It’s a nervous time for holidaymakers headed for Spain, with localised lockdowns in Catalonia and Aragon and nearly 1,000 new cases reported in the country yesterday, including a rise in infections in Malaga. France is considering closing its border with Spain and there have been rumours of further restrictions and a possible reintroduction of quarantine measures for British travellers returning from the country.
The good news is that the FCO has just announced (on Friday) that – for the time being at least – there will be no change to its advice and people who have trips booked can continue to travel.
The situation remains under review however, and Tui – the biggest tour operator – has already said that it will suspend its programme to Spain if quarantine rules are re-imposed. It is likely that it would be