Spain reimposes PCR test requirement for British tourists

British tourists travelling to Spain will now want a detrimental PCR test or proof of vaccination to go to.

It comes simply days after the Balearic Islands, which embody vacation hotspots Ibiza, Mallorca and Menorca. had been positioned on the “green list” for journey.

Last month, Spain axed all entry restrictions for British guests because it sought to recharge its battered tourism trade.

In final Thursday’s visitors mild journey replace, the Balearic Islands had been positioned on the UK’s inexperienced watchlist, that means travellers from there might enter Britain quarantine-free following a vacation.

However, Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez mentioned as we speak it might reimpose the testing requirement for outbound travellers who haven’t been absolutely vaccinated.

“What we are going to do is apply to British tourists who go to the Balearic islands the same requirements we make of other European citizens,” Sanchez advised Cadena SER radio. “They will need a full dose of vaccine or a negative PCR.”

Mr Sánchez justified this measure on condition that the info coming from the United Kingdom reveals regarding an infection charges “well above 150 cases per 100,000 inhabitants based on the prior 14 days”.

The change will come into pressure inside 72 hours.

Authorities in Mallorca, a well-liked vacation vacation spot for Spaniards and foreigners alike, are investigating a coronavirus outbreak involving greater than 600 college students.

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