It seems increasingly unlikely that Spain, Greece, Italy and France will be on the “green list” for UK travel in the upcoming update, despite the Justice Minister saying the government is “very keen to see as many countries as possible”. the list.
Robert Buckland said: “This means more vacation opportunities and easier transportation that makes vacation a clearly enjoyable experience, so we will continue, as we see in the guide, to add countries.” Sky News.
Meanwhile, the Scottish government took a different approach: The four health officials in the UK said the green list should be the exception, not the rule, with countries only being added to the green list. Only mention where there are very good reasons to do so. .
The green list of countries from which travelers do not face any quarantine upon return to the UK is currently limited to only 12 destinations.
Boris Johnson said a “number” of countries could be added to the first overhaul of the traffic light system, scheduled for the first week of June, according to reports. The Telegraph.
He allegedly made the remarks at a Conservative Party committee meeting in 1922, indicating that the “impending mistakes” marked roughly green would likely be stopped this time.
Competitors are Malta, Finland, Grenada, Cayman Islands, Fiji, British Virgin Islands, Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Turks, Caicos and Anguilla.
But most tourist areas in Europe – Croatia, Spain, Italy, France and Greece – are unlikely to switch from orange to green in the next cabinet reshuffle.
The Ministry of Transport has yet to follow the “island approach” that characterizes, for example, the Canary Islands and Spain, although infection rates were much lower in the past.
Buckland said he believed a “significant portion” of the public could be trusted to isolate themselves after a state visit to the Orange List.
He told ITV Hello, Great Britain: “I think a lot of people can count on them to do the right thing when they come back and isolate themselves.”
But he added, “I think we should repeat these messages: Green is easy, have fun. Amber is not.”
International leisure travel became legal again on 17 May in Great Britain with a road sign system.
Countries are classified as green, orange, or red based on their risk levels and different severity restrictions set accordingly.
While it is no longer illegal to travel abroad on vacation, the government has stressed that the destinations listed in green should only be visited for entertainment purposes.
During the PMQ sessions on May 19, Boris Johnson e stated: “Very clearly – you shouldn’t go to the ‘orange list’ country except in some extreme conditions, like the serious illness of a family member. You don’t have to go on vacation to the ‘orange list’ country. .
On the other hand, Transportation Secretary Grant Shaps described the Red List countries as “those that should only be visited in extreme circumstances.”
This has created some confusion among travelers to the UK, with many wondering why the countries are not divided into just red or green.