Jet2, TUI, easyJet, Ryanair: full list of red countries for overseas travel after last review
A number of countries will be added to the red list from next week over fears of an increase in cases.
Transportation Secretary Grant Shapps revealed to the nation yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, July 14) that starting at 4 a.m. on Monday, July 19, there will be a number of traffic light list changes.
Indonesia, Myanmar, Cuba, and Sierra Leone have been downgraded from amber to red, meaning the British shouldn’t travel there.
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Travelers returning home from these countries will need to self-quarantine at a managed hotel and pass two Covid-19 tests.
Welwyn Hatfield MP confirmed that Bulgaria and Hong Kong will be added to the green list while Croatia and Taiwan will be added to the green list of destinations.
Countries on the Green Watch List are being monitored and the Transport Department has previously said it will “respond to emerging evidence, with particular emphasis on variants of concern.”
This means that they could quickly switch to amber in the short term.
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And the Balearic Islands – which include popular vacation hot spots Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera – and the British Virgin Islands will be added to the Amber List that has already been on the Green Watch List.
From Monday, fully vaccinated UK travelers can return to England from Orange countries and territories without the need to quarantine.
“We will keep these measures under review and we will be guided by the latest data – we will not hesitate to take action if necessary to protect public health,” Mr. Shapps tweeted.
Below is the entire Red List as it stands today (Thursday July 15) as well as how their status will change next week.
Complete red list
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Cuba (currently orange, will go to the red list at 4 a.m. on Monday July 19)
Indonesia (currently orange, will be redlisted at 4 a.m. on Monday July 19)
Myanmar (currently orange, will be redlisted at 4 a.m. on Monday July 19)
Sierra Leone (currently orange, will be redlisted at 4 a.m. on Monday July 19)
Trinidad and Tobago
United Arab Emirates (UAE)
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