Spain will reopen its borders to most European tourists from June 21 – 10 days earlier than previously planned – but there is confusion over whether Britons will be welcome.
The Mediterranean summer favourite will permit the entry of visitors from the European Union and the Schengen area, which also includes non-EU countries such as Switzerland and Norway, from Sunday.
Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya initially said travellers from Britain, which is still considered part of the EU during the Brexit transition period, will also be allowed to enter.
Read more at The Telegraph.
Spain will open its borders to members of the EU’s Schengen Zone and the UK on June 21. The border was originally due to remain closed until July 1.
Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced the decision today during a conference call with regional leaders, as reported by Spanish newspaper El Pais.
The Portuguese border will remain shut until July 1 on the request of Portuguese PM Antonio Costa.
Travellers from other, non-Schengen countries will be allowed into the country without the need to self-quarantine from July 1 onwards, if there is a reciprocal agreement on travel.
After recording its first cases of Covid-19, Spain introduced one if Europe’s strictest lockdowns. Borders were closed on March 14 and a ‘state of alarm’ has restricted Spanish citizens from moving freely throughout the country – something that will also end on June 21.
Unlike the rest of Spain, the Balearics will welcome visitors as of tomorrow as part of a pilot reopening plan.
To date, Spain has recorded more than 290,000 cases of Covid-19 and 27,000 deaths.
Source: The Telegraph
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