Anyone going on holiday now is cutting it fine should the government suddenly impose last-minute quarantine restrictions to the country they are holidaying in, leaving themselves at risk of having to self-isolate for 14 days upon their return to the UK.
Several countries on the government’s ‘corridor list’ have been removed due to a surge in Covid-19 cases, and arrivals from those destinations have been told to self-isolate up their return.
The abrupt shift in travel advice to Spain has undoubtedly left British tourist with a lot of concerns over what happens if the Foreign and Commonwealth (FCO) guidance changes and quarantine restrictions are suddenly imposed to the country they are holidaying in.
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Tourists who have had their holidays to Spain affected by the recent change in FCO advice are being offered the chance to switch their holiday to another ‘safe’ country.
On July 25th, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advised British nationals against all but essential travel to mainland Spain, with effect from midnight. 48-hours later, the travel restriction was extended to advise Britons against travel to the Spanish Balearic and Canary Islands as well.
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