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.

Lockdown restrictions have been re-imposed back in Victoria. 

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

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Quarantine Period

all travellers to Australia must take a mandatory 14-day self isolation period.
Updated on: 9/18/2020 3:44:24 PM

Austria

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to Austria. This is based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks. UK government announced that anyone returning from Austria must self isolate for 14 days upon arrival back in UK.

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

If you have been in a country other than the UK in the 10 days before you arrive in Austria, depending on the country you may need to self-isolate on arrival or provide a medical certificate showing a negative test result for COVID-19

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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: 9/1/2020 3:18:12 PM

Belgium

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to Belgium. This is based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks. If you are returning to the UK from Belgium, you must self isolate for 14 days upon arrival. 

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. Wales was taken from the 'orange' list on 8th August. 

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: 8/17/2020 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

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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 and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to Croatia. This is based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks. Anyone returning to the UK from Croatia must self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival. 

There is currently no requirement for UK nationals to produce a negative COVID test or self-isolate on arrival in Croatia.The Croatian government has introduced a new online entry form to expedite the entry of foreign visitors.

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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. However, you will need to quarantine when returning to UK.
Updated on: 9/1/2020 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 'air corridor' 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.

The authorities in the north of Cyprus have suspended arrivals until 20 September, except for Turkish-Cypriots and their dependents.

Face masks must be worn in public at all times. Some entertainment venues including clubs and casinos have been closed until 1 October and strict social distancing rules will need to be followed in other spaces.

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Social Distancing

the use of masks is compulsory in most indoor public spaces including supermarkets, shops. Failure to comply could result in a 300 euro fine.

Quarantine Period

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: 9/18/2020 3:23:46 PM

Czechia

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to the Czech Republic. This is based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks. Anyone returning to the UK from Czech Republic must quarantine for 14 days upon arrival.

There are currently no restrictions in place on entering the Czech Republic if you are travelling from the UK.

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

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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

No quarantine requirements for UK citizens arriving in Czech Republic, however, when returning to UK travellers have to self isolate for 14 days.
Updated on: 9/1/2020 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. All travellers to the Faroe Islands must be tested for COVID-19 on arrival until 31 October.

In Greater Copenhagen, bars, cafes and restaurants will close at 10pm (midnight for the rest of Denmark).

 

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

Social Distancing

You will need to wear a facemask when not seated

Quarantine Period

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: 9/18/2020 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. 

From 24 August Estonia has added the UK to the list of countries from which arrivals are required to self-isolate for 14 days. From 1 September, you have the option of taking a test to reduce your self-isolation period.

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EU countries (incl. UK) only

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From 24 August Estonia has added the UK to the list of countries from which arrivals are required to self-isolate for 14 days
Updated on: 9/4/2020 2:44:16 PM

France

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office. The FCO advise against all but essential travel to France (including Corsica), based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks. This advice is being kept under constant review. Anyone arriving back to the UK, from France, from Saturday 15th August will be required to quarantine for 14 days. 

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

Arrivals by sea and air routes will need to complete a ‘sworn statement’ (déclaration sur l’honneur) form self-certifying they are not suffering from symptoms associated with coronavirus and have not been in contact with confirmed cases in the preceding fortnight.

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Social Distancing

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

Quarantine Period

Must quarantine for 14 days
Updated on: 9/1/2020 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.

If you use Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg airport to return to the UK, you will transit France and therefore will be required to self-isolate on your return to the UK.

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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: 9/1/2020 3:02:02 PM

Greece

The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development office (FCDO) advise against all but essential travel to the islands of Lesvos, Tinos, Serifos, Mykonos, Crete, Santorini and Zakynthos. This is based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks. The rest of Greece remains exempt from the FCDO’s advice against all non-essential international travel.

If you travel to Greece, you will need to complete a Passenger Locator Form at least 24 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.

From 4 September, mandatory requirement to self-isolate if returning to Wales from the islands of Mykonos, Zakynthos (Zante), Lesvos and Crete. From 9 September if you are returning to the UK from Lesvos, Tinos, Serifos, Mykonos, Crete, Santorini and Zakynthos - you will need to self isolate for 14 days. 

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Social Distancing

Curfew implemented on certain islands - It is mandatory to wear face-masks on public transport (including flights and ferries), at airports and in taxis.

Quarantine Period

PLF form must be completed before travel, Greek authorities have the right to impose random covid testing for any arrivals. Those individuals must self-isolate until their results come through / a neg result is shown.
Updated on: 9/18/2020 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. 

You have to complete a self-declaration form before travelling to Italy. From 12 August, travellers returning from Malta, Spain, Greece and Croatia must undertake a compulsory Covid test. 

If you are travelling to the island of Sardinia, you are also required by the local authority to to demonstrate that you have received a negative COVID test in the last 48 hours, or agree to take one when you arrive in Sardinia.

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Yes, but tourist attractions are open. 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: 9/18/2020 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.

All arrivals from countries not on the Green List, including Irish residents, are asked to restrict their movement for 14 days on arrival.

On 15 September 2020, the Irish Government published a plan for ‘Living with COVID-19’ in the 6-9 months covering the end of 2020 and early 2021. 

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Social Distancing

Face masks are now mandatory on public transport

Quarantine Period

All arrivals from countries not on the Green List, including Irish residents, are asked to restrict their movement for 14 days on arrival.
Updated on: 9/18/2020 3:07:05 PM

Malta

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to Malta. This is based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks. Any travellers returning from Malta to the UK now have to quarantine for 14 days on arrival.

If arriving to Malta from the UK, you will not be required to self-isolate. There will, however, be temperature checks.

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UK arrivals do not need to self isolate on arrival, but temperature checks will be made. You have to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival back in UK.
Updated on: 9/1/2020 3:01:52 PM

Netherlands (the)

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advises against all but essential travel to the Netherlands. This is based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks. Anyone arriving back to the UK, from The Netherlands, from Saturday 15th August will be required to quarantine for 14 days. 

UK arrivals into The Netherlands are currently not expected to self-isolate on arrival (apart from Aberdeen, who are strongly advised to self isolate for 10 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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Face masks have become mandatory in most areas of Netherlands, for anyone over the age of 13

Quarantine Period

Passengers travelling to the Netherlands from the UK are no longer advised by the Dutch government to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival. You must self isolate for 14 days when returning to the UK.
Updated on: 9/1/2020 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.

NZ government have implemented another local lockdown in Auckland as there has been 4 new cases recently. 

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All international tourism banned

Social Distancing

Quarantine Period

14 days plus testing
Updated on: 8/12/2020 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 midnight on 21 August, UK residents will be required to self-quarantine for 10 days on arrival. 

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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

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From midnight on 21 August, UK residents will be required to self-quarantine for 10 days on arrival
Updated on: 9/1/2020 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. However, they are compulsory on public transport.

Quarantine Period

No quarantine period for EU countries, yes for non-EU.
Updated on: 8/13/2020 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.  

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.

Travellers arriving to Portugal from the UK do not have to self-isolate, however, there is mandatory requirement to self-isolate if travelling to Wales, Scotland or England.

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Accepting international tourism

Social Distancing

Different restrictions for different areas within Portugal

Quarantine Period

No enforced quarantine period on arrival in Portugal, but you will be subject to health screening on arrival
Updated on: 9/14/2020 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 arriving to Russia from the UK, you will need to: 

  • Have a valid visa
  • Prepare for temperature checks at the airport
  • Obtain and present a negative COVID-19 test certificate dated less than 72 hours before travel

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

No quarantine period necessary if you can provide a negative COVID test result
Updated on: 8/17/2020 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.

On arrival, travellers entering Spain from the UK will not be required to self-isolate. However, they will be subject to the following three requirements:

  • Provide the Spanish Ministry of Health with mandatory contact information and any history of exposure to COVID-19 48 hours prior to travel
  • Temperature check
  • Undergo a visual health assessment

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.

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Social Distancing

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

Quarantine Period

UK arrivals are not required to self isolate on arrival in Spain
Updated on: 9/8/2020 2:41:10 PM

Sweden

Sweden is exempt from the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) advice against all non-essential international travel. This is based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks.

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.

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Foreign Tourism

UK and EU countries only

Social Distancing

Quarantine Period

Updated on: 9/14/2020 3:14:05 PM

Switzerland

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to Switzerland. This is based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks. Anyone returning to the UK from Switzerland is now required to self-isolate for 14 days upon return.

From 14 September, travellers from the British Virgin Islands will also be subject to quarantine.

Travellers who have visited certain countries within the past 14 days have to quarantine for 10 days on entry to Switzerland. The UK is currently exempt from this requirement, but travellers who have visited Gibraltar are subject to quarantineThis 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: 9/14/2020 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.

Anyone entering South Africa must isolate for 14 days. Travellers returning to the UK are required to self-isolate for 14 days. 

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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: 9/1/2020 3:11:41 PM

Thailand

Thailand is exempt from the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)’s advice against all non-essential international travel. This is based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks.

From 4am on 19 September, Thailand will be added to the list of countries where self-isolation on return to the UK is not required

The FCO advise against going to: 

  • Pattani
  • Yala
  • Narathiwat
  • Southern Songkhla province.
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Foreign Tourism

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: 9/18/2020 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

As of 8 September the wearing of masks is mandatory at all times outside the home throughout Turkey.

Quarantine Period

All arrivals into Turkey will be subject to a medical evaluation for symptoms of coronavirus, including temperature checks.
Updated on: 9/10/2020 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 a few countries without having to spend 14 days in quarantine when they return.

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.

The UK has started implementing localised lockdown regulations, such as curfews in the North East of England.  

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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 'travel corridor' with UK is not required to self isolate upon arrival.
Updated on: 9/21/2020 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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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