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Grant Shapps: Quarantine period cut from 14 to five days for travellers and holidaymakers

British holidaymakers returning from high-risk countries will see their quarantine period cut by from 14 days to five, plus a Covid-19 test, from mid December. Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps confirmed the move, which has had a mixed reaction from travel bosses. While many are hoping it will provide a much needed boost to the industry, others highlight that the cost of taking a private test could increase holiday expenses significantly for families. For the latest travel news, follow our liveblog here: Subscribe to The Telegraph on YouTube ► Get the latest headlines: and are websites of The Telegraph, the UK's best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.
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