When can I go on holiday? Latest advice on travelling abroad and in the UK

SourceThe Telegraph
CountryMiddle east

Who needs to go into a quarantine hotel? Arrivals from 33 countries travelling into England must go into a mandatory ten-day quarantine in a Government-approved hotel. The 33 hotel quarantine countries are: South Africa, DRC, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Eswatini, Zambia, Malawi, Namibia, Lesotho, Mozambique, Angola, Mauritius, Seychelles, Portugal, Panama, Cape Verde, Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela, UAE, Burundi, Rwanda. How much does hotel quarantine cost?  Hotel quarantine costs £1,750 for an individual travelling alone, which includes the hotel, transport and the tests on days two and eight. For an additional adult or child aged over 12, the cost is £650, or for a child aged between five and 12, £325. There is no charge for children under the age of five.

Those already in receipt of income-related benefits can apply for a deferred payment plan. Anyone who tries to avoid hotel quarantine will face a penalty of up to £10,000, said Health Secretary Matt...read more...