Holidays are back for Brits as countries including Greece and Spain update rules

Good news Brits, more countries have lifted their travel restrictions.

Now two years into the pandemic, many spots are beginning to relax border measures created to keep coronavirus in check.

This week, thousands of Australians arrived back into the country for the first time since 2020.

The country had implemented some of the strictest pandemic measures of any democracy back in March 2020.

As of February 21, arrivals who are fully vaccinated will not need a travel exemption or told to quarantine, reports Liverpool Echo.

Now here we reveal some of the countries that have recently changed their travel regulations to allow Brits in.

Anyone entering the country is also required to complete an Australia Travel Declaration at least 72 hours before departure.

The ATD includes a declaration regarding your vaccination status and you will be asked to upload your vaccination certificate.

Unvaccinated visa holders will still need a travel exemption to enter – and these will not be granted solely for tourism purposes.

Inbound passengers must also provide a negative accepted Covid-19 test result.

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After closing its borders in October, Morocco is now welcoming fully vaccinated tourists again.

Passengers must also present a negative PCR result, download, print and sign a passenger health form before arrival in Morocco.

Children under the age of 6 are exempt from the pre-travel PCR test requirement.

While children under the age of 18 are exempt from the requirement to present a vaccine pass.


Israel will now allow unvaccinated tourists to enter from the beginning of next month.

Its government announced the rule change on Sunday as the latest wave of the coronavirus recedes.

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said tourists, both vaccinated and unvaccinated, would be required to take PCR coronavirus tests.

The rules go into effect on March 1.

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Spain introduced changes this week as children over 12 from non-EU countries, such as the UK, do not need to be fully vaccinated.

The change came into force on Monday, February 14, ahead of the school half term.

Adults who are fully vaccinated and travelling from the UK can enter Spain without needing to test or quarantine.

Also new requirements mean you'd need a jab to be considered fully vaccinated if yours was done over nine months ago.

Brits yet to receive both jabs can only enter if their reason for travel falls in the "essential" category.


Only fully vaccinated Brits can visit for holidays without needing to quarantine.

The country scrapped Covid test requirements so fully vaccinated holidaymakers won't need a PCR or antigen test to visit.

Unvaccinated travellers need an essential reason to visit.

There are also new booster jab requirements if you were vaccinated over 270 days ago.

Travellers must sign a "sworn statement" confirming no symptoms, nor have they been in contact with a positive case within 14 days.


The border is now open as it was before the pandemic began, with most restrictions within the country also lifted.

All travellers arriving in Norway must complete registration prior to arrival. This also applies to Norwegian citizens.

Arrivals must take a test upon entering the country, regardless of their vaccination status. (People under the age of 16 are exempt).

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The country is open to both vaccinated and unvaccinated Brits.

Greece recently updated its rules so that fully vaccinated travellers will be exempt from Covid test requirements.

Anyone over the age of 12 will need to fill out a pre-departure passenger locator form.

If you're unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, you will need to show proof of a negative Covid test result.

PCR tests can be taken within 72 hours of arrival, or antigen tests within 48 hours of arrival.

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