THE Foreign Office has updated its advice for UK nationals visiting Spain in a move expected to make it easier for expats to see their families.
The news sees the Foreign Office update its travel advice for Spain to UK nationals visiting the country.
According to the Express newspaper, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) yesterday clarified who can enter the country, changing their advice to allow travel on “compassionate grounds,” which will now count as an “essential” reason to make the journey.
The FCDO said: “Passenger travel from the UK to Spain is restricted to EU and Schengen associated state citizens, those who are legally resident in the EU or in Schengen associated states, or those passengers who can demonstrate that their journey is essential (including on compassionate grounds).”
It added: “Entry restrictions and testing requirements are currently in force for travel from the UK…