Portugal will reopen to tourists from the United Kingdom this Monday, authorizing non-essential travel for travelers from Portugal to Foro Airport alone, “17 flights equivalent to 5500 seats”. The majority are countries. And the reopening of the country to tourists will not be limited to flights: as of Monday, the ports will be able to get ships back. However, there are countries that prevent tourists from continuing to travel to Portugal due to the epidemic situation.
After Portugal provides the “green light” for the arrival of British tourists, the government will send and send Resolution of the Committee of Ministers Published This Friday night, “Countries that are part of the EU, countries affiliated with the Schengen area (Liechtenstein, Norway, Iceland and Switzerland) and the United Kingdom” can make “all kinds of trips” to Portugal.
The report re-authorizes the shipwreck and landing in Portugal, an intervention that has been in effect since March 14, 2020. A statement from the Ministry of Home Affairs said, “Airborne operations in Port of Port and the crew disembark at major ports in Portugal.”
The exceptions to these accreditations, which take effect at midnight on Monday, will be countries with the highest incidence rates of 500 cases per 100,000 people over the past 14 days or more, according to the European Centers for Disease Control (ECTC). This means conditioning travel for residents of eight countries, As per sending: Cyprus, Croatia, Lithuania, Netherlands and Sweden, on a European basis, South Africa, Brazil and India.
From these countries, only people traveling in Portugal can enter for essential reasons (work, study, family reunions, health or humanitarian reasons) and are obliged to complete a 14-day, isolated period of 14 days at home or at a specified location. One of the Interior Ministry reports sent this Saturday was by Portuguese officials.
“The regulatory measures apply to aviation and to land, landing and licensing of passengers and crew at national ports in the continental region,” Lusa said in a statement. This means that, in practice, for more than a year, passengers and cruises from some countries will return to the ports of the continent.
In recognized countries, tourists wishing to travel to Portugal by air must present proof of laboratory test (RT-PCR) for Covit-19, with a negative result, carried out within 72 hours of departure. The same should be true for ship passengers.
As of Monday, airlines are obliged to allow boarding only for passengers who present this document, and a passenger boarding without proof will be fined between 500 and 2,000 euros.
This decision of the Committee of Ministers applies “between 00:00 on 20 May 1721 and 23:59 on 30 May 2021”,
Portugal awaited the EU’s decision to lift restrictions on the United Kingdom
The Secretary of State for Tourism said on Saturday that Portugal’s decision to authorize non-essential travel from the United Kingdom as of Monday was in coordination with the European Commission and expected the decision of 27 people on Wednesday.
“Yes, we actually have the presidency of the Council of Europe, so we talked very openly with the Commission [Europeia]. So, we partly expected what would happen to the EU. I think May 19 will be a decision in favor of the United Kingdom, ”Rita Marx told the BBC.
According to the official, “You have a high probability [Reino Unido] It should be on the EU ‘green list’ as of May 19, so we expect this decision of the Portuguese government to be an EU decision in a way. ” With Lusa