving Paris via CDG Airport

Salut !

First: last call for the free content about French Conversation with Confidence. Yes, FREE. :)

Paris welcomes over 30 million visitors each year. They marvel at Le Louvre, la Tour Eiffel, l’Arc de Triomphe… but there’s ONE thing they don’t marvel at, for sure–the arrival and departure at the Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport. The way Paris welcomes its visitors is a shame on France.

Most European capitals are welcoming to visitors, Paris is not. Sorry. So I thought I’d help fix this, with my own voice, on Comme une Française TV.

This is not an exhaustive list but covers the biggest mistakes that could give you a bad start or make you miss your flight home.

Bienvenue en France! La galère commence. – on Slate
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Edit: There are TENS of wonderful inputs from the Community in the comments below. Please do read them if you’re going to Paris soon.
A quick word about the taxi price: I only used a taxi to go from CDG to Versailles (and back!), which is more expensive than to/from Paris (closer!). So the price you’d pay to Paris will be less than than announced in the video. Sorry for that. Again, lots of inputs in the comments.
I LOVE our Community, you are awesome. 😀

Et toi ?

Have you ever made any of these mistakes?

Do you have any other tips to share with the community about traveling to and from Paris? This is precious input that will be extremely useful to others.

And don’t worry. It is a very, very classic mistake.

Gros bisous et à tout de suite dans les commentaires !

Géraldine

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