People across Scotland and the UK will be eager to head abroad for an Easter holiday – many having not left the UK since before the pandemic.

With the easing of travel restrictions at home and abroad and the reopening of tourism, the demand for vacations abroad has been considerable.

While some countries still have covid measures in place, such as proof of vaccination, there are many that have no restrictions for tourists.

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When visiting countries like Mexico, Iceland, Denmark, Romania and Norway, you don’t have to worry about isolating yourself or showing a vaccination passport.

As reported by Wales OnlineHere’s a roundup of holiday destinations you can visit over Easter that don’t currently have covid restrictions in place.



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Ireland

People traveling to Ireland this festive season do not need to show proof of vaccination, recovery or a negative covid test – nor is there a requirement for a whereabouts form. passengers.

If you are found to develop symptoms of covid while in the country, you should adhere to HSE guidelines for self-isolation and testing where applicable.

Hungary

Hungary dropped all covid measures on March 7 and as such there is no need to present proof of vaccination or a negative test before entering the country.

Romania

Like Hungary, Romania lifted all covid-related travel restrictions on March 9, meaning you are no longer required to quarantine or test before arriving in the country.

Poland

The requirement to quarantine on arrival in Poland was lifted on March 28 and you are no longer required to show proof of vaccination.

Additionally, a pre-departure test is no longer required for travelers from non-Schengen countries, including the UK.

Denmark

Entry to Denmark does not require any covid-related requirements regarding testing or self-isolation.

Norway

In Norway, the entry requirements are the same for all travelers, whether they have been vaccinated or not.

Iceland

There are no covid-related travel restrictions in place for Iceland.

Montenegro

It is not necessary to provide your vaccination status or a negative test result to enter Montenegro.

Slovenia

You no longer need to provide proof of your vaccination status to enter Slovenia.

Lithuania

UK nationals traveling to Lithuania from the UK are no longer required to prove their vaccination status, recovery from covid or have a negative covid test result on arrival.

Madeira (Portugal)

Travelers are advised to complete a Passenger Locator Form before traveling to Madeira and Porto Santo – and those with children under 11 should include their details in the form.

There are no other entry requirements in Madeira and Porto Santo.

Mexico

Although there are no covid-related entry requirements for UK tourists visiting Mexico, you will still need to complete an immigration form – which will be required on arrival and departure.

Costa Rica

Costa Rica has removed its covid-related travel insurance requirements – the last of its covid travel rules. The UK Foreign Office says, however, that “Costa Rican authorities may restrict travel or introduce new rules at short notice, for example due to a new covid variant”.

Sweden

From April 1, people traveling to Sweden from the UK are no longer required to present a negative covid test or proof of vaccination to visit Sweden.

The Maldives

The Maldives has scrapped all vaccine and covid testing rules for travellers.