Latest UK travel list locked as Portugal plans threatened
The first review of the government’s green list of overseas destinations is scheduled to take place today (June 3).
As it stands, the government has categorized countries into a traffic light system that takes into account Covid variants, hospitalizations and infection rate to rank the safety of Britons traveling to and from different countries foreigners.
People returning from countries on the green list do not have to self-isolate on their return, provided they take a Covid test before their arrival.
Upon return from Orange List countries, arrivals will be quarantined at home for 10 days.
Redlisted countries mean travelers must stay in a quarantine hotel upon arrival, also passing two Covid tests.
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This means impatient vacationers are already flying to Green List countries including Portugal, Gibraltar and Iceland, with sun worshipers eager to see more added to the list from today. ‘hui.
The current green list includes:
- the falkland islands
- Faroe Islands
- Israel and Jerusalem
- New Zealand
- Portugal (including the Azores and Madeira)
- South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
- Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
However, some countries, including Australia, do not accept visitors.
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