UK travellers might be able to visit European holiday destinations by late June
To make the travel process more manageable and safer, a spokesperson of the UK Transport Department said that they are working on a solution that would enable UK citizens to meet the requirements of other countries.
On the other hand, Secretary of State for Transport of the United Kingdom Grant Shapps is expected to conduct a meeting with G7 counterparts, which consists of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK, and the United States, in order to establish mutual standards under which international travel can be safely resumed.
According to the European Union Commission, the COVID-19 Travel Certificate will include proof of vaccination against the COVID-19, recent recovery from the virus, or a recent negative test result, which is intended to be ready for use soon.
The UK authorities claim that the passport will be available only for people travelling abroad for the time being, whereas a scheme for domestic use is improbable to be ready by May.
Therefore, under the current measures, citizens of England, Scotland, and Wales will be able to go on holiday abroad from May 17 the earliest, SchengenVisaInfo.com reports. ■