FREE Breathalyser Kit's
As you are now advised to carry breathalysers in your vehicle while driving through France, we are including them FREE of charge in our "Full Travel Kits".
Our All in One Kit Contains
Spare Bulbs and Fuses
A Warning Triangle
Hi Visibility Vest
Twin Pack of Breathalysers
Headlight Beam Converters
If you don't need a full kit then you can get the items you need individually here.
Full Kit Just £ 32.95
Ten Things You Need To Know
1. Passport, 2. Driving Licence, 3. Insurance Documents, 4. Vehicle Registration Documents, and M.O.T. Certificate,
5. Breathalysers (x 2) 6. Spare Bulbs and Fuses Kit, 7. GB Sticker for your vehicle, 8. Hi Vis Vest for the driver, 9. Warning Triangle, 10. Headlamp Converters.
All the above are MUST haves.
The quick option: Get all the items you need a single European Travel Pack, it contains all you need and can be stored easily in your vehicle.
Only £32.95 including FREE UK Delivery
Price Increases This Summer.
As much as we would like to hold our prices throughout the summer of 2013 we sadly have no option but to increase the prices of our "All in One" Euro Travel Kit from May onwards. With delivery costs adversely affected by rising fuel prices we will be unable to hold at the current £32.95 any longer.
If you need items #6 through to #10 on the above list you have two options. Either buy a one off complete kit, this will save you money and makes things so much easier. Alternatively you can buy the items individually. This may be the best option if you already have some of the items.
The Full Euro Travel Kit Has All These Compulsory Items.
EU Approved Warning Triangle.
High Vis Florescent Waistcoat (Large, EN 471 Approved)
Universal Spare Bulbs & Fuses Kit (suitable for any car or van)
The kit is normally sent out the day you order it, if ordered prior to 12.00 noon M-F. (See here for full dispatch/delivery details)
PLEASE NOTE IT DOES NOT MATTER WHAT MAKE OR MODEL OF CAR YOU HAVE, AS OUR BULB KIT HAS 3 DIFFERENT HEADLIGHT BULBS INSIDE. A H1 (448), H4 (472) & H7 (499)
What You Will Need If Stopped By Police.
Passport and Driving Licence, are fairly obvious but an awful lot of people who drive in Europe forget that they may need MOT's, log books and insurance documents as well. Heaven forbid you are in an accident but you really will need to show these to the police if you are. In any event if the police stop you for any reason they will almost certainly ask to see them.
Spare bulbs and fuses are in the driving in France requirements as it's the law in France and most other European countries. You don't need to get a replacement for each and every bulb and fuse but a standard spare bulb kit will cover 95% of all you'll ever likely to need. As long as you have them to show the police you will be fine. Talking of fines it's 80 -135 euros if you don't have them.
Anyway I hope you have time to browse through the website, and please enjoy your trip to France.
Driving in France
If you are living in a time starved world I can tell you quickly what your Legal Requirements are and how to purchase everything you need quickly and at the best price.
Alternatively if you have time to spare there is loads of information on this website about France, driving tips, route suggestions, places to visit and driving laws you should follow while driving in Europe. I have also done extensive product reviews on the items you need.
In a hurry? Quickly read the 10 item list then click the "buy now" button.
French Toll Roads
If you do a lot of motorway driving while you are in France then you will come across lots of motorway tolls. These can be a pain especially if you don't have plenty of change handy. A lot of the barriers are not manned so having change is a must.
Another option is to have an automated payment card which you can get through Sanef Tolling. Sanef are the motorway operators in France. It is possible to get a "telepeage tag" this enables you to drive through the barriers without having to get change out of your pocket or handbag each time.
This is a big help because the toll booths are designed for left hand drive cars and it's difficult to negotiate them if you do not have a front seat passenger to help out! As you approach the automatic barrier the tag sends out a signal and the barrier will raise for you. Your toll payment is then just charged to your account.
With one of these tags it is possible to drive through the toll's at about 30mph which is much less annoying than having to stop and try and lean out of the passenger window to pay.
It will mean you will lose much less time queing everytime you get to a toll station.
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“I received my kit today at 0900. Thank you very much, a great service.”
“Order arrived very quickly. Excellent value, package, and service.
“Fantastic items & service was super fast.. Thank you”
“Dave, Order received and everything looks in order. Thanks very much for the quick
“Just a quick note to say thanks for the travel kit, v pleased.”