Is Spain On The Red List Today?
- Víctormanuel Paz
Spain is currently in the amber list but there had been concerns it could be moved up to red at the next travel review, after data showed a high proportion of travellers returning from the country had tested positive for Covid.
When is the next travel review for Spain?
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What are the travel restrictions for Spain? – Spain has already said they want Brits back from June with vaccine passports or negative Covid tests. Spanish tourism minister Fernando Valdes Verelst said: “June will be the start of the recovery of tourism in Spain.
- “By then, we will have a digital vaccination certificate in place and we will be able to reopen our borders;
- ” He said Spain was pushing for the UK’s proposed digital pass to be “mutually recognised”, adding he welcomed PM Boris Johnson’s plans to restart international travel;
Spain’s state of alarm was lifted on May 9, with current lockdown restrictions differing per region but include night-time curfews and limits on restaurant and bar capacities. Only Portugal, Gibraltar and Israel are the short-haul destinations on the green list.
It also includes Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Brunei, Iceland and the Faroe Islands and the Falklands. Greece is already welcoming vaccinated Brits , and will allow tourists to use their NHS vaccine cards as proof.
Thankfully UK holidays can already go ahead with group holidays and hotels bookings restarting from today. Couple celebrate end of Spain’s covid lockdown with kiss as thousands party in the streets to big farewell to bug.