Posts Tagged ‘ UK ’

There should be summer holidays

Feb 22nd, 2021 | By

The fourth step which is scheduled to commence around the 21st June is a lifting of international travel restrictions.



An Anglo-Greek travel corridor?

Feb 21st, 2021 | By

It has been confirmed that the Greek and UK governments have been talking about a travel bubble or corridor between the two nations.



Enforced hotel quarantine

Jan 27th, 2021 | By

The Home Secretary, Priti Patel, said today is that people returning from 22 countries will go into hotels and pay themselves for their quarantine.



Planning on an Irish trip? Get a PCR test first.

Jan 6th, 2021 | By

Until vaccination uptake is widespread in countries it looks as though PCR testing is going to be the litmus test of whether you can travel or not.



Christmas breaks disappear

Dec 19th, 2020 | By

The announcements tonight by three of the four UK governments have ended hopes for many people of a Christmas break.



Forget autumn breaks

Oct 20th, 2020 | By

With the resurgence of COVID-19 cases, half-term and autumn breaks seem off the agenda.



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.



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



Could the UK be placed on more red lists?

Sep 7th, 2020 | By

So far British holidaymakers have really only been considering the rules imposed by the UK and the devolved nations. We need to start watching the reactions of other countries to what is happening in the UK.



The dis-United Kingdom

Sep 6th, 2020 | By

All politicians have claimed that they are acting on medical advice yet the interpretation was so different.



Close a country or a region?

Aug 5th, 2020 | By

Both Spain and Portugal have expressed annoyance due to British advice against visiting both countries.



Portugal misses out

Jul 5th, 2020 | By

Just what does Portugal have to do to get British politicians and medics to say we can holiday there?



It’s the list we’ve been waiting for

Jul 4th, 2020 | By

Travellers, holidaymakers and I will be scratching our heads as to why some are on the list and some are not



We are four, not one

Jul 2nd, 2020 | By

The UK as one destination. It is four and different rules and even laws apply.



Independence day approaches

Jun 24th, 2020 | By

Independence day could be celebrated in England. It’s the day when we can start enjoying tourism again.



Spain jumps the gun?

Jun 21st, 2020 | By

Spain has announced that it would let British residents enter the country without having quarantine restrictions. And it starts as from today.



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

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!



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.



International support for tourism

May 8th, 2020 | By

But for all the power that the G20 and EU command, its statements after the virtual meeting were long on words and short on action.



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



What’s hot: February 2020

Feb 1st, 2020 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel world right now…



Did you know that?

Jan 16th, 2020 | By

Pre-dating the accession by the UK and Ireland to the EU, this agreement allows citizens of Great Britain and Ireland to freely travel between the two islands without a passport and without visa restrictions.



Does travel broaden the mind?

Oct 18th, 2019 | By

Saying that 95% do recognise that London is the capital is to put a positive spin on what surely every child should know?



Where the experts holiday: Sophia Constant, director at Sophia Rose Travel

Oct 8th, 2019 | By

Sophia Constant, director at Sophia Rose Travel – which specialises in organising luxury adventure travel in Africa & Latin America, talks travel



Ireland – open for business

Jul 17th, 2019 | By

Ireland will be hoping that the May figures were just a blip and that visitor numbers from both the Uk and continental Europe will continue to grow.



Spain and the UK

Mar 3rd, 2019 | By

Britons made about a fifth of all international visitors to the country in January with the second largest group, Germans, providing just under 12% of all visitors.