With the Authorities’s traffic-light journey system anticipated to be introduced on Could 10, holidaymakers across the nation are left questioning when and the place they’ll be capable to safely journey this yr.
Vacation Extras – the UK market chief in vacation extras reminiscent of airport parking, airport inns and lounges – has analysed the standards set by the UK authorities, alongside statements by authorities officers and tourism boards across the globe, to supply The Inexperienced Inexperienced Inexperienced Listing: its forecast, primarily based on the data and proof out there immediately, on the place Brits will be capable to go to vacation when restrictions permit.
Not like the UK authorities’s standards for the official checklist, Vacation Extras’ model solely lists locations the place holidaymakers can get pleasure from a really hassle-free expertise, specializing in nations that aren’t solely on our inexperienced checklist however which can be open to guests; and that Brits will be capable to get to with out connecting through airports on the pink or orange checklist. The nations included are inexperienced to go, inexperienced to return again, and inexperienced to fly there.
So, in response to the Vacation Extras Inexperienced Inexperienced Inexperienced checklist, the next nations ought to, if our authorities’s inexperienced checklist goes as anticipated, present a hassle-free vacation for Brits this summer time:
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Balearics (Spain)
- Canaries (Spain – some however not all the islands initially)
- Greek Islands (some however not all the islands initially)
- The Maldives
- Sri Lanka
- St Lucia
- Turks and Caicos
Seamus McCauley at Vacation Extras, explains: “We assessment authorities pointers and statements every day, combining this with knowledge printed by the European Centre for Illness Prevention and Management, the International Journey Taskforce, vacationer our bodies and journey guide Paul Charles, to get the complete image on the upcoming inexperienced checklist announcement.
“It’s no good having nations on the checklist that gained’t allow us to in, or which have entry necessities that make it arduous to get pleasure from your vacation – for travellers to totally expertise a hassle-free break, the vacation spot must be inexperienced to go, inexperienced to return again and inexperienced to fly there – that’s why we’ve created the Inexperienced Inexperienced Inexperienced checklist.
“We hope that the Inexperienced Inexperienced Inexperienced checklist will present vacationers with all the data they may want about travelling this yr, in addition to reassurance on any upcoming holidays. We’ll proceed to replace the Inexperienced Inexperienced Inexperienced checklist on an ongoing foundation as quickly as updates are revealed, offering a hub for holidaymakers to check with within the months to return.
“The inexperienced checklist is predicted to be initially fairly small in Could and early June, however this shouldn’t affect individuals’s summer time holidays an excessive amount of, as we count on extra ‘conventional’ vacation locations to be added in June, after which most Brits shall be heading away for his or her summer time escape.”