Travel destinations

New Italian travel rules

Dec 7th, 2021 | By

Everybody over the age of twelve visiting Italy (as well as those living in the country) requires a green pass to access many public buildings and transport.

Going to Bulgaria this winter?

Dec 4th, 2021 | By

Bulgaria has introduced new rules for those of us

Going to France?

Nov 30th, 2021 | By

Travelling to Franvce from mid-December requires those fully vaccinated to show that they have had a booster shot

Travelling to Switzerland

Nov 28th, 2021 | By

UK holidaymakers who wish to holiday in Switzerland will need to self-quarantine in Switzerland for 10 days.

Skiing re-starts

Nov 28th, 2021 | By

Will the new ski season see a return to what we like to think of as a “normal” season?

Off to Christmas markets?

Nov 22nd, 2021 | By

You may face restrictions and fewer markets in Europe, but here in the UK there are plenty of them to entice you

Planning on visiting Madeira?

Nov 21st, 2021 | By

You will now have to be tested to enter indoor venues as Madeira returns to what it calls a ‘state of contingency’.

Austria has a lockdown

Nov 14th, 2021 | By
iamge of the winter in Austrian Tyrol

For ten days, Austria has announced it will have a full lockdown for residents who haven’t been fully vaccinated. The Netherlands has something similar as do some states in Germany. Will this approach be replicated elsewhere? It could happen especially in countries like Bulgaria and Romania where vaccination numbers are lower than the EU average. What does this mean for British holidaymakers especially as some of the countries concerned are about to open for the skiing season. It probably means that if you are not
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Off to the USA?

Nov 8th, 2021 | By

If we do see almost full flights to the USA, then it might show a confidence amongst leisure passengers to fly again.

How Thailand is faring

Nov 7th, 2021 | By

Thailand re-opened its border to tourists a week ago

Jordan pays for us to visit

Nov 5th, 2021 | By

The tourist attractions of heritage, beaches and culture are usually enough to attract people to Jordan

Jamaica and British visitors

Nov 2nd, 2021 | By
horse rider on Jamaica Half Moon Beach

Jamaica, its airline partners and tour operators seem pretty convinced that the country will have a strong bounce back this winter.

Caribbean Comeback

Nov 1st, 2021 | By

Forget the budget blues and get the Caribbean hues

Airports with architectural appeal

Oct 31st, 2021 | By

In linking Finnishness to an airport terminal, Finavia seem to have come up with a design that could attract people just to look at the architecture.

Cuba opens for holidaymakers

Oct 29th, 2021 | By

Cuba won’t be fully open as there will be fewer commercial and charter flights than in pre-pandemic days

Don’t come

Oct 27th, 2021 | By

Easter Island, part of Chile, and its 7,000 plus inhabitants don’t want to open up to tourists yet

The forests of Latvia

Oct 24th, 2021 | By

Latvia, for example, has over 50% of the country forested whereas in the UK only 13% of the total land area is forest

US entry rules

Oct 17th, 2021 | By

The USA will open up for fully vaccinated visitors from the UK and Ireland as from November 8th.

Holidays to India re-start

Oct 14th, 2021 | By

Flights and holiday offers to India will be re-starting as from November 15th.

The cats of Kilkenny

Oct 12th, 2021 | By

The Kilkenny Catwalk 2021 art trail opened last weekend and lasts until Easter 2022

For 32, British visits just got easier

Oct 7th, 2021 | By

Late yesterday, the FCDO issued travel advisories for thirty-two destinations saying that we could visit them again.

Australia opens up. Or does it?

Oct 2nd, 2021 | By

Given that the announcement is less than 24 hours old, people should be wary about booking just yet.

An oyster shell, cherry blossom and cypress gin

Oct 1st, 2021 | By

Setouchi isn’t widely known to British travellers but the gin, whisky, sake and an inland sea by which to laze, it deserves to be more popular

Britons return to Greece

Sep 28th, 2021 | By

Visitors from the UK rose only by by a smidge under 50% to 268,000.

Australia to open up for Christmas?

Sep 23rd, 2021 | By

Australia will re-open its borders to international visitor by Christmas says their tourism minister.

Come and visit says the USA

Sep 21st, 2021 | By
Minnie & Micky Mouse

For long haul airlines and tour operators this announcement hase revived confidence.

The Chelsea Flower Show

Sep 20th, 2021 | By

Gardens have had a big appeal for day-trippers and travellers for decades with Chelsea being one of the most famous.

The success of Antigua and Barbuda

Sep 17th, 2021 | By
Antiguan beach

Antigua and Barbuda hasn’t seen a drop in international visitors. It has seen a rise. What other destination can say that?