US to reopen its borders to vaccinated travellers from UK and EU

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It comes after the UK’s rules relating to travel were simplified (PA )

Fully vaccinated UK travellers will soon be able to visit the United States following an 18-month travel ban.

White House deputy press secretary Kevin Munoz announced that the new US travel policy will launch on November 8.

It also applies to those travelilng from the European Union.

“This announcement and date applies to both international air travel and land travel. This policy is guided by public health, stringent, and consistent,” Mr Munoz said on Twitter.

“This announcement and date applies to both international air travel and land travel. This policy is guided by public health, stringent, and consistent.”

Fears were raised that the lifting of the ban would need to be pushed back due to the number of US government departments and agencies involved.

Fully vaccinated UK travellers will be able to visit the US from November 8, the White House has confirmed (PA)

It was implemented by the Trump administration through a presidential proclamation because of the pandemic.

President Joe Biden’s administration renewed the ban caused great difficulties for the travel industry, businesses and people waiting to visit relatives across the Atlantic.

Now, passengers hoping to travel must show proof that they have been double-jabbed, must have a negative Covid test, have taken three days before arrival

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