October 21, 2021

Beyond Going Long

Complete UK News World

Britain simplifies rules for international travel

Britain simplifies rules for international travel

Travelers and businesses have criticized Britain for its ineffective and complicated rules.

18. September 2021 or 6:30

London. The British government announced a major simplification of the rules for international travel in response to bookings from travelers and companies to prevent its spread. Corona virus They are complex and useless.

AB reported about this.

Transport Minister Grant Shops said a “simple and straightforward system” would “allow more people to travel, visit their loved ones or do business around the world while promoting tourism”.

According to him, these changes are possible due to the high vaccination rate in the UK. Eighty-two percent of people in the country aged 16 and over have been fully vaccinated.

Currently, the three-color travel light will change the status of countries from red to yellow, yellow, and green from October 4, depending on the size of the corona virus that is spreading in them.

Dozens of countries with high levels of corona virus are classified as red and the rest as open countries. Eight countries will be removed from the red list from Wednesday: Turkey, Pakistan, Maldives, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Oman, Bangladesh A Kenya.

From October 4, fully vaccinated travelers to the UK will not be required to undergo a PCR test before leaving the non-red listed country. Although they still need to be tested 2 days after arriving in the UK, the PCR test can be replaced by a cheaper speed test from the end of October.

Unvaccinated travelers must remain in isolation for 10 days after arrival in the UK and be tested for corona virus before and after travel.

See also  Video - Cyprus: The island's green lungs were destroyed by its worst fire

In support of tourism, Britain says it has approved vaccines in 17 countries, including Australia, Canada, Japan and South Korea. Previously, it only approved vaccines issued in the United Kingdom, the United States and the European Union.

So far, the changes will only affect England as well as Scotland, Wales and the North Ireland They set their own rules.