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Travel from Spain by Car via France via Channel Tunnel

Postby pensure1988 » Sat Apr 10, 2021 3:32 pm

Good Afternoon

I need help please. Any Advice will be appreciated.

A friend of mine who is a Non-Resident & who has been stuck in this country due to Brexit & Coronavirus, wishes to Travel by Car from Spain to France and back through the Channel Tunnel to UK. Is this possible at present. What are the restrictions involved in this type of Travel & what are the correct procedures to be adopted in a Trip of this kind.

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David

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Re: Travel from Spain by Car via France via Channel Tunnel

Postby Manchesteral » Sat Apr 10, 2021 4:38 pm

I suppose the first question would be is he here legally or not, I'd suggest that if he's driving a british registered car he will certainly be a target for the cops, if he's overstayed his welcome then it's his own fault, sorry to be blunt !

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Re: Travel from Spain by Car via France via Channel Tunnel

Postby pensure1988 » Sat Apr 10, 2021 4:51 pm

Hi Manchesteral

Thank you for your reply. You are not being helpful here. Legally or not this person has to return to UK now. Please can you or someone else answer my questions . My Friend will have to take his chances then.

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Re: Travel from Spain by Car via France via Channel Tunnel

Postby elusive » Sat Apr 10, 2021 5:07 pm

Better looking on a f.book site like brexpats as people have posted on there about the process and amount of tests that you need

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Re: Travel from Spain by Car via France via Channel Tunnel

Postby Manchesteral » Sat Apr 10, 2021 6:04 pm

pensure1988 wrote: Sat Apr 10, 2021 4:51 pm Hi Manchesteral

Thank you for your reply. You are not being helpful here. Legally or not this person has to return to UK now. Please can you or someone else answer my questions . My Friend will have to take his chances then.

Thank You

David
I suppose he would really need to contact the foreign office or British embassy in order to get the answers or as you say take his cahnces, he will almost certainly need covid tests and quarantine in the UK, sorry I can't be more helpful, I do hope he makes it though !

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Re: Travel from Spain by Car via France via Channel Tunnel

Postby Enrique » Sat Apr 10, 2021 6:24 pm

Hi,
Have you had a read of the following.................... :?:

Spain to France::

https://wiki.unece.org/display/CTRBSBC/Spain

France::
https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/comin ... in-france/


France to UK::

https://www.eurotunnel.com/uk/travellin ... /covid-19/
UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you have to be a genius to understand the simplicity.

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Re: Travel from Spain by Car via France via Channel Tunnel

Postby pensure1988 » Sat Apr 10, 2021 10:20 pm

Hi Enrique

Just the kind of information that i was looking for.


Thank You

David

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Re: Travel from Spain by Car via France via Channel Tunnel

Postby Wicksey » Sun Apr 11, 2021 10:23 am

A friend did the journey last month and wasn't stopped at all in Spain, but was stopped at the French border and fined for not having his PCR test, then stopped by a police car and searched near to Pau. He almost picked up some unwanted hitchhikers (no fewer than 5!) in Calais near the tunnel, but he had a camper van (UK registered) which perhaps attracted more attention. He had his dog on board too which needed to see the vets before the tunnel, but he said otherwise it wasn't too bad a journey overall.

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Re: Travel from Spain by Car via France via Channel Tunnel

Postby Dominic Lopecas » Thu Apr 29, 2021 6:46 pm

Yes after 17th May 2021, or as a other emergency ea: funeral services, wedding, and so on but you must buy Euro train ticket before you travel.


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