European countries open for tourism to fully vaccinated U.K. citizens

 Saturday, June 19, 2021 


This year most of the European countries are implementing full vaccination to each and every section. United Kingdom is easing the lockdown measures so cautiously and they are bouncing back international travel. Here are some countries welcoming fully vaccinated international travellers:


Ireland is welcoming fully vaccinated travellers, including those from the United Kingdom and the United States, from Monday 19 July. The tourism department of Ireland is now allowing all the vaccinated UK and UK holidaymakers to enter without having to take a Covid test or having to quarantine.


Portugal has added itself to the amber list, after three weeks on the green list. Those returning to the United Kingdom from Portugal from Tuesday 8 June are required to follow all amber list rules.


The fully vaccinated United Kingdom tourists have been able to travel to Spain without a negative COVID-19 test, or proof of vaccine. This is because of the low incidence levels of coronavirus in the United Kingdom. However, the United Kingdom government advises against leisure travel to the amber list country, and those who do go will need to quarantine on their return.


The COVID-19 measures for travellers to Iceland include testing and quarantine, but it’s expected that people who can prove they have had a vaccine will be able to bypass this in future. The tourism and border security authorities are also accepting certificates proving previous COVID-19 infection, enabling those with antibodies to be exempt from testing or quarantine requirements.


France has announced that they will accept alll fully vaccinated travellers from the United Kingdom won’t have to quarantine if they can provide a negative PCR test on arrival. The change has come into effect from 9 June.


Greece is welcoming all the fully vaccinated British tourists with a presentation a certificate that proves they have either had both doses of a vaccine, have antibodies or have a valid negative test. However, they will not be required to quarantine in Greece.  

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