Britons will have to wait a little longer before booking summer holidays amid fears of COVID variants, despite the UK government unveiling a tiered “traffic light” travel system.
- The UK will enter the next phase of easing restrictions from next week
- A ban on international travel will continue until at least May 17
- Currently, 39 countries including Brazil, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates are on the UK’s red list
The news comes as Prime Minister Boris Johnson signed off on England entering the next phase of easing COVID-19 restrictions, which will mean non-essential retail such as shops and outdoor dining can reopen from next week.
“On Monday the 12th I will be going to the pub myself and cautiously but irreversibly…