HONG KONG is the latest destination to be banned from Britons due to the growing Omicron case.
The city will suspend all flights from the UK from Saturday, January 8.
The flight ban will be in place for two weeks as Hong Kong tries to limit the spread of Omicron.
Seven more countries have been added to the ban on flying to Hong Kong – the US, France, Australia, Canada, India, Pakistan and the Philippines.
Hong Kong’s ban comes as the latest travel blow to Britons hoping to go abroad.
Yesterday, the famous holiday spot Cyprus has added the UK to its red list in an effort to reduce the spread of Omicron.
All travelers 12 years of age and older to Cyprus must complete the online application form and have a negative PCR test result within 48 hours prior to departure.
The traveler must then take a second PCR test as soon as they land at the airport in Cyprus and self-isolate until the test results are received.
However, there could be some holiday hope for Britons with plans to go away.
Pre-departure tests are expected to be scrapped today, so Britons will no longer have to take a Covid test before entering the UK.
Rules were introduced in December to try to limit the spread of Omicron.
But with the new variant now nationwide popular, ministers are expected to limit the controversial examination.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps is expected to back the new easing measures during a cabinet meeting today.
Yesterday, Germany lifts UK travel ban, just a few weeks after it was introduced.
Britons wanting to visit the country will no longer have to quarantine or test negative for Covid if they are fully vaccinated.
France continues to ban all non-essential travel to and from the UK.
We have rounded Vivid travel rules for popular holiday destinations.
Here is the complete list of UK countries are banned from due to Covid restrictions.
https://www.thesun.ie/travel/8158487/travel-ban-holiday-covid-hong-kong/ Another destination banned by Britons due to Omicron