NEW COUNTRIES ADDED TO THE RED LIST

NEW COUNTRIES ADDED TO THE RED LIST

LATEST UPDATES ON COVID TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS TO THE UK

Please keep in mind that, on 19 July 2021 has seen some further easing of travel restrictions for UK residents.

UK residents who have been fully vaccinated by the UK’s NHS vaccination programme or as part of the UK’s vaccine programme internationally are now able to get advantage from eased travel limitations and are no longer obligated to quarantine on arrival in the UK from amber list countries if completely vaccinated. To be entitled to evade quarantine, passengers must have had their second vaccination at least 2 weeks prior to arrival in the UK (Please keep in mind that, the day you had your second dose does not sum up as one of the 14 days). Passengers who are not fully jabbed need to quarantine for either 10 full days (11 nights) or for five days if utilizing the ‘Test to Release’ program.

Even if you are not obligated, to undergo quarantine on arrival you are still obligated to:

take a pre-departure COVID test, before travelling back to the UK

and acquire a Travel Test package, and take a private COVID-19 PCR test, on day two after coming to the UK.

COUNTRIES ADDED TO THE RED LIST FROM 19 JULY 2021 ARE AS FOLLOWS:

Cuba

Indonesia

Myanmar

Sierra Leone.

A red-list grading stops visitors from these countries coming to the UK and direct travel routes are temporarily banned. Irish nationals, British nationals or those with UK residence rights will still be able to come to the UK but will be subject to Government authorized quarantine in hotel services.

COUNTRIES THAT ARE ADDED BACK TO THE AMBER LIST:

Only Balearic Islands was added in the amber list on 19 July, 2021 (Please note that, The Canary Islands/mainland Spain are already amber-listed)

COUNTRIES ADDED TO THE GREEN LIST ARE AS FOLLOWS:

Bulgaria

Croatia

Hong Kong

Taiwan

UK RESIDENTS RETURNING FROM FRANCE

In spite of France being amber-listed, the UK Government have applied stronger limitations and quarantine on coming back to the UK is compulsory for 10 days, irrespective of whether or not you have been jabbed by the UK vaccination programme.

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