UPDATE: 31st July: The health secretary, Matt Hancock, warned on Thursday that new countries may be added to the quarantine list for returning holidaymakers within days. Today Luxembourg has been added to the 14-day quarantine list.

UPDATE: 28th July: Arrivals from Spain have to self-isolate for 14-days. This applies to hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers who face £1000 fine if they don’t quarantine.

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Brits can now go on holiday today without having to self-isolate on their return. Each country has its own entry rules and just because they appear on the quarantine exempt list they may not reciprocate. In fact, only 30 or the 74 on the FCO list currently reciprocate.

Also read: What you need to know about going on holiday

So where can Brits go on holiday? Here is a breakdown of holiday destinations and what rules they have in place for arrivals from the UK:

Andorra: No entry at all for arrivals from Britain

Antigua and Barbuda: Travellers without dual-nationality and who have a particular travel history will not be allowed to enter

Aruba: Quarantine-free travel for arrivals from Britain

Australia: UK arrivals must quarantine for 14 days 

Austria: UK arrivals must quarantine for 14 days unless a test proves they are negative

Bahamas:  Arrivals must be able to show they have tested negative for coronavirus or they will not be able to enter

Barbados: Arrivals from Britain must remain quarantined as they await coronavirus test results (a test is compulsory)

Belgium: Quarantine-free travel for arrivals from Britain

Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba: Borders are shut – no-one can enter

Croatia: Quarantine-free travel for arrivals from Britain

Curaçao: No entry at all for arrivals from Britain 

Cyprus: A ban is in place on anyone who has travelled to the UK in the last 14 days

Czech Republic: Quarantine-free travel for arrivals from Britain

Denmark: Quarantine-free travel for arrivals from Britain

Dominica: No entry at all for arrivals from Britain

Faroe Islands: Anyone arriving from the UK will be given a Covid-19 test when they arrive

Fiji: No entry at all for arrivals from Britain

Finland: No entry at all for arrivals from Britain

Guadeloupe: Arrivals will be screened and may need to quarantine

Hong Kong: Arrivals from Britain could be made to quarantine for 14-days

Hungary: No entry at all for arrivals from Britain

Iceland:  Pay for a test or self-isolate for 14 days. Neither applies to children.

Italy: Quarantine-free travel for arrivals from Britain

Jamaica: All arrivals are tested for coronavirus. Those with positive results will be isolated

Japan: No entry at all for arrivals from Britain

Liechtenstein: Quarantine-free travel for arrivals from Britain

Lithuania: Arrivals from Britain must quarantine for 14 days

Luxembourg: No entry at all for arrivals from Britain. Arrivals from Luxembourg into the UK must self-isolate for 14 days.

Macau: No entry at all for arrivals from Britain

Malta: No entry at all for arrivals from Britain

Mauritius: No entry at all for arrivals from Britain

Monaco: No entry at all for arrivals from Britain

Netherlands: Quarantine free travel for arrivals from Britain

New Caledonia: Travel certificate must be completed – limited flights

New Zealand: No entry at all for arrivals from Britain

Norway: No entry at all for arrivals from Britain

Poland: Quarantine-free travel for arrivals from Britain

San Marino: Quarantine-free travel for arrivals from Britain

Seychelles: No commercial flights

South Korea: Arrivals must be tested and quarantine for 14 days

St Barthélemy: Travel certificate

St Kitts and Nevis: Borders are closed

St Lucia: Borders are closed

St Pierre & Miquelon: Travel certificate 

Spain: Quarantine-free travel for arrivals from Britain. All arrivals must provide contact details and undergo a temperature check. UPDATE: CURRENTLY THOSE RETURNING FROM SPAIN MUST SELF-ISOLATE FOR 14 DAYS.

Switzerland: No entry at all for arrivals from Britain

Taiwan: Arrivals from Britain must quarantine for 14 days

Trinidad and Tobago: Borders are closed

Turkey: All passengers arriving in Turkey will be subject to temperature checks. Passengers with temperature higher than 37.8°C (100.4°F) or showing any other symptoms of COVID-19, will be tested free of charge using a PCR test.

Vatican city: Quarantine-free travel for arrivals from Britain

Vietnam: Arrivals from Britain must quarantine for 14 days at least

Which countries offer the least hassle?

Andorra, Antigua & Barbuda, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bermuda, British Antarctic Territory, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Iceland, Italy, Jamaica, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Monaco, The Netherlands, Poland, Reunion, San Marino, Serbia, South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands, Spain, St Lucia, Switzerland, Turkey.

Scotland has its own list of 39 countries you can fly back from without quarantine. Spain is not on it.

Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Croatia, Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Réunion, San Marino, Seychelles, South Korea, St Barthélemy, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Pierre and Miquelon, Switzerland, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Vatican City, Vietnam.

Can I travel the USA?

The USA is closed to tourists from the UK and all 26 EU countries. US nationals are exempted from this ruling.