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    Using MVC points in Paris

    Looking to use MVC points (not via converting to Bonvoy as you can’t convert those more than 3 months into use year right?) to stay in Paris. We saw Villas of Distinction through the explorer collection, but that has a one week minimum. When we called they said that was firm for the dates we’re...
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    11 French Films and Series to Watch on Netflix this Winter

    11 French Films and Series to Watch on Netflix this Winter https://frenchly.us/11-french-films-and-series-to-watch-on-netflix-this-winter/
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    Where to Watch the Tour de France 2020

    Where to Watch the Tour de France 2020 By Catherine Rickman / Sports / Frenchly / August 26, 2020 https://frenchly.us/where-to-watch-the-tour-de-france-2020/ “The return of sports has brought joy to many, but there’s one event that France has really been gearing up to return to: the Tour de...
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    French Cultural Institutions Providing Free Content Online

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    2021 France RCI Trade Strategy - Ongoing Search

    I am planning a Southern France Countryside trip for the Fall of 2021. I'd like to get a trade in October or Early November 2021 and use 1 or 2 resorts in the south of France as a base for touring for up to two weeks. My understanding is that I can put in an ongoing search up to two years in...
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    Dordogne or Provonce in early mid or late Sept.?

    We plan to spend a week or so in Paris then drive to the country for same amount of time. What time frame, early, mid, or late Sept., offers best market, sight seeing and food options? Is renting a car at CDG for the country segment the best option? I have TS search set up but am not optimistic...