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Do we need air-conditioning in Paris in August?

Do we need air-conditioning in Paris in August?

Jun 14th, 2012, 03:59 PM
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Jul 12th, 2012, 08:09 PM
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This is not about air-conditioning any more but I was hesitant to start a new thread. We moved apartments and instead of staying in the 6th, we are now staying in the 13th (we needed more space and extra bed). What is the best way to get to the 13th from Charles De Gaulle airport? we are near Porte de Choisy metro and Porte d'Italie metro. Merci!
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Jul 12th, 2012, 08:17 PM
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I was wondering about this, I don't know how global warming has affected Europe but when I went to Paris in July of 07, I froze to death every night, haha. I live Texas so I guess it all depends on where you're from.
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Jul 12th, 2012, 09:23 PM
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<< My late husband can't stand the heat >>

;-)

Are you saying that he wasn't an angel???

Kidding!
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Jul 13th, 2012, 03:12 AM
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Can you give us the link to the apt?
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Jul 13th, 2012, 03:14 AM
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Oops both apts-we are looking for places for next spring! Thanks I cannot help with your transport question. Sorry.
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Jul 13th, 2012, 03:31 AM
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Tentek - You really need to understand how to use the Paris métro/RER/bus system so use the official website to figure out how to get to not only CDG but around the city:

www.ratp.fr

Here is an interactive map of the system:

http://www.ratp.fr/plan-interactif/carteidf.php?lang=uk

Since not all of that website has an English version you can use the websites www.vianavigo.com or www.transilien.com.
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Jul 13th, 2012, 04:17 AM
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I would recommend a taxi from CDG to your apartment as there are three of you and you'll have enough to be dealing with. After that, I would definitely learn the metro/RER/bus system.
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Jul 13th, 2012, 06:04 AM
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FrenchMystiqueTours and KT travel, thank you so much. I appreciate the link to RATP. I have been trying to study it and I have taken the RER to the airport in Paris before, but this time I am traveling with a child (5 years old). I think I will take a taxi from CDG as KTtravel suggested. It makes more sense even if it is a bit more.
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Jul 13th, 2012, 08:51 AM
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A taxi is easiest, for sure, and that's how we get between CDG and the city if there are a couple of us traveling. When alone, I usually use RER.
Think you would be wise to use a taxi when traveling with a 5 year old, but just as an fyi the best public transport option would be to take RER B from CDG to the Cite Universitaire station and transfer to the above ground T3 tram (stop is just across the street from where you exit the RER) and ride a couple stops to Porte d'Italie station.
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Jul 13th, 2012, 12:08 PM
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I'd just take a taxi with a child, also, and you are just about on the peripherique so that will cut down the cost some (meaning they won't have to go into Paris much at all).
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