Croatia demands extra tests from British visitors due to spike in cases

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Every week after the UK eliminated the necessity to quarantine for all travellers arriving from Croatia, British visitors to Croatia have been instructed they need to current a unfavorable Covid take a look at for entry from subsequent week, even when they’re totally vaccinated.

The transfer comes a “worsening of epidemiological situations” in the UK, and can apply to all British visitors no matter vaccination standing or whether or not they’ve recovered from Covid.

Visitors from the UK, in addition to from Cyprus and Russia, should current both a unfavorable antigen take a look at (taken with 48 hours) or a PCR take a look at (taken inside 72 hours). The antigen take a look at should be an EU-recognised one.

The choice comes into impact from Monday 26 July, and applies to everyone over the age of 12. Children below 12 can journey with adults who’ve proof of a unfavorable take a look at.

Croatia remains to be welcoming unvaccinated British visitors, however they need to adjust to the identical testing necessities as above.

All UK travellers should fill out a well being kind from Entercroatia.mup.hr, and have proof of lodging for entry.

Croatia was added to the UK’s “green watchlist” in the final site visitors gentle replace on 14 July, which permits quarantine-free journey and only one post-arrival PCR take a look at when again into the UK.

As a consequence, many airways laid on extra capability to Croatia to cope with a spike in demand.