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Britons urgency home in rejsekaos in order to avoid quarantine

Tens of thousands of british tourists have cut short their vacation and have hastened home to the Uk.

It happens to avoid having two weeks of quarantine - a new rule that came into force early on Saturday morning.

It has got a large number of britons to pay extra to get the last seats on planes, trains, and ferries, so they could be home before the rule came into force. It writes the news agency dpa.

Anyone who arrives to the Uk from France, Malta, the Netherlands, Monaco or the caribbean islands Aruba, or Turks and Caicos islands, be quarantined, if they have arrived after the Saturday morning at 04.00 local time.

Britain's sudden demand on the flights home have got the price on some tickets to rise six fold of the normal price, writes dpa.

the british government gave The message about the new quarantine regulations on Thursday evening.

In the time that followed after the announcement, tried no fewer than 12,000 people to book a ticket for the ferry from Calais in France to Dover in the south of England.

It was stated by a spokesman for ferry operator P&O Ferries, which sails on the route.

the Company behind the Eurotunnel train service between France and the united kingdom had Friday ask people to leave to get to the station, if they have not had a ticket.

Eurotunnel informs to the tv station BBC, that there has been extra pressure on the trains up to the deadline on Saturday at 04.00. On a day in total 30,000 passengers crossed the channel and travelled by train home from France.

Eurotunnel had to quickly open 22 additional flights in order to be able to get the many britons home, writes the BBC in its liveblog.

A group of bulkheads chartered a French fishing boat that sailed them across the channel, so they arrived at 03.50 - ten minutes before the deadline expired, writes the BBC.

After Spain, France is the most popular holiday destination among brits.

Hundreds of thousands of britons are believed at present to be on vacation in one of the countries that are covered by the new rules. It means that they need to in two week quarantine when they come home.

The new uk quarantine regulations are introduced in line with the number of new smittetilfælde has increased in the countries concerned.

But also in the united kingdom increases the number of new infections. Saturday, say health authorities, to 1012 people have been diagnosed with the infection within the past day.

This is Saturday, the fifth day in a row with over a thousand new smittetilfælde in the Uk.

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