Friday 30 October, 2020

More countries in the Caribbean region off the UK Travel Exempt list

In September, 17 territories were dropped from the United Kingdom's Travel Corridor list.

Amongst them are two Caribbean countries this toss.

The UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) travel advice reflects the latest assessment of risks to British nationals in each country or territory overseas, and as such updates almost weekly as the COVID-19 situations change daily.

The FCDO continues to advise against non-essential international travel at this time, except to the countries and territories listed in their Exempt countries and territories list.

The 17 countries and territories which are no longer on the exempt list are:

September 7

The Greek Islands of Lesvos, Tinos, Serifos, Mykonos, Crete, Santorini and Zakynthos are no longer on the travel advice exemptions list, following the latest assessment of COVID-19 risks. The FCDO advises against all non-essential travel to these Greek Islands.

September 10

French Polynesia, Hungary, Reunion and mainland Portugal (not including Madeira and the Azores) are no longer on the travel advice exemptions list, following the latest assessment of COVID-19 risks.

September 17

Guadeloupe and Slovenia are no longer on the travel advice exemptions list, following the latest assessment of COVID-19 risks. The FCDO advises against all non-essential travel to these countries.

September 24

Curaçao, Denmark, Iceland and Slovakia are no longer on the travel advice exemptions list, following the latest assessment of COVID-19 risks.

In August, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Turks and Caicos, Aruba and The Bahamas.

Meanwhile, some territories have been added to the Exemption List including one territory in the Caribbean Sea.

On September 24, Montserrat was added to the travel advice exemptions list. On September 17, Singapore and Thailand, will be added to the list of countries where self-isolation on return the UK is not required. On September 10, Sweden has been added to the travel advice exemptions list. 

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