Travel questions

Can I chauffeur a passenger to the south of France during coronavirus lockdown?

Simon Calder answers your questions on chauffeuring in the time of coronavirus

Monday 06 April 2020 19:15 BST

Q As a chauffeur, am I allowed to drive a passenger home to the south of France as they can’t get a flight for nine days? If so, will it be as easy for me to get back to England on return?

Shaun B

A Without wishing to deprive you of a no-doubt lucrative gig, I urge against this whole notion. For a start, I am not sure where your client is searching for flights, but I would commend British Airways. Through the coronavirus crisis, BA is flying near-daily from Heathrow to Nice (and even offering bargain £43 one-way fares on 12 and 14 April to the city serving the French Riviera).

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