In Breaking News, UK based Skynews has reported that Antigua and Barbuda has been exempt from the coronavirus travel quarantine restriction. People returning to or visiting England from countries and overseas territories deemed to have low rates of coronavirus will not need to self-isolate for 14 days. Antigua has been included in this initial list which will go a long way in restoring tourism and confidence with guests from the UK.
Among the countries not listed are the United States, Sweden, Mexico, Brazil, Russia, Iran, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
Additionally, You do not have to self-isolate on arrival in England if these are the only places you have been to or stopped in during the previous 14 days.
Coronavirus regulations mean that you must self-isolate for 14 days if you return to the UK from a country outside the common travel area.
The government is satisfied that it is now safe to ease these measures in England and has introduced travel corridors for some countries and territories.
From 10 July 2020 you will not have to self-isolate when you arrive in England, if you:
- are travelling or returning from one of the travel corridor countries
- have not been to or stopped in a country that’s not on the travel corridor list in the previous 14 day
This applies to all travel to England, by train, ferry, coach, air or any other route.
If you have been to or stopped in a country that’s not on the travel corridor list you will have to self-isolate until 14 days have passed since you left that country
Travel corridors: countries and territories exemption list
From 10 July 2020, unless they have visited or stopped in any other country or territory in the preceding 14 days, passengers arriving from the following countries and territories will not be required to self-isolate on arrival into England.
|Antigua and Barbuda||Greece||Norway|
|Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba||Italy||Spain|
|Curaçao||Japan||St Kitts and Nevis|
|Czech Republic||Lithuania||St Pierre and Miquelon|
|Faroe Islands||Malta||Trinidad and Tobago|
|French Polynesia||New Caledonia|