The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) issues up-to-date advice for Britons abroad.
What are the latest updates for popular European holiday destinations such as France, Spain, Italy, Greece and Portugal?
The FCDO is currently advising against all but “essential” travel to France.
On March 11, France made the decision to lift its travel restrictions on UK arrivals which had been in place since December 2020.
From March 12, those arriving from the UK no longer need to justify an “essential reason to enter France”.
However, there are still some strict entry requirements in place.
“All travellers from the UK, including children aged 11 and above, will need to present a negative COVID-19 test result (PCR only), carried out less than 72 hours before departure,” explains the FCDO.
“Arrivals will also be required to self-isolate for seven days upon arrival, before taking another PCR test.
“Arrivals from the UK will need to complete a ‘sworn statement’ (déclaration sur l’honneur) form self-certifying they are not suffering from symptoms associated with coronavirus and have not been in contact with confirmed cases in the preceding fortnight…