OFFICIAL: England eliminates quarantine for vaccinated travelers returning from yellow countries on July 19!

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Authorities in England have approved the abolition of quarantine for vaccinated travelers returning from yellow countries, starting on 19 July. The measure is only valid for those vaccinated in the UK, through the NHS network.



The government presented on July 8, 2021 the plan through which quarantine is lifted for people fully vaccinated with a vaccine administered by the NHS, plus 14 days after the recall. They will be able to travel to the countries on the yellow list, without being quarantined on their return to England on July 19.

England eliminates quarantine for vaccinated travelers

The changes will take effect on Monday, July 19, at 04:00. Those who have been fully vaccinated with a vaccine administered by the NHS in the UK and returning from the yellow countries will still be required to take a test before the trip to England, plus a test PCR on or before day 2, upon arrival. They will not have to take the test on the eighth day or isolate themselves.

Children under the age of 18 will not have to isolate themselves on their return to England. Children up to the age of 4 will continue to be exempt from any travel test. Children between the ages of 5 and 10 will only need to take a PCR test on the second day, and young people between the ages of 11 and 18 will have to take both a pre-trip test and a PCR test the next day. , as is the case with travel in green countries.

Quarantine and testing requirements for children

The age of the childSelf-insulationTest before departureTest day 2
4 and belowNuNuNu
5-10NuNuda
11-17Nudada

For those traveling from red-list countries or for unvaccinated people traveling from the yellow zone, nothing changes compared to the current measures.

All passengers will be required to complete the passenger location form, which will include the requirement to declare vaccination status and provide proof of testing prior to departure. Those traveling in the yellow zone will be required to demonstrate full vaccination status to carriers prior to departure, either through the application NHS, either by a letter NHS COVID Pass which can be obtained by calling 119 for travel abroad. It may take 5 days to arrive by mail.

The British authorities recommend tourists who want to travel abroad to take all safety and protection measures. Anti-covid measures may change from week to week. Also, pay attention to the booking terms and conditions regarding the flexibility of travel data and refunds. Many travel companies have changed their conditions to be more flexible.

As an example, those who have been vaccinated in England through the NHS can travel to Romania (it is on the yellow list) without being quarantined, even if the United Kingdom is on Romania's red list. At the same time, they can return to England only on the basis of tests, without having to isolate themselves.

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