With the distribution of vaccines against the Coronavirus in various countries of Europe, travel outside Spain has become a reality. The different countries that make up the European Union have decided to set their own rules and restrictions regarding the arrival of tourists.
PCR testing, regulations and requirements vary by country of destination, and the UK has decided to put its own restrictions on access for foreigners. Next, we break down the information needed to be able to travel safely to the UK.
Is a PCR test necessary?
Tourists traveling to the UK from 17 May, when its borders open, who hail from one of twelve countries on the British Green List will not have to quarantine but PCR instead of two.
On the other hand, those arriving from other areas not included in that list must submit a negative PCR test upon entry and take another two days on the second and eighth days of mandatory confinement.
Are quarantine days mandatory?
Countries that are outside the UK’s green list and remain amber. Therefore, you must complete a ten-day quarantine before you can visit any of the four territories that make up the United Kingdom.
UK global Covid data
The United Kingdom is the third country worst affected by the Coronavirus in Europe since it has accumulated 4,431,043 registered cases and more than 127,000 deaths since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
UK requirements to receive tourists from Spain
Spain was excluded from the UK’s green list and is still in amber. Therefore, you must complete a ten-day quarantine before you can visit any of the four territories that make up the United Kingdom.
Additional information on the United Kingdom
In case we want to know in detail all the requirements needed to enjoy a safe trip to the UK, at This link is from the government of Spain Show all necessary and vital information.
For more information on the essential requirements when traveling in Europe, we recommend that you go to this European Union link, With all the information necessary to solve any questions in this regard.