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walesonline.co.uk 15 Sep, 2021 08:30 am

UK travel live updates today as changes to restrictions expected

UK travel live updates today as changes to restrictions expected
UK red, amber and green list countries may be changed today under the traffic light system

Before any changes, UK Government Transport Secretary Grant Shapps is expected to make the latest announcement on what countries will be moved to the red, amber and green lists later this week.The current system puts countries on coloured lists - red, amber or green - which dictate the level of quarantine you need to carry out upon return to the UK.Read more: The countries most likely to move to amber or green Government officials are set to review the system, which has caused major headaches for people looking to go abroad and has had a massive effect on the travel industry.Passengers returning from green and amber list countries still need to take a PCR test on day two after they arrive home.

A new set of rules will be announced on October 1, according to a recent briefing by Health Secretary Sajid Javid.The Welsh Government can set its own rules but have followed the UK in every other travel announcement.

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