Risk of coronavirus holiday for all countries of the airlift, including Spain, France and Italy


The British, desperate to leave on holiday could get the green light this week while the Prime minister is expected to announce agreements with countries such as France and Italy.The new measures would mean that the British could go abroad without having to spend 14 days in quarantine upon their return.

The foreign tourists could also visit the Uk without having to isolate themselves to their arrival.

Travel is expected to resume next month

Boris Johnson should now confirm these offers to a small number of holiday destinations, the trip taking up the 4th of July.

But to many Britons will be wary of travelling abroad for fear of contracting a coronavirus.

But most of the points of access in tourism has in fact infection rates are lower than those of the United Kingdom, which currently has 263 283 active cases.

We have compiled a list of the country’s potential to announce of the “air bridges” with the United Kingdom and their rates Covid current.

Italy – 19 573 cases

The British could soon be enjoying a summer vacation in Italy

The country initially suffered heavy losses and was one of the first to be affected in Europe.

But the restrictions of the lock-in have been gradually reduced and it became the first country to reopen its borders to international and regional and abandon its quarantine measures.

Currently, the FCO advises against all travel non-essential, but the air bridges may see this change.

Spain – 68 051 case

Spain has lifted its quarantine measures on the 1st of July

More than 200 British have already landed after the government lifted its travel restrictions at the beginning, and hosted again by the British.

But the holiday-makers will be faced with strict rules, with masks mandatory in all areas where it is not possible to keep your distance and closed spaces.

The beaches have been completed and the restrictions could become more stringent if the rate of infection worsens.

France – 56 676 case

Currently, the British are facing a quarantine of 14 days upon their arrival in France

France has officially reopened its borders on 15 June, but all travellers from the United Kingdom are asked to put in quarantine for 14 days to their entry.

During a joint discussion, the PM and the French president Emmanuel Macron would have negotiated air bridges.

Speaking at the press conference in Downing Street last Tuesday, Mr. Johnson said: “of Course, I will be speaking with Emmanuel Macron in all sorts of ways in which we can unite our countries, assuring us that we will be able to travel freely to and from countries on the other. ”

Turkey – 23 784 case

Turkey would like to enter into an agreement with the United Kingdom

The British prepared to spend a holiday in Turkey will be subject to a fine of £ 100 if they are caught breaking the strict rules of the mask.

On arrival, travelers must fill out a form stating where they stay and undergo a medical examination, including temperature controls.

Anyone whose test is positive will be quarantined for 14 days.

The government would be willing to enter into an agreement with the United Kingdom, a manager who reported to the Financial Times: “The two parties are in close contact. The United Kingdom is a very important country for us “.

Portugal – 12 478 cases

Portugal has been praised for its management of the pandemic

The country has been commended for its rapid response to the pandemic has contributed to keeping its infection rates to a low level.

Officials have previously stated that they wanted to have an air bridge with the United Kingdom, despite infection rates are high here.

Joao Fernandes, head of the Office of tourism of the Algarve, said to Sun Online that he hoped the travellers would soon.

He said: “there is a large british community living in the Algarve, ready to bring his family and his friends as they do each year, so this would be a great news and opportunity for them.

“In the airport, strict measures of health and safety are implemented in accordance with national and international rules, and on arrival, the airport will monitor the health conditions of the traveler, is to take its temperature, and does not isolate when the symptoms of Covid-19 will be revealed. ”

João Fernandes, president of the Algarve Tourism added: “The Algarve is one of the regions least affected of Portugal, and therefore, we are now able to carefully plan a progressive reopening of its economic and social activity “.

Greece – 1 738 case

The travel restrictions mean that the majority of the British are tested to their arrival in Greece currently

Greece is open to tourists but most travellers from the Uk will be tested to their arrival.

Visitors will need to stay in a hotel appointed pending the outcome.

If your test is negative, you will always need to be isolated for seven days, while a positive test will result in a quarantine of 14 days, which is supervised.

The country has been commended for its rapid response to the pandemic, which has helped keep the number of cases to a low level.

The minister of Tourism, Harry Theoharis, has previously admitted that the current measures would likely be a lot of british travellers.

He said at the show Today BBC Radio 4: “This means that there is a disadvantage during the first few days.

“This is why it’s not going to be for the masses. That must mean that you have more time. “

Croatia – 139 case

Croatia has re-opened its borders soon after maintained its number of cases down

Croatia is a country with low risk, which means that it could be an attractive option for many travelers.

The government has re-opened its borders to visitors from the United Kingdom on 11 may, on condition that they hold a reservation of accommodation in the country.

Travelers must fill out a registration form online with details indicating if you or someone with whom you have been in contact has suffered from sars coronavirus.

Visitors must bring a copy of their accommodation booking or proof of ownership of holiday homes / boats.

Austria – 433 case

Travellers in Austria are currently required to produce a certificate or pay for a review

Currently, british travellers must have a medical certificate proving they do not have the coronavirus, which has less than four days, or they face a quarantine of 14 days.

Vienna airport also sells tests for 190 €.

However, the cases remain low in Austria and may be considered for the trip without quarantine.

Germany – 8 143 cases

Germany has lifted its travel ban on 15 June.

The country has been commended for its comprehensive response to the pandemic, but there are fears that the infections are increasing again in some areas.

Restrictions lock has been imposed in two districts of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia after an outbreak.

This may mean that it is not included in the first wave of countries with which the United Kingdom will introduce air bridges.


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