We were horrified to see the queues on the A and M20 of traffic waiting up twelve hours to reach Dover.
The hold up was caused by the increased security to enter France and the abysmal failure of the French authorities to man the booths.
School holidays occur at the same time every year, so this should have been foreseen.
This is just another hard knock we have to take, especially those of us who bring our pensions over from UK.
I have written to the British Ambassador to take up these points with the Ministry of the Interior, as it seems that although tourism is down 22 per cent in Paris, they just don't get what it takes to welcome people to your country.
Gite owners are looked down upon by the hotel trade here and we may have the edge for the first time in rural tourism as people stay away from large cities.The poor exchange rate makes it difficult anyway without this latest fiasco.
What do you all think?