From 4 October, fully vaccinated “rest of the world” travellers will no longer be required to take pre-departure COVID tests nor Day 8 COVID tests. They will, however, still need to book and pay for a Day 2 COVID test as well as to fill out passenger locator forms at any point during the 48 hours preceding their arrival in the UK.

As for unvaccinated travellers from “rest of the world” countries, they will still have to submit to pre-departure tests as well as Day 2 and Day 8 PCR tests, and they will still have to quarantine for 10 days.

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