The low-Covid countries that are on the UK Government’s green list are expected to be revealed by the UK Government later this week.
Ministers in England are due on Thursday to decide which countries and territories will be “green” – allowing quarantine-free travel – from May 17, a list expected to include Gibraltar, Malta, Israel, Iceland and possibly Portugal.
Most of Europe – including France, Spain, Greece and Italy – will be amber, The Telegraph said, requiring holidaymakers to self-isolate for 10 days on their return and take two PCR tests.
However, ministers remained hopeful most European countries would be open to green list travel by the end of June.
As foreign affairs is largely not devolved and the UK’s biggest airports are in England, decisions made by the UK Government and its ability to strike vaccine passport agreements with the governments in popular holiday destinations will play the biggest role in shaping what holidays will look like for Welsh holidaymakers.
First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford, has sounded a very cautious note about the resumption of…