Turkey and coronavirus: Is Turkey going on the UK quarantine list? Is it safe to travel to?
28 August 2020, 11:13 | Updated: 2 September 2020, 15:24
Turkey has become a holiday hotspot in summer 2020 but is it safe? And do you have to quarantine when you come back to the UK? Coronavirus and Turkey latest news here.
Holidays to Turkey have become popular following the coronavirus pandemic as they become one of the UK’s airbridges - but is Turkey safe to travel to amid the outbreak? And is Turkey on the quarantine list?
So does Turkey have quarantine rules? Do you have to isolate when you get back from Turkey to the UK? Here’s all the latest Turkey and coronavirus news:
Is Turkey safe to go on holiday?
In terms of coronavirus, the UK Government has deemed Turkey safe to travel to with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office making it exempt from the advice against all but non-essential travel.
However, there are areas of Turkey where only essential travel is advised including areas within 10km of the border of Syria.
Head to gov.uk for more information.
Is Turkey on the UK quarantine list?
At the moment, holidaymakers are free to travel home to the UK and not self-isolate.
However, it is advised that you do keep note of all the latest updates.
What are Turkey’s quarantine and coronavirus rules?
Upon arrival into Turkey, you will be subject to a medical evaluation for coronavirus symptoms.