Spain U-turn on unvaccinated Brits

Thursday, 07 Apr, 2022 0

Spain has abruptly reversed an announcement allowing entry to unvaccinated UK visitors.

Just yesterday the Spanish tourist board in London said it is opening up to unvaccinated British nationals with a negative pre-departure test.

But just hours later, the hopes of unvaxxed Brits were dashed.

It apologised for an error in interpreting the official state bulletin.

“We apologise unreservedly for the miscommunication which was due to a misunderstanding of the new entry requirements,” said Pedro Medina, deputy director of the Spanish tourist office in the UK.

All travellers 12 and over must still present proof of full vaccination or show a recovery certificate.

“If more than 270 days have passed since the final dose, certification of a booster vaccination is also required, except for teenagers aged 12 to 17 inclusive,” the tourist board reiterated.

Pre-Covid Spain welcomed an average 50,000 Brits per day.



Related News Stories :   Solomon Islands tourism returns     London travel top of Americans’ holiday wish list     A Scottsdale Christmas     Daytona Beach holiday celebrations     Norway tourist tax could be introduced in 2024     Residents evacuated as Indonesia volcano erupts  

profileimage

Ray Monty



Most Read

Elliot Ferguson of Destination DC

TravelMole at Casa 2022

Tommy Thompson CEO of St Kitts Tourism

Zsusa Szegner from Hungary

75th Outrigger Hawaii anniversary celebrates the largest collection of resorts and hotels

Outrigger Hotels & Resorts celebrate their expanded Asia Pacific portfolio on its 75th anniversary

VisitAlgarve has exceeded pre-Covid tourism revenues...Exec Dir Hugo Nascimento expects more

Tim Wolfe of Colorado Tourism explains the strategy that will keep international tourists coming

Sri Lanka Jean-Marc Flambert updates Graham McKenzie at WTM22

The Kingdom Cup comes back to Hilton Head Island

Private video

Jens, CEO of Barbados Tourism details the future tourism strategy for the country
TRAINING & COMPETITION

Price Based Country test mode enabled for testing United States (US). You should do tests on private browsing mode. Browse in private with Firefox, Chrome and Safari