We go on board the new Eurostar -- the latest train running under the sea between England, France and beyond.
Ooh là là! EE and Vodafone are bringing 4G and 3G to the Channel Tunnel so you can brush up on your French on the Eurostar.
Road Trip 2011: Though there are planes and ferries that can take you between the English and French capitals, the convenience and speed of the Eurostar train is unmatched. Just be careful how much luggage you bring.
Road Trip 2011: CNET gets a rare behind-the-scenes look at the operations of the Eurotunnel, the longest underwater tunnel in the world, and it's not just the Eurostar. It's trucks, cars, and even dogs.
Cross-channel railroad company Eurostar moves ahead with a plan for wireless Internet access. But can it win back customers from no-frills, short-haul airlines?
Online travel site Lastminute.com said Monday that it is buying Travelselect.com, a U.K.-based supplier of cheap airline tickets, for $12.9 million (9 million pounds). Travelselect sells airline tickets and Eurostar train tickets and offers reservations for hotel rooms and rental cars online. The deal will triple the number of airline flights offered by Lastminute. Lastminute has seen its share price more than triple since hitting its lowest point in September, and analysts believe the purchase bodes well for the online travel industry. Lastminute Chief Executive Brent Hoberman said in a statement that the two companies were complementary and that the takeover will help his company offer new services to customers. "Travelselect.com adds substantially to the range and scale of Lastminute.com's flights business, and this will be particularly important when we introduce dynamic packaging later this year, enabling customers to create their own flight and hotel packages," he said. Graeme Wearden reported from London. To read the full story, visit ZDNet U.K.