England, United Kingdom – The United Kingdom has taken four more countries off the list of travel restrictions.
The four islands that are off the Covid-19 travel restriction list of UK are Maldives, Canary Islands, Mykonos and Denmark. This means that these countries will be able to enter UK without having to self-isolate for 14 days from October 25 onward.
However, the approval for the four holiday hotspots means that there is a possibility of a surge in the number of bookings for October half-term breaks and for the holiday makers who are seeking the winter sun.
While these four countries got the approval, one country, Lichtenstein has been off the travel restrictions list starting from the same day onward.
The countries that England has unlocked travel with until today are;
Akrotiri and Dhekelia, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, the Azores, Barbados, Bermuda, British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Canary Islands (will be added to the list 4am Sunday 25 October), Cayman Islands, the Channel Islands, Cuba, Cyprus, Denmark (will be added to the list 4am Sunday 25 October), Dominica, Estonia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, Gibraltar, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Hong Kong, Ireland, the Isle of Man, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein (will be removed from the list 4am Sunday 25 October), Lithuania, Macao (Macau), Madeira, Malaysia, Maldives (will be added to the list 4am Sunday 25 October), Mauritius, Montserrat, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norway, Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, St Barthélemy, St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Pierre and Miquelon, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
According to British High Commissioner to Maldives, H.E Caron Rӧhsler, the change in UK travel restrictions is based on the number of Covid-19 cases in a country and a combination of other risk factors.