The UK government has today announced that arrivals from France to England will no longer need to quarantine if they are fully vaccinated. The step aligns France with the rest of the amber list.
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The first update of the UK government's traffic light list for international travel has seen no new 'green' countries, seven new 'red' countries and Portugal moved to 'amber'.
From 17 May 2021, the UK government will implement a traffic light system, developed by the Global Travel Taskforce, to begin the restart of international travel.
Despite Estonia and Latvia being removed, a number of Pacific Islands, Bhutan, Timor-Leste, Mongolia and Aruba have been added to the UK government's travel corridors list.
The UAE, Qatar, Turks & Caicos islands, Laos, Iceland, Cambodia, Chile and Bahrain have been added to the UK's travel corridors list following a decrease in cases of COVID-19.
Despite travel for holidays not currently being permitted in England as a result of new lockdown restrictions, inbound international travel will continue to be governed by the travel corridors approach.
After a fall in cases of COVID-19, the Canary Islands, Mykonos, the Maldives and Denmark have been added to the UK's travel corridor list.
In addition to removing the three destinations from the travel corridors list, the Greek island of Crete has been deemed safe and subsequently added.
As a result of a decrease in COVID-19 cases, Lesvos, Santorini, Serifos, Tinos and Zakynthos have been added to the UK travel corridors list.
The UK government has announced the removal of Turkey, Poland, Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba from its travel exemptions list following an increase in COVID-19 cases.
People arriving in the UK from Denmark, Slovakia, Iceland and Curaçao – beginning on 26 September 2020 – will need to self-isolate for two weeks.
Passengers arriving in England from Slovenia and Guadeloupe will be required to self-isolate following an increase in COVID-19 cases.
The UK government will adapt the existing country-based approach to travel corridors by separating some islands from mainland countries.
As a result of an increase in COVID-19 cases, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Jamaica have been removed from the travel corridor list by the UK government.
Croatia, Trinidad and Tobago and Austria are the latest destinations to be removed from the UK's travel corridors list.