Travel Corridor between Portugal and UK remains open

in News · 03-09-2020 18:03:00 · 5 Comments

The British government announced on 3 September that the travel corridor between Portugal and the UK remains open.

Secretary of State for Transport of the United Kingdom, Grant Shapps wrote on Twitter “We continue to keep the Travel Corridor list under constant review & won't hesitate to remove countries if needed. However, there are no English additions or removals today.”
Portugal recorded on 3 September 418 newly infected and two more deaths and now records 23 cases per 100.000 over seven days, which is above the figure that the UK initially deemed safe, and also above the figure Portugal recorded when it was on the Quarantine List.


Comments:

People here are taking it more seriously than in the U.K. The Brits are probably taking covid here,not the other way around.

By Simon Gatrell from Porto on 06-09-2020 07:30

I'm in albufeira right now and prior to booking we would accept any quarantine put in place while abroad..... same as anyone should who travels right now. Nowhere is without risk, if you choose to take a gamble on the corridor being closed prior to the statement then thats everyone's choice, but can't you complain if you change flight and corridor stays open ..... thats the gamble.

By Glen from Algarve on 04-09-2020 08:56

If you are reporting on Portugals travel corridors to and from the UK, could you please include all of Portugal and it's islands, Madeira and Azores, clarification on them would be handy. I know it's a long way from the Algarve, but it's still Portugal.

By BJR from Madeira on 04-09-2020 10:58

For Gods sake get it right. The there is a travel corridor to England. Scotland and a Wales have closed it. Pathetic reporting.

By Mikey from Algarve on 03-09-2020 07:49

Now Portugal has breathing space to keep Algarve tourism alive- control here has been excellent compared to UK but please shut down night clubs and make bars close at 23h- could make a big difference-tourism doesnt need night clubs or people drinking themselves silly till 1am

By Anthony Foxwell from UK on 03-09-2020 06:30
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