The UK government's travel 'green list' is its selection of countries deemed safest to travel to and from. At the moment this list includes Israel, Iceland, Malta, Madeira and The Balearic Islands (Ibiza, Majorca and Menorca), but is subject to change at any time.
Arrivals from these destinations will have to take a pre-departure test, as a well as a PCR test on or before their arrival back into the UK, but they won’t need to quarantine unless they get a positive test result.
Delve into our Covid-19 travel hub for more information.
When it comes to Mediterranean getaways, the island of Cyprus ticks all the boxes. Blazing sunshine and glorious beaches, spectacular ancient sites and sleepy villages, traditional tavernas and chic cocktail bars, the Troödos mountain range, home to Mount Olympus which is popular with hikers, cyclists and birdwatchers... and a perfect blend of Greek and Turkish cuisine. Whatever you’re craving from your holiday, Cyprus has it.Read more
Some visit for the family-friendly sunshine and blue seas, some visit for the historical sightseeing, others for the incredible roster of dance festivals that take place on this large Mediterranean island each year. Whether you’re in Malta to live it up or slow down, there’s a corner of the island for you. For a scorching summer holiday or a blue-sky winter getaway, Malta’s always a fine choice.Read more
The land of the midnight sun and the spectacular Northern Lights, Iceland is a nature lover's paradise. Take a dip in the Blue Lagoon, marvel at the majesty of Gullfoss’ towering falls and drive the ring road to truly experience the wonder of one of Europe’s most stunning terrains. Whale watching in Akureyri and puffin spotting in the Westman isles are two magical experiences your family will treasure.Read more
The spread of Covid-19 has made booking holidays and international travel difficult – and the ever-changing information around vaccinations, border closures and flight routes is confusing for even the most clued-in traveller.
We've pulled together a bevvy of information – on vaccine passports, red lists, green certificates, passenger locator forms and more – and relevant links in the articles below, to help shed a little light on where and when you might be able to travel to in the coming months.Read more