Where can you travel? Travel corridors and countries exempt from the travel ban

  • 26 Oct, 2020
  • Alice Fowler
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For the past few months, we have all been in lockdown and even though some of the restrictions have eased, many of us weren’t sure if we would be able to have a summer holiday! However, the UK government has officially released a list of countries which they deem safe to travel to and the good news is, for most of them, you don’t have to quarantine! You can view below all the different coronavirus travel restrictions for different destinations around the world.

Where can you travel to in Europe and do you have to quarantine?

Countries exempt from the travel ban Do you need to quarantine on arrival to this country? Is it accepting travellers from the UK? Do you need to quarantine upon returning to the UK?
Austria Yes, for 14 days unless you can show a negative test for COVID-19 No, only essential travel is allowed. Yes, for 14 days
Belgium No Yes No
Bulgaria Yes, for 14 days Yes No
Croatia No, but you have to follow these instructions Yes Yes, for 14 days
Cyprus No Yes, but only with a negative COVID-19 test which must be submitted to their portal prior to travel No
Czech Republic No Yes Yes, for 14 days
Denmark No Yes No
Estonia Yes, for 14 days Yes No
Finland Yes, for 14 days No, only essential travellers No
France No Yes Yes, for 14 days
Germany No Yes No
Greece Yes, if you test positive Yes No
Hungary Yes, for 14 days No – Only allowed for ‘exceptional’ travel Yes, for 14 days
Iceland Yes, unless you choose to pay for a coronavirus test Yes Yes, for 14 days
Ireland Yes, for 14 days Yes No
Italy No Yes No
Latvia Yes, for 14 days Yes No
Lithuania Yes, for 14 days Yes No
Malta N/A No – but will be allowed from 15th July Yes, for 14 days
Netherlands Yes, for 14 days if you’re coming from Leicester Yes Yes, for 14 days
Norway N/A No – unless it’s essential No
Poland No Yes Yes, for 14 days
Portugal No Yes, unless it’s to Madeira and Azores, then you need to show a COVID-19 negative test Yes, for 14 days (except for Azores & Madeira)
Slovakia Yes and you need to take a coronavirus Yes Yes, for 14 days
Spain No Yes Yes, for 14 days
Sweden No Yes No
Switzerland No Yes Yes, for 14 days
Turkey No, unless you test positive for COVID-19 Yes Yes, for 14 days

Where can you travel to worldwide?

We’ve laid out the coronavirus travel restrictions that are in place for some of the major countries outside of Europe.

Countries exempt from the travel ban Do you need to quarantine on arrival to this country? Is it accepting travellers from the UK? Do you need to quarantine upon returning to the UK?
Australia Yes, for 14 days No, unless you are an immediate family member of an Australian citizen No
Canada Yes, for 14 days No, unless you are an immediate family member or for essential work Yes, for 14 days
Japan Yes, for 14 days No, unless it’s essential No
New Zealand N/A No No
South Korea Yes, for 14 days, plus you will be asked to take a Coronavirus test Yes No
United States N/A No Yes, for 14 days

If you book a trip or if you already have a trip booked, don’t forget to check out what airport parking companies are doing to keep travellers safe at this time. Many car parks are reopening and offering socially distanced and safe drop-off procedures so go ahead and run a quote to see how much you could save!

About Alice Fowler

I love to travel and working in the airport parking world for nearly five years has given me inside out knowledge of the industry. I love to help travellers get the best out of their trip, and their journey to the airport is an important part of that. Whether it's using our data to spot trends and pinpoint when people can save money, or opening the lid on airport parking tips and tricks, if it helps our customers, I'll write about it!

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