CAA Extends Refund Credit Note Deadline

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The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has recently announced that it will extend ATOL protection for any new Refund Credit Notes (RCNs) issued up until the end of March.

Spanish Minister Insists Summer Holidays Will Go Ahead

Spain’s tourism minister has given Brits hope that a summer holiday could well be on the cards after revealing that its priority in 2021 is to reactivate tourism and resume safe mobility.

Saga Makes Covid-19 Vaccine Mandatory for Holidays

Saga has recently announced that anyone going on a Saga holiday or cruise in 2021 must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Booking A Holiday During Lockdown? Check Out Our Must-Read Advice!

We urge anyone considering a future trip to make sure they book with a holiday provider that offers a full refund or has flexible terms and conditions, should the trip not go ahead.

Indemnity: My Travel Insurer Won’t Provide Cash Refund

Here we explain why travel insurers won’t provide a cash refund for a cancelled holiday if a voucher or credit note has been offered by the holiday provider.

Category: UK Travel

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5 holiday scams and how to avoid them

Summer is upon us; despite the dismal weather we appear to have been graced with recently. With the UK expecting yet more rainfall over the next few days…

  

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UK Covid Testing Scheme Postponed

The UK government’s pre-departure Covid-19 testing scheme was due to come into force on Friday 15 January. However, the new requirement has been pushed back until Monday 18 January.

Category: International Travel

Brexit: Can We Still Take Our Teabags on Holiday?

Britain officially separated from the EU on 31 December 2020, and therefore must now obey EU rules when it comes to entry requirements, including entering with certain foods.

Category: Lifestyle, Medical
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Dubai Removed from Travel Corridor

The government has removed Dubai from its travel corridor list following an increasing number of positive Covid-19 cases identified in passengers who have flown into the UK from Dubai since the New Year.

Category: International Travel

Covid Test to Enter UK: Here’s What You Need to Know

On January 8, 2021, the UK government announced a toughening of border restrictions and introduced a new entry requirement for travellers arriving in the UK.

Category: International Travel
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Lockdown 3: Can I Still Travel Abroad?

As England and Scotland enter another lockdown, we explore whether British residents can still travel abroad.

Category: International Travel, UK Travel

Sunshine Saturday Holiday Deals

As the year draws to an end and we begin to wind down for a much quieter Christmas, many of us will be itching to bag ourselves a bargain holiday for 2021 in the New Year sales.

Category: International Travel

Brexit advice for holidaymakers

For now, Britain remains part of the EU. On October 28th 2019, EU leaders agreed to extend Brexit until January 31st 2020.

Category: Lifestyle

Tier 4 Travel Restrictions: My Holiday Has Been Affected

On Saturday, December 19, Boris Johnson placed a number of regions in the South-east under Tier 4 restrictions, meaning they are no longer able to travel out of their region or abroad. On the back of this, several countries have banned UK residents from entering their country over fears of spreading the new strain of the virus.

Category: International Travel
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Travel Insurance Is Not Private Healthcare: We Explain the Differences Between Health Insurance and Travel Insurance

Here we explain the differences between health insurance and travel insurance.

Category: Medical

 

Travel Insurance Is Not Private Healthcare: We Explain the Differences Between Health Insurance and Travel Insurance

Here we explain the differences between health insurance and travel insurance.

Category: Medical

Will Brits Be Banned from Countries in the EU?

Recent news articles have implied that British holidaymakers could be banned from entering the EU after the Brexit transition period ends on December 31, 2020.

Category: International Travel

Planning A Trip Over The Christmas Period? Please Consider This One Thing!

If you’re planning to escape the UK for some winter sun this Christmas, you should probably read this first!

Category: International Travel

Can I Still Go on Holiday to The Canary Islands?

The UK government has removed the Canary Islands from its travel corridor list. However, the Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office (FCDO) has not advised against travel to the Islands.

Category: International Travel

Brexit: The Ultimate Guide

On January 31, 2020, the UK left the European Union (EU) and entered an 11-month negotiation period, known as the ‘transition period’. During these months, all existing agreements remained in place while government officials work with EU members to negotiate agreements on travel, trade, and the regulation of medicine ahead of when transition period ends on December 31, 2020.

Category: International Travel

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Parents advised children must have MMR injection before travelling to Europe

Following an outbreak of measles in Europe, parents are being advised by Public Health England to ensure children are up to date with their MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccination before travelling.