Barbados has added the UK to its list of “high risk” countries, meaning arriving holidaymakers will be quarantined for up to a week.
The UK Government has announced the latest changes to its quarantine exemption list, removing four countries and adding none.
Additional resources are being put in place to ensure contact tracers can reach the target of carrying out checks on 20% of Scots required to quarantine after overseas travel.
Coronavirus contact tracers have contacted fewer than one in 20 Scots who are required to quarantine after travelling abroad.
The UK Government has announced the latest changes to its quarantine exemption list of countries.
Thailand and Singapore have been added to the list of travel corridors after a decrease in the rate of coronavirus cases, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced.
Heathrow has warned that the Government’s quarantine policy is costing jobs “every day” after recording an 82% decline in passenger numbers last month.
Portugal, Hungary, French Polynesia and Reunion have been removed from the quarantine exemption list, the Transport Secretary said.
Mainland Portugal appears increasingly likely to be removed from the Government’s quarantine-exemption list.
British Airways’ parent company IAG has announced it is cutting flights due to coronavirus travel restrictions and quarantine requirements.
A holidaymaker has described the Welsh Government’s decision to add the Greek island of Santorini to its quarantine list at short notice as “absolutely crazy”.
The Greek islands of Santorini, Serifos and Tinos have been added to Wales’s quarantine list.
The Welsh Government has added three more Greek islands to its quarantine list just hours before restrictions come into force.
Aviation industry leaders have urged the Government to commit to a coronavirus testing regime for international arrivals, after a new regional approach to England’s quarantine policy was announced.
EasyJet has announced it is cutting flights following the Government’s decision to impose quarantine restrictions for seven Greek islands.
England is to start applying a regional approach to its quarantine policy for international arrivals, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said.
The percentage of spot checks carried out on people required to quarantine on entry to Scotland has dropped to 8.7%, figures indicate.
Industry-damaging quarantines should be reviewed and more extensive testing rolled out at airports to reduce travellers’ self-isolation periods, Labour has said.
A holidaymaker from Wales has said he is “seething” that he and his family will have to quarantine upon their return from Crete and is pondering booking a hotel in England for two weeks to avoid it.
A holidaymaker who spent nearly £1,000 changing her family’s flights home from the Algarve to avoid having to quarantine has accused the Government of “moving the goalposts left, right and centre” after Portugal remained on the exempt list.
Portugal and Greece have retained their places on the Government’s quarantine exemption list despite pressure to remove them.
Just one person has been issued with a fixed penalty notice for a “blatant breach” of coronavirus quarantine regulations after returning to Scotland from overseas, the Justice Secretary has revealed.
Portugal is increasingly likely to be removed from the Government’s quarantine exemption list after its coronavirus case rate worsened.
Holidaymakers are scrambling to return from Portugal amid growing speculation the UK Government could reimpose quarantine measures for arrivals from the country.
New contact tracers are being recruited as part of efforts to ensure Scots returning from coronavirus hot spots overseas are complying with quarantine regulations.
A Briton getting married in Prague on Saturday has said almost 30 of his friends and family have had to leave before the wedding due to new travel restrictions.
Holidaymakers have cut short a honeymoon and a visit to family to return home before the introduction of new quarantine rules covering Switzerland.
UK tourists in the Czech Republic and Switzerland face a race against time to return home before new quarantine measures are imposed.
Scots returning home from the Czech Republic and Jamaica will be required to quarantine when new rules come into force early on Saturday, the Justice Secretary announced.
EasyJet passengers became liable for quarantine after being put in a hotel in Spain following an overnight delay to their flight from Gibraltar.