best source of information is the French Government Tourist
Office, which you can reach at the following addresses:
In The United States
-- 444 Madison Ave., 16th Floor, New York, NY 10022 (tel.
212/838-7800; fax 212/838-7855); 676 N. Michigan Ave., Suite
3214, Chicago, IL 60611 (tel. 312/751-7800; fax
312/337-6339); 9454 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 715, Beverly Hills, CA
90212 (tel. 310/271-6665; fax 310/276-2835). To request
additional information call Info France at tel.
In Canada --
Maison de la France/French Government Tourist Office, 1981 av.
McGill College, Suite 490, Montreal, H3A 2W9 (tel.
514/876-9881; fax 514/845-4868).
In The United Kingdom
-- Maison de la France/French Government Tourist Office, 178
Piccadilly, London, W1J 9AL (tel. and fax 020/7943-6594).
In Australia --
French Tourist Bureau, 25 Bligh St., Sydney, NSW 2000 (tel.
02/9231-5244; fax 02/9221-8682).
The French Government Tourist Office's home on
the Internet is at www.franceguide.com, or
Destination Paris: Red-Alert Checklist
If you purchased traveler's checks, have you
recorded the check numbers, and stored the documentation
separately from the checks?
Did you stop the newspaper and mail delivery,
and leave a set of keys with someone reliable?
Did you pack your camera and an extra set of
camera batteries, and purchase enough film? If you packed film
in your checked baggage, did you invest in protective pouches to
shield film from airport X-rays?
Do you have a safe, accessible place to store
Did you bring your ID cards that could entitle
you to discounts, such as AAA and AARP cards, student IDs, and
Did you bring emergency drug prescriptions and
extra glasses and/or contact lenses?
Did you find out your daily ATM withdrawal
Do you have your credit card pin numbers? Is
there a daily withdrawal limit on credit card cash advances?
If you have an E-ticket, do you have
Did you leave a copy of your itinerary with
someone at home?
Do you have the measurements for those people
you plan to buy clothes for on your trip?
Do you have the address and phone number of
your country's embassy with you?