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Bristol Airport’s new advice to passengers as travel rules change for some countries

Bristol Airport has issued advice to passengers amid new travel rules that could require holidaymakers to wear different masks in some countries.

In a message shared with its 27,000 Twitter followers, the airport recommends that visitors check with their designated airline.

The message reads: “Some destinations now require a specific type of face mask for travel.

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“Please make sure you have purchased it before arriving at the airport. We recommend that you regularly check with your airline and the http://GOV.UK website for the latest updates. ”

The Foreign Office has updated its guidelines for several countries as more people begin to travel abroad.

Here is a list of what you need to know:


In order to travel to Greece, you will need to complete a Passenger Tracking Form (PLF) before arriving in the country.

Additionally, you would need one of the following:

  • Evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test, carried out within 72 hours of arrival in Greece; Where
  • Evidence of a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test from an accredited laboratory, carried out within 24 hours of your arrival in Greece

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United States

According to the Foreign Office, most fully vaccinated travelers can enter the country.

They advised UK travelers considering traveling to the United States to familiarize themselves with the new requirements on the CDC’s website before booking travel to the country.

Current US-based visa holders leaving and re-entering the country will need to follow entry requirements for vaccines, with some exceptions, EssexLive reports.

Before boarding a flight to the United States, most passengers – regardless of their vaccination status – must test negative for COVID-19 taken no more than 1 day before travel.

Upon arrival, fully vaccinated travelers:

  • do not have to quarantine
  • It is recommended that you have a viral test within three to five days of arriving in the United States.


Entry into Australia is only available if you are exempt or if you have been granted an individual exemption.

Exempt categories include Australian citizens, permanent residents of Australia, immediate family members of Australian citizens or permanent residents, and (as of December 15) fully immunized eligible visa holders.

Travelers must provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test result within 72 hours of travel and must be provided to your airline upon check-in.

In addition, they must complete a Australia Travel Declaration (ATD) at least 72 hours before departure. The ATD includes a statement about your vaccination status and you will be asked to upload your vaccination certificate.

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