Kuoni Tumlare New : Scotland

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Scotland - Covid-19 regulations:

Overview

Scotland moved to phase 3 of lifting lockdown restrictions on 10 July – the tourism sector and indoor hospitality have been able to reopen since 15 July. Face masks are compulsory for those using public transport, including taxis. Wearing face coverings is mandatory in shops. Some sectors will have exemptions from the 2m social distancing rules, such as on public transportation or in retail settings.

Sources:
www.gov.scot.
www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk.
Last updated: 27th July 2020

National movement

No restrictions on distance.

Cross-borders

The Scottish government has announced an exemption from the 14-day quarantine requirement for travellers arriving in Scotland from a list of 57 overseas destinations with similar or lower levels of COVID-19 infection than Scotland, plus the 14 UK overseas territories. The two countries currently excluded from Scotland’s exemption list (but included for England and Wales) were Spain and Serbia.

Airports

At Edinburgh Airport, they have:
- Displayed information throughout the airport, from posters to digital screens and leaflets.
- Provided hand sanitiser dispensers across the airport, including in the Security Hall, on airport coaches and in staff offices.
- Enhanced their cleaning procedures which were already thorough and robust.
- Disseminated information and guidance to all staff and third partners on the situation.

Public Transport

Only travel if essential. Operating with a reduced service.

Taxi

Can be used as no guidance given. But only for essential travel.

Guides / Assistants

No regulations decided. Due to lock down this is not classed as essential and is not permitted.

Coaches

Still not permitted.

Rail / Cable Cars

Trains are running on a reduced service. Practice social distancing during your journey, keeping at least two rows apart from other passengers onboard in Standard and one row in First Class. Face coverings should be used on our trains. There will be no onboard catering.

Shops

Reopening since 13JUL

Restaurants

A gradual reopening of drive-through food outlets and takeaways will take place, but associated cafes will not reopen at this stage.

Hotels

Reopening since 15JUL

Attractions

Reopening since 15JUL

Events

Many events have been postponed or cancelled. You are only permitted to meet with 1 other household outside your own.