The government will lift remaining international travel restrictions due to COVID-19 for all passengers starting at 4 a.m. on Friday, March 18.The government will lift remaining restrictions on international travel for all passengers before the Easter holidays, announced today the Secretary of Transport (14 March 202.All remaining Covid travel restrictions have been lifted for passengers entering the UK). Your browser will redirect you to the requested content shortly. Now that the number of cases in the UK is declining, it's unclear whether advice to American travelers will change.
Travelers with triple punctures will be able to visit more countries following the NHS app update today, November 19.The change follows France's imposition of a similar set of restrictions on UK travelers on Saturday (see below). According to media reports, the government could announce structural changes to its traffic light system by the middle of next week. These testing rules apply to all travellers, regardless of their vaccination status and whether they have recovered from the coronavirus. Visit here to see the current requirements for vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers from the Green, Amber, and Red countries.
Under the current regime, travelers returning to the UK from green-listed countries and fully vaccinated travelers returning from amber list countries are not required to quarantine, although they do need to undergo Covid-19 testing before leaving for the UK and on the second day of their return. PCR tests can cost between 60 and 70 pounds per person, which significantly increases the family's travel expenses. Relaxed entry requirements should encourage more families to travel to the island's popular destination this summer after a sharp 90% decline in visitor numbers over the past two years. Elimination of compelling reasons for unvaccinated travellers, who must present a negative test.
Press reports suggest that the UK government could remove next week the requirement that fully vaccinated travellers arriving in England undergo a Covid test on or before day 2 of their return. Children from 12 to 15 years old must have a Health Pass to use the ski lifts and eat in cafes and restaurants, which they can get if they are fully vaccinated, have recently recovered from Covid or have tested negative for Covid in the previous 24 hours. Travellers without an EU Covid pass or equivalent must complete the health control form as proof of their vaccinations or recovery certificate. It joins other major countries, including France, in easing its coronavirus restrictions on international travel.
French officials took to Twitter this morning to announce changes to the rules for those wishing to travel to France.