Travel Update: Traffic Light System For International Travel Scrapped

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Holidays will be made cheaper and easier for double-jabbed travellers, under changes announced by the transport secretary.

The current traffic light system of red, amber and green countries will be scrapped and replaced with one red list only, from October 4.

Eight countries, including Turkey, Pakistan and the Maldives, are being removed from the red list from 4am on Wednesday September 22.

The transport secretary Grant Shapps made the announcement on Friday afternoon.

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