How travel rules from Germany to England have become stricter

How travel rules from Germany to England have become stricter

The UK has shaken up its Covid travel rules - but for Germany, which was a green list country, there are actually stricter regulations - plus there's a major issue for those not seen as fully vaccinated by the UK. Here's a look at what's changed.

UPDATE: UK says European travellers with mixed Covid doses do now count as ‘fully vaccinated’

UPDATE: UK says European travellers with mixed Covid doses do now count as ‘fully vaccinated’

What you need to know about travelling between Germany and the US
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What you need to know about travelling between Germany and the US

Will travellers vaccinated with AstraZeneca in Germany be able to enter the US?

Will travellers vaccinated with AstraZeneca in Germany be able to enter the US?

US to lift travel ban for fully vaccinated passengers from Europe

US to lift travel ban for fully vaccinated passengers from Europe

Travellers from Europe to England face fewer Covid tests as UK eases border rules

Travellers from Europe to England face fewer Covid tests as UK eases border rules

Reader question: How can I re-enter Germany without my post-Brexit residence card?

Reader question: How can I re-enter Germany without my post-Brexit residence card?

How you can travel for free in parts of Germany
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How you can travel for free in parts of Germany

Passport stamps: What British residents in the EU need to know when crossing borders

Passport stamps: What British residents in the EU need to know when crossing borders

Greece, Corsica and Crete removed from Germany’s high-risk list

Greece, Corsica and Crete removed from Germany’s high-risk list

Rail passengers between Hamburg and Berlin face longer travel times and fewer trains

Rail passengers between Hamburg and Berlin face longer travel times and fewer trains

Are the German rail strikes going to end soon?
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Are the German rail strikes going to end soon?

EU recommends tighter restrictions on American tourists as US removed from Covid safe travel list

EU recommends tighter restrictions on American tourists as US removed from Covid safe travel list

European nationals face new ID rule when travelling to UK

European nationals face new ID rule when travelling to UK

German government split on whether to impose mandatory tests for train travel

German government split on whether to impose mandatory tests for train travel

Germany strikes Spain and Lisbon from list of Covid risk areas

Germany strikes Spain and Lisbon from list of Covid risk areas

How Americans can navigate Germany’s new travel restrictions
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How Americans can navigate Germany’s new travel restrictions

Train passengers across Germany face major disruption due to strike

Train passengers across Germany face major disruption due to strike

Reader question: What are the Covid-19 test requirements for entering Germany?
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Reader question: What are the Covid-19 test requirements for entering Germany?

UK changes travel rules again to impose quarantine on European arrivals who had mixed vaccine doses

UK changes travel rules again to impose quarantine on European arrivals who had mixed vaccine doses

‘Better than I could have imagined’: How foreigners feel about being able to travel to Germany

‘Better than I could have imagined’: How foreigners feel about being able to travel to Germany

Germany moves United States and Israel to ‘high risk’ list: What does it mean?
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Germany moves United States and Israel to ‘high risk’ list: What does it mean?

Germany poised to issue travel warnings for USA, Turkey and Israel

Germany poised to issue travel warnings for USA, Turkey and Israel

TRAVEL: Germany places 19 regions on ‘high risk’ list

TRAVEL: Germany places 19 regions on ‘high risk’ list

Germany added to the UK’s green travel list: What does it mean?
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Germany added to the UK’s green travel list: What does it mean?

Everything you need to know about travel between Canada and Germany
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Everything you need to know about travel between Canada and Germany

How Germany’s new travel rules to fight the fourth Covid wave may affect your holiday plans
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How Germany’s new travel rules to fight the fourth Covid wave may affect your holiday plans

How to book a ‘Day Two’ Covid-19 test if you’re travelling from Germany to the UK

How to book a ‘Day Two’ Covid-19 test if you’re travelling from Germany to the UK

Is the United States finally set to open up to travellers from Germany?

Is the United States finally set to open up to travellers from Germany?

UK adds Germany, Austria and Norway to green travel list

UK adds Germany, Austria and Norway to green travel list

Can families with unvaccinated children holiday in Germany this summer?
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Can families with unvaccinated children holiday in Germany this summer?

Britons and other non-EU travellers face €7 fee to enter Europe for visits

Britons and other non-EU travellers face €7 fee to enter Europe for visits

Holidaymakers travelling by car and train stopped for Covid test checks at German borders

Holidaymakers travelling by car and train stopped for Covid test checks at German borders

What are the new rules for travel between Germany and the UK?
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What are the new rules for travel between Germany and the UK?

Five things to know about Germany’s new Covid testing rules
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Five things to know about Germany’s new Covid testing rules

Germany starts spot checks at borders, as new test obligation begins

Germany starts spot checks at borders, as new test obligation begins

Germany to require Covid tests for all unvaccinated travellers arriving by ‘plane, car or train’

Germany to require Covid tests for all unvaccinated travellers arriving by ‘plane, car or train’

TRAVEL: Thousands of holidaymakers bring Covid back to Germany

TRAVEL: Thousands of holidaymakers bring Covid back to Germany

Do vaccinated travellers transiting from Germany through France still have to quarantine in UK?

Do vaccinated travellers transiting from Germany through France still have to quarantine in UK?

‘Unheard and let down’: The couples kept apart by Germany’s South Africa travel ban

‘Unheard and let down’: The couples kept apart by Germany’s South Africa travel ban

‘Troublesome but possible’: How Brits in Germany feel about going home after quarantine rules eased

‘Troublesome but possible’: How Brits in Germany feel about going home after quarantine rules eased

REVEALED: Germany’s plans to curb Delta wave with new Covid travel rules
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REVEALED: Germany’s plans to curb Delta wave with new Covid travel rules

Tell us: Are you planning a trip to the UK from Germany?
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Tell us: Are you planning a trip to the UK from Germany?

Germany’s latest travel rules for vaccinated non-EU residents: What you need to know
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Germany’s latest travel rules for vaccinated non-EU residents: What you need to know

UK to allow fully vaccinated travellers from Europe to skip quarantine (but not tests)

UK to allow fully vaccinated travellers from Europe to skip quarantine (but not tests)

EXPLAINED: Germany’s new quarantine rules for vaccinated travellers
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EXPLAINED: Germany’s new quarantine rules for vaccinated travellers

Germany to order mandatory Covid tests for all returning unvaccinated travellers ‘from August’

Germany to order mandatory Covid tests for all returning unvaccinated travellers ‘from August’

‘Not worth it’: German tourists cancel holidays to Covid-hit Spain

‘Not worth it’: German tourists cancel holidays to Covid-hit Spain

German Health Ministry ‘wants to tighten Covid testing rules’ for travel

German Health Ministry ‘wants to tighten Covid testing rules’ for travel

TRAVEL: Germany puts Spain and Netherlands on Covid ‘high incidence’ list

TRAVEL: Germany puts Spain and Netherlands on Covid ‘high incidence’ list

‘Our lives are at a standstill’: South Africans urge Germany to lift travel ban

‘Our lives are at a standstill’: South Africans urge Germany to lift travel ban

Germany to ease quarantine rules for vaccinated travellers from ‘virus variant’ zones

Germany to ease quarantine rules for vaccinated travellers from ‘virus variant’ zones

Petition calls on the UK government to recognise vaccination certificates of Brits living in Germany

Petition calls on the UK government to recognise vaccination certificates of Brits living in Germany

Can I travel to Germany if I’ve had AstraZeneca’s ‘Covishield’ vaccine?
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Can I travel to Germany if I’ve had AstraZeneca’s ‘Covishield’ vaccine?

Germany declares Greece and the Netherlands Covid ‘risk’ zones

Germany declares Greece and the Netherlands Covid ‘risk’ zones

Do Brits living in Germany still have to quarantine on trips to the UK?
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Do Brits living in Germany still have to quarantine on trips to the UK?

Germany’s Lufthansa opts for gender-neutral plane greeting

Germany’s Lufthansa opts for gender-neutral plane greeting

Stuttgart airport passengers offered Covid vaccine without appointment

Stuttgart airport passengers offered Covid vaccine without appointment

EXPLAINED: The documents Americans need for travel to Germany
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EXPLAINED: The documents Americans need for travel to Germany

Germany declares whole of Spain a Covid ‘risk area’

Germany declares whole of Spain a Covid ‘risk area’

UPDATE: What rules do European countries have for travellers from the UK?

UPDATE: What rules do European countries have for travellers from the UK?

EXPLAINED: How to get your digital Covid vaccine pass in Germany for EU travel
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EXPLAINED: How to get your digital Covid vaccine pass in Germany for EU travel

EXPLAINED: Germany’s new travel rules for the UK, Portugal and India
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EXPLAINED: Germany’s new travel rules for the UK, Portugal and India

Why (and where) Germans are choosing to go on holiday by car this year
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Why (and where) Germans are choosing to go on holiday by car this year

Germany lifts ban on travellers from UK, Portugal and India

Germany lifts ban on travellers from UK, Portugal and India

Reader question: Can I apply or return to a German university from a ‘virus variant’ area?
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Reader question: Can I apply or return to a German university from a ‘virus variant’ area?

EXPLAINED: How Germany’s latest rules on international travel affect you
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EXPLAINED: How Germany’s latest rules on international travel affect you

What are the rules for travelling to some of Germany’s favourite holiday destinations? 
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What are the rules for travelling to some of Germany’s favourite holiday destinations? 

‘Extremely strict’: What it’s like to travel from the UK to Germany right now
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‘Extremely strict’: What it’s like to travel from the UK to Germany right now

TRAVEL: Germany to impose stricter quarantine and border checks for summer

TRAVEL: Germany to impose stricter quarantine and border checks for summer

TRAVEL: How does the new EU Covid certificate work and how do I get one?

TRAVEL: How does the new EU Covid certificate work and how do I get one?

EU Covid certificate: What are the different entry rules in place around Europe?
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EU Covid certificate: What are the different entry rules in place around Europe?

Germany could ease travel rules for UK and Portugal soon, says Health Minister

Germany could ease travel rules for UK and Portugal soon, says Health Minister

‘Irresponsible’: Germany urges UK government to reduce Euro 2020 crowd sizes

‘Irresponsible’: Germany urges UK government to reduce Euro 2020 crowd sizes

TRAVEL: Germany holds back on imposing tougher entry rules to tackle Delta strain

TRAVEL: Germany holds back on imposing tougher entry rules to tackle Delta strain

Is Germany set to tighten testing and quarantine travel rules?

Is Germany set to tighten testing and quarantine travel rules?

Germany bans travel from Portugal and Russia over Covid Delta variant spread

Germany bans travel from Portugal and Russia over Covid Delta variant spread

Medical expert warns Germany Euro 2020 fans not to travel to England

Medical expert warns Germany Euro 2020 fans not to travel to England

Merkel wants to see all European countries quarantine UK arrivals

Merkel wants to see all European countries quarantine UK arrivals

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about travel between the US and Germany
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EXPLAINED: What you need to know about travel between the US and Germany

COMPARE: What are the entry rules around Europe for American travellers?

COMPARE: What are the entry rules around Europe for American travellers?

Merkel calls for better EU coordination on Covid travel rules

Merkel calls for better EU coordination on Covid travel rules

German health experts warn against travel to Covid Delta variant areas

German health experts warn against travel to Covid Delta variant areas

EU opens door to return of American tourists after adding US to safe list

EU opens door to return of American tourists after adding US to safe list

A million Europeans obtain EU Covid health pass ahead of vote

A million Europeans obtain EU Covid health pass ahead of vote

Germany scraps quarantine requirement for Swedish travellers

Germany scraps quarantine requirement for Swedish travellers