SRI LANKA has been added to the UK journey hall listing by the federal government, together with Israel, Uruguay, Namibia and Rwanda.
From Saturday, anybody getting back from the 5 international locations will not need to quarantine for 2 weeks.
Sri Lanka is now on the UK’s air bridge listing with Uruguay, Namibia, RwandaCredit score: Alamy
The US Virgin Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, Bonaire, St Eustatius & Saba have additionally all been added, with the brand new guidelines coming into place from 4am on Saturday.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps tweeted: “Journey hall replace: ISRAEL, NAMIBIA, RWANDA, SRI LANKA, URUGUAY, BONAIRE, ST EUSTATIUS & SABA, THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS and THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS have been ADDED to the #TravelCorrdor listing.
“Should you arrive from these international locations after 4am on Saturday twenty first Nov you’ll NOT must self-isolate. Please do not forget that beneath the present restrictions journey outdoors of the house, apart from a restricted variety of causes together with work or training, shouldn’t be permitted.”
Brits are at present unable to journey overseas for a vacation as a result of present lockdown, which prevents any non-essential journey.
Anybody caught breaking the principles in England – which finish on December 2 –could face a £200 fine if they break the rules, as it will be leaving house with out a affordable excuse.
Final week, Greece was removed from the UK’s travel corridor list, dashing hopes of winter breaks however Dubai and Abu Dhabi had been added, eradicating the necessity for a UK quarantine.
The 4 international locations will not require a quarantine again within the UK from SaturdayCredit score: Alamy
This week, nonetheless, no international locations have been faraway from the air bridge listing.
Mr Shapps added: “We are going to NOT be REMOVING any international locations from the #TravelCorridor listing this week.”
Additionally it is value checking the present entry restrictions – Sri Lanka continues to be not letting vacationers in, together with from the UK, and neither is Israel.
Brits can journey to Namibia, however want a damaging Covid take a look at taken not more than 72 hours beforehand.
Uruguay has the identical guidelines, but in addition enforces a seven day quarantine whereas on arrival, which might be left after taking a second take a look at whether it is damaging.
Rwanda requires the damaging take a look at as much as 120 hour earlier than travelling, with a compulsory 24 hour quarantine on arrival whereas awaiting a second take a look at consequence, which prices $50 (£38.)
For Bonaire and Saba, Brits are banned from getting into, however St Eustatius allowed UK arrivals with a compulsory 14-day quarantine on arrival.
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They can’t be completed on the NHS and might price between £100 and £200.
Even the Canary Islands require a damaging PCR take a look at, with solely Gibraltar now open to Brits with out the necessity to quarantine or take a look at.