Travel to France latest rules
All you need to know to come skiing in Les Gets!
For fully vaccinated travellers, going on holiday to France from the UK is now practical. Skiing in Les Gets or Morzine this winter is looking like a viable option for British holidaymakers desperate to ski again. Ski schools in Les Gets are now booking up, with ski lessons at half-term becoming harder to find already.
At the time of writing, France is on the AMBER country list. We know this status could change at short notice, that's why we have a Covid-19 Policy to financially protect your ski lessons.
We’ve listed below our understanding of what you need to know in advance of your skiing holiday to Les Gets or Morzine, what tests are required and what paperwork you will need to complete:
Coming to France
To travel to France for leisure reasons, you must be fully vaccinated.
You can find information about France’s entry requirements at the following UK and French government websites:
Assuming you are fully vaccinated, to enter into France, you currently need to provide:
- Proof of vaccination status.
- Sworn déclaration sur l’honneur statement.
You can obtain proof of your UK vaccination status via the UK NHS app (different to the NHS Track & Trace app) or by requesting a letter from your GP.
Returning to the UK
Assuming you are fully vaccinated, to return to the UK, you currently need to:
- Provide proof of vaccination status.
- Complete a passenger locator form.
- Provide a negative test result taken in the 72 hours before your return journey.
- Take an additional PCR test on, or before, day 2 of your return to the UK (this test must be booked before you travel back to the UK). You may be asked for proof of this booking at the UK border. This test can be booked via a government approved list of suppliers (prices from £20 to £200).
Before returning home, here are some rapid antigen testing options in Les Gets, Morzine and at Geneva Airport: