Sumary of Green list news – live: America to announce end date for Europe travel ban ‘within days’:
- I’m waiting to hear from our folks, from our Covid team, as to when that should be done.” The US’s borders have long been shut to most international travellers.
- The Foreign Office advice states: “It is not possible for most British nationals to enter the USA if they have been in the UK, Ireland, Schengen zone, Iran, Brazil, China, South Africa or India within the previous 14 days.” After the latest traffic light travel reshuffle, as of 19 July the country will remain on the UK’s amber list, necessitating 10 days days of quarantine for returning travellers, in addition to testing.
- Follow below for the latest travel updates:Key pointsShow latest update 1626427599Koh Samui opens to vaccinated tourists The Thai island of Koh Samui is now open to vaccinated British travellers, though stringent rules still apply.
- You can fly to Bangkok with Thai Airways and connect with a Bangkok Airways flight to Koh Samui.
- After that, they can “enjoy the hotel facilities” until day four, whereupon they can “travel on specified routes within Koh Samui including Ang Thong National Marine Park, sunset cruise and wellness days”.
- For the second week, it is possible to travel around Koh Samui and onwards to the islands of Koh Phangan and Koh Tao.