Covid 19 - should I travel?

Covid 19 - should I travel?

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Jimbobilini
reply to 'Covid 19 - should I travel?'
posted 14-Mar

I have just arrived at Geneva airport. I was worried about how busy the border crossing was going to be as I had heard that there were border checks in place but there were no queues or signs of any checks taking place.

I feel a bit uneasy at the airport. Lots of people in face masks and even some people wearing gloves as well.

AndorraMike
reply to 'Covid 19 - should I travel?'
posted 14-Mar

All of the resorts in Andorra are since yesterday closed for the season. Government has ordered all establishments to close, exceptions being pharmacies, grocery stores and gas stations. Anyone breaking this order faces an up to 20000 euro fine.

Not the end to the season anyone would have envisioned, but most governments (besides the stubborn Frenchies it seems) are taking the "rather safe than sorry" approach.

See you guys next season!!
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Epsilon
reply to 'Covid 19 - should I travel?'
posted 14-Mar

Just seen on news that France has ordered the closure of all non-essential places used by the public from midnight (23:00 GMT Saturday). The measure applies to restaurants, cafes, cinemas and nightclubs as well as non-essential businesses. So presumably that'll be all the ski resorts....

J2SkiNews
reply to 'Covid 19 - should I travel?'
posted 14-Mar

"So presumably that'll be all the ski resorts...."

Looks like it, sadly, here's Val Thorens: https://www.valthorens.com/en/useful-informations/covid-19-valthorens?fbclid=IwAR30LDJAzm58q8-MPJTcGkRB8G79WwPfzOzoI_iUq8PPN-xtiuTm20AYmdw

Really gotta feel for the folk who arrived in resort today expecting to ski tomorrow
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Topic last updated on 14-March-2020 at 21:49

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