Merde! My Normandy Monet trip is in the balance after the UK imposed a two-week quarantine on travellers late last night.
In balance, oui. Because there is the option of going and just quarantining on the way back.
Because work for many of us lucky enough to find any is confined to our computer in our office/bedrooom.
And remember to check out if you are covered by your Travel insurance.
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Or what your holiday providers will do for you if you are caught short out there.
Or because there is the slim chance that the infection rates may dip in the next two weeks and France may yet be taken off the exempt list.
But equally as important is whether France impose Le Tit pour Tat.
No, not a porn film But a reciprocal two-week quarantine.
Le Tour: And I’ve made it to the top
Don’t treat us like enfants
The insouciant French have opted for voluntary quarantine thus fat…
France is leaving the choice up to ‘the public’s sense of responsibility’.
For now the greatest evacuation since Dunkirk is upon us as Britons try to get back before 4am tomorrow morning, Saturday 15, August.
These days thankfully we don’t have to resort to fishing boats, and have Brittany Ferries instead.
We’ll leave that to the UK Government. And judging by their record on education an algorithm will probably extend the quarantine to toujours.
Malta and Amsterdam too
And let’s not forget that Malta and the Netherlands are in the soup as well as Monaco but then who among us can afford to holiday there?
We did on our much-storied post-school trip to Saint-Raphael on the French Riviera, taking a very scenic train journey out.
You won’t be able to though because… guess what, our politicians have banned us both ways.