The list of countries that Britons can travel to without having to quarantine for 14 days on return is sadly diminishing week by week.
France, Malta and the Netherlands were removed from the exemption list last night, alongside Monaco, Turks & Caicos and Aruba.
They join Andorra, Belgium and the Bahamas, which were removed last week, as well as Spain, Serbia and Luxembourg before that.
All of these destinations were previously given the green light for travel, but have been removed after reporting spikes in coronavirus cases.
To confuse things further, the holidaymakers have to check two different government lists: the Department for Transport’s exemption list (so you don’t have to quarantine on return) and the FCO’s exemption list (so any travel insurance you may have is valid).
While the lists are not the same, there is a significant overlap of countries and the lists are