When you book a flight from Adelaide to Paris with Qatar Airways, you’re sure of a warm welcome and a trip that features some of the most exclusive services available in air travel today. Recline in seats that give you generous amounts of personal space and plenty of legroom, and take your pick from a menu of delicious gourmet cuisine, as well as from a collection of quality in-flight services. Friendly cabin crew look after your every need, so you’ll arrive in Europe’s capital of culture feeling energised and all set to enjoy its many delights.
Paris is a global centre for culture, gastronomy, high fashion and art of all kinds. It has a beautiful and grand 19th century cityscape and tourist attractions, such as the famous Eiffel Tower and the cathedral of Notre Dame. Paris also has more than its fair share of designer boutiques and top-name restaurants, and its café culture is legendary.
Australia’s fifth busiest airport is modern, well equipped and designed to enhance the customers’ experience from the moment they check in. Situated just 6km from the city centre, the airport is right next to West Beach, a seaside suburb of the city itself.
Characterized by quiet efficiency, the atmosphere at the airport lays the ground for a comfortable journey ahead, making it a very pleasant starting point for customers flying from Adelaide with Qatar Airways. The opening of a new terminal in 2005 led to a cluster of awards, including the airport being named the world’s second-best airport (5-15 million passengers), as well as Australia’s best capital city airport in 2006, 2009 and 2011.
Transportation and parking
The airport is well served by both buses and taxis, which are plentiful, frequent and very well priced. Buses J1 and J2 run to and from the city centre every 15 minutes, while taxis can be pre-ordered by your hotel concierge. The journey time from the city centre to the airport is around 15-20 minutes, depending on the time of day (morning and evening rush hour traffic can cause delays). A multi-storey short-term car park is located outside the main passenger terminal, while long-stay parking is available a little further out, and is served by a shuttle to the terminals every 20 minutes.
At the airport
Customers flying from Adelaide with Qatar Airways depart from the main departure area in the passenger terminal. Indicator boards will give you directions as to which boarding gate your flight leaves from, and be aware that security checks at the airport are very tight. Allow between one and two hours to check-in and clear security.
Facilities and amenities
Business travellers can find a well-equipped business centre on Level 1 offering photocopying, fax and internet services. Elsewhere, free Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport, and there are coin-operated internet kiosks on Level 2.
A wide variety of cafés, snack bars and restaurants serve everything from on-the-go food to more substantial meals, as well as drinks and light snacks. The shopping outlets are plentiful, and there are Duty Free outlets on Levels 1 and 2. A prayer room for devotions is available in the departure area, and there is also a kid’s play area for younger children.
Fly to Paris with Qatar Airways and you’ll be landing in the most romantic city in the world. Famed for its art, culture, fashion and of course its food, Paris has well and truly earned its name as the ‘City of Light.’ A vivid blend of old and ultra-new, Paris is also France’s commercial and financial epicentre.
From the Arc de Triomphe to the Eiffel Tower, the banks of the Seine to the Champs-Elysees, Paris is full of iconic landmarks. Plunge underground and explore the catacombs, or marvel at the exquisite architecture of Notre Dame.
A flight to Paris with Qatar Airways will give you the chance to discover all that Paris has to offer.
Any trip to Paris wouldn’t be complete without visiting some of the city’s famous galleries and museums.
View some of the world’s foremost art treasures at Musée du Louvre, including the most famous paintings in the world - Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, and the Venus de Milo of ancient Greece.
If your taste is more for modern art then explore the work of Pablo Picasso at the Picasso Museum.
Paris is also renowned for its exquisite fashion taste and shopping opportunities. boutiques of Saint Honore and Avenue Montaigne are the place to go to find the latest trends and designs.
As one of the world’s foremost cities of culture, you will find many leisure options on every corner in the city. Whether you’re looking for cabaret, theatre, live music or sports, you’ll rarely find that there’s nothing to do on a day or evening in Paris.
Flights to Paris with Qatar Airways land at Charles de Gaulle Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Before you fly to Paris please check the visa and passport requirements.
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