The Government is in the midst of determining which countries will be added to the so-called green list – meaning Britons can travel abroad without needing to quarantine on return. International travel will be permitted from the UK from May 17, with countries categorised in a traffic light system depending on their Covid risk.
Green list countries will require Covid tests both before and after travel – with the test upon return taking place within 72 hours.
Travel to amber listed countries will require 10 days of mandatory isolation at home, with PCR tests on day two and eight.
There will also be the option to pay for a Covid test on day five to stop quarantine early.
And red-listed countries will not be permitted to fly to directly, with anyone returning to the UK from a red list country having to quarantine for 11 days in a hotel at a cost of up to £1,750 per person.
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As yet there has been no official date given for a travel update, however, it is believed to be imminent.
Transport secretary Grant Shapps said on April 9, the full list of countries would be revealed two or three weeks later…