Utilities & Services

Whether you’re planning your commute or a longer journey across the country here is what to expect from France’s autoroutes and car sharing options

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Road

Want to give your French property a spring refresh? Catharine Higginson has a few useful pointers

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Utilities

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Whether you are moving to France or want to send a parcel home from France, Eurosender has a range of shipping options

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Utilities

The pre-loved market is booming in France, with everything from clothing to phones to cars being bought and sold online. Catharine Higginson looks as the websites you need to know about.

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Utilities

Rachel Thomas-Bonnet of Perfide Albion discusses remote tax returns, moving to France before the Brexit transition period ends, carte de séjours, and expat bank accounts

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Utilities

A government scheme means homeowners can receive aid to make eco-friendly home improvements

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Renovation

Fast broadband is becoming more readily available in France than in the UK, making life easier for homeowners, especially if you run a gîte or want to work from home, says Andrew Holford

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Choice

What should you look for to find a reliable plumber in France? Pete O’Grady discusses checking artisan credentials

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Water

When moving to France, discovering what is happening on both a local and national level can be key to settling in and will also help improve your French

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Culture

With a little thought and some lifestyle tweaks, almost everyone can trim their outgoings and make life in France a little bit financially easier

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Utilities

Don’t know your CPAM from your CDD? Here are some of the most common acronyms and initialisms you’ll come across in France and what they mean

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Utilities

The country’s wide-ranging anti-waste law involves some ambitious targets

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Utilities

The next round of French local elections takes place in March 2020, with the county and regional elections following in 2021, and finally the next presidential and legislative elections in 2022

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Utilities

Billions of euros are being invested in improvements to the French telecoms industry but what does it mean in terms of your internet connection at home in France?

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Telephone

What are the practicalities of doing the supermarket shop in France? Read on for the stores you’ll see across the country, the prices you can expect to pay and what you will and won’t find in the aisles

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Utilities

Whether you are looking for a way to keep active, get involved in your community in France and meet new people, or whether there is a cause that means a lot to you, here is how you can give back in France

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