FULLY vaccinated Brits will not be able to use the NHS app as proof to enter Bulgaria this summer.

The country, which is popular with Brits who head to the Sunny Beach resort, has confirmed that the app will not be accepted.

Brits will have to request a letter from the NHS as proof of both jabs to be able to enter the country.

The FCDO updated the latest rules, which state: "The Bulgarian authorities have stated that only the letter version of the NHS Covid Pass is acceptable as evidence of vaccination.

"The digital app, or a print-out of the app version, does not meet their requirements."

Brits can currently travel to Bulgaria if they are fully vaccinated, without having to take a Covid test or quarantine on arrival.

The country remains on the UK's amber list, however, meaning Brits must quarantine when returning.

Yet the amber list restrictions could be lifted for double-jabbed Brits by August, according to government sources.

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps previously confirmed that the government was hoping to allow Brits who have had both jabs to return to the UK from amber destinations without having to quarantine for 10 days.

While Covid tests will still be required, it is great new for vaccinated Brits wanting to visit holiday hotspots such as Greece, Spain and Portugal which are all on the amber list, but are welcoming UK tourists.

Some countries are only welcoming fully vaccinated Brits, including Malta, Portugal and France, while Spain is also allowing Brits with a negative Covid test.

Malta recently backtracked after saying they wouldn't accept the NHS app, only to confirm that it would be allowed as proof of both jabs.

Madeira will allow Brits with the Indian AstraZeneca jab to enter, although mainland Portugal will not.

Jet2 restarted their flights and holidays last week to green list destinations in Spain and Portugal.

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