11 ‘low risk’ countries UK tourists can now visit

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) recently updated its global advisory against ‘all but essential’ travel, exempting some destinations that “no longer pose an unacceptably high risk for British travellers”

Wednesday, 8th July 2020, 10:57 am

These are 11 destinations that British holidaymakers can now travel to, but some restrictions may be in place, so check the FCO website before travel.

On entry into Austria, you will need to present a medical certificate which confirms that you have had a negative molecular biological SARS-CoV-2 test in the last 4 days. If you arrive from the UK without a valid medical certificate, you will be required to self-isolate for 14 days (Photo: Shutterstock)
Brits can now travel to Croatia, but visitors from the EU/EEA and the UK will need an accommodation reservation in order to enter Croatia (Photo: Shutterstock)

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You can now travel to the Czech Republic and there are currently no restrictions in place on entering the Czech Republic if you are travelling from the UK (Photo: Shutterstock)
You can enter Denmark without a two-week quarantine if you are arriving into Denmark from the UK. However, if you enter as a tourist, you will need to document a holiday stay for at least six nights (Photo: Shutterstock)
There are currently no general COVID-19-related restrictions on entry into Germany from the UK. However you may have to go into quarantine if you are entering from an area where there is a high rate of infection (Photo: Shutterstock)
Greece is also now open for holidaymakers, but if you travel to Greece, you will need to complete a Passenger Locator Form at least 48 hours before travel and you may be required to take a test for coronavirus (COVID-19) and undergo a period of self-isolation (Photo: Shutterstock)
Although tourists can now visit Iceland, everyone flying into the country must choose to pay to be tested for coronavirus or self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival. Children born in 2005 or later are exempt (Photo: Shutterstock)
Italy is also open to British travellers, but using masks currently remains mandatory in enclosed public spaces (and in all public spaces in Lombardy and Piedmont) (Photo: Shutterstock)
There are no longer any Covid-19 related restrictions on entry into San Marino, although all visitors must comply with social distancing and sanitisation regulations (Photo: Shutterstock)
On arrival to Spain, travellers entering from the UK will not be required to self-isolate. They will have to provide the Spanish Ministry of Health with mandatory contact information and any history of exposure to COVID-19 48 hours prior to travel, alongside a temperature check and undergoing a visual health assessment (Photo: Shutterstock)
Tourists can now travel to Turkey, but you must wear a face mask at all times whilst in an airport, and for the duration of all flights, to and from Turkey (Photo: Shutterstock)