The number of flights between the United Kingdom and Spain increased 400% since July 8 as British holiday-makers took advantage of news rules that mean UK residents returning to England from so-called amber destinations no longer have to observe a quarantine period if they are fully vaccinated.

The data from the Spanish Airlines Association will come as good news for Spain’s tourism industry, which has seen a boost in bookings as British beachgoers scramble to get abroad this summer.EFE