Spanish vaccine rules Rangers fans must follow as restrictions could change ahead of Europa League final


Rangers fans traveling to Seville remain subject to the Covid-19 vaccine rules upon arrival in Spain.

Tens of thousands of fans are expected in the city for the historic Europa League final on Wednesday.

Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s side will face Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt at the Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan Stadium on Wednesday, May 18.

Spanish restrictions have largely been dropped, but regulations regarding vaccination or recovery status are still in place.

Reports have emerged on social media that Rangers fans have been refused entry into the country upon arrival due to failure to meet the criteria.

Here’s everything you need to know before you travel.

If you are fully vaccinated

Fully vaccinated travelers can enter Spain without the need for quarantine or Covid-19 testing.

But you must be able to show proof of vaccination.

Spanish rules define “fully vaccinated” as having received both doses of a two-dose vaccine or a single dose of a single-shot vaccine in the last 270 days.

Also, the rules required that 14 days had passed since you completed your vaccination course.

If more than 270 days have passed since you finished your vaccination, proof of a booster dose is required.

14 days need not have passed since you received your reminder and there is no expiration date.

Spain accepts the NHS Scotland Covid Status app as proof of vaccination, along with the other UK equivalents.

Fully vaccinated travelers do not need to complete the Spanish Travel Health Check form.

If you are not fully vaccinated

If you have not received a full dose of the Covid-19 vaccine or your vaccination card is no longer valid, Spain remains open to people who can prove they have recovered from the virus within the past six months. month.

Travelers from the UK can present valid proof of recovery via the NHS app or via a certificate issued by a competent health authority.

At least 11 days must have passed since your last positive Covid-19 test for the proof to be accepted.

Rules for children

Children under 12 are not subject to any screening before or upon arrival in Spain.

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Children between the ages of 12 and 17, even if not vaccinated, can enter by presenting proof of a negative PCR test within the last 72 hours.

Rules Review

Spain’s current rules are set to be reviewed on Sunday May 15, but there is no guarantee that the current restrictions will be removed.


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