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Monday, 11 December 2023 – 06:23

Balearic Islands among destinations added to UK’s travel green list

Spain’s Balearic Islands are among a number of holiday destinations to be added to the UK’s travel green list, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced.

From 4am on Wednesday 30 June, the following destinations will be added to the green list and people who travel from them will not have quarantine on arrival into the UK.;

  • Ibiza
  • Menorca
  • Majora
  • Formentera
  • Malta
  • Maderia
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Barbados
  • Bermuda
  • British Antartic Territory
  • Britsih Indian Ocean Terriorty
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Dominica
  • Grenada
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Pitcairn Islands
  • Montserrat

Meanwhile, the below destinations will be added to the red list. People who travel from or through the below countries will have to pay to quarantine in a government-approved hotel on arrival in the UK.;

  • Dominican Republic
  • Haiti
  • Mongolia
  • Eritrea
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda

Later this summer, the UK Government is hoping to allow quarantine-free travel from amber list countries for people who have been fully vaccinated. There are though growing concerns in Europe about the spread of the Delta variant, and it has been suggested this could lead to fresh quarantine restrictions for tourists.

Around 60% of UK adults are now fully vaccinated, while nearly 83% of UK adults have had at least one vaccine dose.

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