The Spanish tourist industry is set to be hit again by the announcement that the UK government is reimposing quarantine regulations on arrivals to the UK from Spain effective midnight tonight.
The bombshell news is being reported by the Press Association, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Times.
The FCO has issued a bulletin advising against all non essential travel to mainland Spain.
The Canary and Balearic Islands are not affected by the travel advice.
The travel giant TUI has also announced the cancelation of all packages and flights from the UK to Spain.
The move comes as Spain has seen a surge of cases throughout the country recording 970 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours.
The French government has advised against travel to Catalonia as some 4 million people face lockdown recommendations from the regional authorities.
Norway has also added Spain to it´s list of countries where a 10 day quarantine rule is applied.
Thousands of UK holidaymakers are presently in the country and new arrivals face having to make the difficult decision as to whether to continue with their travel plans or cancel holidays.
The Spanish Health ministry has been reported as saying that the country could be dealing with a second coronavirus wave far sooner than expected.
To date Spain has seen 319,501 registered Covid-19 cases with 28,432 fatalities whilst the UK has 298,681 cases and 45,738 deaths.