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Airport COVID-19 testing

Oct 21st, 2020 | By

Passengers could pay the money across and find they will still not gain entry.



Weekly holiday review: 16th October 2020

Oct 16th, 2020 | By

This will be the last weekly update on holiday possibilities just because it is looks irrelevant for the foreseeable future.



Art Fund Museum of the Year 2020

Oct 14th, 2020 | By

The annual prize has been a muted affair this year with probably very few people even aware that it was still running.



Weekly holiday review: 9th October 2020

Oct 9th, 2020 | By
the harbour in Kyrenia

Following is news from some destinations Britons and Irish visit Cyprus – The authorities in the north of Cyprus are allowing arrivals from the UK. You must show a negative COVID-19 PCR test result (done between 0 – 120 hours prior to the time of the flight) on arrival. You must then enter authority-assigned quarantine facilities for 7 days. A second PCR test will be carried out at the end of the quarantine period. All travellers should be aware that if other passengers on your
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Worth saving?

Oct 4th, 2020 | By

There are thousands of Victorian buildings, and thousands more of buildings from previous times but are they worth saving?



Weekly holiday review – 2nd October 2020

Oct 2nd, 2020 | By

Poland and Turkey are now off-limits. But Scottish residents won’t have to quarantine on return from the Azores and Madeira



Weekly holiday review – 25th September 2020

Sep 25th, 2020 | By
Windsor Bridge in Gibraltar

This week, Curacao, Denmark, Iceland and Slovakia have been added to the list of countries where quarantine restrictions will be applied on our return..



Zero-emission aircraft

Sep 24th, 2020 | By

This is probably one of the most opportune of times to alter the way we travel and hydrogen powered travel might be the shake-up the industry needs.



No October half-term holidays?

Sep 23rd, 2020 | By

Tthe four announcements that were made yesterday might also affect domestic tourism.



Weekly holiday review: 18th September 2020

Sep 18th, 2020 | By

Seven countries have been added to the list to which Irish reidents can visit. The UK has added teo but taken another two off.



Ireland: locked up like North Korea

Sep 16th, 2020 | By

That was the colourful language used by Ryanair to describe the Irish government’s attitude to opening up the travel and tourism industry.



Weekly holiday review 11th September 2020

Sep 11th, 2020 | By

The good news is that Sweden has been taken off the quarantine list so you can now travel there without the need to self-isolate



Join the Great British September Clean

Sep 10th, 2020 | By

Although more than 680,000 people have volunteered, these and the local bodies that have been set up would always welcome a few more volunteers



Weekly holiday review 4th September 2020

Sep 4th, 2020 | By

If you thought that quarantine restrictions were confused last week, then this week they are mired in disagreement between the four nations.



Weekly holiday review 28th August 2020

Aug 28th, 2020 | By

The main news this week is that “don’t fly” recommendations have been introduced for the Czech Republic, Jamaica and Switzerland.



Ocean cruising delayed again

Aug 27th, 2020 | By

What is concerning cruise companies is the speed with which some countries have virtually blocked travel to other destinations by imposing “don’t fly” notices.



Weekly holiday review 21st August 2020

Aug 21st, 2020 | By

The good is that UK tourists will no longer need to quarantine after holidaying in Portugal.



Stricter controls at Machu Picchu

Aug 17th, 2020 | By

The opening date has been postponed again but this time no future date has been suggested.



Weekly holiday review 14th August 2020

Aug 14th, 2020 | By

The big news of the week, as if I need to tell you, is that as of 4am tomorrow, you will need to go into a 14-day quarantine on returning from France, Malta and the Netherlands and the Turks & Caicos Islands.



Is 30 hours enough?

Aug 14th, 2020 | By

The government argument is that when there is sufficient evidence to remove a destination from the green list it should be done speedily



Weekly holiday review 7th August 2020

Aug 7th, 2020 | By

Our weekly catch up of how the virus is affecting countries we can visit



To Australia in five hours

Aug 6th, 2020 | By

If it looks like a race to see which plane flies first both companies would probably deny the fact. But underneath, it is!



On the first weekend in August…

Aug 3rd, 2020 | By
North wales landscape

Judging by the reports of the first weekend business in August, there will be a holiday season this August after all



Weekly holiday review 31st July 2020

Jul 31st, 2020 | By

As we foretold earlier this week, each Friday for the next few weeks Just about Travel will look at some favourite holiday destinations overseas. The purpose is to see whether the number of cases of COVID-19 is increasing and thus might be liable to being placed on the UK government’s “don’t travel” list. The measure we are using is the 14-day cumulative number of COVID-19 cases per 100 000 as revealed by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control website (https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/cases-2019-ncov-eueea. We could talk
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Spanish travel rules change again

Jul 28th, 2020 | By
Lanzarote

Now all travellers from Spain must self-quarantine, the Canaries and Balearics included.



Awaiting a new passport?

Jul 26th, 2020 | By
UK passport

What it has said is that those people who are travelling in the next fortnight or so will be treated more quickly than those whose travel plans are further ahead.



The returning traveller

Jul 23rd, 2020 | By

One of the reasons why bookings are not greater may be a concern of either catching the virus abroad or of he hassles upon their return.



Ireland’s green list

Jul 22nd, 2020 | By
Aphrodite Rock in Cyprus

The advice from the medics is that there should only be essential travel. that advice will be heeded because there is no easy way to visit some!