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43 green and amber list destinations we fly to

Green lists and amber lists tell you where’s safe. Bucket lists tell you where’s next. Currently, we fly to 43 destinations deemed safe for travel, but which will make your list? Here, we give you the brief lowdown on which ones they are and why they deserve some love…

Anguilla
For cool Caribbean rum and reggae.
Status: Green

Antigua and Barbuda
For stand-out sultry beaches and seafood sensations.
Status: Green

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Swap the British weather for Antigua and Barbuda’s beaches

Barbados
A paradise for divers and aqua-fanatics – snorkel alongside two of the world’s rarest sea creatures: hawksbill and leatherback turtles.
Status:
Green

Cayman Islands
For year-round sunshine, mystical crystal caves and footprint-free beaches.
Status: Green

Croatia
A haven for adventure-seekers and culture-cravers alike.
Status: Green 


Germany
Where old-world charm meets a modern urban metropolis.
Status: Green

Gibraltar
Discover the gateway to the Mediterranean.
Status: Green

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Find the light in Gibraltar

Grenada
For an authentic Caribbean experience, the ‘Spice Island’ is bursting with flavoursome delicacies.
Status: 
Green

Iceland
The land of lava rocks, dramatic fjords and majestic mountains.
Status: Green

Madeira
For year-round temperate climate and luscious rainforest trails.
Status: Green


Malta
Home to one of the world’s best preserved prehistoric sites – the Hal Saflieni Hypogeum underground temple.
Status:


Norway
For world-class seafood, lovely locals and wondrous waterfalls.
Status: Green

Romania 
Bucharest has charming monasteries and a vibrant cultural scene.
Status: Green

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Live the simple life in Norway

Turks and Caicos
Voted the Caribbean’s ultimate diving destination.
Status: Green

Albania
For quaint coastal hamlets, and a taste of local raki (strong alcohol aperitif made with grapes and plums).
Status: Amber

Algeria 
For exploring the labyrinthine streets of Algiers’ ancient Casbah – the capital’s celebrated Unesco World Heritage Site.
Status: Amber  


Bahamas
From the hustle and bustle of trendy Nassau to the vast mangroves of Andros.
Status: Amber  

Bahrain
The epicentre of the Gulf’s pearling past.
Status: Amber 

Belgium
Brussels is the capital of Art Nouveau.
Status: Amber 

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Kick back in Canada

Canada
Home to the Canadian Rockies’ gleaming glaciers and craggy peaks.
Status: 
Amber 

Cyprus
For a taste of deliciously moreish meze.
Status: Amber

Czech Republic
Prague is home to the largest castle complex in the world.
Status: Amber 

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Copenhagen is one of Europe’s cycle-friendly capitals

Denmark
Where fairy-tale castles and remote fishing towns are just a bike ride away.
Status:

Travel permitted for double-vaccinated passengers from Wales only

Estonia
For its skyline of gothic-style spires and ancient mediaeval streetscapes.
Status: Amber

Finland
A fusion of wild natural beauty and culinary excellence.
Status: Amber


France
A homage to fromage, romance and fine wine.
Status: Amber

Greece
Home to marvellous monuments and 18 Unesco World Heritage Sites.
Status: Amber 

Guatemala
The dizzying pyramids of Tikal are Guatemala’s most famous tourist drawcard.
Status: Amber

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Feel the love in Paris

Hungary
Budapest is best known for its flamboyant architecture, myriad markets and array of hot springs.
Status: Amber

India
From the snow-dusted peaks of the Himalayas to the sun-splashed beaches of the tropical south.
Status: Amber

Italy
From the north’s icy Alps and glacial lakes to the south’s fiery craters.
Status: Amber

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India’s architecture is second to none

Jamaica
The island of rhythm and sway – delve into the cultural capital of the Caribbean.
Status: 
Amber

Lebanon
Beirut abounds with hipster cafés, trendy underground clubs and blissful beaches.
Status: Amber

Mauritius
Brimming with dramatic volcanic peaks and more than 160km of stunning coastline.
Status: Amber 


Morocco
For epic sunsets, sunrises and stars in the Sahara.
Status:


St Lucia
Perfect for expert beachgoers, history buffs and luxury lovers.
Status: Amber

St Kitts
Home to the colossal Brimstone Hill Fortress and a unique scenic railway that trundles around the coast.
Status: Amber 

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Is photogenic Barcelona on your list?

Spain
Home of Gaudí, brimming with artistic cities and luscious landscapes.
Status:


Sweden
Magnificent mountain vistas, midnight sun and the magical northern lights equal a nature lover’s dream.
Status: Amber 

Switzerland
Heaven for alpinists – explore Europe’s largest mountain range.  
Status: Amber 

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Embrace the green and the good in Switzerland

Ukraine
Kyiv’s eclectic cityscape is a must for architecture lovers.
Status: Amber  

United Arab Emirates
Home to the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa.
Status: Amber 

If you want to find out more about flying to green and amber list destinations with British Airways, check out travel requirements on our map here

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