The UK Government have announced tougher border control measures are to be introduced in the UK for both outbound and inbound passengers in order to reduce the risk of Covid-19 transmission, and reduce the risk of importing or exporting new variants.
The new measures include:
For further information on quarantine facilities, including on exemptions, see the UK Government’s announcement here.
Further details, including the UK 4 nations approach are yet to be released.
Before making travel plans, travellers should consider if their journey is essential and legally permitted.
Prior to permitted travel they should check all of the following, and continue to check these during their trip as guidance may change at short notice:
Further information on these points is available on the fitfortravel page COVID-19: Health Considerations for Travel.