Where we can go on the ‘air bridge’ list — and the rules we’ll need to follow when we get there

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IT’S ready, jet, go for holidaymakers, after the Government yesterday named almost 60 countries and territories on its “air bridge” list.

The rules apply only to passengers arriving in England from Friday, July 10. But even they are far from straightforward. For instance, New Zealand is on the list but has no intention of letting in Brits just yet.

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Much of the UK has now got the green light to book holidays – here are the rules that apply in top destinations[/caption]

Here Jacob Lewis runs through the rules on masks, group numbers and distancing for some top destinations.

And we have some great deals you can book TODAY.

FRANCE

France

Mandatory masks on public transport and in taxis that do not have plexiglass screens for passengers aged 11-plus.

Social distancing: One metre.

Maximum group size: Ten.

ESCAPE to the gorgeous French Alps and enjoy the mountains’ green spaces and blue skies.

You can book seven nights’ full board at the Club Med Alpe D’Huez in the French Alps, which costs from £1,350pp based on two adults sharing, including flights in August to Lyon and activities.

Find out more at clubmed.co.uk.

SPAIN

Spain

Masks to be worn in all public spaces by all those over the age of six.

Social distancing: 1.5 metres.

Maximum group size: Ten.

Other rules: Shops, businesses and transport companies must retain contact information for up to four weeks for tracking and tracing purposes.

SEVEN nights’ all-inclusive at the 4H Tui Blue Alcudia Pins in Playa De Muro, Majorca, is from £620pp based on two adults and two children with flights departing Gatwick on September 10.

See tui.co.uk.

ITALY

Italy

Masks must be worn in all enclosed spaces, plus in all public spaces in Lombardy and Piedmont regions.

Social distancing: One metre.

Maximum group size: Ten.

THE gorgeous island of Sardinia is a relaxed beach-lovers’ paradise and is ideal for socially distanced outdoor fun.

You can now get seven nights’ half-board at the 4H Le Palme in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, from £799pp.

Based on two sharing and includes flights departing Gatwick on September 24. See citalia.com.

DENMARK

Denmark

Masks are not mandatory.

Social distancing: One to two metres.

Maximum group size: Fifty in public but up to 500 in a private home.

Other rules: You MUST stay at least six nights.

A CITY break to Copenhagen offers colourful architecture, canal cruises, leisurely bike rides and so much more.

Six nights, room only, at the Wakeup Copenhagen Borgergade are from £284pp including flights departing Heathrow July 11 with 23kg luggage.

Book by July 12 at ba.com/copenhagen.

NETHERLANDS

Netherlands

Mandatory masks on public transport for passengers aged 13 and over.

Social distancing: 1.5 metres.

Maximum group size: No limit inside homes but 250 in outdoor locations.

ALWAYS a favourite for a city break, the Dutch capital Amsterdam is famous for its canals and historic buildings.

Three nights, room only, at the 4H Urban Lodge are from £239pp based on two sharing, including return Eurostar from St Pancras at the end of July/August.

See eurostar.com/uk-en/holidays.

CYPRUS

Cyprus

Mandatory masks in public at all times.

Social distancing: Two metres

Maximum group size: Seventy-five indoors and 150 outdoors.

Other rules: Brits are allowed in from August 1 with a Covid-free certificate.

CYPRUS basks in 3,000-plus hours of sunshine a year.

Seven nights’ B&B at the 5H Venus Beach Hotel in Paphos is from £478pp based on two sharing including Stansted flights on August 29.

See loveholidays.com or call 0203 870 6844.

GERMANY

Germany

Face masks are mandatory in shops and public transport.

Social distancing: 1.5 metres.

Maximum group size: Ten outdoors but it varies by state.

SEVEN nights’ full-board on the Medieval Germany River Cruise along the stunning Danube is from £1,549pp including return flights, transfers and checked luggage.

Guided tours include Bamberg, Wurzburg, Nuremberg, Ochsenfurt, Miltenberg, Wertheim and Mainz.

For further details, see rivieratravel.com.

CROATIA

Croatia

Mandatory masks on public transport, including ferries.

Social distancing: 1.5 metres.

Maximum group size: 300 indoors or 500 outdoors.

Other rules: Visitors to the country must fill in a form, which can be found at entercroatia.mup.hr.

BAG five nights, room only, at the 5H Hotel More in Dubrovnik from £665pp based on two sharing, including flights departing from Gatwick on August 29 and private transfers.

Find out more at prestige holidays.co.uk/croatia or call 01425 480400.

TURKEY

Turkey

Masks are required at all times outside the home in some regions, while in other parts only in crowded areas and public transport.

Social distancing: 1.5 metres.

Maximum group size: Family only.

Other rules: Under-18s are allowed out only with a guardian.

Over-65s only allowed outside 10am-8pm.

SEVEN nights’ all-inclusive at the 5H Delphin Imperial Lara in Antalya is from £551pp based on two sharing including flights departing October 30. See teletextholidays.co.uk.

GREECE

Greece

Face masks are mandatory on public transport, in lifts and in hospitals.

Social distancing: 1.5 metres.

Maximum group size: Any number in private but a maximum of six at restaurant tables, not including children.

Other rules: Taxis are limited to carrying two passengers, not including children.

GRAB seven nights’ half-board at the 3H Pension Nychterida in Corfu from £529pp including flights from Heathrow between August 2 and 31.

Book by July 12 at ba.com/corfu.

PORTUGAL

Portugal

Masks mandatory when in enclosed spaces.

Social distancing: Two metres.

Maximum group size: Twenty people nationwide but ten in Lisbon.

Other rules: Shops, businesses and transport companies must retain contact information for up to four weeks for tracking and tracing purposes.

SEVEN nights’ self-catering at the 3H Studio 17 in Portimao, in the Algarve, is from £99pp including flights departing Southend on September 28.

For details, see travelrepublic.co.uk.


EGYPT

Egypt

Mandatory masks in enclosed public spaces, including shops, public transport and taxis.

Social distancing: Two metres at restaurants.

Maximum group size: Six in restaurants and ten to 15 in tombs and pyramids.

Other rules: Maximum of two adults and two children in one room.

SEVEN nights’ all-inclusive at the 5H Tui Magic Life Sharm El Sheikh is from £617pp based on two adults and two children, including flights from Gatwick on December 6.

Book now at tui.co.uk.

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