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A full, up-to-date list of Green, Amber, and Red destinations.

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Which countries are on the Green, Amber, and Red lists?

It’s no secret that since July 19th, the possibility of a more carefree vacation has increased, significantly. There are still hurdles that need to be considered when travelling, most of all, which countries fall into which list.

 

Since the long awaited ‘Freedom Day’ two weeks ago, we are now able to treat Amber destinations more like their Green counterparts, with fewer restrictions when it comes to quarantine on arriving home. This has led to a surge in bookings to several of our favourite summer destinations, making holiday and flight operators scramble to keep up with demand.

 

A review and announcement of updates to the traffic light system takes place every three weeks, with the last changes be made on Wednesday 14th July, by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps. If we follow this rule the next update should be on either Wednesday 4th or Thursday 5th August 2021.

 

 

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps is due to make his next update on or around Wednesday 4th or Thursday 5th August 2021.

 

Which countries could move to the Amber list?

“According to Paul Charles, the CEO of the travel consultancy firm the PC Agency, there is set to be some movement on the Amber list in the next review.

He predicts that the Red list countries set for an easing of restrictions will be Kenya, Bahrain, India and Pakistan.”

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However, there are changes from the top down. Destinations being move from the Green to Amber list, meaning stricter rules could be put in place. Mr Charles listed Malta, Madeira and Israel as countries at risk of being downgraded.

 

Will more countries be added to the Green list?

Yes. There are 77 countries that could be moved from Amber to Green however the likelihood of this happening is very low. Experts in the field Paul Charles, CEO of travel consultants The PC Agency and former BA strategist Robert Boyle suggest the following maybe added to the Green list in Transport Secretary Grant Shapps upcoming announcement; Austria, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland, Azerbaijan, Bhutan and Vietnam, Bosnia, Canada, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, San Marino, Slovenia.

 

Below is a definitive guide to each destinations position within the traffic light system. We will update this list every time an announcement is made taking data from GOV.UK

 

Click the (+ -) symbol below to see the full list of red, amber, and green destinations.

Updated on 07/09/2021

 

Destinations on the Green list
Anguilla Green watchlist – at risk of moving from green to amber.
Antarctica/British Antarctic Territory Green watchlist – at risk of moving from green to amber.
Antigua and Barbuda Green watchlist – at risk of moving from green to amber.
Austria
Australia
The Azores Moved to the green list 4am, Monday 30 August. If you arrived in England before then you must follow the amber list rules.
Mainland Portugal is on the amber list.
Barbados Green watchlist – at risk of moving from green to amber.
Bermuda Green watchlist – at risk of moving from green to amber.
British Indian Ocean Territory Green watchlist – at risk of moving from green to amber.
Brunei
Bulgaria
Canada Moved to the green list 4am, Monday 30 August. If you arrived in England before then you must follow the amber list rules.
Cayman Islands Green watchlist – at risk of moving from green to amber.
Croatia Green watchlist – at risk of moving from green to amber.
Denmark Moved to the green list 4am, Monday 30 August. If you arrived in England before then you must follow the amber list rules.
Dominica Green watchlist – at risk of moving from green to amber.
Falkland Islands
Faroe Islands
Finland Moved to the green list 4am, Monday 30 August. If you arrived in England before then you must follow the amber list rules.
Germany
Gibraltar
Grenada Green watchlist – at risk of moving from green to amber.
Hong Kong
Iceland
Israel and Jerusalem Green watchlist – at risk of moving from green to amber.
Latvia
Liechtenstein Moved to the green list 4am, Monday 30 August. If you arrived in England before then you must follow the amber list rules.
Lithuania Moved to the green list 4am, Monday 30 August. If you arrived in England before then you must follow the amber list rules.
Madeira Green watchlist – at risk of moving from green to amber.
Mainland Portugal is on the amber list.
Malta
Montserrat Green watchlist – at risk of moving from green to amber.
New Zealand
Norway
Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands Green watchlist – at risk of moving from green to amber.
Romania
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands
St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Switzerland Moved to the green list 4am, Monday 30 August. If you arrived in England before then you must follow the amber list rules.
Taiwan Green watchlist – at risk of moving from green to amber.
Turks and Caicos Islands Green watchlist – at risk of moving from green to amber.
Destinations on the Amber list
Amber list Upcoming changes to the amber list
Akrotiri and Dhekelia
Albania
Algeria
Andorra
Armenia
Aruba
Azerbaijan
The Bahamas
Bahrain
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Benin
Bhutan
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
Bosnia and Herzegovina
British Virgin Islands
Burkina Faso
Cambodia
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
China
Comoros
Congo
Cook Islands, Tokelau and Niue
Côte d’Ivoire
Curaçao
Cyprus
Czech Republic (Czechia)
Djibouti
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Estonia
Fiji
France
French Polynesia
Gabon
The Gambia
Ghana
Greece (including islands)
Greenland
Guadeloupe
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Honduras
Hungary
India
Iran
Iraq
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kiribati
Kosovo
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Lebanon
Liberia
Libya
Luxembourg
Macao
Madagascar
Malaysia
Mali
Marshall Islands
Martinique
Mauritania
Mauritius
Micronesia
Moldova
Monaco
Morocco
Nauru
Netherlands
New Caledonia
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
North Korea
North Macedonia
The Occupied Palestinian Territories
Palau
Papua New Guinea
Poland
Portugal Madeira is on the green watchlist.
The Azores is on the green list.
Qatar
Russia
Samoa
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Serbia
Solomon Islands
South Korea
South Sudan
Spain, including the Canary Islands and the Balearic Islands (Formentera, Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca)
St Kitts and Nevis
St Lucia
St Maarten
St Martin and St Barthélemy
St Pierre and Miquelon
St Vincent and the Grenadines
Sweden
Syria
Tajikistan
Timor-Leste
Togo
Tonga
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United States (USA)
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Vatican City
Vietnam
Wallis and Futuna
Western Sahara
Yemen
Destinations on the Red list
Red list Upcoming changes to the red list
Afghanistan
Angola
Argentina
Bangladesh
Bolivia
Botswana
Brazil
Burundi
Cape Verde
Chile
Colombia
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Costa Rica
Cuba
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
Eritrea
Eswatini
Ethiopia
French Guiana
Georgia
Guyana
Haiti
Indonesia
Kenya
Lesotho
Malawi
Maldives
Mayotte
Mexico
Mongolia
Montenegro Moved to the red list 4am, Monday 30 August. If you arrive in England after then you must follow the red list rules.
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Nepal
Oman
Pakistan
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Réunion
Rwanda
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Somalia
South Africa
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Suriname
Tanzania
Thailand Moved to the red list 4am, Monday 30 August. If you arrive in England after then you must follow the red list rules.
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Uganda
Uruguay
Venezuela
Zambia
Zimbabwe

 

 

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