By Euronews Travel

Most countries have travel restrictions in place in a bid to control the spread of COVID-19.

The latest big changes include:

  • Full lockdown has been reinforced in Austria, meaning a complete ban on entry for tourists.
  • There has been a spike in cases in Germany, The Netherlands and Belgium leading to increased restrictions.
  • Some Christmas market have been cancelled in Germany.
  • Czech Republic has dropped its self-isolation rules for all travellers, but proof of vaccination is needed to enter restaurants.
  • All countries have been taken off the UK’s red list, though the quarantine category remains in place if needed, and antigen tests are now accepted for day 2 testing.
  • Moldova has extended its state of emergency until at least the end of the month, with private events still banned. Read more on