The government has recently updated guidance on the UK travel corridors.
All passengers entering the UK from France, Monaco, Malta, Turks and Caicos, Aruba or the Netherlands will be required to quarantine for 14 days from this Saturday.
The government’s decision follows a surge in cases in the countries affected in recent days.
[The changes are] another devastating blow to the travel industry already reeling from the worst crisis in its historyAirlines UK
Reportedly, the euro tunnel website is struggling with the sudden load.
The Foreign Office is now warning against “all but essential travel” to France – the quarantine measure was imposed for Spain on 25 July.
The ending of more so-called “travel corridors” – allowing movement between the UK and the other countries with the need to self-isolate on return to the UK – follows a “significant change” in the risk of contracting Covid-19, the Department for Transport said.
Meanwhile, the government has announced that maximum fines for people in England who repeatedly refuse to wear a face covering could double to £3,200, while organisers of illegal raves could face a £10,000 penalty.