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UK travel ‘green list’ for holidays without quarantine from May 17 revealed in full

Sun-starved Brits will be permitted to travel to 12 countries and territories without having to quarantine on their return, the government announced tonight.

Transport Minister Grant Shapps confirmed that Portugal, Gibraltar and Israel will be included on the “green list” when non-essential international travel becomes legal again on May 17.

Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Brunei, Iceland, the Faroe Islands and the Falkland Islands are also included, as are the Azores and Madeira territories in Portugal.

However only Portugal, including the Azores and Madeira, and Gibraltar are open to Brits without quarantining – with Iceland and Israel also not enforcing isolation

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Hong Kong, Singapore to launch air travel bubble with no quarantine

Hong Kong and Singapore said Monday they would launch an air travel bubble in May, months after an initial arrangement that would allow tourists to fly between both cities without having to serve quarantine was postponed.

Flights will begin from May 26. Visitors will not have to go through the quarantine as long as they fulfill the conditions of traveling within the air travel bubble.

Hong Kong and Singapore had previously announced the launch of an air travel bubble in November last year but shelved the plan days before it was to start after Hong Kong saw a surge in

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Cuba to quarantine travelers amid COVID-19 surge

HAVANA (Reuters) – Most travelers entering Cuba as of Feb. 6 will be quarantined for up to a week, the government announced on Saturday, and flights from the United States and some other countries reduced to no more than one per week per airline.



a group of people walking on a sidewalk: FILE PHOTO: Tourists trickle back to Havana and other Cuban cities


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FILE PHOTO: Tourists trickle back to Havana and other Cuban cities

Tourists will have to remain in hotels at their own expense and residents in special centers free of charge until a test at five days comes back negative.

Visitors already must arrive with proof of a negative test for the new coronavirus

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Canada to quarantine travelers, suspend flights south

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday announced stricter restrictions on travelers in response to new, likely more contagious variants of the novel coronavirus — including making it mandatory for travelers to quarantine in a hotel at their own expense when they arrive in Canada and suspending airline service to Mexico and all Caribbean destinations until April 30.

Trudeau said in addition to the pre-boarding test Canada already requires, the government will be introducing mandatory PCR testing at the airport for people returning to Canada.

“Travelers will then have to wait for up to three days at an approved

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