By Richard Spillett for MailOnline
Published: 16:11 GMT, 4 December 2019 | Updated: 17:13 GMT, 4 December 2019
Air passengers and Eurostar travellers are being told they could face disruption for the next five days due to nationwide strikes in France.
Workers in most sectors in France are planning a walk-out this evening in protest at President Emmanuel Macron's plans to overhaul the retirement system.
Transport routes are expected to be hit, with knock-on problems for some services in the UK.
Eurostar passengers travelling to Paris from London St Pancras can expect delays
Eurostar released a statement saying: 'The strike action will impact our ability to deliver the usual timetable as we expect disruption to signalling along all routes. As a result, we will now run a reduced timetable from the 5 until the 10 December.
'Exchanges during the strike period are possible, although availability is very limited. We do still advise that you travel outside of the strike period.
'Should you choose to travel between the 5 December and 10 December, we would ask you to check the likely impact for your journey, including any onward connection, before making your exchange.'
Meanwhile Gatwick Airport tweeted: 'Industrial action in France from 18:00 on Weds 4 December to 06:00 on Sun 8 December may impact some flights to and