How the new rules on international travel will work from 17 May

how the new rules on international travel will work from 17 may

At last the government has confirmed that summer holidays abroad can go ahead from England from 17 May.

By then, all non-essential international travel will have been banned for 19 weeks. 

Those desperate to see loved ones abroad, and holidaymakers racing to the sun will be able to leave – but with plenty of strings attached. 

Just a reminder of the rules on international travel right now?

Non-essential travel is banned, with a £5,000 fixed penalty for anyone who tries to go abroad on holiday. Exempt travellers – whether for work, education, property reasons or family events – must complete a Declaration to Travel.

All arrivals from abroad (except Ireland) must quarantine, either self-isolating at home for 10 days or – from red list countries – paying for 11 nights in a hotel.

What do we know about travel from 17 May?

It will no longer be illegal to leave the country, and correspondingly the need for a Declaration to Travel will end.

Every overseas nation will impose its own requirements on prospective visitors, which may include requirements for testing and/or proof of vaccinations.

The Global Travel Taskforce report is mainly about what happens when you come back into the UK…

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