last travel restrictions for Spain, France and Italy – .

last travel restrictions for Spain, France and Italy – .

As travel restrictions change without warning, travelers are advised to check the restrictions before leaving the country.
As a new variant of Covid-19 has emerged, countries are taking action to control outbreaks of the new strain.

With the pandemic always bringing uncertainty , the rules can change in an instant, leaving travelers stranded and wanting to be able to return home.

Southern African countries on the red list have been banned from traveling to the UK, but European countries are also taking action.

To avoid having to pay for expensive hotel quarantines, check travel tips before you go abroad.

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Travel rules tighten in Europe


Spain has announced that unvaccinated British tourists will be banned from entering the European country.

The new rules will take effect on Wednesday, December 1, which will end the previous rule which meant unvaccinated travelers could enter Spain with a negative test or proof of recovery from Covid.

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Visitors arriving from the UK will be allowed to enter France as long as they test negative for Covid-19.

However, restrictions are in place for people over 65 who must have received the third booster shot to be able to visit indoor venues.

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Like France, Italy will allow travelers to visit if they can provide a Covid-19 recovery and vaccination record.

Those entering Italy from the UK who are fully vaccinated will not need to self-isolate.

Visitors will need to complete the passenger tracking form (EU PLF) before crossing the border and show a QR code to show your tour operator and border police.

Travelers can request a paper form if they do not have an electronic device

Vaccinated visitors must present proof of a negative PCR or antigen test, carried out within 48 hours before entering Italy.

Make sure you understand all the rules before you go on a trip

Those who are not vaccinated will also need to complete the passenger tracking form (EU PLF) and to get a QR code.

But travelers must inform the prevention service of the local health authority of their entry into Italy.

See COVID-19 regional toll-free numbers for the contact details of the local Italian health authorities.

Visitors will need to self-quarantine and remain isolated for 5 days.

In addition, unvaccinated travelers will need to have another PCR or antigen test at the end of the 5 days of self-isolation.

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Children under 18 do not need to be quarantined if traveling with a fully vaccinated parent and (for those over 6) have a negative PCR or antigen test.

You can read more about being required to take a COVID-19 test at Embassy of Italy in London COVID-19 update page .

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