Nearly a year after shutting its boundaries, the European Union has agreed to permit entrance to educated travelers from countries with low disease rates, raising the potential for summer getaways to the continent.
The highly anticipated move was confirmed on Wednesday as the EU released its guidelines for lifting travel restrictions into the bloc.
An approved list of”safe” destinations is due to be signed off this week, even though there’s still no confirmation as to when these changes will be implemented.
It is thought that individual member countries will probably have the eventually decision on what measures to impose, which means some may still opt to keep quarantine measures in place, while others may request negative PCR tests and/or evidence of vaccination. However, the plans allow for an”emergency brake” if infection rates rise