If you want to go to Spain and avoid extra restrictions you MUST go by Friday

THE Balearic Islands have opened to Brits today after being added to the green list – but you have just two days until new restrictions are introduced.

Spain has announced that new entry restrictions for Brits will be enforced from Friday.

Brits without both jabs can only head to the Balearics without restrictions until Friday

Brits without both jabs can only head to the Balearics without restrictions until FridayCredit: Reuters

The country was originally one of the only destinations allowing all Brits in without restrictions.

This meant families could head to Spain without needing any Covid tests, vaccinations or proof of antibodies, and didn’t have to quarantine on arrival.

However, it was announced earlier this week that all UK arrivals must now be fully vaccinated or have a negative Covid test.

These new rules will be in place from Friday, so anyone who heads to the Balearic Island which includes Ibiza and Majorca should do so by tomorrow.

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez confirmed that any Brits entering the country will be like the “rest of European citizens” which requires a negative Covid test or to be fully vaccinated, according to local media.

Mr Sánchez explained: “They will be required either a complete vaccination schedule or a negative PCR.”

Spain remains on the UK amber list, excluding the Balearics

Spain remains on the UK amber list, excluding the BalearicsCredit: Reuters

British holidaymakers have started to arrive in Majorca and Ibiza this morning, just hours after the Balearic Islands were added to the UK green list.

The rest of Spain remains on the UK’s amber list which means Brits have to quarantine when returning home.

However, the Canary Islands hope to be added to the green list by July 15.

Other destinations being added to the green list from today include Malta and Madeira.

Other nations turning green today include Barbados, Antigua, Grenada, Dominica, Barbuda, the Cayman Islands and Bermuda.

However, only fully vaccinated Brits can travel to most of them, without having to quarantine.

Not only does Malta require Brits to have both jabs – including anyone over the age of 12 – but they also won’t accept the NHS app as proof of vaccination.

Madeira is one of the few destinations only requiring a negative Covid test without mandatory vaccination.

The island is exempt from Portugal’s new restrictions which is also only allowed vaccinated Brits.

Ryanair has launched a flash sale with £5 flights to green list destinations including Malta and the Balearics.

Virgin Atlantic’s latest sale includes holidays to the Caribbean from just £280pp.

Here is the full list of destinations where you don’t have to quarantine on arrival or when returning to the UK.