Send Luggage to Paris
There are few cities with as many must-see monuments and districts as Paris. Whether you’re a shopper destined for the Avenue Montaigne or exploring the masterpieces of the Musée du Louvre, Luggage Mule can ship your luggage to your hotel so you can make the most of your trip to the City of Lights.
Customs: As France is an EU member state travel in and out of Paris is fairly comfortable but rules and regulations do still apply for EU citizens. Make sure you don’t get caught out. See our France and Luggage Mule prohibited list pages for information on what you can and cannot ship.
Price: One way shipping from £27.99!
Shipping times: 3 working days
Travel: Flights to Paris usually take just over one hour with Charles De Gaulle Airport acting as the main gateway. The Eurostar service takes about three hours and arrives at the Paris Gare du Nord.
Currency: Euro (€)
Power: 230V, 50Hz
Visas: Holders of British Citizen passports or any other EU state citizens are not required to have a visa to travel to Paris. Other nationalities however may need a Schengen visa. To check the visa requirements of your country visit Schengen Visa Information website.
Time difference: Central European Time, GMT+1.
Packing for Paris
If you’re travelling to Paris for the summer pack for extreme heat. July is the hottest month with an average temperature of 20°C and up to ten hours of sunlight. Suncream, sunglasses and a hat are musts and it’s also wise to pack some long-sleeved shirts to keep those arms under wraps and away from the sunshine. The coldest month is January when temperatures drop to an average of 5°C. Expect rain in the spring.
Ship your bike to Paris
Home to the finale of the Tour de France as the riders finish on the Champs Elysées straight, the city has much to offer amateur cyclists too. In the shadow of the Sacré-Coeur, the contoured Parc des Buttes Chaumont, with waterfalls and stone-bridges, is Paris’ largest public park and cycle-friendly throughout. The loop at the Longchamp is under 4km and popular for training sessions for fellow bike enthusiasts. With reasonable rates and reliable service, Luggage Mule can ship your bike anywhere in Paris so that you can enjoy the city on your own two wheels.
What to ship home from Paris
Paris is the home of world-class shopping. For sweet treats head to La Maison du Chocolat or Alain Ducasse’s La Manufacture de Chocolat as well as Ladurée or Pierre Hermé for macarons. For those who like their history, Paris’ oldest confectioner À la Mère de Famille dates back to 1761. Book lovers will want to visit Shakespeare & Company and while away hours with the antiquarian booksellers along the River Seine. Those seeking luxury should head to Rue Faubourg St Honoré and Avenue Montaigne where you’ll find the flagship stores of all the best French fashion design houses such as Hermes, Dior, Chanel, and Christian Lacroix. Luggage Mule’s copious 30kg allowance shipped service allows you to buy the very best Parisian items and have them delivered to your door, safely packaged at reasonable prices.