Whilst those countries on the red list are deemed ‘high risk’ and should not be travelled to unless in exceptional circumstances.
In red list countries, Covid still poses a big threat, the country might be suffering from a surge in cases or their vaccination program may still be in its infancy.
Amber lists should not be visited to go on holiday, but travel restrictions to countries on this list are not as severe as countries on the red list.
What are the UK’s testing requirements for international travel?
Testing requirements for countries on the green list
Currently, all trips abroad require passengers to provide a negative test before they fly and to take a test when they return to the UK after their visit.