Britons WILL be able to travel visa free in Europe even in a no deal Brexit

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Britons WILL be able to travel visa free in Europe permanently after Brexit - even in a no deal, all EU leaders agree  EU has agreed to give the UK visa waivers even after a no deal Brexit in March It will allow travel of up to three months around Europe in all Brexit scenarios  If the deal passes, then free movement will effectively continue for two years  

By Tim Sculthorpe, Deputy Political Editor For Mailonline

Published: 10:28 GMT, 1 February 2019 | Updated: 22:33 GMT, 1 February 2019

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British tourists will be able to travel visa free in Europe this summer even if there is a no deal Brexit, EU leaders agreed today.

It will be possible to travel to and around the EU for up to three months without a visa. 

Despite the move, Brussels risked a row when the draft regulation on visa free travel referred to Gibraltar as a British 'colony' - language slapped down by No 10. 

Spain is continuing to use the Brexit process to press its claim to reclaim The Rock, a British territory on its south coast.  

The decision is a major step forward for people who faced uncertainty over holiday bookings amid chaos in Parliament on the Brexit deal. 

With just 56 days to go there was no agreement on how - or even whether - people would be able to enter Europe once Britain leaves the EU. 

Britain has already made a similar commitment for EU travellers wishing to visit the UK after Brexit happens on March 29. 

British tourists will be able to travel visa free in Europe this summer even if there is a no deal Brexit, EU leaders agreed today (pictured is the Eurostar at St Pancras International) 

British tourists will be able to travel visa free in Europe this summer even if there is a no deal Brexit, EU leaders agreed today (pictured is the Eurostar at St Pancras International) 

Despite the move, Brussels risked a row when the draft regulation on visa free travel referred to Gibraltar as a British 'colony' - language slapped down by No 10

Despite the move, Brussels risked a row when the draft regulation on visa free travel referred to Gibraltar as a British 'colony' - language slapped down by No 10

A European Parliament committee backed visa free travel earlier this week and the decision was signed off by EU

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