Poland also out. 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It’s the good news that the travel industry has been waiting for, writes Hazel Plush. The German government will assess infection rates in each country before deciding whether to lift travel restrictions. The reopening of UK centres has provided some light relief for the thousands of British skiers and snowboarders who saw their ski holidays cancelled last winter, plus a great day out for those opting for a staycation this year. Britons currently on holiday in new additions to the list will have until 4am on Saturday to return home or face two weeks of house arrest. A further 10 destinations, including Barbados, St Lucia, Madeira and Cyprus, can be visited by taking a Covid test, and in some cases completing a short period of self-isolation. Poland has had the worst week for new infections since the Covid-19 pandemic began, and now has a score of 24.4. The author may repost if desired. This whole Thursday quarantine fandango wouldn't be happening if our country offering testing as an alternative. Posts on the Tripadvisor forums may be edited for a short period of time. France. Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. But don’t give up. Kosovo. “Universal international standards on testing passengers for Covid-19 could help travellers feel confident to return to the skies in greater numbers. Covid: Poland and Turkey added to UK's quarantine list as fines rise; US election 2020: Debate pulled in 73 million TV viewers; Baroness Floella Benjamin given Bedtime Story; Twelve-year-old Ballymena house fire victim named; Sir Keir Starmer condemns 'ridiculous' asylum proposition; Lebanon and Israel to hold 'historic' â¦ Travellers must report to the authorities if they have been in a “relevant area” in the 14 days before their arrival in Gibraltar. Derek Jones, CEO of luxury travel operator Kuoni, has expressed his relief at the Government's decision to back a programme of Covid-19 testing at Heathrow Airport. Travellers arriving in the UK from Poland, Turkey and three Caribbean islands will have to self-isolate for 14 days from 04:00 on Saturday. #coronavirus @ThePCAgency pic.twitter.com/BrqoLyFE6b. John Holland-Kaye, CEO of Heathrow, told Travel Weekly: “We’ve heard from the Prime Minister that he hopes to go to a trial in the second half of October. As holidaymakers and the travel industry wait to learn the latest additions to the UKâs âno-goâ list, todayâs figures for new infections indicate that Poland could soon be stripped of quarantine exemption. Additional points will be awarded for visits to celebrate special occasions. #Sweden #Italy and mainland #Greece should stay off the quarantine list. You need to be a subscriber to join the conversation. A local travel ban on Tokyo has been lifted, opening up a large chunk of Japan's domestic travel trade. But cases have climbed in recent weeks, and with the national case rate at 20 per 100,000, the country is right on the cusp of the UK's quarantine cut-off point (which is also 20). "Understanding that we will need to live alongside this virus for the short- to medium-term, we have been pursuing relationships and a layered approach as a way to keep our employees and our customers safe," said Dr. Jim Chung, Air Canada's Chief Medical Officer. There are additional restrictions on social gatherings of more than six people, and on hospitality business' operating times and capacities. @jet2tweets my mum and dad are currently in Turkey. You should download and complete a self-declaration from the Interior Ministry before you travel. Here’s a summary of when each cruise line expects to resume cruises again. European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. 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