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.

Category: UK Travel

MPs Urge Government to Unveil Green List

MPs are rumoured to be putting pressure on the government to announce which destinations will be deemed as “green”, and therefore quarantine-free, by May 1.

Malta To Pay Holidaymakers To Encourage Tourism

Malta has introduced a scheme to pay for holidaymakers this summer.

Border Officials Working on New Digital Passport

Border Force officials are working on plans to permit e-gates to automatically check whether someone has the correct documentation to enter the UK.

Travel Insurance For UK-only Cruises

As more tour operators introduce cruises around the UK, some travel insurance providers have started offering cover for UK-only cruise holidays.

Category: UK Travel

Heathrow Warns of Trip Disruption Ahead of Ease in Travel Restrictions

Senior Executives at Heathrow have warned that airports may not be able to cope with queues at border control ahead of the ease in travel restrictions.

Brits Booking Holidays Must Protect Trips As Soon As They Book!

We remind anyone who is booking a holiday in the near future to make sure they protect their trip to prevent any financial loss.

Government Reveals Plans For Foreign Travel

The Global Travel Taskforce has released its initial report on how international travel can resume from May 17, detailing plans for a “traffic light” system that will be rolled out in the coming weeks.

Government Travel Update Leaves Brits Confused

The UK government has left Brits feeling confused over the likelihood of international travel resuming from May 17.

Additional COVID-19 Protection Available to Holidaymakers

Some travel insurers have started offering additional forms of Covid-19 protection in a bid to put the public’s mind at ease.

Brits Spend More on Future Holidays

Brits are spending more money on holidays. Therefore, it is important they protect their trips with cancellation cover that matches the cost of their holiday!

What Is The Likelihood of A Summer Holiday Abroad This Year?

As some popular European holiday destinations, such as Italy and France, currently experience a third wave of Covid-19 infections, thoughts have turned to the likelihood of a holiday abroad this summer.

Government Introduces New Travel Law

Travellers who leave the UK without a valid reason will face a fine of up to £5,000, starting from 29 March until 30 June.

Will the Heathrow Worker Strike Affect Our Much-Longed Foreign Holiday?

Employees at Heathrow Airport have threatened to strike for 23 days, starting from Good Friday (2 April) until April 25.

Category: UK Travel

Covid-19 Vaccine Mandatory for Cruise Holidays

Two major cruise providers have announced that travellers will be required to prove that they have received both doses of the coronavirus vaccine to board the ship.