In a boost to holidaymakers France could re-join the amber list in weeks while Spain is not expected to move into the punishing ‘amber plus’ category.
Travellers from amber listed countries can skip isolating at home for 10 days if they have been given two doses of a vaccine.
But ministers removed the exemption for France amid concerns over the Beta variant, creating what has been termed an “amber plus” designation on the traffic light system for foreign travel.
There has also been speculation that Greece and Spain could face the same measures as France, though the Government has not confirmed this.
Whitehall insiders have…