In detail: UK travel ‘traffic light’ countries

Where can I travel from the UK?

Full list of the latest country classification under the UK travel ‘traffic light’ system. We will update this list regularly as changes are announced. You can find the full restrictions by clicking below…

Last updated: 10 Oct 2021



These locations require one test within 72 hours of flight back to the UK and a PCR test must be taken on or before Day 2 of your return back in the UK. No quarantine is required when returning to the UK.

Don’t forget to check the latest restrictions between any two destinations here


Only UK nationals and residents permitted to travel (no visitors) to these destinations. The additional restrictions are as follows: hotel quarantine at a cost of up to £1,750 per person for 10 full days upon return, with pre-departure tests followed by tests on Days 2 and 8. Direct flights from the red-listed nations are banned.

Don’t forget to check the latest restrictions between any two destinations here

  • Afghanistan 
  • Angola 
  • Argentina 
  • Bolivia 
  • Botswana 
  • Brazil 
  • Burundi 
  • Cape Verde 
  • Chile 
  • Colombia 
  • Congo (Democratic Republic) 
  • Costa Rica 
  • Cuba 
  • Dominican Republic 
  • Ecuador 
  • Eritrea 
  • Eswatini 
  • Ethiopia 
  • French Guiana 
  • Georgia 
  • Guyana 
  • Haiti 
  • Indonesia 
  • Lesotho 
  • Malawi 
  • Mayotte 
  • Mexico 
  • Mongolia 
  • Montenegro 
  • Mozambique 
  • Myanmar 
  • Namibia 
  • Nepal 
  • Panama 
  • Paraguay 
  • Peru 
  • Philippines 
  • Réunion 
  • Rwanda 
  • Seychelles 
  • Sierra Leone 
  • Somalia 
  • South Africa 
  • Sudan 
  • Suriname 
  • Tanzania 
  • Thailand 
  • Trinidad and Tobago 
  • Tunisia 
  • Uganda 
  • Uruguay 
  • Venezuela 
  • Zambia 
  • Zimbabwe

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