New research has shown where popular travel destinations for Britons might be on the new traffic light system being discussed by the government to make summer vacation possible.
Boris Johnson and his Travel Taskforce discussed the traffic light system today to make an announcement on April 5th.
There are 12 countries that could get on the “green list” where people are likely to be able to travel this summer without facing strict restrictions like quarantines.
According to Research from the PC AgencyCountries likely to be on the lowest risk list include Portugal, Malta and Barbados.
However, popular holiday destination Spain is on the amber list, and France, where a new national lockdown has been introduced, is on the red list.
Paul Charles of the PC Agency said: “We now have a new data analysis based on the current history of vaccination / infection rates in each country.
“Green are the countries that should be accessible from May 17th. We only expect a side river test on our return to the UK once you’ve been encountered.”
The research also revealed which countries are likely to be on the yellow and red lists.
According to the study, the following countries are likely to be on the government’s green list.
It is believed that they can travel without restrictions and may not need a quick cross-flow test until they return to the country.
- United States
- Sri Lanka
The following counties are expected to be on the Amber List, according to the PC Agency.
It is believed that travelers flying to amber destinations will need negative Covid tests and a shorter three-day quarantine.
The following counties are expected to be on the red list, according to the PC Agency.
It is believed that travelers flying to red countries will need to take other measures, including a 10-day quarantine.
- South Africa
- Czech Republic
International trips are expected to return from May 17 as part of the current lockdown lifting plans.
But first Welsh minister Mark Drakeford asked Boris Johnson to postpone that date because of a third wave of coronavirus overseas.