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Just received an email from the ayuntamiento , local council, reminding of us of the restrictions on movements. Basically we mustn't go out unless it's for essentials and then only one person can go. We know that the policia are stopping traffic and asking where people are going because a neighbour was stopped at a road block and questioned this morning. It is being taken extremely seriously here and it looks as though two weeks isn't going to be the full duration of the lock down.

I detest that americanism, though I suppose it is apt.
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Yup we are all or will be prisoners - which is where " lockdown " came from - dealing with rioting inmates....

Those 70 + year olds can be really vicious and give you a nasty injury with the Zimmer frame (provided that you pick them up from the floor afterwards ). 😲
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Same here Alan Police patrolling and insisting that people do not walk anywhere together!

Finally got through to Nationwide travel insurance and they will extend in an emergency.
Car insurance (John Lewis) the same.

Pet insurance (Pet Plan) are adamant that any condition needing treatment after the 90 day limit will not be covered. I told them that I might as well cancel the policy as it is useless to me in my present circumstances!

Not quite at the 90 day mark yet but it is getting close (25th).

Anyone know for definite that ferries are all cancelled?
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EU to ban non essential travel for 30 days.

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Brittany Ferries info the same as yesterday:

https://www.brittany-ferries.co.uk/f...ailing-updates

Le Havre has very few,

St Malo supposedly normal

Caen supposedly normal

Spain much more problematic need to actually check with them

In other words check, check, check and yet again ch ck

The French scenario and availability may change after tonight's Macron announcement so "watch this space" and then check again....
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EU to ban non essential travel for 30 days.

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The EU won't like the EU doing that Ray. It's breach of the freedom of movement principle.
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EU to ban non essential travel for 30 days.

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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/artic...avel-to-europe

To be ratified Tuesday, but travel between U.K. and EU allowed.
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Can't get through to the "if you are abroad" part of Nationwide. On hold for 34 minutes before I gave up [IMG class=inlineimg]https://forums.motorhomefacts.com/images/smilies/sad.gif[/IMG].
Did you not get the option to leave your number for a call-back Pat? That worked very well for me.
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The EU won't like the EU doing that Ray. It's breach of the freedom of movement principle.

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You were very sceptical when I posted such a few days ago but here you are posting similar.


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Don't know if it's any use to you Pat but I've just read this on the BBC news app. The FO might be able to give you some advice.

Britons stuck abroad due to travel restrictions have been advised to contact their airline, as well as the Foreign Office by calling +44 (0)207 008 1500, so that the government knows they are trying to get home

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