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Another day, another rule

Nov 27th, 2021 | By

All travellers coming into the UK must take a PCR test by the end of the second day after their arrival



Paper proof of your COVID status

Nov 3rd, 2021 | By

If like me you have a letter from the NHS confirming you have been double jabbed, check the date. If the paper version is before November 1st you might want to get an updated version unless you also have an electronic NHS COVID-passport as well. The reason? Because some countries will only accept paper letters which are dated on or after November 1st 2021. These letters can be scanned; previous ones could not. As a result, Germany, Greece, Italy and Lithuania for example will only
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Pandaw sinks

Oct 30th, 2021 | By

Pandaw had a great reputation for customer service and looking after its customers.



The red list goes in all but name

Oct 29th, 2021 | By

More symbolic than practical, this removal red list countries this move will be seen by the industry as a confidence restorer.



What’s in the budget for travellers

Oct 28th, 2021 | By

On the face of it, for the travelling public there wasn’t a great deal of news in the budget.



Will others follow Morocco?

Oct 22nd, 2021 | By

If Morocco has taken this action will others follow as they see increasing cases of COVID-18 in the UK?



Lateral flow tests will do

Oct 15th, 2021 | By

Last night Grant Shapps, announced that as from October 24th, returning travellers can take a lateral flow test instead of a PCR one.



Here’s the shortlist

Oct 10th, 2021 | By

Just eight candidates remain in the race to see which will be UK Capital of Culture 2025.



The FCDO adds 51 countries for travel

Oct 9th, 2021 | By

Yesterday, the FCDO gave another boost to overseas travel by dropping its objections to us visiting 51 countries.



Only seven countries are on the red list

Oct 8th, 2021 | By

Needless to say the travel industry is delighted.



Remember duty free shopping?

Oct 5th, 2021 | By

The next thing we might see is the return of the “booze cruise”



Travel changes start

Oct 4th, 2021 | By
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From today some new travel rules come into force.



Long-haul winter sun holidays

Sep 29th, 2021 | By

Egypt, the Maldives and Sri Lanka are back on the list of potential winter sun destinations for holidaymakers.



World Rivers Day

Sep 25th, 2021 | By

When things do return to normal will those same people walk the riverbanks and appreciate what they have on their doorstep?



Canada – tourism is a discretionary reason

Sep 24th, 2021 | By

Canada is open for international visitors



Hiolidaying again in Italy

Sep 19th, 2021 | By

Fully-vaccinated Britons arriving in Italy will no longer have to quarantine for five days upon arrival.



Hoilidaying abroad just got rosier!

Sep 18th, 2021 | By

Grant Shapps has announced that the traffic light system is to be dumped and at the same time he has removed some countries from red.



What is Lumo?

Sep 11th, 2021 | By

People will use Lumo because of the price and the convenience of travelling straight from one city centre to another.



Gatwick plans for the future

Sep 9th, 2021 | By

Today, Gatwick Airport launches a public consultation on a proposal to bring its existing northern runway into routine use alongside its main runway.



Easing travel rules

Sep 2nd, 2021 | By

Portugal, Oman and Italy have all recently elaxed their entry rules for travellers.



Where we spent the bank holiday

Aug 31st, 2021 | By

It looks as those this year’s holiday period has a long tail and will extend well into the Autumn.



Forget Thailand and Montenegro

Aug 26th, 2021 | By

The announced changes won’t please the travel industry



Don’t visit Cornwall unless…

Aug 25th, 2021 | By

He also asked people to test themselves for Covid-19 before arriving in Cornwall.



UK City of Culture 2025

Aug 23rd, 2021 | By

The initial list of entrants for the UK City of Culture was announced last week.



IATA Travel Pass success

Aug 21st, 2021 | By

Having a single source electronic document that is trusted worldwide will make travelling easier.



Full vaccinations to be the norm?

Aug 11th, 2021 | By

It could be that before holidaying in summer 2022, a booster jab will be a standard requirement.



Pay £6 and you can visit the EU

Aug 8th, 2021 | By
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Will it affect the numbers of Britons travelling to the EU? Probably not.



A covid charge might come

Aug 1st, 2021 | By

Thankfully, in Europe, we don’t have Frontier Airlines.