Posts Tagged ‘ FCO ’

Where can we holiday?

Jul 17th, 2020 | By

Not all countries want to see us yet and even if they do, there are obstacles making travel difficult.



FCO says no to cruises

Jul 10th, 2020 | By

I suspect that the advice will stay in place all summer and may be relaxed in September when the major cruise lines start up again.



So much for air bridges

Jul 2nd, 2020 | By

No wonder the travel industry and us holiday makers don’t know if we are coming or going.



Traffic light holidays

Jun 28th, 2020 | By
Time for a trip to Tenerife?

It has been an open secret that the fourteen day quarantine rule was going to be dropped pretty soon in the UK.



Two ministers don’t make a summer

May 14th, 2020 | By

A holiday this summer with no hassle looks like one being just in the UK. And that is always supposing that the four governments allow you to move about



When will we travel again?

Apr 6th, 2020 | By

The new advice is that any travel is advised against for an indeterminate time.



Check what the Foreign Offfice says

Mar 9th, 2020 | By

Because of the coronavirus, governments are responding almost on a daily basis so travellers and holidaymakers about to depart need to look daily at what the FCO



Travellling in 2021?

Feb 12th, 2020 | By
UK passport

Although most arrangements are still unknown, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office have issued advice to travellers to the EU from 1st of January 2021.



Saturday snippets: 11th March 2017

Mar 11th, 2017 | By
Trabant bearing the words I love Berlin

I am back from Berlin. Just. I managed to get out just before the airport security staff strike began. here’s a round-up of some of the week’s happenings



What’s hot: February 2013

Feb 2nd, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month, The Shard and Sri Lanka are hitting the headlines for all the right reasons, but trips to Thailand are in trouble



Gap year medical claims have doubled in two years

Sep 10th, 2012 | By

The average cost of backpacker medical claims has increased from £370 to £750 in last two years



On Our Best Behaviour?

Jul 20th, 2010 | By

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) have released its report on where we required the most assistance from our consuls in the year ending 31st March 2010. Some media have used this as a basis for articles pointing out how badly behaved as visitors we have become. It just looks at the top 20 countries where most consular assistance has been sought. And therein, lies the problem. It doesn’t tell us as travellers, where to avoid. There could be a greater chance of problems in other countries but we can’t tell.



Foreign Office

Sep 28th, 2009 | By

From the website:

“What we do

This is where you’ll find information on all our key roles from supporting British nationals overseas to promoting British business to legalising documents. ”