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Holidaymakers tell of struggle to beat deadline as 150,000 Brits rush home from France before quarantine kicks in

5 monthes ago   |   By Evening Standard

Passengers arriving at St Pancras International on early Eurostar trains today describe how they scrambled back to the UK after the news was announced
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Nearly half a million Brits in France face a scramble to get home as the UK announces quarantine restrictions from this weekend

Nearly half a million Brits in France face a scramble to get home as the UK announces quarantine restrictions from this weekend

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

British tourists face a race to return from France after Boris Johnson said that returning holidaymakers from there would have to quarantine for 14 days from this weekend.
France, along with five other countries, would be removed from the "green list" of countries which are exempt from quarantine restrictions as the country recorded a sharp uptick in coronavirus infections.
Travel bosses have warned that it will be hard for Brits to get back to the UK.
"It's important that people understand it's not going to be easy to get back," said a spokesman for the Eurotunnel.
French health officials...
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Eurotunnel booked up and Eurostar selling out fast as Brits face scramble back to UK before quarantine kicks in

5 monthes ago   |   By Evening Standard

Tickets for Eurostar trains are being snapped up fast with the Eurotunnel now fully booked as Britons scramble to get home before the UK imposes a 14 day quarantine on travellers from France.
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