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20th Oct, 2021

Easier to travel abroad as travel advice changes for over 50 countries and territories

Malvern Editorial 9th Oct, 2021 Updated: 9th Oct, 2021

The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) will lift its advice against all but essential travel for a further 51 countries and territories.

This follows the removal of travel advisories to 32 countries and territories, made on Wednesday 6 October.

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said:

These updates make travel abroad easier – boosting trade, tourism and reuniting friends and families. I am delighted that the safe reopening of travel allows people to exercise personal responsibility and visit more destinations across the globe.

The FCDO no longer advises against travel to non-red list countries on COVID-19 grounds, except in exceptional circumstances such as if the local healthcare system is overwhelmed. Travellers will be able to purchase travel insurance for a wider range of destination as a result of these updates.

Travellers should check FCDO travel advice for the entry requirements for their destination, including any proof of vaccination they may need, as well as testing and quarantine rules.

 

On Friday (8 October) FCDO lifted its advisory against all but essential travel to:
Bahamas
Cameroon
Côte d’Ivoire
Jamaica
Martinique
Palau
Tajikistan
Uzbekistan
Western Sahara
On Monday 11 October, FCDO will lift its advisory against all but essential travel to:
Angola
Argentina
Bolivia
Botswana
Brazil
Cape Verde
Chile
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Costa Rica
Cuba
Eritrea
Eswatini
Ethiopia
Georgia
Guyana
Indonesia
Lesotho
Malawi
Mexico
Mongolia
Montenegro
Mozambique
Myanmar (Burma)
Namibia
Nepal
Paraguay
Philippines
Reunion
Rwanda
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
South Africa
Sudan
Suriname
Tanzania
Thailand
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Uganda
Uruguay
Zambia
Zimbabwe

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