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IMPORTANT CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION - Updated 10th August

Arrivals into France from the UK
There are no government imposed restrictions, quarantine requirements, etc. with respect to travel from the UK to France and vice versa. However, guests are advised to check with airlines, ferry companies, or Eurotunnel to see if any special Coronavirus form/documentation is required by them.

Arrivals into France from Ireland and continental Europe
There are no government imposed restrictions, quarantine requirements, etc. with respect to entry into France from European Union Member States, Andorra, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino, Switzerland and the Vatican

Arrivals into France from outside the UK and wider European Area
There are no government imposed restrictions, quarantine requirements, etc. with respect to entry into France from Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay.

Travellers to France from any country not listed above face restrictions / conditions, details of which can be found on this French government website. The French government have stated that they will review the situation periodically.

Covid-19 in our département
The population of the Lot-et-Garonne is around 333,000. As of 7th August there were two persons in hospital in the département being treated for Covid-19. The infection rate for the département is 1.82 per 100,000 compared with 12.23 per 100,000 for France as a whole.   Source

Masks
Masks are currently obligatory in France on all public transport and in all indoor or enclosed places accessible by the public, including when entering and moving around in bars, cafés and restaurants (but they are not required at the table).

Social distancing
Social distancing in France is one metre. Tables in bars, cafés, and restaurants are set one metre apart.

Travel Insurance
The UK's Foreign & Commonwealth Office advisory against non-essential travel to France was lifted on 4th July. However, you may still wish to  check with your travel insurance company as to the validity and extent of your cover in respect of holiday trips to France.


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