"ALL THE PHONE NUMBERS YOU NEED IN AN EMERGENCY" Paris Favorite Tip by thinking

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Favorite thing: Useful Phone Numbers
- European emergency : 112
- Police : 17
- Fire Department (Pompiers) : 18
- French directory : 12

Health emergency
- SAMU : Dial 15 please prepare your phone number. Emergency only English spoken
- SOS Help (English-speaking Crisis Hotline) : 01 46 21 46 46
- Specialized hospitals : in case of emergency, you have to call the SAMU first

- Poison Control Center : Hôpital Fernand-Vidal 01 40 37 04 04
- SOS Médecins (24-hour doctors) : 01 47 07 77 77 (English generally spoken)
- SOS Cardiologue (Heart Attack) : 01 47 07 50 50
- SOS Oeil (Eye) : 01 40 92 93 94
- SOS Vétérinaire (Veterinarian) : 01 47 55 47 00


General information
- Time tel : 3699
- Préfecture de police de Paris : 01 53 71 53 71 (24/24)
- Office du Tourisme de Paris : 01 49 52 53 54

Police
- Lost or stolen passports or identity cards : Préfecture de police de Paris : 01 53 71 53 71 (24/24)
Whatever the circumstances make a declaration at the nearest police station. You will need a receipt for any further steps you wish to take (insurances for example).
Addresses for Paris : Addresses
- Lost and found office :
Préfecture de Police
36, rue des Morillons, 75015 Paris
33 01 55 76 20 00
Opening hours : Monday - Thursday : 8.30 am - 5 pm Friday : 8.30 am - 4.30 pm
- Lost or stolen credit card or cheque-book :
Carte Bleue / Visa : 08 36 69 08 80 (0,34 ? per minute)
Eurocard / Mastercard : 01 45 67 84 84
Carte Diner's Club : 01 49 06 17 50
Carte American Express : 01 47 77 72 00
French cheque books : 08 36 68 32 08 (0,34 ? per minute)

Services
- American Express : 01 47 77 77 07
- DHL Worldwide Express : 0l 49 38 70 70
- federal Express : 01 40 85 3800 or 08 00 12 38 00
- 24-Hour Post Office : 52, rue du Louvre, 75001 Paris : 01 40 28 20 00
- Locksmith 24 -hour : 01 40 60 14 91 06 03 05 02 76, or 01 45 32 75 50. English spoken
- Plumber 24 Hour : 01 46 57 30 30 or 01 45 48 52 49

Fondest memory: Telephone and utilities
- You are calling to France : dial 33 + nine digits. Example : for Paris, 33 1 44 45 46 46
- You are in France : telephone numbers have ten digits. Example : from Lille to paris, 01 44 45 46 46
- The area code are :
01 for Ile-de-France (the Paris area)
02 for the Northwest
03 for the Northeast
04 for the Southeast and Corsica
05 for the Southwest
06 for mobile GSM phones and pagers
- When calling from France to other countries : dial 00 first, then the country code and telephone number.
- Assistance (Operator) : 12
- Telephone Repairs/ Problems : 13
- Bureau de télécopie (International Service) : 01 40 28 20 81

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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