Eurostar

Christmas shopping in ParisThe festive season is upon us and ’tis indeed the season to be jolly! There’s so many reasons why this time of year is perfect for a weekend break or a holiday; from Christmas shopping on the pretty streets of Paris to a magical, family adventure in Disneyland. For an affordable, efficient journey many people choose to travel by Eurostar. If you’re going to be travelling to Europe from London St Pancras, here are some tips on what to expect.

Arrive early and check in

It’s strongly advised that you arrive early to allow time to check in and avoid a last-minute rush or panic. You should aim to be checking in around 45-50 before your departure time. You’ll need the tickets and passports for everyone in your group, including children.


Check your connections
If you’re making a connection in Paris, Brussels or Lille then you should check in advance for any connection information. Consider the distance between connecting stations and how you’ll travel between each one.
Places to eat

Whether you’re after a quick coffee to go or have the time to sit down and enjoy a meal, there’s plenty of choice. With popular coffee brands including Costa and Starbucks, healthy fast food options and even a Gastro-Pub, there’s something for everyone.

Eurostar food by Raymond Blanc

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There are also various options available for purchasing food on board the Eurostar, including children’s meals and food suitable for most dietary needs and requirements. For a touch of class, why not book a business premier ticket and sample a menu designed by Raymond Blanc OBE. Raymond Blanc is a celebrity chef, best known for owning the 2 Michelin starred Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons hotel and restaurant in Oxfordshire.

Places to shop

London St PancrasForgotten something? No worries! St. Pancras has a wide range of shops stocking everything from makeup and clothes to books and gifts. Perfect for that last-minute purchase or simply killing time while you wait to check in.

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