Eight new international locations have been added to the journey inexperienced listing marking a victory for The Telegraph’s Unlock Long-haul campaign and winter solar seekers.
The United Arab Emirates, together with Dubai and Abu Dhabi, and Caribbean British Abroad Territory of Turks and Caicos had been among the many locations granted a journey hall in Transport Secretary Grant Shapps quarantine listing replace on Thursday – each are open to British holidaymakers with proof of a detrimental Covid-19 take a look at.
“The announcement of a UAE-UK journey hall as we speak is good information and a testomony to the energy of the UAE-UK relationship,” mentioned his excellency Mansoor Abulhoul, the UAE Ambassador to the UK.
“This lays a promising basis for when regular worldwide journey resumes […] Our lodges, eating places and malls have been up and operating since April and stay up for internet hosting many British guests once more quickly.”
In the meantime, Chile is the primary mainland nation in Latin America to be granted a spot on the quarantine-free listing and it plans to reopen its borders to vacationers in early December.
Cambodia and Bahrain had been additionally given journey corridors – each have opened to vacationers, however with prohibitive restrictions. Laos and Qatar, which stay shut to travellers, had been the opposite long-haul additions.
Iceland is the eighth addition – guests to the nation should take two Covid-19 assessments, one on arrival and one other a minimum of 5 days later, to keep away from a 14-day quarantine. Most of Greece, in the meantime, was faraway from the inexperienced listing.
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