New restrictions are being introduced on travel to the UK from six southern African countries - including South Africa
There are new restrictions on travellers returning from several southern African countries.
The changes mark the return of the, which had been cleared of all countries in October.Travellers fromSouth Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho and Eswatiniwill not be able to enter the UK unless they are UK or Irish nationals, or UK residents.
Flights to the UK from these countries have been suspended until 04:00 GMT on Sunday - when it's hoped quarantine arrangements will be ready.Arrivals will then have to pay for and self-isolate in a government-approved hotel for 10 days.Rates are:10 days (11-nights) for one adult - £2,285
Additional adult (or child over 11) - £1,430Children aged five to 11 - £325Anyone arriving in the UK beforehand, who's been in one of the six countries in the last 10 days, must self-isolate at home for 10 days and take PCR tests on day two and day eight of their quarantine. headtopics.com
Northern Ireland and Scotland are also following the new rules, but hotel quarantine will be in place for arrivals to Scotland from 04:00 GMT on Saturday.What are the rules in popular destinations?What is the new Covid variant?There are concerns that a new variant, known as B.1.1.529 - which was identified in southern Africa - may not respond as well to vaccines.
Health Secretary Sajid Javid said it could be the most infectious variant so far.What are the UK's travel rules for other countries?Before travelling to the UKFully vaccinated passengers travelling to the UK from many other countries no longer have to take a Covid test before setting off.Read more: BBC News (UK) »
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