France has tightened up its travel rules for people visiting the country from the British Isles due to concerns about the spread of the more transmissible variant of covid which was first discovered in India.
Coming into effect yesterday morning, the new rules are:
The new restrictions cover air, car, ferry and train travel and apply regardless of each traveller’s vaccination status.
Jersey’s current travel regime follows the UK’s ‘traffic light’ classifications, except for places with direct connections to the island. Travel from France is one of these exceptions and is assessed by region.
At the time of writing, the majority of the country is currently red, meaning travellers from there will have to isolate for at least 10 days on arrival in Jersey.
There are two green zones (Mayotte and Saint Pierre et Miquelon) and two amber zones (Corse and Martinique).
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