France: Update on fuel shortage

Reports continue about fuel shortages around the country. Unions are targeting gasoline, railroads and electricity this week to attempt to push the government to drop the new labour reform.

For information on the availability of gasoline, check the following sites.

http://www.linternaute.com/actualite/societe/1306008-penurie-d-essence-liste-des-stations-fermees-ou-sans-carburant-cartes-22052016/

http://www.huffingtonpost.fr/2016/05/20/stations-service-penurie-carburant-carte-essence_n_10064760.html

The Mon-essence.fr website has produced a map to help motorists identify petrol stations where fuel is not available. Their mobile app is available at this site: https://mon-essence.fr/blog/2016/05/19/penurie-de-carburant/

Advice For Travellers

Be prepared for fuel shortages and transportation disruptions.