Today was supposed to mark the beginning of the summer for travellers who have received both vaccine doses, but there are growing concerns the Government could spring similar restrictions on other destinations.
Data analyst Tim White said there are a number of countries that could join the roster which has been dubbed the “amber plus” list.
“Luxembourg has very high incidence of the Brazilian variat, so must surely be red at least amber plus,” he said. “Belgium, Netherlands and Germany must be at risk too – low incidence of variants but could change.”
The view was echoed by Paul Charles, chief executive of travel consultancy The PC Agency. “France is one of the big three countries we visit each year and I think the concern is the Government will be looking at Spain and Greece and potentially add those to the amber plus category,” he told the i.