Paris & Normandy Rides - Taxi Service Marc Waters
Marc Waters - Paris & Normandy Rides - Taxi Service
Tel from inside France: 06 14 61 65 61
Tel from outside France: +33 6 14 61 65 61
Tel from North America: 011 33 6 14 61 65 61
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Marc is the son of long-time Haven in Paris driver, Andy Waters. He learned from his father and after several years as a driver for various luxury Paris hotels, he is now striking out on his own. Marc is a dual-citizen of France and the United Kingdom and has family in Paris, throughout France and the United States. He will happily provide you with a wonderful introduction to Paris.
Aside from Airport transfers, Marc also offers full day or half day trips to the Normandy beaches, Honfleur, Monet Gardens at Giverny, and Mont St Michel. He also offers trips to the Chateaux de la Loire, such as Chambord, Chenonceau, and Amboise.
Marc is also happy to help carry your luggage in and out of your apartment including the stairs.
Marc's new black Citroen C5 Tourer can seat up to 4 plus luggage and he can provide infant and toddler car seats upon request. Payment by credit card (Visa & Mastercard) is also available.
Prices are: 70 Euros inbound from CDG or Orly to Paris; 70 Euros outbound to either of these airports; 50 euros from any of the central Paris train stations to any Paris address.
Prices to and from other airports in the Paris region, such as Paris Beauvais or Chantry, as well as the half and full day trips listed above are available upon request.
Carylis Paris Car Services Ivan
Carylis Paris Car Services offers transfers to and from the airports, train stations, Disneyland, Versailles, and more. They also offer concierge drivers and are happy to organize sightseeing trips around France. Contact them today to start planning your travels.
Prices are: 90 Euros for a sedan for 1 - 3 people inbound or outbound for 1 - 3 people from CDG, Orly, or Le Bourget. 110 Euros for a van for 1 - 7 people inbound or outbound from CDG, Orly, or Le Bourget. From Train Stations, the rate is: 55 Euros for a sedan for 1 - 3 people or 75 Euros for a van for 1 - 7 people.
Paris Luxury Taxi Service David
David - Paris Luxury Taxi Service
Tel from inside France: 06 03 39 20 93
Tel from outside France: +33 6 03 39 20 93
Tel from North America: 011 33 6 03 39 20 93
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Airport Pick up & Drop off Relax and put yourself in the hands of an expert. David is a professional & charming driver with a luxurious Mercedes sedan. He speaks enough English to put you at ease and welcome you to the City of Light. Please ask for a price quote based on your group size. David may also be able to provide a child car seat upon special request.
* Please note: David does not respond to emails between sundown Friday & sundown Saturday (Paris time). If you email him during this time, he will get back to you as soon as possible. David's spoken English is decent, but written very informal... do not worry, he is a true professional when you meet him!
For regular car, prices are: €120 from CDG & Orly airports into Paris; €80 from Paris to the airports; €200 airport/Paris round trip. David usually only does airport transfers and not trips within Paris. He will gladly help carry your bags into or out of the apartment (and up and down stairs).
Luxury Vans & Taxi Fred
Fred, who has 14 years of experience as a private driver, and his colleagues Abel and Enzo have large vans (Mercedes Viano and Volkswagon Caravelle) that can transport groups of 4 - 8 people. They are happy to do pickups to/from the Airports or driving in Paris to/from train stations. They also offer tours of the city as well as day trips to locations such as Versailles, Giverny, the Loire Valley Chateaux, Normandy, and Mont St Michel. Car seats for children and babies are also available.
From the Airports into Paris or the reverse - 120 EUR for 4 people, 130 EUR for 5 people, 140 EUR for 6 people, 150 EUR for 7 people, 160 EUR for 8 people Round trip Paris/Airports - 220 EUR for 4 people, 230 EUR for 5 people, 240 EUR for 6 people, 250 EUR for 7 people, 260 EUR for 8 people From Train Stations to Paris Locations: 60 EUR for 4 people, 65 EUR for 5 people, 70 EUR for 6 people, 75 EUR for 7 people, 80 EUR for 8 people
D Day Taxis Gerome Lassalle
Gérôme is a fully licensed Taxi Driver and the Manager of D Day Taxis. With more than 10 years of experience, he has worked for many years with our friends Andy Waters and Laurent Baudry who were two of our HIP recommended chauffeurs until their retirement. Gérôme is happy to provide transfers to and from the airports, all destinations on demand, and also specializes in day trips to Normandy, Vimy, Reims, and the Loire valley! He is able to accommodate some tours with just a few hours notice and can also book a guide for other tours.
If you need help carrying luggage, Gérôme and his team well be happy to assist you when possible.
Gérôme can accommodate groups of 4 with luggage. He accepts all major credit cards. Prices are: €75 from CDG & Orly airports into Paris; €65 from Paris to airports; €50 city ride.
Smartphone & WiFI Hotspot Rental
Paris Smartphone/WIFI Hotspot rentals
Paris Smartphone/WIFI Hotspot rentals
Tel from inside France: 06 35 40 92 83
Tel from outside France: +33 6 35 40 92 83
Tel from North America: 011 33 6 35 40 92 83
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INSIDR will deliver a connected smartphone to your apartment upon arrival. The smartphone is the ultimate digital guide to help you navigate Paris from the main tourist sites to authentic local secret places. Key advantages are the following: - Connectivity with unlimited locals calls, 4G data, and WIFI hotspot (up to 6 devices) to connect your own devices (WIFI is not widespread in Paris) - Discovery of the ‘real’ Paris with Maps of highlighted recommendations - Direct access to a community of Parisians willing to share their insider perspective about culture, restaurants & bars, navigation, shopping, etc. - Selection of the innovative services, from a dinner with locals to a tour of Paris in a vintage car - Personalized drop off and pick up by the charming INSIDR team Thanks to INSIDR, the travel experience outside of your haven will be exciting and trouble-free!
Classes & Tours (Paris)
Paris Walking tours (London, Provence & Tuscany too!) Context Travel
Context’s walking seminars of Paris are much more than a typical walking tour. Their network of historians, architects, curators, writers, sommeliers, and chefs help the intellectually curious traveler understand and investigate Paris on a deeper level. They have a diverse weekly calendar of small group walks (limited to 6 people) and can organize any of the walks for a private party. Please inquire. Feel free to explore their website here for their full listing of tours. Please mention you found Context on the Haven In website for a 10% discount on small group & private walks! Context will also extend the 10% discount to all tours in London, Provence, & Tuscany if you mention Haven In.
The 3-hour walks of museums, and other monuments are complemented by thematic explorations of the city. Some of the Paris highlights include the Louvre Musuem Tour, Baguette to Bisto, Paris Food Tour, Paris WW2 Nazi Occupation Tour, and many others. Context also offers private half- and full-day excursions from Paris (Chartres, Versailles, and Giverny). In addition, they can develop custom tours that cater to their clients' travel requests in and outside Paris.
Luxury Tours and Cultural Activities with a Family Twist Family Twist
Family Twist -Luxury Tours and Cultural Activities with a Family Twist
Tel from inside France: 09 83 84 40 5
Tel from outside France: +33 9 83 84 40 5
Tel from North America: 011 33 9 83 84 40 5
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Family Twist proposes cultural and hands-on activities especially designed for families traveling with their children. To turn your holiday in Paris into an unforgettable moment, try any of their privately guided cultural activities, from scavenger hunts at the Louvre, scooter rides around the Eiffel Tower, to a walk through the charming streets of Montmartre. If you prefer a more hands-on approach to Paris' culture, learn how to make your own bread, pastry, science experiments, or perfume! All of these delightful family-oriented activities are private and can be booked with only one day's notice.
Skype French Lessons & Paris 101 Prep course
Skype French Lessons & Paris 101 Prep course
Tel from inside France: 001 207 350 1078
Tel from outside France: +1 207 350 1078
Tel from North America: 207 350 1078
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A native French speaker living in the US, Alain will bring his passion for France to your learning experience. You can brush up before a stay in Paris, start as a beginner, or pefect what you have already learned.
Explore Paris Like a Local Localers
Localers - Explore Paris Like a Local
Tel from inside France: 1 83 64 92 01
Tel from outside France: +33 83 64 92 01
Tel from North America: 011 33 83 64 92 01
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Localers offers private and small group guided tours of Paris for foreign visitors looking for off the beaten track experiences. They offer a large range of themes for our tours including fashion, gastronomy, history, literature and photography.
All Haven in guests receive a 10% discount. Just mention the code HIP16.
Antique Diva Flea Market Tours
Antique Diva Flea Market Tours
Tel from inside France: 0049 (0) 171 386 2213
Tel from outside France: +49 (0) 171 386 2213
Tel from North America: 011 49 0) 171 386 2213
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The Antiques Diva & Co takes you by the hand helping you score the perfect souvenir at the Paris flea markets. Each tour is a private one-on-one consultation choreographed to sniff out the best sources for your style and budget! Led by professional stylistas, tours are tailored to your fancies, whether you’re looking for Versailles-worthy chandeliers, vintage Chanel or fun ephemera. Book 1 to 4 day tours in France, Italy, England, Belgium, Holland or Germany.
The French Class - Personalized French Lessons in Paris
The French Class - Personalized French Lessons in Paris
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Caroline will tailor a personalized French program just for you. The focused attention in her one-to-one or small group French lessons in Paris enables you to progress faster than in the traditional classroom. As a dedicated language teacher, born in France, Caroline has taught French at prestigious universities in Paris and abroad, in the United States. Caroline wishes to give you the keys to feel more confident in your speaking abilities, so that you can make the most of your stay in Paris.
Prices: 50 Euros per lesson. This price includes a personalized one-to-one lesson (with focused attention from the instructor), all materials and careful preparation according to your needs and interests.
Shopping Experiences Paris Chloe Johnston
Chloe Johnston - Shopping Experiences Paris
Tel from inside France: 001 610 246 2523
Tel from outside France: +1 610 246 2523
Tel from North America: 610 246 2523
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Discover the best shopping spots in Paris with Chloe Johnston and her team of experts in all things fashion! Group and private tours are offered for everything from vintage finds to haut couture. Private tours can be arranged to help you find that special something and are tailored to your individual needs.
Group tours are 4 hours in length can accommodate up to 8 people, shops are preselected depending on the subject of the tour. Private tours can be arranged for any size or length of time. Special emphasis is placed on individual attention no matter if you are in a group or on your own!
Personal Shopper Gail Radeau
Gail brings a lifetime of experience in the retail fashion industry to her personal shopping tours in Paris and London. Originally from London, she has spent years in Paris and knows both cities' fashion scenes inside and out. Each tour is completely private and personal and aimed at helping you create your own personal look that is both chic and elegant. Whether you need a dress for a special occasion, or want to remain fashionably casual with an air of quality and style, she is there to help and advise.
Tours can take place in London or Paris. Gail specializes in men's, women's and children's fashion. She can also organize shopping trips for home goods and furniture as well as vintage items. Full and half day tours are available. Rates are 60 Euros per hour. Gail also has a car and will be happy to pick you up at your apartment for all Paris tours (for London tours, please ask).
Photographers in Paris One & Only Paris Photography
You photograph so well in the world's most romantic city. See photos of yourself draped in uniquely Parisian surroundings. Choose anything from the expected monuments to the less obvious, more intimate sites like small side streets and cafes that give a strong sense of the essence of Paris. You're going to have great memories of the City of Love. Let photographers Anthony (American) and Audrey (French) capture these memories so they remain vivid and can be shared for generations with those you care about.
Anthony & Audrey will work with you to craft a photo session perfect for you! Personally recommended by Erica!
Eelway - Mobile Luggage Storage
Let Eelway handle your luggage for you. Whether your arriving in Paris and checking into your apartment later in the day or if you are departing Paris and need someone to look after your luggage until you depart, Eelway is happy to help move and store your luggage for you. They are fully insured and you can even track the location of your luggage online. Use the link in the title above to visit their website and learn more.
Food & Wine - In your Paris Apartment
Enjoying a picnic in Paris is a quintessential way to enjoy the city as the Parisians do. Whether you are looking to snack on delicious artisanal cheese, meats, wine, or desserts, Paris Picnic will have the perfect basket delivered to you with all the utensils you need (including a picnic blanket!). Planning a surprise or party during your next trip? Paris Picnic would be happy to help you organize your special event. Feel free to click on the link above to visit their website and learn more.
La Belle Assiette
La Belle Assiette offers a private dining experience in the comfort of your Haven in Paris apartment. All of the chefs are validated by a jury and wonderful menus are available on their website which you can explore by clicking the title above. Haven in Paris guests are entitled to a special 10% discount off of your meal by entering the code THANKSHAVEN when booking online.
Wine Tasting in Your Haven In Rental Paris Wine Company
Enjoy an exclusive wine tasting in your apartment with artisanal meat & cheeses sourced from Paris' best producers. Founded in 2012 by Joshua Adler, Paris Wine Company works with a network of distributors to connect wine lovers with great winemakers and delicious wines. Vignerons in the Paris Wine Family work with minimal intervention in the vineyard and the traditional winemaking techniques to produced balanced, elegant wines that are redefining the direction of French wine. Josh Adler is the former wine director of Spring restaurant, and originally hails from San Francisco. An English-speaking wine expert from Paris Wine Company will come to your Haven in Paris apartment and open wines from France’s best vineyards. Learn how to taste, how to find great wines, and get an overview of new trends on the French winemaking scene. Paris Wine Company will choose six wines tailored to your preferences. Choose between "Our picks" (a mix of reds and whites and 1 champagne), White wines of France, or Red wines of France. We will choose a selection of the finest French artisanal meat and cheeses, paired to the wines you are tasting. Choose between a mixed platter of charcuterie and cheeses, a Cheese platter, or a charcuterie platter. Loved the wines? Have the wines you tasted delivered to your door in the U.S. - a special service for wine tasting clients!
€120 per person, minimum 4 people for a two-hour tasting.
Preparing for Paris with Champagne Paris Wine Company
Just booked your trip to Paris? To get you ready for your trip, The Paris Wine Company Champagne Welcome Kit will bring the Paris wine experience to your door. You will receive six bottles of Champagne Piollot, one of the most exciting, new Champagnes to come out of the Aube delivered to your home in the U.S.A. These beautiful, organic Champagnes are delicious and light with fine bubbles - perfect for celebrating your upcoming trip! The kit also includes the Paris Wine Company Wine Guide to Paris, which will give you an overview of the latest wine trends in France, insider tips on ordering wines in bars and restaurants in Paris, and a comprehensive list of our favorite wine bars and restaurants in the city.
$280 for 6 bottles and the Paris Wine Company guide to Paris, including shipping.
Food & Wine - Classes & Tours
La Cuisine Paris is a fantastic place for French cooking classes in the heart of Paris. Located in a lovely building right by Hotel de Ville, their cooking classes in English are a great way to learn the secrets of French cuisine and meet other fellow travelers. La Cuisine also offers foodie walks, a cheese workshop, and gastronomic and technical classes along with their regular cooking workshops.
The Parisian Kitchen
If you are looking to learn more about Classical French Cooking, then look no further than The Parisian Kitchen. Bénédicte offers a market class and welcomes you in to her home in order to teach you how to prepare a typical French menu that you select in advance. She also offers special classes on macarons, souffle, or fruit tartlettes. There is no wrong choice! Enjoy a convivial atmosphere and delicious food during an unforgettable afternoon.
Bénédicte is also available as a private chef who could come to your apartment and cook you a wonderful meal!
Cooking Classes in Montmartre: Cooknwithclass
French cooking classes, wine tasting and market visits in a relaxed atmosphere with an experienced French chef in Montmartre.
If you've booked with Haven in Paris, please mention this to Cook'n With Class to benefit from special Haven in Paris negotiated rates.
O Chateau is a small company offering daily wine tasting classes in a beautiful venue located near the Louvre. Tastings are fun and informative. A tasting at O Chateau is a great thing to do if you'd like to learn more about French wine (the regions, the labels, the pairings, etc). O Chateau recently opened a wine bar/restaurant offering a selection of 40 wines by the glass. For Champagne lovers, Day Trips to Champagne or Champagne Cruises on the Seine are also an option. Use discount code HAVEN on O Chateau's website and get 10% off their tours & tastings.
Luxurious Champagne Tastings and Farm Visits in the Champagne Region of France Tasty Side to Life Tours
Tasty Side to Life Tours - Luxurious Champagne Tastings and Farm Visits in the Champagne Region of France
Tel from inside France: 06 88 15 12 55
Tel from outside France: +33 6 88 15 12 55
Tel from North America: 011 33 6 88 15 12 55
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Tasty Side to Life Tours will open private doors to the finest small champagne houses, farms, hotels, chateaux and restaurants of the region. They help you discover the beauty of rolling hills, see the cathedral where the kings of France were crowned, taste excellent reserve champagne, interact with local producers and indulge in the gastronomy of the region with a fabulous Michelin Star gourmet lunch. Trips of 1 to 4 days possible.
Concierge & Travel Planning
Myriad Assistance offers first rate travel planning and concierge services. They are experts in all things Paris and are always exploring the city so they have the best experiences to share with their clients. They are happy to do all the trip planning for you so all you need to do is enjoy!
Paris Luxury Travel Planning Sacre Bleu Paris
Paris Luxury Travel Planning - Sacre Bleu Paris
Tel from inside France: 0613109626
Tel from outside France: +33 613109626
Tel from North America: 011 33 613109626
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As individuals and businesses look for innovative ideas to enhance their Paris experience, the seasoned team at Sacrebleu Paris –a one-of-a-kind travel service company– serves the world's most sophisticated travelers, offering exclusive experiences to match their interests in French gastronomy, art, culture, shopping, and lifestyle. The team is eager to tap into their far-reaching local network and share that knowledge with clients, deploying their unique know-how as well as quality personalized assistance to meet any client request. No request is too large or too small. Sacrebleu Paris offers bespoke schedules and concierge services.
Paris Briefing: Coffee and Stroll with a Local Expert
As accessible as international travel has become, it can still be daunting to arrive in an unfamiliar city. Context's personalized orientation experience, led by a Context docent, is an ideal option for first-time visitors seeking an introduction to Paris. It is designed to answer practical questions about living and staying in the City of Light. You’ll begin your experience at your apartment where your docent, a resident of and expert on Paris, will explain the layout of the city and the area where you are staying. They’ll then offer tips on local customs, a basic language lesson, suggestions for dining, shopping, and insider events and concerts, and open the floor to any specific questions. You'll then head outside for a stroll, allowing for a discussion of the area’s history and an opportunity to absorb the neighborhood ambiance under the guidance of a seasoned local. You will stop occasionally to talk about historic buildings and monuments, or maybe to go over how the métro or vélib bikes work. Your docent will point out the best markets, cafes, or the boulangerie where the best baguette in the area can be found. They'll leave you with maps, a head full of knowledge, and a better sense of how best to navigate this charming city.
Note: Please provide your exact apartment address (any entrance codes, the floor, etc) in the Special Requests box during checkout so that Context can arrange for our docent to meet you directly at your lodging. In order to help them prepare the experience, please also share your interests and any specific questions about Paris. This will enable Context to fully personalize the experience to speak to your needs.
We Travel - Luxury Tours, Guides & Drivers
We Travel France specializes in tailor made programs in Paris and Provence and throughout France Private drivers - Airport, train and city transfers in Paris and Provence with private English speaking driver using deluxe cars such as Audi, Mercedes class S and Mercedes Viano Private guided tours - A team of official certified tour guides will allow you to discover France as it has never been seen before. Your driver/guide will be available throughout your entire trip. You will be chauffeured in a deluxe car with AC throughout the best regions of France and, based on your tastes and needs, he/she will adapt the tour to your request. Activities - Tailor made itineraries just for you. Sports : bike tour, cultural tours, hiking, Kayaking and more Family : Scavenger Hunt of the Louvre, private cruise on the Seine River or in the calanques of Cassis …. Discover Parisian country side: private guided day tours of Champagne, Loire Valley, Normandy and more! Culinary: enjoy a market visit followed by a cooking class with private chef, cheese & wine tasting, Châteauneuf-du-Pape wineries, olive oil tasting or the best chocolate makers in Paris Please inquire about other services such as car rentals, airline tickets, VIP event tickets, helicopter and plane rentals
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Wedding and Event Planning: Avec Weddings & Events
Avec Weddings & Events is a full-service, boutique destination wedding planning and design company that caters to English speaking couples. With Paris as their home base, their events have that certain "je ne sais quoi"! They specialize in creating chic, elegant, and unforgettable events in the country of wine, gastronomy and romance. Whether your event is an intimate elopement for two in Paris or a weekend wedding celebration in Provence they will create an elegant event that will fit your budget, needs, and vision. From choosing the right venue and vendors to navigating French culture and customs, the bilingual team of Avec Weddings & Events is there for you!
Aromatherapy Massage with Essential Oils : Beatrice Marzana
Aromatherapy Massage with Essential Oils : Beatrice Marzana
Tel from inside France: +33 (0)6 25 54 04 52
Tel from outside France: +33 33 (0)6 25 54 04 52
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Wonderful and relaxing Aromatherapy massage with essential Oils. Highly recommended by Erica and Genevieve. Beatrice speaks excellent English having lived in London for years.
Sanni Sorma Freelance Makeup Artist
Sanni Sorma Freelance Makeup Artist
Tel from inside France: 06 86 54 84 33
Tel from outside France: +33 6 86 54 84 33
Tel from North America: 011 33 6 86 54 84 33
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Sanni, a make-up artist and Finnish national living in Paris, adores doing make up for beautiful brides, photoshoots or moments when you want to look especially fabulous. Sanni also teaches make-up tips, techniques and secrets in private lessons. She can come to your apartment or you can pop by her flat in the Marais for the perfect make-up session.
Relax, enjoy, discover, live; pamper yourself by indulging in a stress free luxury vacation rental experience unlike any other.
Haven in has selected for you a number of trusted luxury experience providers* to help you truly make the most of your stay. All of the following services have been tested either by clients, friends, or the Haven in team. If you ask, many of them will give you a special Haven in discount. While these providers are not employees of Haven in, they all come highly recommended and we hope they will help make your stay in Paris extra special.
* Our trusted providers - all tested and recommended by clients, friends, and, of course, our very own team.