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Tips on where to buy clothes for cold weather in Lille, France?

Other answers have mentioned Decathlon, but when I was a student that would have been way beyond my budget. In terms of best quality to price ratio, the kilo shop might well win. Lille has a kilo ...
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Tips on where to buy clothes for cold weather in Lille, France?

Many decent choices have been named, including the one I am about to recommend, but I want to highlight it: I think you should really be looking for Decathlon. It's a chain of sporting goods stores ...
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Tips on where to buy clothes for cold weather in Lille, France?

I'm from Lille and greatly agree with what's been said before. between the two train station (Gare Lille Flandres and Gare Lille Europe) there is a large shopping center called Westfield Euralille. I ...
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Tips on where to buy clothes for cold weather in Lille, France?

If you are short on money, take the advice of the other answers and look in second hand clothing shops. Like you when you go home many students will never need their warm clothes again and donate them ...
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Tips on where to buy clothes for cold weather in Lille, France?

Northern France can be quite chilly! Note that jeans are not very good thermally. In summer they are too hot, and in winter they don't keep you very warm. Whatever the locals are wearing for winter, ...
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Tips on where to buy clothes for cold weather in Lille, France?

I know it's an easy thing to say and probably urban legend, but you'll get used to it. Lille will get wet and cold in winter. I think the most important is to get a good pair of boots; it needs to be ...
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Tips on where to buy clothes for cold weather in Lille, France?

As you're a student, I would recommend some of the less expensive chains: C&A, H&M, and especially Uniqlo, whose clothes I occasionally buy even though I'm not a student anymore. All three ...
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Do I need a travel insurance if I'm having a transit flight in France (to outside EU)?

Since you will not go through passport control and don’t need a visa, travel insurance is not required by Schengen or national authorities, and nobody will ask for proof they you have insurance (at ...
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Staying more than 90 days in Schengen area as a French citizen, but only have a US passport

Legally speaking, as a French citizen you can stay in France indefinitely. This right does not depend on the possession of a document showing that you are French. Similarly, you can stay in other ...
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Staying more than 90 days in Schengen area as a French citizen, but only have a US passport

If your parents didn't register your birth to the French civil register, you must petition for a French nationality certificate from the French Nationality Office in Paris if you reside outside of ...
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Staying more than 90 days in Schengen area as a French citizen, but only have a US passport

Regardless of the legality it will be infinitely easier for you to travel if you have a French passport. I suggest contacting your local consulate with whatever documentation you have (birth ...
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Staying more than 90 days in Schengen area as a French citizen, but only have a US passport

There are a number of ways to prove French citizenship, including: an ID card or passport a birth certificate (subject to certain conditions) a certificate of French nationality Source: https://www....
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Recheck luggage at Paris CDG, possible with Indian passport and Canadian work visa?

I have asked Indian Airlines if I can board the said plain, as per them I can if i do not have check in baggage. This info i have gathered from there counter at Delhi airport. Also with westjet, as ...
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Recheck luggage at Paris CDG, possible with Indian passport and Canadian work visa?

No, that’s not possible. You will need a visa to be able to go through border control, claim your luggage, and re-check it. Transit without visa (TWOV) in CDG only works if you stay airside (“...
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