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What is the NHS COVID Passport?

The NHS COVID Passport is a digital certificate that proves your COVID-19 status, allowing you certain travel freedoms. The Pass shows either your vaccination details or test results.

Anyone over the age of 16 in England can get an NHS COVID Passport for international travel. The NHS COVID Passport gives you greater freedom to travel and attend other events across the UK.

How and where can I get the NHS COVID Passport?

You can get your Pass in 2 ways:

· You need to have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. To travel abroad, you will usually receive your pass within 24 hours of having your vaccination.

· You must have recovered from COVID-19 within the past 6 months. To travel abroad, you will need to have had a positive PCR test within 6 months and have finished self-isolating and subsequently tested negative.

The NHS COVID Passport is available digitally, either using the NHS app or website. You can download it as a PDF or get it sent to you in an email.

Your digital versions are valid for:

· 30 days after your vaccination(s), but the 30-day period refreshes every time you log in.

· 48 hours after a negative PCR or lateral flow result.

· 30 days after a positive PCR test, but the 30-day period refreshes every time you log in (for up to 180 days after you took the test).

You can get an NHS COVID Passport letter sent to you in the post, but only for proof of vaccination, not test results. You will need an NHS login to be able to access your COVID Passport. If you don't have a login, you'll be asked to create one.

How do I use the NHS COVID Passport?

You may be asked to show your NHS COVID Passport at certain destinations when travelling to and from the UK. This can be at any point of entry leaving or entering the country.

Before travelling, always check the entry requirements for the country you're visiting.

What are the benefits of the NHS COVID Passport?

The NHS COVID Passport makes travel easier from the UK - as well as attending specific events within the country.

The NHS COVID Passport has Europe-wide acceptance, assisting easier travelling across the continent.

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4.4/5Excellent53 Reviews
Chanteloup En Brie|0.45km from city center
Having spent 5 nights here recently we wish to post our findings our stay. First of all we arrived later in the evening but check in was completed quickly and communication was fine as all staff we met spoke good English. (Even when we tried to speak French). As a group of us we were given 3 rooms all next door or across the hall which was a nice touch. We found all three rooms to be very clean and tidy for our arrival which was welcoming after a long travel day. Rooms: At first glance rooms are spacious enough size wize. We had a bunk bed along with queen size bed in room. Bathroom has a decent size walk in shower and enough towels as you would expect. However when unpacking it was quickly identified that 6 coat hangers and one shelf was never going to be enough storage for 3 bearing in mind the room can sleep 4. So taking advantage of an empty top bunk we unpacked what we could and lived out of a case. A set of draws or 2 wouldn't go amiss. Secondly air con wasn't working in any of our rooms. It was blowing but just warm air. This isnt what you need in a warm room. No fans were in room. These however may have been available had we asked. Rooms decor was a little quaint as decor across whole hotel is bird themed so deffo something a little different. Bar: Not everyone using hotels will use a bar however we as a family like to wind down our day over a drink or two and a game of cards etc however here we found this simple task harder than needed. Unsure if there were staffing issues during our stay but the bar and reception was run by one staff member. So required running between bar and reception to please everyone. During our stay there were issues with chillers meaning no cold beer was on hand or chilled drinks. This wasn't a huge issue as where possible ice was given with drinks however the process of popping to the bar for a drink became a task. No fault of the staff as they were apologetic and did all they could however not what you would expect from a BW branded hotel. Food: On arrival we were advised there was no restaurant operating in the hotel so they had teamed with local restaurants in area for delivery. Again a strange situation for a best western. It did mean that you.could bring your own food / drink into the bar /restaurant area but again felt a little strange doing this. Breakfast: This was available from 7-10 and had a reasonable selection of pastries and continental choices. Beans and Sausages with scrambled egg along with hot and cold drinks. Overall it was adequate. Location: Hotel is advertised as 10 mins from Disney. However this needs to be confirmed that this is likley if you have your own car. In fact it was a 10 mins bus ride to Valley De Europe Train Station and shopping center.Cost of this is 2$ each. From here Disneyland is one stop away on the RER costing $1.90 and $5 into Paris City. Local public transport bus 2 or 22 is available from bus stop a short walk away meaning the journey to Disneyland
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4.2/5Very Good53 Reviews
Paris|4.24km from city center
Stayed at the hotel back in December 18/January 19 over the new year for 5 nights with my girlfriend. First of all it looked lovely from the outside, really old school, authentic looking french building, very beautiful. It was located in a good location, just a short walk away from the Eiffel Tower and situated around lots of restaurants, cafes & bars! There are also two metro stations very close by and lots of shops. Also we found a brilliant location if you are keen on your walking, if your a keen walker we got to all the major attractions within maximum an hour on foot. The major issue we had with the hotel was the size of the room really, the pictures on the website were very deceiving - ultimately it wasn’t a major issue as we weren’t actually in the room a lot but when your somewhere for 5 days there was limited space in the room to relax and for storage plus the bathroom was VERY small. But the room was always as clean as it could be, it’s very old fashioned and I would say in need of a freshen up but non the less a lovely spot, friendly staff and we enjoyed our stay. The lifts were also very dated and just be careful as you literally walk straight out the lifts on to a spiral staircase, sometimes a little tricky after a sherbert or two.
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4.4/5Excellent183 Reviews
Disneyland Magny-le-Hongre|1.13km from city center
It was a good overall experience. We enjoyed our room which was perfect for 4 of us, there is shuttle bus that takes to Disneyland which is a big plus. We also enjoyed hotel design, gives you a really magical vibe. The stuff at reception was kind and nice, tried to help us all the time. The breakfast is pretty simple, not much options, but we didn't stayed hungry. The cocktails at bar was great and atmosphere on the ground level again is amazing, like a fairytale. The pool is small and simple, but I wish it be a bit more clean and the lockers wasn't working, so we had to carry our clothes with us. The other little thing that i would prefer to see at room is slippers, robes and water. We would definitely stay there again. Thank you for our stay!
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3.3/568 Reviews
Villepinte|2.67km from city center
Hotel suitable, clean and very secure (badging of stairs and elevators). However, narrow bathroom and preformed plastic floor. Parking rather difficult, if you don't take the 15€ option, or you have to get away from it a bit. Attentive and friendly receptionist. On weekends, a hearty breakfast in the comfortable and pleasant adjoining 4-star hotel at the price of a 2-star hotel.
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4.1/5Very Good120 Reviews
Paris|5.01km from city center
The hotel was good and the breakfast was perfect, enough choice. It’s also good that you can park your car in the garage of the hotel. If you want to eat dinner at the restaurant, we do not recommend that. The staff who was working that evening was bad. The person who served us was not used to working in the hospitality industry. And therefore made a lot of mistakes like spilling a pepper barrel over me. In addition, at the end of the bill we were also surprised. We asked if their menu could also be eaten in the evening for the price that was on the menu. We asked her 3 times, both in English and French. And she confirmed that we could eat this for that price, but when we got the bill we had to pay everything so not the menu price. After bringing this up at the reception the hotel did nothing about it. A mistake by their staff that they didn't want to admit, a very unfortunate experience for us. Next time we will think about booking with this hotel chain, because if they listen to their guests in this way, this says more than enough.
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