Last minute UK quarantine rules force thousands to cut short holidays in France

Last minute UK quarantine rules force thousands to cut short holidays in France

Last minute UK quarantine rules forces thousands to cut short holidays in Europe

The UK government has changed the quarantine rules for holidaymakers returning from France and the Netherlands.

What does this all mean for your travel rights?

Increased outbreaks of coronavirus have meant abandoning or changing holiday plans at the last minute, for thousands of travellers.

France, the Netherlands Monaco, Malta and the Caribbean nations of Aruba and Turks and Caicos have been added to the growing UK’s quarantine list, with also added.

The announcement yesterday of a 14-day isolation requirement takes effect from 04:00 BST on Saturday 15 August.

To add to this year’s holiday misery, anyone travelling to France from the UK will be forced to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival there, the French Embassy has confirmed.

Tens of thousands of people returning holidaymakers from Spain and Belgium were subject to the quarantine rules.

Stock markets around the world fell today on the news of increased covid 19 infection and absence of further financial stimulus in America and Congress closed for the summer break.

The UK is officially in the worst recession in decades with the economy shrinking by an unprecedented 20% April to June. Whilst some sectors of the job market showing signs of recovery, this latest news with not help a severely weakened economy.

The numbers of unemployment benefits claimants rose sharply from just over 1 million to 2.7 million in the first six months of this year.

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