EU borders likely to remain closed for US tourists

American tourists are likely to be barred from entering France due to the US' high rate of Covid-19 cases
US tourists may have to wait a little longer before they can visit Paris again

France is set to reopen its visa applications for students coming from outside of the EU on July 1, however it is likely to bar tourists arriving from the US due to the country’s high rate of Covid-19 cases.

Allison Lounes, who works as a visa application specialist for Americans looking to come to France, told The Connexion that she is not surprised if tourism from the US is not starting up again quite yet, due to the number of Covid cases. She said, however, that for many of her clients it is more important that France will start to consider visa applications again from July 1 for those travelling for professional or educational reasons. 

“It’s understandable if tourism isn’t starting up again just ...

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