Last Update: 6 April 2021
France, the country knows for its wine, croissants, and crepes, for now, is welcoming travellers depending on country of origin or entry reason. All passengers must comply with health regulations to enter.
In The Boutique Vibe, we understand how confusing travelling in the “Covid era” can be and that many of us are craving some vacation. That’s why after months of confusion and staying at home, we are sharing with you our “Can I travel to France” advice.
Up to date travel regulations in France
- Passengers arriving from a country within the EU can enter upon compliance with health regulations – PCR test carried out less than 72 hours before departure and sworn declaration. There is no requirement for self-isolation.
- Passengers arriving from Australia, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea or the United Kingdom can enter upon compliance with health regulations – PCR test carried out less than 72 hours before departure and sworn declaration. There is a requirement of 7 days long quarantine.
- In any case, kids below 11 years old are exempt from test requirement.
- Passengers arriving from a country other than those mentioned above, cannot enter unless they are in the group of exemptions.
Is it safe to travel to France? What to expect there?
In France travel to and from foreign countries is strongly discouraged, and in some cases prohibited. Epidemic trends and the risk status of regions are frequently updated. The regions have different measures in force based on this risk-assessment and safety measures are applied accordingly.
When it comes to specific safety measures:
- A national curfew is in force from 19:00 to 06:00.
- Bars, restaurants, cinemas, theatres, museums and gyms remain closed.
- Public services remain open.
- Places of worship may open, including in areas under lockdown measures.
- Masks are required in all venues.
- Further restrictions (including lockdown measures) are in force in some regions.
- Travelling is not allowed in regions under lockdown measures.