Fully vaccinated UK travellers will be able to visit the US from November 8.
This will end the blanket ban on foreign travellers from entering the country introduced by then-president Donald Trump in March 2020 due to coronavirus.
The new policy was announced last month, but it was not previously known when in November it would be implemented.
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The lifting of the travel ban is a major boost for the UK's struggling airlines, airports and travel firms.
British Airways chief executive Sean Doyle said: "Nearly 600 days since the introduction of the US travel ban, this is a pivotal moment for the entire travel industry and finally provides the certainty we have so desperately needed.
"We can't wait to welcome our customers back on board and reconnect friends and families across the Atlantic, rebuild US-UK business relationships and reclaim Britain's position as a leader on the global stage."
Here's the latest advice from the Foreign Office for travel advice for USA, Spain, France, Dubai and more
Foreign visitors arriving in the US by air will be required to show proof of vaccination before boarding a flight, and evidence of a recent negative Covid-19 test.
Vaccinations administered in the UK will be accepted by the US.
Travellers who are not fully vaccinated will continue to be prohibited from entering the country.
The Spanish government requires all arrivals to Spain from the UK to present on entry a pre-travel declaration form and one of the following: a negative COVID-19 test; or proof of vaccination.
Spain will accept the UK’s COVID-19 vaccination record.
Your NHS appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
The UK is currently on the French amber list. Entry requirements are different depending on whether you are fully vaccinated or not.
Unvaccinated (or not fully vaccinated) arrivals in France from countries on the French amber list will only be permitted to travel for essential reasons (from the list specified for this category of country). If you are not fully vaccinated, you will need to have an essential reason to travel from France to a country on France’s amber list.
Those who are not fully vaccinated will also need to present the following documents:
Travellers who are not fully vaccinated will need to self-isolate for seven days after arrival, then take another PCR test following this period of self-isolation.
Children aged 12 years old or over who are not fully vaccinated and travelling with a fully vaccinated adult are required to present a negative test result (PCR or antigen). However, they do not need to provide an essential reason for travel, nor do they need to self-isolate on arrival.
Children aged 12 years old or over who are unvaccinated and travelling alone are subject to the same conditions adults who are not fully vaccinated. Children aged 11 years old or younger do not need to present a negative test result to travel.
Travellers who are fully vaccinated do not need an essential reason to travel to France and do not need to self-isolate on arrival. From July 18, fully vaccinated travellers no longer need to present evidence of a negative test result before travel. Fully vaccinated travellers will need to present the following documents:
United Arab Emirates (Dubai):
Residents, tourists and visitors travelling from or through the UK and arriving in Dubai and Abu Dhabi must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test before departure and present the certificate at check in.
These need to be taken no more than 72 hours prior to departure for arrivals to Dubai and no more than 48 hours prior to departure for arrivals to Abu Dhabi.
Travellers arriving in Abu Dhabi will also be required to undertake a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival.
Travellers arriving in Dubai may be required to undertake a further COVID-19 PCR test on arrival and will have to isolate pending the result of the COVID-19 PCR test.
If you travel from the UK and can demonstrate that you are fully vaccinated, you can enter Italy without needing to self-isolate if you also:
If you are not vaccinated, to enter Italy from the UK you must:
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