THE Easter holidays are just a month away and many sun-starved Brit families are looking to book a last-minute break.
Most holiday hotspots have relaxed rules on unvaccinated kids entering the county – but some still have strict rules in place banning children who haven't received their jabs.
While very few countries have Covid restrictions for kids aged 11 and below, some still have rules for teens aged between 12 and 17.
We've rounded up the holiday destinations you can travel to with unvaccinated kids this Easter.
Spain is a popular choice for Brits wanting to get some sun, and fortunately, the country lifted its ban on unvaccinated kids last month.
Travellers from the UK aged 12 to 17 can enter Spain by showing proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival,
Children under 12 don't need to take a Covid test.
Additionally, all passengers need to fill out an online Health Control Form, including kids under 12-years-old.
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Portugal scrapped its requirement for pre-arrival Covid tests for vaccinated Brits last month, but rules still remain in place for people who haven't had their jabs.
Unvaccinated kids aged 12 and over need to show proof of a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before entry or a rapid lateral flow test taken within 24 hours before entry to Portugal.
The test must be carried out by a trained healthcare professional – self-administered tests are not accepted.
Alternatively, kids who have tested positive for Covid in the last year can use a recovery certificate to show they've had Covid, as long as it was no less than 11 days and no more than 180 days before travel.
Kids aged 11 and under don't need to take a Covid test to enter Portugal.
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Greece has extended its Covid rules to kids over the aged of five.
All kids aged six and over must show either proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of arriving or a rapid antigen test from an authorised lab, taken within 24 hours of arriving.
Alternatively, kids will be allowed in if they can show a certificate of recovery from Covid.
Children under five don't need to provide a negative test to enter Greece.
All arrivals in Greece on or before March 14 need to complete a Passenger Locator Form, but from March 15 that rule is being scrapped.
In the same move as Greece, Italy has also extended its Covid rules to kids aged six and over.
To enter, unvaccinated kids must show evidence of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival or a negative rapid lateral flow test taken within 48 hours before arriving.
Alternatively, kids who can prove they recovered from Covid in the last six months can enter the country.
All visitors need to complete a Passenger Locator Form with details including travel and personal information.
Children under five don't need to take a Covid test to enter Italy.
While kids don't need to be vaccinated to visit Cyprus, the country does still have strict entry requirements for unvaccinated visitors.
Kids aged 12 and over must have a PCR test within 72 hours of departing for Cyprus or a rapid antigen within 24 hours of departure.
They must also take a PCR test when they arrive in Cyprus, at a cost of between £12 and £15, and isolate in their accommodation until they get the result, which should be within three hours.
Children aged 11 and under are exempt from the testing requirement.
Kids aged 12 and over must show proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before entry or a rapid antigen test taken within 48 hours before entering Turkey.
Kids can also show proof of recovery from Covid to enter, as long as they had the virus within the last six months.
Children aged 11 and under can enter without needing to test.
All passengers aged six and over need to complete the Form for Entry to Turkey within 72 hours of travelling to enter the country.
Kids aged 12 and over must show proof of a negative PCR test or rapid antigen test taken within 72 before arriving in Egypt.
However, passengers arriving specifically from London Heathrow are given extra time and can have their PCR test taken within 96 hours before arriving in Egypt.
Children aged 11 and under are exempt from testing.
All passengers must complete a paper health declaration form on arrival.
Unvaccinated kids aged 12 and over need to show proof of a negative PCR test taken within 48 hours before departure to enter Dubai.
Travellers arriving in Dubai might be required to take another PCR test and will have to isolate while they wait for the result.
Kids aged 11 and under are exempt from testing.
Countries unvaccinated kids can't travel to
There are still three popular holiday destinations that continue to ban unvaccinated kids – which might make it tricky for families to visit during the Easter holidays.
France still has strict rules in place for unvaccinated travellers, including kids aged 12 and over.
All unvaccinated Brits are banned from entry in France unless they have an essential reason for travel.
If they do, they must provide evidence of a negative PCR test taken less than 72 hours before departing or an antigen test taken within 48 hours of departing.
All travellers need to sign a sworn statement confirming they're not suffering from Covid symptoms and haven't been in contact with confirmed cases in the 14 days before travelling.
Children aged under 12 are exempt from all Covid restrictions but must still sign the sworn statement.
Malta also has strict rules for unvaccinated travellers, including mandatory quarantine requirements.
Unvaccinated kids aged 12 and over must show proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival and must then quarantine for 14 days at an officially-designated hotel.
Children aged between five and 11 can travel if they are with a vaccinated parent or guardian and must show evidence of a negative PCR test taken up to 72 hours before arriving.
Kids aged under five don't need to test.
All travellers must complete a Passenger Locator Form before arriving in Malta.
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Kids aged 12 and over may only enter Germany if they are fully vaccinated or can prove an essential reason for travel.
If they can prove an essential reason, they must show proof of a negative PCR test taken within 48 hours before the time of departure of a rapid antigen taken within 48 hours of the time of entry.
Unvaccinated kids aged 11 and under can enter Germany as long as they travel with a fully vaccinated parent.
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