Up to three households will be allowed to come together during a five-day period between 23 and 27 December, but people are being urged to be cautious and to keep their 'Christmas bubbles' as small as possible. Up to three households can form an exclusive 'Christmas bubble' Households can only be in one Christmas bubble and bubbles can't be changed or extended once they've been formed People can travel between the UK nations to meet their Christmas bubble between 23 and 27 December those going to and from Northern Ireland can travel between the 22 and 28 Christmas bubbles can only meet in private homes or gardens, places of worship, or public outdoor spaces Overnight stays at each other's households are also allowed People can granny personal ads in united kingdom meeting friends or family members who aren't in their Christmas bubble - but this depends on the local rules where they live Children under 18, whose parents don't live together, may be part of both parents' Christmas bubbles A t statement issued by the four UK governments said: "This cannot be a 'normal' Christmas.
The groupings must be "exclusive", meaning people can't get together with family or friends from more than two other households. What are the coronavirus rules for Christmas? But persoal we approach the festive period, we have been working closely together to find a way for family and friends to see each other, even if it is for a short time, and recognising that it must be both limited and cautious.
They're being encouraged to still consider different ways of keeping in touch such as "the use of technology or meeting outside". The statement added: "Even where it is within the rules, meeting with friends and family over Christmas will be a personal judgement for individuals to take, mindful of the risks to themselves and others, particularly those who are vulnerable.
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