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DFDS Update - Updated French Government Announcement Travel From the UK to France

We are pleased to advise you that all freight drivers with proof of a recent negative COVID-19 test will be permitted to travel to France from the UK with immediate effect.

With effect from 06.00 hrs this morning the local authorities have been undertaking Antigen (Rapid COVID-19 testing ) for all drivers that are assembled on the M20 and at Manston Airport.


The conditions of travel are that ALL Freight drivers MUST have evidence of a recent negative COVID-19 test before proceeding to the Port Of Dover.

Strict rules apply, if no proof of a negative test is evident, drivers will be refused shipment.

We would like to thank you for your patience and understanding during this extraordinary time and please be assured that DFDS will continue to do their utmost to support the shipment of the freight vehicles as quickly and efficiently as possible.


23 December 2020

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