Foreign holidays for Brits this summer are still uncertain as the rules still make it ill-advised for anyone to travel.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office advises against all non-essential travel for Brits and anyone returning to the country must self-isolate for 14 days.
On top of that, there are many counties across the world where Brits are currently banned.
So even though beaches and hotels are reopening, and flights are starting again, foreign travel is still not possible.
There are more than 20 countries where Brits are currently banned, according to The Mirror.
Tourists from a number of countries were welcomed back on Monday, June 15 but Brits are banned until at least July 1 when the situation will be reviewed.
Brits are banned until at least June 21 – when Spain’s state of emergency ends.
Argentina’s borders are closed to foreign nationals and non-residents entering the country. Bar a few exceptions, all scheduled international flights have been suspended until 1 September.
Australia’s borders are closed. Only Australian citizens, residents and immediate family members can travel to Australia.
Colombia’s land and sea borders are now closed. Airports are closed to international traffic.
Until further notice, the Danish border is closed to foreign nationals who do not have a “worthy purpose” for entering Denmark.
7. El Salvador
The government of El Salvador has banned foreigners from entering the country.
El Salvador International Airport has suspended passenger flights until further notice, and will only receive air cargo and humanitarian flights in the meantime.
Land, sea and air borders are closed. All tourist visas for British nationals were suspended in March.
Land, air and maritime borders are closed. Only national citizens, permanent residents and diplomats can enter the country.
All land borders with Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar and Nepal in East and North East India are closed.
There’s only a small list of exemptions for visas.
Only citizens or residents of Israel can enter but limited exceptions do apply.
The Kuwait Government is no longer allowing non-Kuwaitis to enter Kuwait.
Land borders with Iraq and Saudi Arabia have closed.
Only Latvian nationals and permanent residents can enter the country from abroad.
There is currently a ban on entry into Maldives of anyone who has left or transited the UK and other selected countries in the last 14 days.
14. New Zealand
The New Zealand border is currently closed to almost all arrivals.
Norwegian borders have been partially closed. Currently, non-residents are not allowed to enter the country.
Until further notice, only Omani nationals are allowed to enter Oman.
All borders are closed indefinitely.
The FCO states: “British nationals will no longer be able to receive a visa on arrival and will not be able to enter the Philippines until further notice.
“Foreign spouses and children travelling with a Filipino national and members of international organisations already accredited to the Philippines will be exempt from this restriction.”
18. Solomon Islands
All non-citizens of Solomon Islands are not permitted to enter until further notice.
You must carry proof of a negative Covid-19 test and self-isolate for at least five days on arrival until you have a second negative test.
20. United States
According to the FCO, it is not possible for many British nationals to enter the USA if they have been in the UK, Ireland, Schengen zone, Iran or China within the previous 14 days.
Vietnam has temporarily banned entry into Vietnam for all foreign nationals, with very few exceptions for high-skilled workers.
UK nationals are not permitted to enter the Republic of Cyprus for tourism while a state of emergency is in force.