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The travel traffic light system

You can find all you need to know about the travel traffic light system right here.

What is the travel traffic light system?

The Global Travel Taskforce has introduced its risk-based travel traffic light system for holidays. Based on the Coronavirus data from each country, destinations are classed as Green, Amber or Red, with specific quarantine and testing requirements associated with each category, more details as they relate to each destination can be found below.

Fully-vaccinated UK residents arriving in England from Amber list destinations will no longer be required to quarantine. To be considered 'fully-vaccinated' 14 days must have passed since the date of your second vaccination, evidence of which can be shown using the NHS app.

Under these guidelines, anyone aged under 18 years will also not be required to quarantine upon returning to England from Amber list destinations.

Local destination entry requirements

It's important to keep in mind that the traffic light system is only an indication of the UK Government's travel restrictions and requirements, and that local rules and restrictions may vary from country to country. We would always recommend that you check the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office website before you travel, as well as the International Air Traffic Association website for specific local guidelines.

Failure to comply with local requirements could mean that you are refused admission unless – or until – you meet the necessary requirements. As an On the Beach customer, it is your individual responsibility to comply with local restrictions. Further information relating to this can be found in our terms and conditions.

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