The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark will also continuously update the travel advice in the event of changes to countries’ entry restrictions or quarantine rules. Croatian borders are open to more than just EU nationals and also include U.K., Switzerland, Norway, Lichtenstein, Andorra, San Marino, Monaco and Holy See visitors. Reuters reported that Portugal will allow domestic travel between 23 and 26 December so that people can see loved ones, but not over New Year. Portugal and Denmark are on the verge of being added to the UK's quarantine list after a surge in cases. People arriving from low-risk countries (Australia, China, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan) can enter unimpeded. Changes to travel rules covering Denmark. No. Home Office figures show there were just 1.7 million air passenger arrivals in the UK last month, down 82% from 9.8 million in October 2019. The country had opened its borders without restrictions to citizens of the EU, the European Economic Area (excluding the U.K.) and Switzerland on 21 June. Luxembourg has not restricted its border from other European visitors, although travel from outside Europe is banned until (at present) 31 December. But people arriving in the UK from countries not on the travel corridors list must currently self-isolate for 14 days. The aviation industry has welcomed the move, but wants the Government to go further by introducing a system where pre-departure testing could eliminate the need to quarantine. Restrictions on entry into Finland from 14 December. The BBC described it as "harsh measures with a Christmas carrot", hoping it might save the festive period. All the countries UK holidaymakers can now visit without quarantine “The latest data indicates we need to remove Liechtenstein from the Travel Corridors list,” said Shapps. The government has extended the state of emergency until 23 December but on 3 December, shops were allowed to reopen and the nighttime curfew was lifted. If Denmark is axed from the travel corridor list on Thursday, it would mean that travellers returning from the country would face 14-days of mandatory quarantine once back on UK soil. But under England’s current national lockdown, which ends on Wednesday, December 2, outbound flights for holidays are banned. The government states that if you are entering Austria from an EU / EEA country not mentioned above, a medical certificate (with a negative Covid-19 test result) must be presented on arrival or a ten-day quarantine must be undertaken. Denmark: No; Greenland: Yes; Anyone coming to Denmark from a country or region against which the Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises against all non-essential travel – including the United States – is strongly encouraged to stay home for 14 days after arriving in Denmark. The FCDOis not advising against travel to the Faroe Islands and Greenland. Denmark based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks. This means that people should work from home, up to six people from two households can meet outdoors and shops are open. Businesses are open under strict rules and public gatherings are banned. The government's 'travel corridors' list is ever-changing with quarantine rules for travellers changing rapidly. Iceland is offering free-of-charge Covid-19 tests for travelers between 1 December and 31 January and after 10 December, anyone who can show proof that they have already had Covid-19 will be exempt from measures at the border. Following a period of consistent increase in hospitalisations, the number of people in hospital with COVID-19 has been falling since late March, with the number of cases in need of intensive care and ventilator units (also at the peak in late March) [8] being well below available resources. Between 23 December and 6 January, people are not allowed to move between regions but can visit close friends if gatherings are limited to ten people maximum–there are regional variations of the curfew extension on 24 and 31 December. At the end of November, Croatia enacted more stringent economic Covid-19 restrictions, which are in place until Christmas. Sign up to get an email alert whenever this page is updated. It is worth noting that some of the "safe" countries which don't require a UK quarantine still have their own travel restrictions in place for British tourists. People coming from the following countries must quarantine for 14 days: Andorra, French Polynesia, Czech Republic, Luxembourg, Belgium, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Slovenia, Armenia, France, Montenegro, Austria, Poland, Georgia, Croatia, Netherlands, Italy, Bosnia and Herzegovina, San Marino, North Macedonia, Guam, Spain, Portugal, Slovakia, Jordan, Hungary, Monaco, Bulgaria, Lithuania, and Denmark. Scotland is currently running a four-tier lockdown, as reported by the BBC, where 2.3 million Scots are now in the highest tier (tier 4) where all pubs and restaurants are closed—restrictions lift on 11 December. arrivals have been grouped into red, yellow and green categories, Travelers from the green list can enter freely, The government has extended the state of emergency, Finland currently has internal restrictions, three people crossed the EU’s northernmost border each day, Domaines Skiables de France is challenging the decision in the law courts, the government is currently considering putting the country into another hard lockdown, It is no longer allowed to provide overnight accommodation for tourism purposes, Greece extended its lockdown until 7 January, all Schengen nationals or residents can enter, announced an extension of Covid-19 measures until January, said that he thought the industry would take 3-4 years to recover, by 76% compared to the same period in 2019, Anyone arriving from an EU country where the 14-day cumulative indicator is higher than 50, introduced a state of emergency from 9 November to 6 December, has been following the ECDC traffic light map, also allowing visitors from the countries recommended by the EU, operating a system of green, amber and red lists, 24 people being admitted to intensive care units every day, businesses are operating under tight restrictions, Borders are open for EU, EFTA and U.K. nationals, Portugal will allow domestic travel between 23 and 26 December, allowing businesses to operate under strict conditions, Spain extended the closure of its international borders until 2021, this list of safe countries is getting smaller. New countries on Welsh quarantine list, Denmark rules change. Anyone arriving from a high-risk area until the end of 2020 will need to present the negative results of a Covid-19 test, upon arrival. The requirement, to self-isolate at home or another address, takes effect from 12.30pm. The Scottish Government, as reported by The Telegraph, set a limit of eight people for Christmas gatherings (over 12 years of age) and recommended giving vouchers instead of physical gifts. All arriving visitors, who have been in high-risk countries 10-days prior, must enter quarantine for 10 days. Travellers arriving in Scotland from Denmark must quarantine for 14 days from today (Friday 6 November). The helpful list in English entitled “Is My Country/Region Open or Banned?” details the restrictions around border regions, open countries (yellow on the ECDC map) and high-risk countries. 79% of the population are now affected by this lockdown which will stay in place until 3 January. Quarantine will be slashed before Christmas to just five days, instead of the current 14. After this date, the government will decide which measures to enact. However, the government is currently considering putting the country into another hard lockdown, closing shops, schools and day care centres from 16 December to 10 January. The Danish Government releases a list of countries considered open and closed every week. However, as Covid-19 rates have been spiking, this list of safe countries is getting smaller and many have themselves closed their borders to international travel–there are currently only 10 destinations that U.K. travelers can visit without quarantine upon arrival or return. Malta is operating a system of green, amber and red lists. Public transport can only run to a capacity of 40%. Level three - Angus, Clackmannanshire, Dundee, Edinburgh, Falkirk, Fife, Inverclyde, Midlothian, North Ayrshire, Perth & Kinross. Tier 3 is the highest tier, where all entertainment venues are shut and hospitality businesses will close except for takeaway services, as reported by CNBC. 18 October 2020 ". From 10 December, other Covid-19 tests are allowed in addition to a PCR test. Share . Travellers arriving in Scotland from Denmark must quarantine for 14 days from today (Friday 6 November). Lithuania is allowing access from EEA countries but those countries which are red or gray are subject to the requirement of testing for Covid-19 or a 10-day isolation. Spain is under a state of emergency putting the entire country under a nationwide curfew from 11pm to 6am. Spain extended the closure of its international borders until 2021, meaning that only arrivals from the Schengen area or EU approved non-member states are allowed to enter. While the travel ban on Denmark will be removed, the country remains on the UK’s quarantine list, British media including Sky News report. What is the current… 19 Nov 2020 . A significant increase in cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in those countries as well as a rise in the numbers of cases testing positive, and the associated risk of importation into Scotland has led to the decisions to remove exemption status. Quarantine is currently 10 days. All of Denmark's five regions are currently subject to the quarantine requirement. I write about travel, culture, food & drink. Entry into Denmark. From 18 December, anyone arriving from a red zone in the ECDC’s traffic light system (which currently includes most of Europe) will have to go into quarantine for 10 days, but they can test-out on day seven with a negative result. Anyone arriving from an EU country where the 14-day cumulative indicator is higher than 50, must go into a 10-day quarantine, which currently affects most EU countries plus the U.K., as per ECDC recommendations. Portugal and Denmark are on the verge of being added to the UK's quarantine list after a surge in cases. 12 Nov 2020 . updates the list to announce who can enter and how. Do arrivals need to quarantine? All access to third-party countries is not currently given. Only three people crossed the EU’s northernmost border each day in November (between Lapland and Murmansk, Russia) compared to 7,686 last November. Immediately thereafter, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark will update the travel advice if any changes are necessary. Updated exemptions page to reflect recent changes. The country is under a nighttime curfew from 11pm to 5am and all stores must close at 9pm. Other regions have open access too–the Faroe Islands and Greenland, Aland in Finland, and Trøndelag in Norway. Countries, territories and regions can be taken off or added to this travel corridor list at any time. December 4 to January 6 all facilities for amateur skiers are closed and between December 21 to January 6, no cruise ships are allowed to depart or dock in any Italian port. Denmark is the second country in Europe to impose strict lockdown measures, following in the footsteps of Italy where unprecedented travel and social restrictions took effect this week. This list applies from 14 December: Andorra, Croatia, Georgia, Hungary, Jordan, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia and the U.S. Travel is possible between Switzerland and its neighbors–Austria, Italy, Germany and France but some regions have been put into the high-risk category (French Polynesia, Region Emilia Romagna, Region Friuli Venezia Giulia, Region Veneto, Land Kärnten, Land Salzburg, Land Steiermark, and Land Upper Austria). As of December 2, overseas travel is now officially allowed again, and around ten countries are now welcoming British travellers without a quarantine on either side. Aruba has opened its borders to all countries, other countries such as Dominican Republic, Haiti, all Central American countries, and all South American countries (except for Venezuela) which are slated to be welcomed from December 1. There is a curfew in place between 8pm and 6am. The Norwegian Institute for Public Health (NIPH) regularly updates its list of EEA and Schengen area countries which meet and do not meet the country's criteria for safe travel (the rate of new coronavirus infections must be less than 20 cases per 100,000 people for the last two weeks). German Chancellor Angela Merkel announcing stricter lockdown measures on December 13, 2020 in ... [+] Berlin, Germany. Level one - Highland, Moray, Orkney, Shetland, Western Isles. On day five they can take a Covid-19 test and come out of quarantine if the test is negative. Other countries are on an ‘amber list’ where visitors need to show negative Covid-19 tests taken within 72 hours prior to boarding flights to Malta. Everyone should work from home and all non-essential travel to other countries should be avoided. From December 15, travellers from destinations not on the list will be able to end their quarantine period early if they pay to take a coronavirus test five days after arrival in England, and receive a negative result. 12 Nov 2020 . Bakeries can stay open until 10pm and the sale of alcohol is prohibited between 10pm and 6am. Orban said “we will decide about a possible exception for Christmas Eve on December 21, in view of the situation then.” He added, however, that there would be no exception for 31 December and New Year’s Eve parties are banned. Quarantine countries: Mykonos, Canary Islands and Denmark added to UK travel corridor list in latest review The Transport Secretary has eased travel restrictions on four destinations. Over Christmas, three households can meet indoors between December 23 and 27 anywhere in the U.K., but in divergence to England, Wales and Northern Ireland, Scotland will not allow existing 'bubbles' between two households to be counted as part of the same. New countries removed from UK quarantine-free 'travel corridor' list as Denmark travel ban lifted Some areas have reduced their Covid-19 risk, … Denmark has seen a rise in coronavirus cases. Statens Serum Institut will issue updated overviews of “open countries” and “quarantine countries” every Thursday at 4:00 p.m. The government recently imposed a curfew and then a further partial shutdown to try to slow the rise in Covid-19 infection rates. You do not need to quarantine if you're traveling from outside the EU’s Schengen list countries or the EU-wide safe list, namely, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Uruguay and China. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced a ‘100 day battle plan’ for fighting Covid-19 in the coming weeks. For Category A and Category B countries, no quarantine is required. Austria came out of lockdown on 7 December but its restaurants and hotels will stay closed until 6 January 2021 (except for business travelers). ⏫ Select another country Spain. The UK Government has announced that holidaymakers returning to England from Denmark, Slovakia, Iceland and Curacao will have to quarantine for 14 days. The Canary Islands, Denmark, Maldives and Mykonos will be added to the list 4am 25 October. They will then have to quarantine for 72 hours until a second negative test, which will give them the freedom to travel Finland without restrictions. Every passenger must fill in a Cyprus Health Pass upon arrival. Czech Republic Has Reopened Majority of Its Consulates Offering Visa Services. When the Ministry of Foreign Affairs decides to go from "green" to "yellow" in these countries, it is based on a precautionary principle, which is about preventing further infection in Denmark. On 7 December, Greece extended its lockdown until 7 January whereby all schools, restaurants, bars and courts will stay shut. All other countries are in category C, considered to be highly affected and arrivals must choose between taking a PCR test or self-isolating when entering Cyprus. Many EU countries entered lockdown at some point during November and are now in ‘lockdown-light’ mode, where some restrictions have been lifted depending on infection rates. Switzerland's regions are responsible for implementing local lockdowns as appropriate and many have implemented procedures, such as limiting gatherings. All fairs and wedding parties are banned. Accordingly, start by clicking "Is my country/region open, banned or high-risk? The U.K. is imposing a two-week quarantine on travelers from Denmark, following an outbreak of a rare mutation of covid-19 in the Nordic country's mink farms. However, from 15 December, residents can move about freely during the day but the entire country is under a curfew, which will only be lifted on 24 December and not New Year’s Eve.