The UK government has announced changes to its travel rules that will take effect at 4 a.m. on Sunday.
From August 8, people entering England from France will no longer have to quarantine if they received both doses of a COVID-19[female[feminine vaccine.
Changes will also be made to the green, orange and red lists.
What are the rules for all travelers now?
The government lists countries and territories in red, orange, or green – with different rules for each of the three lists. There is also a green watch list.
All travelers aged 11 or over must take a coronavirus test before coming to England.
They must book and pay for a COVID-19 test which will be carried out no later than the second day after arriving in England. Children 4 and under are exempt from this requirement.
If the test is positive, they will have to quarantine themselves. If NHS Test and Trace informs them that they have traveled to England with someone who tested positive, they will need to be quarantined.
They must complete a passenger locator form.
People who have traveled to Amber or Red List countries within the 10 days prior to arriving in England will need to follow that country’s rules.
COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival are not required for people traveling to the UK, Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man who have not passed through any other country during the previous 10 days.
What places are on the green list now?
Anguilla, Antarctica / British Antarctic Territory, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Grenada, Hong Kong, Iceland, Israel and Jerusalem, Madeira, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, Taiwan, Turks and Caicos Islands.
Which countries will be added to the green list on August 8?
Austria, Germany, Slovenia, Slovakia, Latvia, Romania and Norway.
What are the rules for traveling from Green List countries?
Travelers do not need to self-quarantine after arriving in England, unless they test positive for COVID-19.
What places are on the green watch list?
The Green Watch List consists of countries and territories that are green but in danger of being reclassified. He understands:
Anguilla, Antarctica / British Antarctic Territory, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Dominica, Grenada, Israel and Jerusalem, Madeira, Montserrat, Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie Islands and Oeno, Taiwan, Turks and the Caicos Islands.
What places are on the orange list now?
Akrotiri and Dhekelia, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Armenia, Aruba, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bonaire, Saint-Eustache and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, British Virgin Islands, Burkina Faso, Cambodia , Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Comoros, Congo, Cook Islands, Tokelau and Niue, Côte d’Ivoire, Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic (Czech Republic), Denmark, Djibouti, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece (including islands), Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Jamaica , Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldavia, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Naur u, Netherlands ds, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, North Macedonia, Norway, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Portugal (including the Azores) East Madeira on the green watch list., Réunion, Romania, Russia, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, y including the Canary Islands and the Balearic Islands (Formentera, Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca), Saint-Kitts-and-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint-Martin, Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthélemy, Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Ukraine, United States (USA), Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara and Yemen.
Which countries will be added to the Amber List on August 8?
India, Bahrain, Qatar and United Arab Emirates. They are currently on the red list.
What are the rules for traveling from Orange List countries?
Travelers arriving in England who are not fully vaccinated should self-quarantine at home or where they are staying for 10 days – unless they have been fully vaccinated in UK, US , in certain other European countries or as part of the British vaccination program abroad.
Those who receive a double injection must have received their second dose at least 14 full days before the date they enter England.
Those who are under 18 when they arrive in England and live in the UK or in a country with a UK approved vaccination program also do not have to self-isolate.
People participating in an approved vaccine trial in the UK are also exempt from quarantine.
Travelers who are not exempt from self-isolation must take a COVID-19 test on the eighth day after arrival – in addition to the second day test.
For those who need to quarantine, it may be possible to shorten the duration by paying for a private COVID-19 test on the fifth day through the Test to Release program.
If the test result for the second and fifth days is negative, the quarantine can be stopped earlier.
What are the current rules for France, which is on the “amber-plus” list?
All travelers from France must self-quarantine and take COVID-19 tests on the second and eighth days after arriving in England.
There are no exceptions to these rules for those who are vaccinated.
France is the only country on the orange-plus list.
What are the new rules for travelers from France from August 8?
People entering England from France will no longer have to self-quarantine if they have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine as it has the same status as any other country on the Amber List.
Which countries are now on the red list?
Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Congo (Democratic Republic), Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guyana, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Which places will be added to the red list on August 8?
Georgia, Mexico, Réunion and Mayotte (both French overseas territories in the Indian Ocean).
What are the rules for traveling from Red List countries?
Anyone arriving in England from a Red List country must remain in hotel quarantine for ten days and pass COVID-19 tests on their second and eighth days in the country.
The cost will increase for people aged 13 and over from August 12, the government said, “to ensure that taxpayers do not subsidize the cost of living in these establishments.”
There are other payment terms available for those who “really can’t afford to pay”.