Spain holiday warning as strict Covid travel rules for Brits are extended
BRITS, who have yet to be vaccinated but hope to visit Spain, have been dealt another blow after the country extended its strict entry requirements.
Spain has yet to open up to British holidaymakers who haven’t had all their jabs yet.
While it was hoped this would fall in time for the May holidays, the government has extended the Covid requirement until at least May 15, when it will be reassessed again.
There is some hope, however, as the rules are only extended for the next two weeks rather than the usual month.
This could be lifted in a few weeks in time for the summer holidays.
The blow comes just a few weeks after that The Spanish Tourist Board had to back down After claiming unvaccinated Brits could return to holiday destinations.
Currently only those aged between 12 and 17 who are unvaccinated can only enter the country with a Covid test.
The UK government website states: “Under the current measures taken by the Spanish government, you will only be able to enter Spain from the UK for tourism purposes upon presentation of valid proof of compliance with the above vaccination requirements or a medical certificate that confirms you have recovered from COVID -19 in the last 6 months prior to travel.
Spain is one of several European countries that have put expiration dates on vaccination certificates.
You must be able to show that you have been fully vaccinated against Covid within the last 270 days are considered vaccinated – anything beyond that requires a booster shot.
And all arrivals must fill out a form online health control form to enter Spain.
Britons heading to some of Spain’s party hotspots have also been warned face fines of up to £25,000 when caught attending illegal raves.
A massive crackdown on drunken Brits ensues, which now means holidaymakers to Ibiza and Mallorca are limited to just six alcoholic drinks per day in their all-inclusive packages.
Balearic leaders say they want to improve the image of party venues that have one Reputation for drunk and bad behavior.
Reveling in pub crawls, the sale of alcohol in shops between 9:30 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. and advertising party boats in some areas have all been banned.
Britain’s Jason Walker was furious after having to shell out more his £240 all-inclusive Spain vacation due to the current beverage restrictions.
There is better news elsewhere – Greece has abolished all entry restrictionsmeaning unvaxxed BRits can now visit the country without testing.
Other countries like Bulgaria and Italy are also lifting many of their strict Covid rules Portugal has scrapped its face mask Limitations.
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