GENERAL INFORMATION

Venue :

Pullman Montparnasse Hotel

19, rue du Commandant Mouchotte
75014 Paris – France
T. +33 (0)1 44 36 44 36 – F. +33 (0)1 44 36 47 00
www.pullmanhotels.comwww.accorhotels.com
The Pullman Paris Montparnasse Hotel is located in the heart of the historic district, shopping, and cultural Left Bank of Paris. Just steps from the Montparnasse train station and a few minutes’ walk from the Quartier Latin. The Eiffel Tower is 10 minutes away by metro.
Inforamtion

Transport :

AIR FRANCE & KLM Global Meetings

Event : BEAUJON CONFERENCE

Event ID : 19747AF
Valid for travel from 07/02/2014 to 21/02/2014
Event location : Hotel Pullman Montparnasse 

Attractive discounts on a wide range of public fares on all Air France and KLM flights worldwide**.

Use the website of this event or visit www.airfranceklm-globalmeetings.com to access:

  • the preferential fares granted for this event,
  • make your booking,
  • issue your electronic ticket*,
  • select your seat**

If you buy your ticket via AIR FRANCE & KLM Global Meetings website, your electronic ticket will carry a special mention which justifies the application of the preferential fares.

Should you prefer to process your reservations and ticket-purchase directly with an Air France and KLM sales outlet, you must keep this current document which serves to justify the application of the preferential airfares.

Keep the document to justify the special fares with you as you may be asked for it at any point of your journey. 


To locate your nearest AIR FRANCE KLM sales point, visit www.airfrance.com orwww.klm.com
You will need to quote the reference given above which is registered in Air France & KLM data into GDS Amadeus: GGAIRAFGLOBALMEETINGS.

Frequent flyer / loyalty programs of Air France and KLM partner airlines are credited with “miles” when Air France or KLM flights are used.

* not available in certain countries
** subject to conditions

Air France, French Limited Company with a capital of 1,901,231,625 euros
Head Office: 45, rue de Paris, 95747 Roissy CDG cedex, France
Registered on the Trade and Companies register in Bobigny under no. 420 495 178
 
Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij n.v. (also known as KLM Royal Dutch Airlines)
Head Office: Amsterdamseweg 55, 1182 GP Amstelveen, the Netherlands
Registered No 33014286 
Document édité par Air France & KLM Global Meetings : JH.CD

 

Access : How to get to Paris ?

Practically all the major airlines fly through Paris, and most European train tracks and bus routes cross it. So you can choose to fly, take a train or bus, or even drive depending on your starting point.

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Airports
Orly (ORY)

The older, smaller of Paris’ two major airports, Aéroport d’Orly, is 18km south of the city. Its two terminals, Orly Ouest (Orly West) and Orly Sud (Orly South), are linked by a free shuttle bus service that continues to/from the airport car parks and RER C station “Pont de Rungis – Aéroport d’Orly”. The Orlyval automatic metro links both terminals with the RER B station “Antony”.

Roissy Charles de Gaulle (CDG)

Aéroport Roissy Charles de Gaulle, 30km northeast of central Paris in the suburb of Roissy, has three aérogares (terminals) – aptly numbered 1, 2 and 3 – and two train stations served by commuter trains on RER line B3. A free shuttle bus links the terminals with the train stations.

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Trains

There is also a possibility to get to Paris by train ; depending on where you are coming from you could take the Eurostar, Thalys or TGV. Paris has 6 main train stations : Gare du Nord, Gare de l’Est, Gare d’Austerlitz, Gare de Lyon, Gare Saint-Lazare and Gare de Montparnasse.

By car:

To reach the Pullman Montparnasse Hotel, exit the Boulevard Périphérique (ring-road surrounding Paris) at the Porte d’Orléans or Porte de Gentilly.
GPS coordinates: latitude: 48.8382774, longitude: 2.3198075
The car park is under the Hotel with direct access to the meeting.

By public transportation:

Metro: Gaite (line 13) or Montparnasse Bienvenue (lines 4, 6, 12 and 13)
A fast and ever-developing means of transport, essential to the Parisian’s life, the metro is probably the best and quickest way to travel within the city.
Timetable: it operates from 5:30am to 0:30am.
Information about the Metro can be obtained from the www.ratp.com​
Bus: lines 92, 94, 96

Local bus service is also available. Although slower than the Metro or the RER at certain hours of the day (depending on the traffic), the RATP buses (green) are frequent from 8:00am to 8:00pm. The services are more irregular after 8:00pm.
The Noctambus service (for night-birds) operates during the night: 10 bus routes lead from the heart of Paris.

By taxi:

Taxis G7: +33 (0) 1 47 39 47 39
Taxis Bleus: +33 (0) 891 70 10 10
Alpha Taxis: +33 (0) 1 45 85 85 85

City transportation

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Metro/RER

A fast and ever-developing means of transport, essential to the Parisian life, the metro and RER are probably the best and quickest way to travel within the city.
Timetable : it operates from 05h30 to 00h30. Information about the Metro and RER can be obtained from the RATP Website :http://www.ratp.com.

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Bus

Local bus service is also available. Although slower than the Metro or the RER at certain hours of the day (depending on the traffic), the RATP buses (green) are frequent from 8h00 am to 20h00. The services are more irregular after 20h00. The Noctambus service (for night-birds) operates during the night : 10 bus routes lead from the heart of Paris.
http://www.ratp.com.

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Taxi

Taxis can be found at all major stations, airports and near main traffic thoroughfares in more than 470 taxi ranks. There are 14 900 taxis in service in Paris ; you can identify an available taxi by the light on its roof and hail it. There will already be an initial charge on the meter. It is customary to leave a tip of up to 10% of the total fare.

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Vélib’

Paris provides you with an excellent self service “bike hire” system available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Multi pick up and drop off location allows you to pick up your bike from one service point and drop off to another. A unique and pleasant way to discover the city.

Passport and Visa information

An identity card is sufficient for participants from EU-member countries. All other participants need a passport valid for a determinate period (depending of the country they are coming from) to enter the European Union. Visas* may be also required for participants from some countries. For specific information, please contact the nearest French Embassy at least six weeks prior to your departure.

*The letter of invitation for visa application will only be delivered after payment of the registration fee.

Language

The language in France is French. Most people speak at least a little English.

Local time

The time in Paris during February will be GMT + 2 hours.

Weather & Clothing

The weather in Paris during February can be variable, between -5°C and 10°C.
For more information please click here.
The dress code for the congress is smart casual wear. We advise you to bring a coat and an umbrella, just in case.

Electricity Supply

Electricity supply is 220 volts throughout France with « European » 2-pin type wall sockets. For any European or other countries that utilise 240 volts e.g. UK and Ireland most electrical equipment will function adequately.

If you intend to use the European electrical plugs then you will need an electricity plug adapter. In the US where the electricity supply is 110 volts a transformer is required to step up the voltage to 220 volts.

Credit cards and currency

All major credit cards (VISA, American Express, Diners and MasterCard) are accepted in most shops, hotels and restaurants in Paris. It is advisable to carry an identity card or some form of photo identification. The Euro (€) is the official currency of France.

Shops

In Paris, the larger stores are open from 09.30 to about 19.00 without closing for lunch. Smaller shops/stores and supermarkets open as early as 08.00 but close between 13.00-15.00 and open again until 19.30. There is limited Sunday shopping, usually in the Latin Quarter, Marais, Bastille or Ile de la Cité sections.

Telephones

00 33 is the International Country Code for France when dialing from abroad.

Useful information/links to book your travel :

​Paris is just a few hours by train or flight coming from the largest cities in Europe. The 7 stations will take you to the heart of the city. Located in Central Paris, they are very well connected to public transport (RER, metro, bus).

Information/bookings :
www.voyages-sncf.com
www.eurostar.com
www.thalys.com
www.railteam.fr

RATP (City Transport Network) : http://www.ratp.com
Mappy (itineraries/directions) : http://www.mappy.com
Paris tourist office : http://www.parisinfo.com
ADP (Paris Airports) : http://www.aeroportsdeparis.fr
Weather : http://france.meteofrance.com
Exchange rate : http://www.xe.com