Vaccinated Britons will be permitted to fly to Spain from May 17. Ministers race to set up Covid passports from May.
Spain affirms it will offer travel corridors with UK as it is ‘urgent to invite Brits has returned to sea shores. Spanish Tourism Secretary Fernando Valdés affirms continuous talks with UK including for a travel to Spain.
Countries with surging jab rollouts could be barred from the EU’s prohibition on guests with movement expected in June
More than 20 nations, including Spain, Croatia, Turkey, Portugal and Cyprus, need evidence of a poke.
Insiders say: “UK will be among first to be permitted in with Covid passports because of its vaccination scheme.”
The travel business has likewise been told: “Vaccination passports ‘will be ready one month from now’ on schedule for May 17.”
The European Union’s ban on visitors is not expected to apply to the UK because of its world-leading jab programme that has seen more than 33million get one dose and 10million of those receive both doses already.