Posts Tagged ‘ France ’

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?



We are the weakest link

Nov 10th, 2021 | By
iamge of case and perplexed

Travellers are the weak link. They could just say, forget it. I’ll stay at home!



“Surge.” -Overused, possibly, misleading

Aug 10th, 2021 | By

Any travel company representative that had a media microphone stuck in front of them seemed to be saying that their company had received a surge of bookings



Travel review day

Aug 5th, 2021 | By

It will easier to visit more places after the latest announcement. What we don’t know is whether overseas countries will make it easier too.



The importance of double vaccination

Jul 27th, 2021 | By

It is as important to understand the rules of the country to which you are travelling as it us to abide by the rules of your home nation.



What do they know about France?

Jul 17th, 2021 | By

Is the government now saying that they haven’t been telling us the full truth about the efficacy of the vaccines?



No to Britons

Jun 29th, 2021 | By

It is making it difficult for holidaymakers to have any confidence in knowing where to travel



Cutting domestic flights

Apr 14th, 2021 | By

A move by the French Assembly to ban domestic flights under two-and-a-half hours will have an effect if it finally passes into law.



Having a happy Easter

Apr 1st, 2021 | By

A happy Easter will be one where we folow the rules otherwise lockdowns might last even longer.



Overseas summer holidays? It’s a toss-up

Mar 22nd, 2021 | By

Only a few weeks ago I was optimistic that we would have an overseas summer holiday later this year. Now I am not so sure.



Dreaming of travel

Dec 23rd, 2020 | By

If travel restrictions are removed for Easter it might be hard not to bump into an escaping Brit wherever you go in the world!



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.



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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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..



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.



Travelling to France, Malta or the Netherlands?

Aug 15th, 2020 | By

The key thing is to talk to whoever is supplying what you bought.



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



The Louvre re-opens

Jul 8th, 2020 | By

Other museums in Europe and elsewhere are watching how the Louvre deals with the outcome of the pandemic.



This is a key weekend

May 16th, 2020 | By
llansteffan beach

If the weekend remains quiet and uneventful – in almost every way possible – that noose may be on its way to being lifted.



Quarantine-free or not?

May 16th, 2020 | By
iamge of case and perplexed

Last weekend we were told that the French and Irish would not have to undergo quarantine restrictions when they entered the UK. This weekend – who knows!



Summer holidays abroad in 2020?

May 13th, 2020 | By

Even if countries open up to Britons when will the Foreign Office remove its ban?



Why the French?

May 11th, 2020 | By

The thinking could be that a few overseas visitors couldn’t affect UK residents very much as the pandemic is everywhere in our countries.



May: the month of change?

May 1st, 2020 | By

Whatever happens abroad is being closely watched in the UK and Ireland to help decide when we might be able to re-open museums again.



The top places to re-visit

Dec 17th, 2019 | By

I am surprised at some of the names on this list. Some might be thought to be once in a lifetime breaks.



French strikes tomorrow

Dec 4th, 2019 | By

From tomorrow morning there will be a strike which will cover all means of transport to and within France.



Speaking French

Nov 18th, 2019 | By

Research commissioned by Jetcost reveals that the French believe that foreigners visiting their country should be able to speak French.