Travel Tracker

Wondering where you might be able to travel to this year? Yearning for that dream holiday? Our brand new Travel Tracker provides the latest, country specific travel information and restrictions, amidst the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.

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Australia

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office states that from 4 July, there are exemptions for travelling to certain countries that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. Australia is exempt from the FCO advice against all non-essential international travel. This is based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks. This advice is being kept under constant review. 

Entry to Australia is limited, and all travellers to Australia must take a mandatory 14-day self isolation period. States and Territories are introducing charges for quarantine.

Australia government have announced that Melbourne is now going back into lockdown for 6 weeks to prevent the spread.

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Entry to Australia is limited, except for Australian citizens and permanent residents

Social Distancing

Quarantine Period

all travellers to Australia must take a mandatory 14-day self isolation period.
Updated on: 7/21/2020 3:44:24 PM

Austria

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office states that from 4 July, there are exemptions for travelling to certain countries that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. Austria has formed a 'travel bridge' with the UK, meaning that UK residents can travel to Austria without having to quarantine for 14 days upon return. This advice is being kept under constant review.

Entry to Austria without the need for a COVID-19 test or quarantine is now possible from the UK.

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4 July, UK + other EU residents can travel to Austria

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Entry to Austria without the need for a COVID-19 test or quarantine is now possible from the UK.
Updated on: 7/28/2020 3:18:12 PM

Belgium

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office states that from 4 July, there are exemptions for travelling to certain countries that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. Belgium has formed a 'travel bridge' with the UK, meaning that UK residents can travel to Belgium without having to quarantine for 14 days upon return. This advice is being kept under constant review.

It is recommended that travellers entering Belgium from ‘orange’ or 'red' regions take a test and self-isolate for 14 days. The Midlands, North East England, Yorkshire, North West England and Northern Ireland are currently in the ‘orange’ category.

UK arrivals are required to provide their contact details to the authorities using the Passenger Locator Form. 

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4 July, UK + other EU residents can travel to Belgium

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Travellers entering Belgium from high risk regions in these countries will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. he Midlands, North East England, Yorkshire, North West England and Northern Ireland are currently in the ‘orange’ category.
Updated on: 7/21/2020 3:20:50 PM

Canada

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office states that from 4 July, there are exemptions for travelling to certain countries that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. Canada is exempt from the FCO advice against all non-essential international travel. This is based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks. This advice is being kept under constant review.

Any travellers will still be required to self-isolate for 14 days both arriving in Canada, or returning back to UK. 

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Entry to Canada is limited, except for Canadian citizens and permanent residents or their immediate families, temporary foreign workers, and some international students

Social Distancing

Quarantine Period

14 day self-isolation on arrival. You must also produce a credible isolation plan.
Updated on: 7/23/2020 3:22:44 PM

Croatia

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office states that from 4 July, there are exemptions for travelling to certain countries that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. Croatia has formed a 'travel bridge' with the UK, meaning that UK residents can travel to Croatia without having to quarantine for 14 days upon return. This advice is being kept under constant review.

Visitors from the EU/EEA and the UK are recommended to carry with them accommodation confirmation documents.

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4 July, UK + other EU residents can travel to Croatia

Social Distancing

It's now mandatory to wear facemasks on public transport, in shops and other commercial outlets

Quarantine Period

There is currently no requirement to self-isolate on arrival in Croatia.
Updated on: 7/14/2020 2:22:56 PM

Cyprus

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office states that from 4 July, there are exemptions for travelling to certain countries that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. Cyprus has formed a 'travel bridge' with the UK, meaning that UK residents can travel to Cyprus without having to quarantine for 14 days upon return. 

From 1 August 2020, British travellers are permitted to visit Cyprus, but must provide a negative Coronavirus test on arrival, obtained within 72 hours before travel. Travellers must also obtain a Cyprus Flight Pass prior to travel.

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UK travellers must provide a negative Coronavirus test on arrival, obtained within 72 hours before travel. Travellers must also obtain a Cyprus Flight Pass prior to travel
Updated on: 8/3/2020 3:23:46 PM

Czechia

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office states that from 4 July, there are exemptions for travelling to certain countries that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. Czech Republic has formed a 'travel bridge' with the UK, meaning that UK residents can travel to Czech Republic without having to quarantine for 14 days upon return. This advice is being kept under constant review.

Negative medical certificate/anti-gen test required for arrivals.

It is mandatory to cover your mouth and nose when on the Prague Metro and in all Czech airports, and you should adhere to social distancing of 2m where possible when in public.

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4 July, UK + other EU residents can travel to Czech Republic

Social Distancing

It is mandatory to cover your mouth and nose when on the Prague Metro and in all Czech airports, and you should adhere to social distancing of 2m where possible when in public

Quarantine Period

Updated on: 7/28/2020 3:16:46 PM

Denmark

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office states that from 4 July, there are exemptions for travelling to certain countries that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. Denmark has formed a 'travel bridge' with the UK, meaning that UK residents can travel to Denmark without having to quarantine for 14 days upon return. This advice is being kept under constant review.

UK tourists do not have to self-isolate on arrival, but you need to document a holiday stay for at least six nights.

Negative medical certificate/anti-gen test required for arrivals.

This travel advice also covers the Faroe Islands and Greenland. COVID-19 testing on arrival in the Faroe Islands is free of charge up to and including 14 August.

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4 July, UK + other EU residents can travel to Denmark

Social Distancing

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The UK is an ‘open’ country. This means that you can enter Denmark without having to go into a two-week quarantine if you are arriving into Denmark from the UK.
Updated on: 7/30/2020 3:14:31 PM

Estonia

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office states that from 4 July, there are exemptions for travelling to certain countries that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. Estonia is exempt from the FCO advice against all non-essential international travel. This is based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks. This advice is being kept under constant review. 

Travellers arriving to Estonia from the UK do not have to self-isolate.

Negative medical certificate/anti-gen test required for arrivals in Estonia.

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EU countries (incl. UK) only

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Travellers arriving in Estonia from the UK are not required to self-isolate
Updated on: 7/28/2020 2:44:16 PM

France

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office states that from 4 July, there are exemptions for travelling to certain countries that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. France has formed a 'travel bridge' with the UK, meaning that UK residents can travel to France without having to quarantine for 14 days upon return. This advice is being kept under constant review.

UK arrivals in France are not currently required to self-isolate upon arrival.

For travellers arriving from Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, UAE, Oman, Israel, Turkey, Algeria, India, Madagascar, South Africa, Brazil, Peru, Panama, Serbia and the USA, the RT-PCR test will be obligatory from 25 July.

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Travellers arriving in France from the UK, European Area, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay are no longer required to self-isolate or demonstrate their travel is essential.

Social Distancing

France’s Health Minister has announced that wearing masks in enclosed public spaces is compulsory

Quarantine Period

There is no quarantine requirement for arrivals from the UK, from the wider European Area (as defined above)
Updated on: 7/30/2020 2:53:08 PM

Germany

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office states that from 4 July, there are exemptions for travelling to certain countries that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. Germany has formed a 'travel bridge' with the UK, meaning that UK residents can travel to Germany without having to quarantine for 14 days upon return. This advice is being kept under constant review.

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Social Distancing

Quarantine Period

There are currently no general COVID-19-related restrictions on entry into Germany from the UK. However you may have to go into quarantine if you are entering from an area where there is a high rate of infection.
Updated on: 7/3/2020 3:02:02 PM

Greece

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office states that from 4 July, there are exemptions for travelling to certain countries that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. Greece has formed a 'travel bridge' with the UK, meaning that UK residents can travel to Greece without having to quarantine for 14 days upon return. This advice is being kept under constant review.

If you travel to Greece, you will need to complete a Passenger Locator Form at least 48 hours before travel. Failure to do so in advance may result in your carrier not allowing you to travel, a 500 Euro fine on arrival or the Greek authorities not allowing you to enter the country.

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Social Distancing

Quarantine Period

14 days for UK arrivals until testing proves negative
Updated on: 7/21/2020 3:21:47 PM

Italy

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office states that from 4 July, there are exemptions for travelling to certain countries that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. Italy has formed a 'travel corridor' with the UK, meaning that UK residents can travel to Italy without having to quarantine for 14 days upon return or when they arrive in Italy. This advice is being kept under constant review. 

 

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Social Distancing

Yes, but tourist attractions are re-opening. Face masks are mandatory in enclosed spaces

Quarantine Period

Travellers arriving in Italy directly from the UK are now usually exempt from the requirement to self-isolate.
Updated on: 8/6/2020 2:55:39 PM

Ireland

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office states that from 4 July, there are exemptions for travelling to certain countries that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. Ireland has formed a 'travel bridge' with the UK, meaning that UK residents can travel to Ireland without having to quarantine for 14 days upon return. This advice is being kept under constant review.

Ireland never closed its borders or implemented a travel ban, however anyone wanting to enter the country must fill out a Passenger Locator Form and quarantine for 14 days, with fines in place for non-compliance. There are 15 countries exempt from these restrictions, but this does not include UK. 

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Social Distancing

Face masks are now mandatory on public transport

Quarantine Period

Anyone wanting to enter the country must fill out a Passenger Locator Form and quarantine for 14 days, with fines in place for non-compliance.
Updated on: 7/28/2020 3:07:05 PM

Malta

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office states that from 4 July, there are exemptions for travelling to certain countries that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. Malta has formed a 'travel bridge' with the UK, meaning that UK residents can travel to Malta without having to quarantine for 14 days upon return. This advice is being kept under constant review.

  • Airports and ports reopen to passengers from the UK on 15 July.
  • If arriving from the UK after 15 July you will not be required to self-isolate. There will, however, be temperature checks.
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Social Distancing

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UK arrivals do not need to self isolate on arrival, but temperature checks will be made
Updated on: 7/17/2020 3:01:52 PM

Netherlands (the)

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office states that from 4 July, there are exemptions for travelling to certain countries that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. The Netherlands has formed a 'travel bridge' with the UK, meaning that UK residents can travel to The Netherlands without having to quarantine for 14 days upon return. This advice is being kept under constant review. 

UK arrivals into The Netherlands are currently not expected to self-isolate on arrival (apart from Leicester, who are strongly advised to self isolate for 14 days.) If you’re travelling to or from the Netherlands you must complete a health screening form.

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Foreign tourism allowed for EU + UK citizens. If you’re travelling to or from the Netherlands you must complete a health screening form.

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Passengers travelling to the Netherlands from the UK are no longer advised by the Dutch government to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival
Updated on: 7/30/2020 3:08:58 PM

New Zealand

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office states that from 4 July, there are exemptions for travelling to certain countries that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. New Zealand (and The Cook islands) are exempt from the FCO advice against all non-essential international travel. This is based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks. This advice is being kept under constant review.

New Zealand's borders are essentially closed at present, with any small exceptions having to self isolate for 14 days on arrival.

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All international tourism banned

Social Distancing

Quarantine Period

14 days plus testing
Updated on: 7/28/2020 3:58:00 PM

Norway

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office states that from 4 July, there are exemptions for travelling to certain countries that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. Norway has formed a 'travel bridge' with the UK, meaning that UK residents can travel to Norway without having to quarantine for 14 days upon return. This advice is being kept under constant review.

From 15 July, travellers normally resident in the UK may enter Norway and are not required to self-quarantine.

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Entry to Norway depends on your country of residence. From 15 July, travellers normally resident in the UK may enter Norway

Social Distancing

Quarantine Period

UK residents not required to self isolate
Updated on: 7/17/2020 3:12:35 PM

Poland

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office states that from 4 July, there are exemptions for travelling to certain countries that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. Poland has formed a 'travel bridge' with the UK, meaning that UK residents can travel to Poland without having to quarantine for 14 days upon return. This advice is being kept under constant review.

You are not required to self-isolate on arrival in Poland, if you arrive in Poland from the UK or a European Union/EFTA country.

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Social Distancing

Masks are no longer compulsory in open public spaces if you are able to maintain 2m distance from others.

Quarantine Period

No quarantine period for EU countries, yes for non-EU.
Updated on: 7/14/2020 3:09:43 PM

Portugal

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office states that from 4 July, there are exemptions for travelling to certain countries that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. Madeira and the Azores are exempt from the FCO advice against all non-essential international travel. This is based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks. This advice is being kept under constant review. 

Travellers arriving to Portugal from the UK do not have to self-isolate, HOWEVER, upon return to UK, travellers must self-isolate for 14 days.

UK arrivals will be subject to health screenings, plus if travelling to Madeira, Porto Santo or the Azores, you must take a COVID-19 test before you travel or on arrival

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Accepting international tourism

Social Distancing

Different restrictions for different areas within Portugal

Quarantine Period

No enforced quarantine period, but you will be subject to health screening on arrival
Updated on: 7/28/2020 3:05:48 PM

Russian Federation (the)

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office currently advises British nationals against all but essential international travel. This advice is being kept under constant review.

If you’re returning to the UK, you will need to:

  • provide your journey and contact details
  • self-isolate for 14 days
  • All arrivals must provide a medical certificate confirming they have tested negative for COVID-19, or a medical certificate confirming a positive test for COVID-19 IgG antibodies.
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the Russian authorities are beginning to lift some restrictions on international flights with certain countries. Individual airlines will have up-to-date flight information.

Social Distancing

Quarantine Period

Russian government no longer requires all arrivals to the country to remain in quarantine for a period of 14 days if arriving on a regularly scheduled flight. Instead, you will be required to self-isolate if you develop any symptoms of COVID-19 and/or if you test positive for COVID-19.
Updated on: 8/3/2020 3:15:09 PM

Spain

FCO advice against all non-essential travel to Spain now applies to the whole country, including the Balearic and Canary Islands

Spain has formed a 'travel bridge' with the UK, meaning that UK residents can travel to Spain without having to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. However, on Saturday 25th July, UK government announced that any traveller returning to UK must quarantine for 14 days. This advice is being kept under constant review.

Local authorities in Catalonia have asked residents only to leave their accommodation for essential activities. Meetings of more than 10 people in public or private are prohibited, and the authorities have ordered the closures of nightclubs, gyms, and restrictions to the capacity and opening hours of bars and restaurants. These measures will be in place until further notice.

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Social Distancing

1.5m apart (apart from Catalonia which is more intense)

Quarantine Period

UK arrivals do not need to self-isolate, but will be subject to temperature checks & visual health assessments
Updated on: 8/6/2020 2:41:10 PM

Sweden

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office currently advises British nationals against all but essential international travel. This advice is being kept under constant review. There are no entry restrictions for travelers from the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Iceland and the UK. That has been part of Sweden's unconventional strategy towards the virus. Non-essential travel from other countries is not permitted.

Travellers are required to self-isolate for 14 days upon return to UK.

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Foreign Tourism

UK and EU countries only

Social Distancing

Quarantine Period

Updated on: 7/10/2020 3:14:05 PM

Switzerland

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office states that from 4 July, there are exemptions for travelling to certain countries that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. Switzerland is exempt from the FCO advice against all non-essential international travel. This is based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks. This advice is being kept under constant review. 

UK is currently not on the high-risk list, meaning it is not a requirement to self-isolate on arrival in Switzerland. This is being reviewed regularly.

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Entry in to Switzerland from the United Kingdom is permitted for British nationals and nationals of EU and EFTA countries.

Social Distancing

Face masks and keeping 1.5m distance is recommended

Quarantine Period

Persons arriving in Switzerland from a country or area with an increased risk of infection are required to go into quarantine. List is updated regularly. UK is currently not on that list.
Updated on: 7/7/2020 1:25:41 PM

South Africa

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office currently advises British nationals against all but essential international travel. This advice is being kept under constant review. UK nationals now require a visa to enter South Africa. These will only be issued in exceptional circumstances.

Travellers returning to the UK are required to self-isolate for 14 days.

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Foreign Tourism

Lockdown restrictions restrict entry into South Africa, except for South African nationals and foreign nationals with valid residence permits.

Social Distancing

Quarantine Period

You will be quarantined for 14 days upon entering South Africa.
Updated on: 8/3/2020 3:11:41 PM

Thailand

From 4 July, Thailand is exempt from the FCO advice against all non-essential international travel. This is based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks.

However, the requirement to self-isolate on return to the UK from Thailand remains in place.

The FCO advise against going to: 

  • Pattani
  • Yala
  • Narathiwat
  • Southern Songkhla province.
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Only certain categories of foreign nationals are permitted to enter or transit Thailand.

Social Distancing

Quarantine Period

Arrivals will be subject to a 14-day state quarantine at a Thai government-designated facility at your own expense.
Updated on: 8/6/2020 3:10:50 PM

Turkey

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office states that from 4 July, there are exemptions for travelling to certain countries that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. Turkey is exempt from the FCO advice against all non-essential international travel. This is based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks. This advice is being kept under constant review. 

The FCO advises against all travel to areas within 10km of the border with Syria, Hatay, Diyarbakir, Tunceli and Hakkari provinces. 

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Social Distancing

Quarantine Period

All arrivals into Turkey will be subject to a medical evaluation for symptoms of coronavirus, including temperature checks.
Updated on: 7/21/2020 3:19:30 PM

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

Blanket restrictions on non-essential overseas travel were relaxed in the UK from 6 July, with holidaymakers now allowed to travel to 50+ countries without having to spend 14 days in quarantine when they return. This includes France, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Turkey, Germany and Norway.

From 4 July UK accommodation including hotels, bed and breakfasts and campsites will be open to kick-start the UK tourism industry, however extra precautions will be in place to keep tourists safe. Most leisure facilities and tourist attractions will reopen if they can do safely, including outdoor gyms, playgrounds, cinemas, museums, galleries, theme parks and arcades. 

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UK tourism from 4 July (International travel from 6 July)

Social Distancing

1 metre + and face masks are mandatory on public transport & shops.

Quarantine Period

Any country with an 'air corridor' with UK is not required to self isolate upon arrival.
Updated on: 7/28/2020 3:33:56 PM

United States of America (the)

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office currently advises British nationals against all but essential international travel. This advice is being kept under constant review.

British citizens cannot enter USA borders at present.

Certain US states are requiring travellers from other states to quarantine for 14 days on arrival. 

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Foreign Tourism

British nationals cannot enter the USA if they have been in the UK, Ireland, Schengen zone, Iran, Brazil, or China within the previous 14 days.

Social Distancing

Quarantine Period

Those allowed entry to the USA must be prepared to self-isolate for up to 14 days after arrival.
Updated on: 7/30/2020 3:03:47 PM