The first group of travellers required to stay at quarantine hotels have begun arriving in the UK, according to BBC News.
All British and Irish citizens as well as UK residents who arrive in England after being in a high-risk Covid country now have to self-isolate in hotels The list of 33 countries includes Portugal, Brazil and South Africa.
The new regulations which aim to stop Covid variants entering the country, apply to arrivals who have been in one of those places in the past 10 days.
Travellers have to pre-book and pay £1,750 to spend 10 days in government-sanctioned hotels. The cost covers the hotel stay, transport and testing.