PCR Tests are now required for arrivals to the UK, how have the rules changed?

Just when restrictions for international travel were beginning to ease, the government announced that as of 4.00am (GMT) on Tuesday 7th December 2021 all travellers over the age of 12 will need a negative PCR or lateral flow test to enter the UK.

Will Sunshine Saturday go ahead?

Travel agents and tour operators are inundated with bookings on the first weekend of January, as many look to grab themselves a bargain in the sales.

PCR Tests, Self-Isolation, and Extended Red List: What Travellers Need to Know

The UK government has reintroduced the need for anyone arriving in the UK to take a PCR and self-isolate until a negative test result arrives. It has also extended the traffic light “red list” to apply to arrivals from 10 southern African nations. The new rules come as UK officials investigate whether the new Omicron variant, first detected in South Africa, poses a threat to British citizens.

New Covid-19 Omicron Variant, How Will It Affect Your Travel Plans?

Travel bans have been implemented across the world as a result of a new, and potentially highly infectious, Covid-19 variant.

Lockdown this winter? What this could mean for travel plans

England has been out of lockdown for a considerable amount of time now and more people than ever are keen to travel abroad to make up for lost time…

Essential Steps When Booking a Holiday

If you’re planning a break in the near future, make sure you plan ahead, keep up-to-date with the latest government advice, and protect your trip with suitable travel insurance.

Everything you need to know about covid tests for travel

With rules constantly changing and medical lingo to contend with it can be difficult to understand which covid test is required for your trip.

Did COVID-19 Cancel Your Holiday? Have You Accepted A Refund Credit Note?

British holidaymakers with unused ‘Refund Credit Note’ vouchers are urged to use these before they lose financial protection.

Extra Travel Restrictions To Austria As Covid-19 Cases Rise

With Covid-19 cases surging across Europe, Austria has introduced harsh measures to reduce the spread of the virus.

Alcohol at The Airport: How Much Is Too Much?

A group of women have gone viral on social media after being filmed handing out shots of Malibu and Vodka at airport security. But do you know your limits when it comes to travelling with alcohol?

Heathrow Airport Affected by System Glitch, Again

Travellers at Heathrow Airport have been caught up in hour-long queues again after a system glitch caused all e-gates to stop working.

What Happens If My PCR Test Doesn’t Arrive In Time?

What options do you have if your results do not arrive in time and what steps can you take to avoid this happening?

Five Top Christmas Markets in the UK 2021

Christmas is literally just around the corner and, with the majority of Christmas Markets opening this month you better get your skates on if you want to make the most of the festivities. To make the decision process a little easier for you, we have found the top five Christmas Markets in the UK for 2021.

Category: UK Travel

FCDO Urges Travellers To Check NHS Pass Date

The FCDO has updated its travel advice, urging British travellers to make sure any PDF paper versions of their NHS COVID Pass are dated from November 1st onwards.

What Does The EES Mean For Travellers?

The European Union’s (EU) long-awaited Entry/Exit System (EES) could cause severe delays for UK passengers. Find out how to protect your trip here.

How To Protect Your UK Trip From Travel Disruption

Some UK-specific policies allow travellers to claim for a benefit of up to £500 if the arrival to their trip destination is delayed.

Air Passenger Duty Fees Increase: What This Means For You

Passengers travelling for long-haul flights will see an increase of £91 for economy class tickets. Business class and premium economy seats will double this amount.

COVID: The Ultimate Guide

The world is starting to open again and there has been a surge in holiday bookings but, with ever-changing rules, additional tests and contradicting advice how can you make sure your holiday is protected against COVID?