France open to vaccinated South Africans – but vax certificates may be a problem

Afternoon Drive host John Maytham chats to Business Insider SA journalist Luke Daniel about France’s digital health pass.

  • Fully vaccinated South Africans can now visit France but they may struggle to move around without a compatible digital health pass
  • Business Insider SA’s Luke Daniel reports that there are high-level talks to develop a digitised vaccine certificate for South Africans

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If you’re fully vaccinated, you can now travel to France without having to go through a mandatory 10-day quarantine period.

South Africans will be able to board a flight by presenting their vaccination certificates to airlines and border control authorities, along with a sworn statement, according to Business Insider South Africa.

However, South African travellers may have a hard time getting around without a compatible digitalhealth pass – which is required to gain access to many…

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