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Covid travel tests axed in England and Scotland for fully vaccinated

People arriving in England or Scotland from abroad will no longer have to take Covid tests if they are fully vaccinated

The changes will come in to effect from 4am on February 11

Everyone will still need to fill in a UK passenger locator form - although these will be made "easier" to complete,

From 3 February, 12 to 15-year-olds in England will be able to prove their vaccination status via the digital NHS Covid pass for international outbound travel.

Families have struggled to prove their children's vaccination status when trying to enter countries including Spain

The NHS Covid pass is now recognised countries and territories in over 180

Entry requirements into Spain remain unchnaged

It is being reported in newspapers that Spain (including Lanzarote) will only admit travellers with vaccination certificates indicating they have been fully vaccinated against the virus within the previous 270 days.(Circa 9 months) effective Feb 1

This is yet to appear on Government websites

This means if you had your 2nd jab on May 1 you will need to have had a booster to enter after Feb 1

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