Travel guide: Which countries are open? Where can you go on holiday now? Full list

Whether it’s for holiday or work purposes, many are desperate to travel domestically and internationally. However, coronavirus still means the Foreign and Commonwealth Office is currently advising against all non-essential international travel.This advice, while not making travel illegal, makes it nearly impossible to get travel insurance.

The FCO says this advice is under constant review, but the decision to apply the current advice indefinitely, rather than for a set period of time, has a significant impact on holiday plans.

Original guidelines meant those travelling between France and the UK would be exempt from this rule, however, this has now been abandoned.

In one statement from the Prime Minister in late May, he revived hopes overseas summer holidays could still happen this side of January, after suggesting the UK could have ‘air bridge’ agreements in place by the end of June.

Air bridges would allow British holidaymakers to travel to certain countries without the need to quarantine on arrival, or when they return home.

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  • When will travel agents reopen?

Most countries are still completely barring travellers from outside of Europe, but restrictions are expected to ease over the summer period.

However, this has not been confirmed by the Government and is still under negotiation with partner countries.

So, as it currently seems, holidays, domestic or international, will not be permitted until at least July, when travel restrictions could possibly be lifted if the UK enters stage three of the lockdown.

But if you do need to travel, Express.co.uk has compiled where is currently allowing Britons to travel.

Which countries are open to UK travellers?

Austria: Yes – but two week quarantine required
Belgium: Yes – with no quarantine restrictions
Bulgaria: Yes – but two week quarantine required
Croatia: Yes – with no quarantine restrictions
Cyprus: No – Brits are not allowed to travel to Cyprus

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  • Travel between UK and France: Why is France exempt from UK quarantine?

Czech Republic: No – Brits are not allowed to travel to Czech Republic
Denmark: No – Brits are not allowed to travel to Denmark
Estonia: Yes – but two week quarantine required
Finland: No – Brits are not allowed to travel to Finland
France: Yes – with no quarantine restrictions
Germany: Yes – with no quarantine restrictions
Greece: Yes – but two week quarantine required
Hungary: No – Brits are not allowed to travel to Hungary

Iceland: Yes – but two week quarantine or on arrival test required
Ireland: Yes – with no quarantine restrictions
Italy: Yes – with no quarantine restrictions
Latvia: No – Brits are not allowed to travel to Latvia
Lithuania: No – Brits are not allowed to travel to Lithuania
Luxembourg: Yes – with no quarantine restrictions
Malta: No – Brits are not allowed to travel to Malta
Netherlands: Yes – with no quarantine restrictions

Norway: No – Brits are not allowed to travel to Norway
Poland: Yes – with no quarantine restrictions
Portugal: Yes – with no quarantine restrictions
Romania: Yes – but two week quarantine required
Slovakia: No – Brits are not allowed to travel to Slovakia
Slovenia: Yes – but two week quarantine required
Spain: Yes – with no quarantine restrictions
Sweden: Yes – with no quarantine restrictions
Switzerland: Yes – with no quarantine restrictions

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