The government has announced a list of countries and territories where Britons will be able to go on holiday this summer without quarantining.
From 10 July, those travelling from 59 approved destinations into England and 57 countries into Scotland will be exempt from the mandatory 14-day self-isolation period imposed on all inbound arrivals. (The lists are currently identical barring two omissions from the Scottish one: Spain and Serbia).
Alongside this, the Foreign Office (FCO) has published a separate list of destinations where it has now lifted its blanket advice against all non-essential international travel.
While the lists are not the same, there is an overlap of 48 countries for England and 46 for Scotland. For those looking to travel to one of the places where both elements of the “double lock” have been scrapped, there is another hurdle to overcome before holidays are possible though: the