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All the green list countries and the rules for international travel

The latest change to the traffic light system for foreign travel saw no countries added to the green list and Portugal moved to the amber list.

It was a blow for both the travel industry and people hoping for a sunny getaway.

Initially, Portugal was the only European nation on the green list that was a frequent destination for British holidaymakers.

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The red, amber, and green list system applies to the United Kingdom and means that holidays and trips abroad will be tricky this summer.

However, a few destinations remain on the green list, meaning that there are some places to which people can travel from the UK without having to quarantine on their return.

Which destinations are on the green list?

  • Australia

  • Brunei

  • Falkland Islands

  • Faroe Islands

  • Gibraltar

  • Iceland

  • Israel

  • New Zealand

  • Singapore

  • South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands

  • St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

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What are the rules for travelling to and from destinations on the green, amber and red lists?

Green List

People arriving into the UK from a green list destination must take a Covid-19 test before they travel.

Additionally, they must complete a passenger locator form and pay for a day two Covid-19 test before they have travelled.

On arrival, they must take a Covid test on or before the second day after arrival.

People returning from green list destinations do not need to quarantine unless this test…

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