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English Tourists Can Now Visit Lanzarote From July 4th

Friday July 3, 2020

English Tourists Can Now Visit Lanzarote From July 4th

The UK Government will lift the ban on non-essential travel to Spain from tomorrow. Ensuring that English tourists can now visit Spain without any need to quarantine on their return, from July 10th onwards.

The long-awaited announcement was made this morning – but currently only extends to residents of England. As the Scottish, Welsh and Irish Governments are yet to sign up.

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps is expected to announce a full list of exempted countries today – and these destinations will be assigned green, amber or red status in accordance with a traffic light based system, designed to illustrate the prevalence of Coronavirus in each territory.

Spain is expected to be awarded amber status – however there are currently no active cases of Covid 19 on Lanzarote and overall the infection rate on the island was very low in comparison with other parts of Spain and Europe.

All of the green and amber exempted countries will also have reciprocal arrangements in place which means there will be no need for English tourists to quarantine on arrival at their holiday destination either.

The UK Government hopes that the devolved nations of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland will also finalise their decision on easing restrictions shortly in order to create one unified policy that will be implemented across the British Isles from July 10th onwards.

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