Greece is extending its ban on UK flights for one more two weeks, the nation’s prime minister has mentioned.
British holidaymakers won’t be allowed to fly to Greece till 15 July, regardless of the nation opening its borders to different worldwide visitors on Wednesday.
The choice, which may also see flights from Sweden banned for one more two weeks, was made throughout a gathering between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and his officers.
It means British households with Greek getaways booked for the varsity summer time holidays ought to nonetheless be capable of travel – except the restrictions are prolonged additional.
On Monday, a gaggle of 180 German docs, cops and grocery store employees had been the primary international visitors to the touch down on the Greek island of Kos after they got a free vacation to thank them for his or her work preventing coronavirus.
The adjustments come after Thailand revealed it is going to carry its worldwide flight ban on 1 July, however solely to foreigners who’ve Thai work permits, residency or household residing within the nation – and never vacationers.
People travelling to Thailand for medical therapy, together with beauty surgical procedure and fertility therapy, are additionally being allowed in, however should self-isolate for 14 days on arrival.
Business visitors from Japan, South Korea, Singapore, China and Hong Kong might keep away from a two-week quarantine in the event that they present a certificates to show they don’t have coronavirus and are examined on arrival.
Pubs, bars and karaoke venues throughout the nation may also be allowed to reopen from Wednesday in a bid to revive the Thai financial system.
They will probably be allowed to remain open till midnight, however tables will probably be spaced 2m aside, a authorities spokesman mentioned.
Taweesin Wisanuyothin, of the Thai authorities’s COVID-19 Situation Administration, added: “Alcohol consumption could reduce discipline so there will be close monitoring before customers enter venues.”
Last week, it was confirmed Britons who vacation in France or Spain this summer time won’t must isolate once they come residence.
Greece was additionally on an inventory of nations allowed to type “air bridges” with the UK from 6 July, with TUI, the nation’s largest vacation firm, on account of resume routes to 4 Greek islands on 11 July.
But now Britons should wait till 15 July in the event that they wish to go, with the Greek PM claiming measures will probably be underneath “continuous review”.