Latest: Coronavirus in Spain figures (23 Feb)
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#UPDATED – 23 Feb – Spain has again extended its travel ban on arrivals from the UK, as well as from Brazil and South Africa in order to combat the new variants of Covid-19. At a cabinet meeting on Tuesday, it was agreed that the latest extension will now be until 6pm on 16 March.
Previous update: 9 Feb – Spain has extended its travel ban on arrivals from the UK, as well as from Brazil and South Africa in order to combat the new variants of Covid-19. Flights from the UK were originally suspended from 22 December until 2 February, with Spanish nationals and residents being the only groups still eligible to travel. This was then extended until 16 February. It has now been extended until 2 March.
Furthermore, international transit through Spanish airports by passengers on flights departing from the UK is only permitted on presentation of a negative PCR, TNA or LAMP test taken within no more than 72 hours prior to arrival into Spain.
International residents in Spain should also carry residence documents (the green paper EU residence certificate or the new TIE), as well as a valid passport when travelling…