SPAIN has been on the quarantine list since July 26, stopping Brits from going on holiday unless they can self-isolate for two weeks back in the UK.
This also includes the Balearic islands – here is everything you need to know about the holiday hotspot and whether the quarantine will be lifted.
Will the Balearic Islands be removed from the quarantine list?
Spain was put onto the UK quarantine list on July 26, which now includes the Balearic and Canary Islands.
Countries with more than 20 new cases per 100,000 population during a seven day period are put on the UK government's watch list and are at risk of facing quarantine restrictions.
Spain's new infections per 100,000 is currently at 98.8, according to travel expert Paul Charles, CEO of PC Agency, the highest in Europe.
Until cases can drop below 20, Spain is unlikely to be removed from the quarantine list.
A record number of new cases have been confirmed across the Balearics.
Majorca and Ibiza reported the highest new daily coronavirus cases since the crisis started – 908 new infections were accounted for in the last 24 hours.
The number is quadruple any of the increases reported in 24 hours to date bringing the total of active Covid-19 cases to 2,227.
There are currently no travel restrictions when entering Spain as the country has not reciprocated the UK's quarantine rules.
However, health checks will be carried out on arrival, and Brits must fill in a questionnaire before travelling.
This can be found on the Spain Travel Heath website here.
What happens if I have a holiday booked and the travel ban is still in place?
Tour operators and airlines have already cancelled a number of flights and holidays to the islands as the country remains on the travel restriction list.
This will mean they will offer a refund or credit note, while some airlines are allowing passengers to move their flights free of charge.
EasyJet and Ryanair have waived their flight change fees although you will need to pay the difference in flight costs.
Jet2 cancelled trips to Majorca and Ibiza this month, but hope to resume by August 30 – despite quarantine restrictions.
Regions across Spain including in Madrid and Gran Canaria are back in voluntary lockdown as coronavirus outbreaks continue across the country.
The Canary Islands have called in extra police amid concerns over the rising number of coronavirus cases and the flouting of safety rules, including illegal parties and people ignoring the face mask rules.
Spain isn't the only country to have been added to the quarantine list in recent weeks – France, Malta and the Netherlands were added on August 15, while Croatia was added last week.
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