Sumary of Hotel quarantine cost could rise to £2,250 under new plans to discourage red list travel:
- Each additional adult or child over 11 costs £650.However, travellers from the riskiest countries could face an £500 increase in their hotel quarantine bill under new plans, reports The Telegraph.
- The government also offers a deferred payment plan for travellers who need to return to the UK for essential reasons such as work or education but cannot afford the cost.
- The transport secretary has consistently cautioned against travellers coming voluntarily back into hotel quarantine.
- The only people who should be coming back to government quarantine are British or Irish citizens, or people with permanent rights of residence,” Grant Shapps said.