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Brits scramble to fly home to UK before all travel corridors are scrapped

Britons are scrambling to fly back home before all travel corridors are scrapped and all arrivals in the UK require a negative coronavirus test.

The travel corridors will be scrapped from 4am on Monday to “protect against the risk of as yet unidentified new strains” of coronavirus, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said.

It means arrivals from every destination will need to self-isolate for 10 days or receive a negative result from a coronavirus test taken at least five days after they enter the UK.

Photos taken at UK airports show travellers, including one wearing a full-body hazmat suit to

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Quarantine-free U.S. travel corridors to Europe can serve as a model for the future

In mid-December, Delta began offering a trial-run of America’s first quarantine-free flights to Europe for qualified travelers. Heading from the airline’s Atlanta air hub to Rome and Amsterdam, the flights make it possible for essential visitors to test out of quarantining on their arrival if they acquire negative results before departure, at the airport upon departure and upon arrival in their destination.

“Customers on Covid-Tested flights will be required to provide negative COVID-19 test results before check-in and boarding, allowing you to travel abroad with confidence and avoid the need to quarantine when you arrive,” Delta says of the program

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Holidaymakers left confused as only a third of Government’s ‘travel corridors’ offer unhindered travel

The Government has been accused of confusing holidaymakers after it emerged only 25 of the 74 destinations on their “travel corridor” list are fully accessible to English visitors without restrictions.

A study by the PC Agency and Audiencenet has established that just a third of the countries or territories do not have some form of quarantine, closed borders or restrictions that might impede English holidaymakers.

It follows the Department for Transport’s (DfT) announcement of 74 destinations where it was lifting the requirement for anyone arriving from them to quarantine for 14 days in England. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

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