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French Ski Resorts Close & Cancel Openings as Country Goes Into Second Lockdown

The measures were announced tonight by President Macron on national TV. The glacier ski resorts of Tignes and Les2Alpes are currently open. Val Thorens has already cancelled its opening on November 21st. The new lockdown comes into force on Friday. NEW & UPDATED

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6 hours ago

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Breaking News:

Val d’Isere joins the list of French resorts closing or cancelling opening plans.

Updated: planetski.eu/2020/10/28/french-ski-resorts-set-to-close-as-france-goes-into-second-national-lockd...
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Breaking News:

Val d’Isere joins the list of French resorts closing or cancelling opening plans.

Updated: https://planetski.eu/2020/10/28/french-ski-resorts-set-to-close-as-france-goes-into-second-national-lockdown/

6 hours ago

PlanetSKI.eu

Switzerland Drops Quarantine for People Arriving from the UK

From 29th October people who have visited the UK in the past 10-days will no longer be required to quarantine.

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Switzerland Drops Quarantine for People Arriving from the UK

From 29th October people who have visited the UK in the past 10-days will no longer be required to quarantine.  

https://planetski.eu/2020/10/26/coronavirus-impact-on-skiing-snowboarding-16/

Comment on Facebook Switzerland Drops ...

I live in Switzerland & I can assure you, it’s going absolutely ballistic here now with coronavirus. Lots of friends have recently been infected & the only safe place at the moment is staying at home ☹️

Skiing in Zermatt is back on baby!

Eleanor Coultish on the other hand....😁😎⛷💨

WTF??

But this still stands for leaving the UK. Makes a big difference for travel insurance - The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) advise against all but essential travel to Switzerland. This is based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks.

I suggest you research why before you all book your flights and chalets. Its not for tourism, but because Switzerland has the highest number of cases per 1000. They removed all the countries with better records from the quarantine lists. 0ver 8000 cases in last 24 hours, hospitals under severe pressure, ICU nearing capacity. Valais worst hit Canton. Quite frankly, you would be mad to even consider travelling here.

Given the dramatic rise in cases and deaths in the UK and elsewhere any rules are bound to change at any moment.

Don’t bite the hand, that feeds you 🙄

Logic prevails!

Ian Holland

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8 hours ago

PlanetSKI.eu

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced tonight a second national lockdown.

The glacier ski resorts of #tignes and #les2alpes in France are currently open and will be affected by the new measures.

Latest: planetski.eu/2020/10/26/coronavirus-impact-on-skiing-snowboarding-16/

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French President Emmanuel Macron has announced tonight a second national lockdown.

The glacier ski resorts of #Tignes and #Les2Alpes in France are currently open and will be affected by the new measures.

Latest: https://planetski.eu/2020/10/26/coronavirus-impact-on-skiing-snowboarding-16/

#frenchlockdown #CoronaVirusUpdate

Comment on Facebook French President ...

Pretty much people from anywhere can now come into Switzerland without quarantine. Our incidence rate is so bad they decided to open again to anyone with lower incidence 🤔 They will annonce plans for ski resorts in the coming day or so

Not sure the saliva test is a pcr. And pretty sure it’s not accepted for Italy. They require a pcr swab test

Does this mean glaciers in France will shut again?

So sad.

Have you seen the new measures in Switzerland announced today too? 😷😷😷

In other news the Swiss completely tore up quarantine today...

Does anyone know if you are allowed to transit through France to Switzerland with the new rules? I read ‘closed borders’ to non Schengen which would include UK.

Mam nadzieję, że w grudniu będę jeżdzic na nartach w les2Alpes, bo w marcu nie dojechałam. Czekam z niecierpliwością.

What happened to Megeve? Anyone knows?

Wyn Jones Y Gegin Deithiol

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Switzerland Drops Quarantine for People Arriving from the UK

From 29th October people who have visited the UK in the past 10-days will no longer be required to quarantine.

https://planetski.eu/2020/10/26/coronavirus-impact-on-skiing-snowboarding-16/

#FrenchSkiResortsClose as France Goes Into Second National Lockdown.

#Tignes & #Les2Alpes are currently open for glacier skiing and snowboarding. #ValThorens has already announced it is cancelling its opening on November 21st.

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Updated: https://planetski.eu/2020/10/25/first-ski-resort-in-north-america-opens/

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#winterishere #letsgoskiing @WolfCreekSki2

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Updated:

https://planetski.eu/2020/10/27/let-it-snow-2/

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