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Big rule change coming into effect this MONTH for Brits traveling to Spain after the vaccination turnaround

A BIG rule change for sun-seeking Brits traveling to Spain is set to come into effect this month.

The Spanish government announced that they will finally do it Scrap the mandatory indoor face masks on 20.04.

The masks are to be scrapped in public interiors

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The masks are to be scrapped in public interiorsPhoto credit: Getty

Health Secretary Carolina Darias confirmed Thursday that face masks are no longer required in indoor public spaces.

Masks are still compulsory on public transport, in hospitals and nursing homes.

And while some regions like Madrid and Catalonia fear the rule won’t be changed in time for the Easter holidays, other areas like Andalucia and Extremadura believe the rule will be lifted any time soon.

The rule is set to be changed ahead of the busy holiday season as sun-loving Brits are keen to return to their favorite holiday hotspot.

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The move comes after many Britons were disappointed when Spain’s tourism board wrongly fell short last week announced that tourists unjabbed could enter Spain with a negative covid Test.

Hours later, however, they made it clear that only the unvaccinated intervened 12 and 17 can only enter the country with a Covid test.

From the rule only those who have one Proof of Recovery show that they recovered from the virus more than 11 days ago and less than six months ago are exempt.

The U-turn left many Britons out of pocket as they rushed to book flights to Spain – only to be told they wouldn’t be able to enter a while later.

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A mother who spent £300 Booking Ryanair flights to see her mother who lived in Spain was furious after the rule change.

Spain is currently one of the few European countries to have issued vaccination certificates with an expiry date.

Anyone traveling to Spain must be able to prove that they are fully vaccinated against Covid within the last 270 days.

Unvaccinated Britons are not allowed to enter Spain

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Unvaccinated Britons are not allowed to enter SpainPhoto credit: Getty

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