Airlines Failed to Provide Refunds During COVID-19 Chaos

The CMA is currently investigating two major airlines over concerns that they may have broken consumer law by not offering refunds to customers who were legally not permitted to travel as a result of Covid-19 lockdowns.

Bookings for UK Holidays Surge: Here’s How to Protect Your Staycation

As a result of the constant changes in travel advice, many Brits have this year opted to enjoy a holiday here in the UK.

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Travel Restrictions: Where Is the Best Place to Get Your Travel Guidance?

Whose travel advice should you listen to when planning a holiday? And how can you make sure that if you do decide to book a summer holiday, that you’re fully protected?

Tighter Restrictions for Brits Visiting France

As of June 1, entry to France is only permitted for EU nationals, French residents, or for those travelling for “compelling” or “essential” reasons.

Government Amended Local Travel Advice – Can My Staycation Still Go Ahead?

The government has amended its travel advice for those living in areas with high rates of the Indian Covid-19 variant.

Spain Holidays: Why Travel Insurance Will Cover the Canaries but Not Mainland Spain?

British travellers are not permitted to enter mainland Spain or the Balearic Islands, unless for essential reasons. However, this advice excludes the Canary Islands.

Local Travel Restrictions Due to Indian Covid Variant – What You Need to Know

The UK government has issued new travel advice for those living in areas affected by the Indian Covid-19 variant. Some countries have also announced flight bans and restrictions for British travellers due to concerns over the new strain.

Spain Re-Opens to British Tourists – But Our Government Says We Can’t Go

The Spanish government has announced that it is officially lifting travel restrictions for British travellers – but Brits who visit the country without an essential reason will not be covered by their insurer.

More Countries to Be Added to “Green” List from June 28

Aviation officials have hinted that an expansion of the current “green” list will arrive in time for the peak summer holiday season.

Can I Travel to A Country on the “Amber” List?

Government departments have not aligned their travel advice which has caused confusion around whether Brits are allowed to travel to a country included on the “amber” traffic light list.

International Travel Resumes for England: Here’s What You Need to Know

The “stay at home” messaging has been lifted and international travel has finally resumed for those living in England, as long as they travel to a destination on the government’s ‘green’ list.

British Holidaymakers Could be Turned Away From “Green List” Portugal

British travellers could be turned away from holidaying in Portugal next week, despite the country being deemed as “green” on the government’s traffic light system. While the UK is set to lift its travel ban from on May 17, allowing British tourists to travel without quarantine restrictions to destinations on the “green” list, the European […]

Affected by GWR and LNER Rail Disruption? Here’s What to Do!

Rail disruption across England, Scotland and Wales is expected to last for the next few days as cracks were detected in some Great Western Railway (GWR) and London North Eastern Railway (LNER) high-speed trains.

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Holiday Destination on Green List? You Still Need Travel Insurance!

Despite some countries being classified as “green”, all travellers are still required to take a PCR test on their return to the UK. Should you fail this test, you need travel insurance to protect you.

Tour Operator Introduces COVID-19 Tests as Part of Holiday Deal

TUI has announced that it will offer all customers travelling to countries on the government’s “green” or “amber” traffic light list the chance to order their pre-departure lateral flow and PCR tests as part of their package holiday.

Government to Give Two Weeks Notice Before Removing Country from Green List

The UK government aims to give holidaymakers at least two weeks’ notice if a country is at risk of being removed from the ‘green’ list.

Concerns Over Differing Foreign Office And Global Travel Taskforce Advice

There is worry that the FCDO could advise against travel to certain destinations despite individual countries being placed on the government’s “green traffic light ” list.

Scottish And Welsh Residents Can Now Enjoy A Staycation!

Travel between Scotland, England, and Wales is now permitted for residents of the three nations. Additionally, holiday rentals, campsites, and other forms of self-contained accommodation can welcome back visitors of the same household.

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