From today, fully vaccinated people who no longer require a test to get back into the country – unless you are travelling from red list countries.
Then later this month, the rules will ease so you can take a cheaper lateral flow test on Day 2, instead of the more expensive PCR test.
The green list and amber list will also be merged into one list.
If you are thinking of taking advantage of the change in rules to plan an October getaway.
You can see them all in our gallery below. Make sure to click through all the pages!
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Blueislands is currently operating flights to Jersey from Southampton Airport. Fancy an October getaway to the Channel Island? Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images
Photo: David Rogers
Fancy catching some ray this October? You can fly to the Algarve in the south of Portugal, from Southampton Airport. British Airways is operating flights to Faro. Picture: PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP via Getty Images
Photo: PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA
Guernsey is one of the destinations you can fly to from Southampton Airport, with Aurigny airline. This is what could be awaiting you in October. Picture: CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP via Getty Images
Photo: AFP Contributor
You can fly to the Balearic island of Ibiza from Southampton Airport this October half term. British Airways operates the flights. Photo by JAIME REINA / AFP) (Photo by JAIME REINA/AFP via Getty Images
Photo: JAIME REINA