Travel news latest: Portugal scraps costly tests week after green snub

SourceThe Telegraph
SectorTourism
CountryMiddle east

P ortuga l joined the amber list on Tuesday meaning returning travelers face quarantine and extensive testing. However, despite Government advice warning otherwise, Britons are able to travel to a select number of amber-listed countries, including Portugal, because the Foreign Office does not advise against travel to them. Confused? Here are all the rules on amber list holidays .

P assenger numbers at Heathrow are languishing at 90 per cent below pre-pandemic levels, the airport said. Just 675,000 people travelled through the UK’s busiest airport last month, compared with 6,769,000 in May 2019, reports the PA. Chief executive John Holland-Kaye said: “With the G7 starting today, ministers have a chance to kick-start the green global recovery by agreeing how to resume international travel safely and setting a mandate for sustainable aviation fuels that will decarbonise aviation. “This is the time for them to show global leadership.” R esidents in Cornwall  are used to a regular influx of holidaymakers but...read more...