Traveling to London and Glasgow during the COVID Pandemic

Traveling to London and Glasgow during the COVID Pandemic

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I visited London and Glasgow for my first international trip since COVID-19. I traveled by train between London and Glasgow.

How did you enter the country?
Air
Any difficulties with your vaccination card when entering the destination?
No.
Was your COVID test result accepted?
Yes.
Did the local government ask for travel or health insurance when you arrived?
No.
Did you experience any challenges with customs, immigration, or the health authorities related to COVID?
No.
Were you selected for a random health check? If so, what was involved and how did it go?
No.
If needed, were COVID tests easy to find and book at your destination?
Yes, they were easy to book online and find in both London and Glasgow.
Did you have any difficulties with testing or receiving your results on time?
No.
Was this destination abnormally crowded or empty?
Both cities had a usual amount of people around.
Did you have to show proof of vaccination on location? For example, when entering restaurants, shops, events, etc.?
No.
Were you required to wear a mask inside restaurants, event spaces, or public transportation? If you were able to choose, did you feel comfortable wearing or not wearing a mask?
In London, you were only required to wear a mask on public transportation (and many people did not). In Glasgow, you were required to wear a mask in public indoor spaces (restaurants, hotel lobby, public transportation) and people did so.
Did the destination adapt physical distancing in day-to-day situations?
No.
Did restaurants, businesses, and public services take COVID-related sanitary precautions that you noticed?
Hand sanitizer was out and available, and employees in businesses wore masks.
Were there additional requirements to travel within the region?
No.
Were most attractions open? Were you able to visit the ones you wanted to attend?
Yes.
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