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What Countries are on England’s Quarantine Exemption List?

France, Italy and Germany are in a list of countries which holidaymakers can visit without quarantining when they get home. The government announced that, from 10 July 2020, when visiting any of the below countries, travellers will not have to self-isolate for 14 days upon return. These quarantine-exempt countries, or “travel corridors” have been outlined by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) as follows:

  • Andorra
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belgium
  • Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
  • Croatia
  • Curaçao
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Dominica
  • Estonia
  • Faroe Islands
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • French Polynesia
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Grenada
  • Guadeloupe
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Macau
  • Malta
  • Mauritius
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • New Caledonia
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Réunion
  • San Marino
  • Seychelles
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Korea
  • St Barthélemy
  • St Kitts and Nevis
  • St Lucia
  • St Pierre and Miquelon
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turkey
  • Vatican City
  • Vietnam

Also included, but not on this list is the Republic of Ireland, the Channel Islands and the 14 British Overseas Territories.

It is hoped this list will continue to expand over the coming days and weeks, and at present only applies to travel to and from England. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have yet to set up or agree to such a system.

For the latest travel information and updates, visit our 'Where's Safe to Travel' hub.

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Written by Alexandra Cronin (Gregg)

Once a roving local news reporter and now a travel-obsessed writer/sub, I'm head-over-heels for nature, wildlife and the ocean. When I'm not getting up close to animals and sea creatures, I'm seeking out the sets of my favourite TV shows around the world. Follow me @wonderg1rl89.

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