Travel news latest: No holidays to Spain, Greece or France until July
Britain's favourite summer holiday destinations are unlikely to make the green list at next month's 'traffic lights' review.
Spain, France, Italy and Greece were hoped to get the go-ahead for quarantine-free travel on June 7, but the Telegraph understands this won't be the case until the following round of changes, due to be announced on June 28.
Instead, Boris Johnson has privately told MPs that “quite a few” other countries are on the cusp of turning green early next month; Malta, Grenada, Cayman Islands, Fiji, British Virgin Islands and Finland among them – as well as Caribbean islands thought to include Antigua and Barbuda, St Kitts and Nevis, Turks and Caicos and Anguilla.
The EU this week agreed it would allow vaccinated non-EU holidaymakers to visit the bloc this summer, but not until later in June – and no word yet on whether that will include visitors from the UK.
Spain has already announced, however, that inoculated Britons will be welcomed sooner, within weeks.
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