France is reopening to unvaccinated Brits with relaxed travel rules in time for Easter

France’s rules for unvaccinated Brits have changed this week as the country reopens to all British holidaymakers despite Covid testing requirements

Paris cityscape at sunset with the Eiffel Tower visible in the distance
France welcomes back unvaccinated Brits

France vacation are back on the cards for all UK holidaymakers after the country lifted a months-long ban on unvaccinated travellers.

Until now, the holiday hotspot has only been open to holidaymakers from the UK if they are fully vaccinated against Covid, with no need for a test or quarantine on arrival. Meanwhile, unvaccinated Britons needed a good reason to visit.

Under the new rules, travelers who have not been fully stung can now visit France again for non-essential reasons such as public holidays without quarantine requirements. However, you must provide evidence of a negative Covid test result; This can be either a PCR performed within 72 hours of departure or an antigen test performed within 48 hours.

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The rules apply to everyone over the age of 12, giving a huge boost to family planning Easter Holidays, whether camping in Provence or a city trip to Paris.

In France, not only the travel rules are relaxed.

The country has also eased its local Covid restrictions, especially recently scrapped its vaccination record requirements for bars, hotels and restaurants.

As part of the changes, face masks are no longer mandatory indoors and outdoors, although they are still required on all public transport in France.

Brits no longer need a substantial reason to visit if they are not vaccinated against Covid


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There’s also some good news for families hoping to finally tick Disneyland Paris off the bucket list this year. Not only are Character hugs and hits backbut reaching the resort has become easier now that Eurostar has brought its back direct Disneyland Paris trains.

As an added bonus, there’s plenty of extra magic as the theme park is partying too its 30th anniversary!

(If Mickey Mouse’s French home is of interest then you might also want to check out our guide to them best deals for Disneyland Paris…).

Disneyland Paris is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year


Disneyland Paris)

Meanwhile the UK travel rules have changed this month This means that anyone entering the UK, regardless of their vaccination status, will not be required to have Covid tests or fill out a passenger locator form.

This means that for fully vaccinated Britons traveling to France, no Covid tests are required on either side.

Travel restrictions are correct at the time of writing but these are subject to change rapidly during the pandemic. Always check the latest Foreign Office travel advice for France before booking or traveling on holiday as it will contain important updates, including entry requirements and local Covid restrictions that you may need to be aware of. France is reopening to unvaccinated Brits with relaxed travel rules in time for Easter

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