As tentative signs start to emerge of a revival for the travel industry, our minds are turning to potential holiday destinations for this summer.
France, as our closest neighbour barring Ireland, makes sense for a first international sojourn.
But can British holidaymakers get there? And will we be welcome if we go?
Here’s everything you need to know.
Am I allowed to travel to France from the UK?
At the moment, the Foreign Office is advising against all non-essential international travel – including to France.
The ban doesn’t make travel abroad “illegal” as such – but it does invalidate your travel insurance and means you may find it tricky to get help from the embassy or consulate if things go wrong.
However, the government is expected to announce that this blanket warning will be relaxed from 6 July, alongside the ditching of compulsory quarantine for inbound travellers from countries