Latest Foreign Ministry travel advice for France, Spain, Dubai and Greece as changes take effect – .

Latest Foreign Ministry travel advice for France, Spain, Dubai and Greece as changes take effect – .

As Freedom Day comes into effect, changes to the UK’s overseas travel advice have also changed.
A number of countries and destinations have been moved from England’s Green List to the Orange List, including the Spanish Balearic Islands.

This means anyone returning from Amber List countries must self-isolate under government travel restrictions, unless you are fully immunized.

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With the rules constantly changing across the UK, we’ve put together the latest Foreign Office travel tips for a number of popular holiday destinations for Brits.

Right now, the UK is on France’s Orange List, which means travelers would need a key reason to enter the country and should be fully trapped.

Vaccination status is also required for other countries such as Spain and Greece.

If you are not completely stung, you must pay for a private PCR test which must be negative before your arrival.

Here are the Foreign Office’s latest travel tips for France, Spain, Dubai, and Greece:


France is currently one of the many European destinations on England’s Orange List, so restrictions apply if you travel there.

The UK is also on France’s Orange List and it’s important before you travel to make sure you understand the requirements you need to follow.

Entry requirements depend on whether or not you are fully vaccinated.

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If you are, you don’t need an essential reason to travel to the country, and you don’t need to isolate yourself upon arrival.

As of yesterday (July 18), fully vaccinated adults no longer need to show proof of a negative test result before traveling.

However, those who are not fully vaccinated will only be allowed to travel for essential reasons.


People enjoying the beach at Playa Amadores, Gran Canaria

As of today (July 19), all of Spain, including the Spanish Balearic Islands, is on the UK’s orange list.

The Foreign Ministry does not currently advise against traveling to Spain, but since it is on the Orange List, the restrictions should be taken into consideration and should be followed.

Anyone traveling to Spain must present a negative Covid test or proof of vaccination.

Spain’s Balearic Islands were taken off England’s green list today after being briefly put on the list earlier this month.

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FCDO advises against all but essential travel throughout the UAE based on the current Covid-19 risk assessment.

The entire UAE is on England’s Red List, so traveling to these countries is not advisable.

If you do, on your return you must self-quarantine at a Covid-run hotel which must be booked prior to travel.

Residents, tourists and visitors traveling from or via the UK and arriving in Dubai and Abu Dhabi must have a negative Covid-19 PCR test which has not been performed more than 72 hours before departure and present the certificate upon registration.

Visitors to Dubai will also need to register their details on the Covid-19 DXB app.


Canal d’Amour in Sidari – Corfu Island, Greece

FCDO no longer advises against all but essential travel throughout Greece, including all Greek islands, based on the current Covid-19 risk assessment.

Although Greece is on England’s Orange List, restrictions apply.

Arrivals from the UK must provide either: proof of a negative Covid-19 PCR test, carried out within 72 hours of arrival in Greece; proof of a rapid negative Covid-19 antigen test from an approved laboratory, carried out within 48 hours of the planned flight; or proof of two Covid-19 vaccinations carried out at least 14 days before travel.

Travelers must complete a Passenger Tracking Form no later than 11.59pm (Greek local time) the day before arriving in Greece.

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