UK passport holders will not need a visa for short stays in Europe following Brexit, the European Parliament has confirmed.

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Brussels has approved legal changes to ensure UK passport holders can make visa-free visits to the EU for short stays after Brexit – even in the event of a no-deal exit.

The European Commission announced in November that if the UK left the EU without a deal, UK citizens would still be able to travel to the EU for up to 90 days within a 180-day period, without needing a visa.

Thursdays vote of the full European Parliament is the last stage in approving the necessary legislation.

Abta chief executive Mark Tanzer said: “Todays vote provides absolute certainty that UK holidaymakers and business travellers will be able to travel visa-free to Europe, deal or no deal.

“It follows on from the confirmation a few weeks ago that flights will continue to operate, even in a no deal. This means that two of the most important concerns for UK tourists and business travellers visiting the EU have been addressed and will provide a further boost to confidence about travel to the EU after Brexit.

“While it is encouraging that these issues have been addressed, securing a deal is very much the preferredRead More – Source

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