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Any way to get fast pass eiffel tour tickets for next week?!

Any way to get fast pass eiffel tour tickets for next week?!

Old Mar 17th, 2014, 03:40 PM
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Any way to get fast pass eiffel tour tickets for next week?!

Bit of a long shot but hubby has decided he would like to go up the Eiffel Tower for his birthday on March 28th (Friday)
I am wondering if there is any way of getting tickets to skip the line (with a tour for example) as we have four children, two of which have autism and don't cope with long queues too well.

If we do have to queue for tickets, could I queue on behalf of the family and then regroup to get in the queue for the lift? This might make things a little easier.

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Old Mar 17th, 2014, 03:48 PM
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Of course you can buy 6 tickets and then meet your family for the elevator line. I would avoid going to the 3rd level as the elevator lines are long both going up and returning.

Here's a tour company that says you can skip the lines. I'm sure there are more if you check into them.

http://paris.easypasstours.com/tours...FS1eOgodSnwAWQ
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Old Mar 17th, 2014, 03:54 PM
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we used Easy Pass Tours and they did what they said...we did not wait in the general line...waited a short time for the elevator to the second floor and got a tour with interesting information. It is not cheap but worthwhile if the lines are long which they can be and no way to know in advance. With Spring breaks starting here in US and maybe Europe not sure about crowds next week. Paris is having a pollution (a/k/a smog) problem these days and of course that might impact the experience. Good luck.
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Old Mar 17th, 2014, 04:43 PM
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Thank you, that's really helpful! They have spaces on one of the tours...just weighing up if its worth they extra €150!
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The problem with purchasing Eiffel Tower tickets in advance is that you do not know what the weather will be on the day you visit. You might spend a lot of money just to take an elevator up into the clouds.
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The queue to walk up is often much shorter. That will take you to the second level (which is great and walking up is much more exciting for kids). It used to be possible to buy tickets on level 2 for level 3 but can't verify that's still available as haven't been up for a couple of years.
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I would love to do the stairs but we have a three year old who wnt manage it!

It is the only day we can do the tower so we'll be going up cloudy or not. Although wont bother going right to the top if it's too cloudy.
I was looking at the behind the scenes tour, and it looked perfect except they don't allow under 6 yr olds!

I think we might just risk it and queue and hope for the best. Not sure i can justify €200 for something that could only cost €50. May well regret that though!
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If you decide to just queue go either first thing in the morning or late afternoon/dinner time to try to avoid the crowds...my inlaws waited in lube for over an hour one afternoon...
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Thanks, think we will try and get there about half hour before it opens and hope for the best!!
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