After more than two months of lockdown, English citizens can finally visit other countries without having to self-isolate for 14 days.
The government has released a full list of countries English holidaymakers can travel to without having to self-isolate upon their return.
Quarantine restrictions for people returning to or visiting England from those 59 countries will be lifted from Friday 10 July next week.
Just to clear from the beginning, US, Portugal and Sweden are not included on the list.
Under the lifted restrictions, passengers from the approved countries – which will be kept “under constant review” – will still be required to provide contact information on arrival in England.
Grant Shapps (Secretary of State for Transport) said: “The entire nation has worked tirelessly to get to this stage, therefore safety must remain our watch word and we will not hesitate to move quickly to protect ourselves if infection rates rise in countries we are reconnecting with.”
He also use the word “British” but those rules only apply to England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will set their own rules.
Here is the full list with countries included in the “air bridges”:
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Pierre and Miquelon
Trinidad and Tobago
In this list, the 14 British Overseas Territories will also be exempt from quarantine measurements according to gov.uk.
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