Here’s the latest news on travel to and from the UK, including quarantine requirements, testing and changes to the government’s traffic light system for overseas destinations
UPDATE 5 AUGUST 2021 – Quarantine Rules Eased For France, European Countries Move to Green List
- Changes open up France for summer holidays
- Cost of quarantine hotels hiked from 12 August
From 4am on Sunday 8 August, France will move from amber plus to amber status on the government’s traffic light list for international travel. This means travellers who have received both doses of the NHS Covid vaccine returning to England, Scotland and Northern Ireland from France will no longer need to self-isolate for 10 days.
The authorities in Wales have yet to announce their decision on the matter.
Also from Sunday, Austria, Germany, Slovenia, Slovakia, Latvia, Romania and Norway will move from amber to the green list.
India, Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will move from the red to the amber list, removing the need for double NHS-jabbed travellers to…