Kuoni Tumlare New : France & Monaco
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France & Monaco - Covid-19 regulations:
The country has reopened its economy. Therefore, most restaurants, shops, parks and tourist attractions are now open. Restrictions are still in place such as: The use of masks to enter public transportation, shops and supermarkets is mandatory in all indoor public places. Due to the increase of cases, some cities are also implementing the mandatory use of masks in the streets, outdoor tourist spots, and markets (this is the case in Paris, Nice, Marseille for example); 1.5 m social distancing; normal hygiene procedures. Anyone not respecting these rules is subject to a 135 EUR fine. France ended the state of emergency on July 10th.
Last updated: 10th August 2020
Borders with all EU countries have been reopened since 15 Jun 2020. A list of non-EU countries for whom travel is permitted since 01 Jul: Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Morocco, New-Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay & China. This list set by the EU will be updated according to the situation of the pandemic in each country every 2 weeks.From 01 AUG, citizens arriving in French airports or ports from the following 16 countries classified as "red" where the virus is still very active will have to be tested if they can't show a proof of negative testing before boarding from their country. These countries are: USA, UAE, Bahrain, Panama, South Africa, Kuweit, Qatar, Israel, Brazil, Peru, Serbia, Algeria, Turkey, Madagascar, India & Oman.
For the moment, airports are operating with reduced passengers due to reduced flights and restrictions are as follows: use of protective masks is required, and constant hygiene procedures are taking place. Paris airports have implemented temperature checks in the luggage claim areas for all guests arriving, this measure will probably spread to all French airports. Hydro alcoholic gel is available in the Terminals.Testing is now mandatory upon arrival for citizens arriving from "red countries", if they can't show proof of a negative test result dated less than 3 days prior to departure. If the test is positive, then a quarantine (14 days) will apply.