The French border police checkpoint for the Eurostar passengers to Britain at Gare du Nord train station in Paris. Photo: Bloomberg
The French border police checkpoint for the Eurostar passengers to Britain at Gare du Nord train station in Paris. Photo: Bloomberg

France defers surprise transit ban for EU-based Britons after uproar

  • Paris says it will show ‘tolerance’ for holiday travellers caught off guard by tougher Covid-19 rules prohibiting non-residents from driving through France
  • Britons journeying to and from the rest of Europe via the Channel Tunnel would have been affected, since the UK is considered a ‘third country’ after Brexit

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The French border police checkpoint for the Eurostar passengers to Britain at Gare du Nord train station in Paris. Photo: Bloomberg
The French border police checkpoint for the Eurostar passengers to Britain at Gare du Nord train station in Paris. Photo: Bloomberg
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