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UK News English holidaymakers set to be told to self-isolate upon return from Spain

21:46  25 july  2020
21:46  25 july  2020 Source:   msn.com

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English holidaymakers will no longer have to self - isolate for two weeks from July 10 (Picture: PA). The devolved governments are expected to set out their own travel regulations. ‘This will mean that holidaymakers travelling to and from certain destinations will not need to self - isolate on either leg of

New quarantine rule for holidaymakers returning from Spain is expected to be introduced TONIGHT! Holiday chaos as UK tourists will have to isolate for two weeks due to fresh Covid outbreak. UK tourists in Spain set for two week quarantine as country hit by virus outbreak.

a group of people standing next to a body of water: Bathers enjoy the beach in Cadiz, south of Spain (AP/PA) © Emilio Morenatti Bathers enjoy the beach in Cadiz, south of Spain (AP/PA)

Ministers are set to remove Spain from the Government’s list of safe countries to travel to after the European country saw a rise in Covid-19 cases, the PA news agency understands.

The decision means those coming back from Spain will have to self-isolate for two weeks upon their return to England.

A formal announcement is expected to be made by the Department for Transport on Saturday.

Holidaymakers told to self-isolate upon return from Spain

  Holidaymakers told to self-isolate upon return from Spain The change in the travel rules will come into force at midnight across the whole of the UK.The so-called “travel corridor” with Spain has been shutdown after it reported more than 900 new daily infections for the past two days.

Do you have to self - isolate on return to the UK? Travellers who arrive England from countries including France, Spain , Germany and Italy will no longer need to quarantine from 10 July, the Department for Transport has announced. On Friday 3 July, the Department released a full list of

Such a move would leave holidaymakers out in Spain facing two-weeks of self -isolation on their return Another holidaymaker told MailOnline: 'We were supposed to be in Spain now. It comes amid discussion that 'regional' air bridges could be set up to allow people to travel to specific areas of

In Spain, Catalonia became the latest region to crack down on nightlife, trying to halt new infection clusters.

The wealthy north-east region – home to Barcelona – ordered all nightclubs to close for 15 days and put a midnight curfew on bars in the greater Barcelona area and other towns around Lleida that have become contagion hot zones.

a group of people standing around a luggage carousel at an airport: Passengers returning to England from holidays in Spain are set to be asked to quarantine (Steve Parsons/PA) © Provided by PA Media Passengers returning to England from holidays in Spain are set to be asked to quarantine (Steve Parsons/PA)

Spain has reported more than 900 new daily infections for the last two days as authorities warn the country that lost 28,000 lives before getting its outbreak under control could be facing the start of a second major outbreak.

The expected announcement about the removal of a so-called “air bridge” with Spain comes only a day after a further five countries were added to the quarantine-free list for people travelling to England.

Tui cancels all flights to Spain and Canary Islands

  Tui cancels all flights to Spain and Canary Islands Airline and holiday company Tui has suspended all flights from Spain and the Canary Islands scheduled to leave on Sunday. © Getty Andrew Flintham, managing director of Tui UK and Ireland, said the company would contact customers to arrange refunds or rebookings Andrew Flintham, managing director of Tui UK and Ireland, made the announcement on Saturday evening just hours before new rules came into force for UK travellers.It comes after the government added Spain and the islands to the list of at-risk countries during the coronavirus pandemic.

Anyone self - isolating because they have arrived or returned before 10 July will be able to stop from that date. Transport secretary Grant Shapps said Shapps said “British” but the rules only apply to England – the devolved administrations of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are to set out their

Spain remains on the list of countries that people can return to England from without the need to self - isolate , despite a recent spike in coronavirus cases. Joe Mountain of Sandy Blue, a villa rental firm in the Algarve, told the BBC that he is deeply worried about the impact of a sharp drop in tourism

Anyone coming from Estonia, Latvia, Slovakia, Slovenia and St Vincent and the Grenadines will not be required to isolate for two weeks on arrival, the Government confirmed on Friday.

Popular holiday destinations including Portugal, Thailand and the United States remain notable absentees.

The Government said people should continue to check the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s travel advice and their insurance policies before embarking on any overseas travel.

Ministers had previously warned that travel corridors could be closed if coronavirus rates escalated in other nations.

Travellers, even those from exempt destinations, are still required to complete a passenger locator form when they arrive in the UK.

Spain hits out at UK’s ‘error’ over coronavirus travel warning .
The Government’s decision to warn against non-essential travel and impose quarantine restrictions has gone down badly in Madrid.The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has warned against all but essential travel to Spain’s Balearic and Canary Islands, having already issued the same advice for the mainland.

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