In the wake of Brexit, the Bloc plans to demand cash and pre-approval for European visits, as they are no longer free
From next year, Brits will have to pay €7 per person and pre-register to enter the EU.
When contacted by City A.M. this morning, an EU representative confirmed that all British passengers will be charged a €7 visa fee.
The European Travel and Information and Authorisation Scheme (ETIAS) allows people of 61 non-EU countries to travel to the EU Schengen area without a visa.
The European Commission declared that the UK will join ETIAS in late 2022, requiring Brits to pre-register and pay the €7 tax.
After pre-authorisation, British passport holders can stay in Europe for up to 90 days.
Paying and pre-registering for journeys to all Schengen area states, including Andorra and Monaco, has been confirmed by the European Commission.
Travel to Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Lithuania, Latvia, San Marino, Estonia, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Italy, Greece, Czech Republic, Malta, Monaco, Liechtenstein, Iceland, Norway, Switzerland will require ETIAS.