It seems increasingly unlikely that Spain, Greece, Italy and France will be on the “green list” for trips to the UK in the upcoming update, despite the fact that the Minister of Justice says the government is “very keen to see as many countries as possible”. List.
“This means more vacation opportunities and easier transportation, making vacations a distinctly enjoyable experience, so as we see in the guide we will continue to add countries,” said Robert Buckland. Sky News.
Meanwhile, the Scottish government has taken a different approach: The UK’s four medical directors have said that the green list should be the exception rather than the rule, and that countries are only added to the green list when there is a good reason. . .
The green list of countries from which travelers do not face quarantine upon their return to the UK is currently limited to only 12 destinations.
Boris Johnson said “several” countries could participate in 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, saying that “impending mistakes” marked roughly green would likely cut short 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 upcoming cabinet reform.
The Ministry of Transport has not yet taken the “isolated 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 an official 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 keep repeating these messages: Green is easy, have fun. Amber isn’t.”
Leisure travel became legal again on 17 May in Britain under the Traffic Sign System.
Countries are classified as green, orange, or red based on levels of risk and different severity restrictions defined accordingly.
While it is no longer illegal to travel abroad on vacation, the government has emphasized that the destinations on the green list should be visited for entertainment purposes only.
During the PMQ sessions on May 19, Boris Johnson said: “It is very clear: You should not go to the“ orange list ”country, except in certain severe conditions, such as the serious illness of a family member. You should not go on vacation to the“ Orange List ”country. .
Meanwhile, Transportation Secretary Grant Shaps described the Red List countries as “those that should only be visited in extreme circumstances.”
This has caused some confusion among travelers in the United Kingdom, with many wondering why the countries are not divided into red or green.