No new corridors, but business enterprise travellers exempt from quarantine

The Federal government is beneath escalating pressure to add journey corridors to a lot more very long-haul destinations, now people today in England can journey the moment yet again. 

Yesterday, the Government lifted its blanket ban advising against all non-important travel. There is however advice to only travel when required, but this is not legally binding.

Nonetheless, significantly of the earth however remains off-restrictions to British travellers. Virtually all of Europe’s top rated places are pink-mentioned, and – notably contemplating its low situation numbers – the wide majority of Africa.

Talking in assistance of Telegraph Travel’s Unlock Extensive Haul marketing campaign, Chris McIntyre, MD of tour operator Qualified Africa, stated: “It’s total nonsense to advise men and women against going to, say, Zambia, mainly because of Covid, when their likelihood of catching it in the British isles are hundreds of occasions greater than their possibilities in Zambia. 

“Many countries in Africa depend extremely intensely on tourism, so this assistance is performing immense injury, significantly to some of the poorer, additional rural communities around the nationwide parks.”

As it stands, there are 33 African nations around the world that British holidaymakers can enter suitable now. Having said that, there are only two international locations (Namibia and Rwanda) with travel corridors, this means travellers do not need to go into quarantine on their return.

Grant Shapps is due to update the country on Government’s vacation corridors listing at 5pm.