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What happens if you test positive for Covid when on holiday?

What happens if you test positive for Covid when on holiday?
A Traveller in the international arrival area of Heathrow Airpor
International travel is slowly opening up (Picture: EPA)

While the Covid pandemic has put huge restrictions on international travel, some parts are gradually opening up – with countries being rated green, amber or red according to whether or not it’s safe to visit.

Seven more countries – Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Slovakia, Latvia, Romania and Norway – have been added to the green list, meaning that from August 8 those arriving in England from there will not have to self-isolate.

With fully vaccinated travellers from the EU and other European countries and the US now exempt from self-isolation upon arrival in England, foreign trips are starting to look like more of a possibility.

But what happens if you test positive for Covid while you’re away on holiday?

What happens if you test positive for Covid abroad?

What happens if you test positive for Covid on holiday will almost certainly depend on the rules of whatever country you happen to be in.

The Foreign Office website states that if you test positive you should not travel, and should follow the local rules and guidance for positive Covid cases.

You can also contact your nearest consulate, embassy or high commission if you need emergency assistance.

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How long you need to self-isolate for and where following a positive test will depend on the country you are in – as different places have different rules.

While you may be able to self-isolate in your hotel room or accommodation in some places, others may require you to stay in a ‘quarantine hotel’ or other form of accommodation being used for this purpose.

You will also have to extend your stay in the country you are visiting, so you should plan ahead before you leave for any possible delays to your return home, and whether you may need to pay more for staying on for longer.

You should also check what your insurance will cover before jetting off, and whether you will be able to claim for the cost of extending your stay – as well as seeing what medical cover you have should you require hospital treatment as a result of Covid.

Check the Foreign Office website for specific country-by-country advice, including how to access medical care if you need it.

What happens if I test positive for Covid on holiday in the UK?

Someone holding up a PCR Covid test
The rules differ for a positive test in this country (Picture: Getty Images)

If you are on holiday in England and you test positive for Covid, you should notify your accommodation provider immediately, as well as anybody else you are staying or travelling with.

According to Visit England, if you feel well enough to travel, you should leave the place where you are staying as quickly as possible, but only if you are able to use private transport to do this – you should not use public transport to return home.

If you are unable to do this, or you do not feel well enough to travel, you must self-isolate for at least 10 days from when your symptoms started.

You should bear in mind that accommodation providers are not obliged to provide facilities for self-isolation so if you do need to stay on it will be at your expense.

The same rules apply if you are asked to self-isolate as a close contact of a positive case.

These rules apply to England – if you are travelling to Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland you should check what their rules are regarding visitors who test positive before you set off.

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