Switzerland Placed on UK Quarantine List. Hundreds of British guests put in quarantine over the new, more infectious variant of the coronavirus have fled the Swiss ski resort of Verbier, with some reemerging in … Those that break the rule could be fined 10,000 Swiss Francs (£8,400). Switzerland is set to become the next European country to be subject to quarantine measures by all four nations of the UK. Travellers from UK will no longer be required to quarantine on arrival. To enter Switzerland from the UK or South Africa passengers will need to be Swiss citizens (incl. Austria and France are already on the list, plus all the countries in the Pyrenees. Upon arrival they will need to quarantine for 10 days. Quarantine Chaos for UK Skiers In or Heading to Switzerland “All persons who have entered Switzerland from these two countries since December 14th must go into quarantine for 10 days,” the Federal Council of Switzerland said in a statement last Sunday. The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) currently advises British nationals against all but essential international travel. Last modified on August 29th, 2020. Hundreds of UK tourists fled the upmarket Swiss ski resort of Verbier in a cloak-and-dagger operation this week, breaking quarantine rules put in place to … It is the latest alpine country where people need to isolate for 14-days on return to the UK . Over 200 UK Tourists Abandon Quarantine at Ski Resorts in Switzerland Switzerland issued a retroactive quarantine order after a new variant of coronavirus was discovered in the UK. Switzerland has imposed a ten-day retrospective quarantine and general entry ban on visitors from the UK and South Africa. Switzerland was added on Thursday to the growing list of countries from which travellers coming into the United Kingdom will need to quarantine. A seven-day rate of 20 Covid … 27th August 2020 | James Cove, Switzerland. Liechtenstein), hold a Swiss residence permit or Swiss type D visa or hold a ‘laisser passer’ issued by a Swiss representation. PlanetSKI reports from Switzerland. British tourists fled the Swiss ski resort of Verbier "clandestinely" under cover of darkness rather than submit to a new quarantine imposed on UK visitors, a local official said on Monday. Switzerland has also introduced a general entry ban for all foreign nationals seeking to enter Switzerland from the UK. Quarantine: Switzerland looks all but certain to be the next travel destination added to the UK’s no-go list ... “it is difficult to see how the UK … All persons who have entered Switzerland from the UK since 14 December must go into quarantine for 10 days. Switzerland has been added to the UK travel corridor list, the Government has confirmed.