Third Global Travel Taskforce checkpoint, announced 17 September 2021. 

Please see below link to press release from the DfT and summary points.

  • New clearer travel system: red list and rest of world
  • Simpler, cheaper rules for fully vaccinated travellers from non-red list countries – fully vaccinated passengers will be able to replace day 2 PCR tests with cheaper lateral flow tests – from the end of October –  and no longer need to take pre-departure tests (PDTs)
  • 8 destinations removed from red list including Turkey and Pakistan
  • Government recognises full vaccinations from a further 17 countries and territories including Japan and Singapore

Full Details: New system for international travel