After 16 new destinations on the Green List, holidaymakers have been given a boost this summer when it comes to choosing international trips.
Madeira, Malta and the Balearic Islands are now on the government’s latest travel list, which means the British will no longer need to self-isolate on their return to the UK.
Caribbean islands, including Antigua, Bermuda, Barbados and Grenada, are also on the overseas green list after significant changes became official at 4 a.m. today, Wednesday June 30th.
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But also all new destinations – with the exception of Malta – were put on a “watch list”. That means if Covid conditions change in a particular country or area, there is a risk that it will be moved to the government’s yellow or red list.
Malta only allows double-vaccinated travelers to visit its coasts. And he caused trouble when he announced at the last minute a change in the evidence required for vaccinations.
The government does not advise vacationers to travel to amber-colored destinations – but it’s not against the law.
Individuals traveling to these destinations are required to undergo Covid testing before departure and after their return, as well as a 10-day quarantine on their return to the UK.
BirminghamLive supports the introduction of vaccinations – vaccines have been extensively tested and are considered the only way to protect our region from Covid-19 and to safely reopen all of our stores.
But maybe you still have questions. You can ask your doctor as well dedicated websites were set up by Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group and his partner CCG in Black Country and West Birmingham with anything you want to ask about the local vaccination rollout.
If you would like to book a vaccination appointment, visit the NHS vaccine website here.
We hope these other useful links will help you make health decisions for you and your family.
While the government says countries on the red list are the ones at the highest risk from Covid and should only be visited “except in the most extreme circumstances”.
Full list of countries / territories on the Green List:
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Balearic Islands (Formentera, Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca)
- British Antarctic Territory
- British Indian Ocean Territory
- British Virgin Islands
- Cayman Islands
- Falkland Islands
- Faroe Islands
- Israel and Jerusalem
- New Zealand
- Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands
- South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
- St. Helena, Assumption and Tristan da Cunha
- Turks and Caicos Islands