29 Jul 2021

England to let some vaccinated travellers in without quarantine

From Morning Report, 6:18 am on 29 July 2021

England are set to allow fully-vaccinated visitors from the European Union and United States to arrive without needing to quarantine.

In what is seen as a huge boost to the country's economy - from Monday travellers with EU and US-approved vaccines can pass unhindered through the arrival gates.

Britain's travel industry has criticised the government for being too slow to open up, saying it has squandered its lead in the global vaccine rollout.

UK correspondent John Bevir spoke to Susie Ferguson.