Gatwick Airport: Which countries are on the red list after the UK travel review?
The UK travel lists have been updated again, with new additions being made to the list of countries that UK nationals should not travel to.
The UK’s “red list” – a list of countries to which you are asked not to travel – increased by two after last week’s travel update on August 26.
This means that 62 countries are now on the UK Travel Red List.
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Popular tourist destinations such as Mexico, Turkey and Egypt have been on the red list for quite some time.
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Last week’s update saw two new names added to the list: Thailand and Montenegro.
A government statement said: “The high rates combined with lower published levels of genomic surveillance in Thailand and Montenegro than in other countries, mean an outbreak of a new variant or existing variants of concern (VOC ) or Variants Under Investigation (VUI) may not be readily identifiable until it is imported and seeded across the UK. “
Holidaymakers traveling to Red List countries are required to quarantine themselves in a hotel for ten days upon their return to the UK, at an exorbitant cost of £ 2,285 per person.
To help you avoid this possible problem, we have listed the 62 countries and territories that are on the red list.
The complete red list
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Montenegro (new addition)
Thailand (new addition)
Trinidad and Tobago