GREECE scrapped all of its Covid travel rules in time for the summer holidays – giving Brits a welcome boost.
Since yesterday, holidaymakers no longer have to provide proof of vaccination or a Covid test to enter the country.
Despite confusion – after sources suggested so The rules would remain in effect until next month – Britons traveling to the country no longer need to be vaccinated.
The UK government website states: “The Greek government has confirmed that from May 1 travelers arriving from the UK, US and European Union countries will be exempt from the obligation to present a vaccination certificate, proof of vaccination of a negative test or a certificate of recovery from Covid to enter Greece.”
Also since May 1st, Greece has waived the requirement to present proof of vaccinations to enter shops, restaurants and attractions.
The only Covid travel rule still in force concerns the wearing of face masks in public places, which will be phased out from June 1st.
Greek officials have also stressed that the lifting of the Covid rules will apply until August 31.
The country’s Covid situation will then be reassessed – and any spikes in new cases could lead to a reintroduction.
Last month, Greece has abolished passenger tracking formsmaking it easier for Britons to travel to the country.
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Half term holidays in May are still available from just £424 per person during the TUI Blue has holiday offers from £242 pp P., including to Greek holiday hotspots.
And easyJet has started morSummer Greek flights from £25.99 due to demand.
Other European countries have relaxed their Covid rules in recent months.
France has abandoned its strict Covid vaccination card Requirement, meaning anyone can enter bars, restaurants and cinemas, as well as discarded face masks in public spaces.
And Spain dropped his rule requiring masks indoors, along with Portugal.
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