Greece to welcome British travellers from July 1

Dreaming of a summer time flitting between Greek islands? That will not be to this point off as Greece is hoping to welcome again UK vacationers from July 1. Greek tourism minister Haris Theoharis stated Greece needs to welcome again Brits when the nation reopens to European travellers subsequent week.

The ultimate determination, from the UK and our standpoint, might be in place within the subsequent few days and I’m hoping the announcement might be optimistic from each side.”

Theoharis additionally steered that conversations with the UK authorities a couple of proposed air bridge was ‘going nicely’, indicating Greece could possibly be one of many European international locations introduced within the air bridge settlement subsequent week.

He added that there can be ‘no want’ for travellers coming back from Greece to the UK to adjust to the two-week quarantine, hinting additional that an air bridge is on the playing cards. “The purpose is that Greece is a secure nationwe’ve confirmed that in this disaster and we’ll proceed proving this within the exit phases of the well being scenario,” Theoharis continued.

“We really feel that the chance of somebody contracting the illness in Greece is way decrease than a lot of the international locations in Europe and certainly the remainder of the world.”

Whereas the official air bridge announcement gained’t be till subsequent Monday, June 29, it’s anticipated that the UK is in talks with 10 European international locations together with France, Spain and Italy to create journey corridors with out the necessity for quarantine.