AIR BRIDGE countries will be struck off the quarantine-free list if that country’s pandemic gets worse, the government has warned.
Trippers from England will be able to fly to 73 countries and territories including France, Italy and Spain without needing to quarantine if they return from July 10.
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Today’s confirmation has been long-awaited by Brits desperate to go on holiday, but the list is not written in stone.
The guidance says: “We will keep the conditions in these countries and territories under review.
“If they worsen we will not hesitate to reintroduce self-isolation requirements.
“Travellers should always check the latest FCO travel advice.”
Countries that have made the list are at risk of being struck off if they see spike in cases.
Furthermore, countries could be added to that list should they get their outbreak under control.
A number of destinations favoured by Brits have been left off the quarantine-free air bridge list today.
The popular hotspots that don’t feature include Portugal, Morocco and Egypt.
Brits also can’t holiday in the US, Mexico, Thailand or Sweden without quarantining when they return home.
Countries exempt from quarantine when arriving in UK – and destinations you have to self-isolate when you arrive
ANTIGUA and Barbuda – Non- nationals with certain travel history will be refused entry
Australia – mandatory quarantine for 14 days
Austria – quarantine for 14 days unless test negative
Bahamas – must prove negative test or denied entry
Barbados – quarantine while awaiting mandatory test result
Belgium – no quarantine
Croatia – no quarantine
Cyprus – Passengers who have been in the UK in the last 14 days will not be allowed to enter
Czech Republic – no quarantine
Denmark – no quarantine
Fiji – Border closed to all non-Fijian citizens
France- voluntary 14-day quarantine
Germany – no quarantine
Greece – X will have to quarantine for 14 days
Hong Kong – arrivals may be placed in a Hong Kong government quarantine centre
Hungary – X Not allowed. If you do get an exemption, you will probably need to quarantine
Italy – no quarantine
Japan X not allowed
Malta – X open to other countries but not UK as of yet
Monaco – X not allowed
Netherlands – X not allowed
New Zealand – X not allowed
Norway – X not allowed. If you’re legally resident in Norway, you will be allowed to enter the country but must self-quarantine for 10 days
Poland – no quarantine
Spain – no quarantine
Switzerland – X not allowed
Taiwan – X Travellers from the United Kingdom are required to complete the 14-day quarantine period.
Turkey – no quarantine but Foreign passengers who test positive for COVID-19 on landing flights will be referred to a private hospital by the Ministry of Health – Border Health Unit, whereas Turkish passengers will be referred to a state hospital
Vatican city – no quarantine
Vietnam – X Quarantine lasts a minimum of 14 days and could be longer if you test positive at any point
Greece made the list despite Transport Secretary Grant Shapps suggesting this morning that it would be missed off
Ireland is already exempt as part of the common travel area, as are the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.
The Government are also exempting the 14 British Overseas Territories including The Cayman Islands, the British Virgin Islands, and Gibraltar.
Full “air bridge” deals were not negotiated, but instead so-called gentlemen’s agreements were made with popular destinations.
The Sun can reveal the new rules will not apply to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland who have decided to assess countries’ safety using different measures.
The announcement of which countries people will be ale to fly to and from without a quarantine have been delayed for days due to the ongoing row.
Nicola Sturgeon accused the UK Government them of failing to keep them in the loop.
Speaking at her daily press conference today, Ms Sturgeon claimed the UK Government had changed its plans overnight.
She said: “The UK Government has announced a list of countries that it intends to remove from quarantine restrictions.
“I explained yesterday why it has been really quite challenging for Scotland to come to a position on the UK’s proposals with any great speed.
“Often we have had limited or no notice of the UK’s proposals, and that matters.”
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