Will Spain Go On The Green List?

Will Spain Go On The Green List

Spain was one of the popular European destinations absent from the green list announced by the Government last week. The initial list includes just 12 countries, with Portugal, Israel, Australia and New Zealand among those making the cut. Most of the world will start on the amber list when foreign travel resumes on 17 May , meaning people will have to quarantine for up to 10 days on their return.

Is Spain on the Green List and Red List?

Is Spain on the red list? – No, Spain is currently on the amber list , which means families need to do the following on their return to England after a holiday in the country:

  • A negative Covid test pre-arrival
  • A 10-day quarantine at home
  • A Covid test on day two and day eight

However, Brits who have been fully vaccinated – with their second dose at least two weeks before travelling – and children can skip the quarantine and day eight test. Holidaymakers also don’t need to quarantine on arrival in Spain, and just need a negative test, proof of antibodies or proof of full vaccination.

Which countries have been put on the Green List?

Only a dozen territories — including Portugal, Israel and Iceland — were put on the green list when it was first unveiled last month as part of England’s so-called traffic light system for overseas travel. The leisure industry has been stepping up calls for popular tourist destinations to be added to the list in time for the summer holiday season.

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