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British tourists aged 65 and over could be banned from hotels and restaurants in France if they haven’t had a booster jab, it has emerged.

The new rules were outlined in updated travel advice on the Foreign Office website yesterday.

It said: ‘The French government has announced that from December 15, those who are 65 and over and who have been fully vaccinated for more than six months and five weeks will need to demonstrate that they have received an approved Covid-19 booster injection in order to access the “pass sanitaire” (Covid health pass) in France.

British tourists aged 65 and over could be banned from hotels and restaurants in France if they haven’t had a booster jab, it has emerged. Pictured: Les Deux Magots in Paris

British tourists aged 65 and over could be banned from hotels and restaurants in France if they haven’t had a booster jab, it has emerged. Pictured: Les Deux Magots in Paris

British tourists aged 65 and over could be banned from hotels and restaurants in France if they haven’t had a booster jab, it has emerged. Pictured: Les Deux Magots in Paris

‘We will update this page with further information when it becomes available.’

The Pass Sanitaire is needed to enter most indoor venues and tourist attractions in France. 

President Emmanuel Macron announced earlier this week that booster jabs would become an obligatory part of the passport for older people.

British tourists face falling foul of the rules as the NHS Covid Pass does not currently allow Britons to show they have had a third jab.

France follows Israel, Austria and Croatia in setting ‘expiry dates’ for vaccines.

Around 11.4million have now had a booster in the UK.

British tourists face falling foul of the rules as the NHS Covid Pass does not currently allow Britons to show they have had a third jab

British tourists face falling foul of the rules as the NHS Covid Pass does not currently allow Britons to show they have had a third jab

British tourists face falling foul of the rules as the NHS Covid Pass does not currently allow Britons to show they have had a third jab

Source: Daily Mail UK

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