Spain only allows people who have been vaccinated to enter from Great Britain


British and Germans are the most numerous visitors to the Balearic Islands.
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Spain is because of the new virus variant Omikron From Wednesday, only allow people who have been completely vaccinated against the coronavirus to enter the UK from Wednesday. This emerges from a regulation of the Ministry of the Interior in Madrid published in the Official Gazette on Sunday.

So far, proof of recovery from corona disease or a negative test result has been accepted for travelers from Great Britain, as well as for those arriving from Germany (3G). But “the appearance of new variants of the pathogen of the disease forces in these times to tightened travel restrictions», It says in the regulation.

The new restriction on travel options is likely to damage the Spanish tourism industry, as Great Britain provides the most foreign holidaymakers in Spain with more than 20 percent. So far, around 69 percent of Britons are fully vaccinated. That means, that more than 20 million Britons will no longer be allowed to travel to Spain from Wednesday.

on Mallorca the British are the second most important group of holidaymakers after the Germans.

Travelers from South Africa, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe However, when entering Spain not only have to prove that they are fully vaccinated against Corona, but also have a negative test.


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