This site is aimed at people in the UK who want to travel to Europe during the pandemic. We analyse COVID-19 case data for each country and try to predict how likely it is will add or remove a country from its quarantine-free travel corridor list.
Keep in mind that this is only our independent assessment. We cannot predict how case rates will change, and we cannot predict government policy. We also cannot guarantee that this data is accurate. You should use this site only as part of your research into travelling abroad, alongside other sources.
If you're currently in and need to get home before the mandatory quarantine period begins, there are a few things to consider to try to avoid heavily-inflated last-minute flight prices.
Consider flying to a different airport in the UK. It is possible that flights to other cities in the UK are significantly cheaper to the point that a long-distance taxi, coach, bus, train, and even last-minute hotel stay could be cheaper. (You should also ensure that remains on the list if you are considering flying to a different nation within the UK.)
Consider taking two flights, diverting to a different country in Europe. Flight prices are likely to be cheaper travelling from to a country other than the UK. It is important that you ensure that the connecting country allows entry without quarantine from , and that allows entry without quarantine from the connecting country. This can take some time to research, and carries with it its own risks, but it can reduce flight costs by hundreds of pounds in some cases. A good starting point is using Skyscanner to find available flights.
Searching for one way flights from your nearest airport in to 'everywhere' can give you a good overview of what is available and at what cost.
Searching for multi-city flights is a good way to find the overall cost of travelling via a connecting country.
The European Union's Re-open EU project gives details of the entry requirements for EU countries, Switzerland, Norway, and Iceland. This can help when trying to find a possible connecting country.
We're currently experiencing an issue retrieving COVID-19 case data. We are working on this and hope it will be fixed shortly.
Weekly new cases per million
Each day, we take the sum of the last seven days' newly reported cases, and find how this compares to the country's population.
This forms the basis of our assessment. has not, to date, removed any European country from the list while it has seen fewer than weekly new cases per million; be aware however that we cannot guarantee that this will remain the case.
The government usually updates the list on Thursdays, and usually gives around two days' notice; there have been occasions when one or both of these things did not happen, however.
The number of weekly new cases per million people in is ; in the last week, this number has each day. As of the most recent data, there were weekly new cases per million people.
The number of active cases per million people is . In the last week, this number has each day.