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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You can fly from Southampton to the Channel Island of Alderney with Aurigny. This is what a trip to Alderney would look like. Photo by Ben Birchall/Glasgow 2014 Ltd via Getty Images
Photo: Ben Birchall/Glasgow 2014 Ltd via Getty Images
Fancy a trip to the south west of France? British Airways runs flights from Southampton to Bergerac. Picture: MEHDI FEDOUACH/AFP via Getty Images
Photo: MEHDI FEDOUACH
You can join Petros the pelican and fly to the island of Mykonos in Greece this October. British Airways operates flights to the island from Southampton Airport. (Photo by Byron Smith/Getty Images)
Photo: Byron Smith
8. Palma (Mallorca)
For sun seekers there is yet another option, with flights to Palma (Mallorca) operating from Southampton Airport. British Airways run the flights. (Photo by JAIME REINA/AFP via Getty Images)
Photo: JAIME REINA