Posts Tagged ‘ EU ’

The Astra-Zenica jabs

Jul 4th, 2021 | By

If manufactured in Europe, the Astra-Zenica vaccine has been authorised for use by the EU. Elsewhere -no



No contact with the UK

Apr 30th, 2021 | By

Are politicians behaving like spoilt children in not wanting to talk? Are they waiting for each other to blink first?



Jabs and governments are causing travel confusion

Apr 25th, 2021 | By
cartoon of a traveller

This is all the travel industry needs – more uncertainty and confusion about possible restrictions for holidaymakers and travellers.



The importance of being British

Mar 21st, 2021 | By
family running on beach

Even the bureaucrats in Brussels are realising how important British tourists are so this could be good news for us as visitors.



EU travel certificates

Mar 18th, 2021 | By

In case the EU doesn’t deliver the certification process in time, Greece plans to set up a bilateral arrangement.



It flies again

Jan 27th, 2021 | By

In the US there have been stories about people refusing to fly on the MAX and others querying what plane they are flying on. Will the same happen here?



Travel changes in two days

Dec 30th, 2020 | By

It is now just two days before there are new travel rules for British residents going to EU countries.



Looking after number one

Dec 5th, 2020 | By
the harbour at Mandraki

Ccountries moved to protect their own tourism businesses rather than to join together and protect the EU’s as a whole.



Holidaying in Europe from January 1st 2021

Nov 21st, 2020 | By

From the beginning of 2021, new rules will be in force.



A Spanish Christmas break?

Nov 13th, 2020 | By

It looks like travellers can’t win at the moment.



Could the EU move any slower?

Nov 7th, 2020 | By

I could be an old man before a common policy is in operation!



Refunds in fourteen days

Jul 12th, 2020 | By

The EU has decided to take ten member states to court for not enforcing the rules.



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.



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.



Don’t holiday on the continent

Apr 14th, 2020 | By
Time for a trip to Tenerife?

Many people, I suspect, will be cautious this year and that applies to wherever you live in the world.



Travelling to the EU after October 31st 2019

Sep 18th, 2019 | By

ABTA has launched a campaign on radio and social media to reassure holidaymakers and travellers that flights, ferries and trains will still operate even in the event of a no-deal exit on October 31.



Greece prepares for Brexit

Mar 6th, 2019 | By

Greece has a special website with a question and answer format to allay doubts and to demonstrate that visiting the country will remain pretty easy.



Do we need Brand Europe?

Feb 24th, 2019 | By

Promoting “Visit Europe” as an idea seems a waste of €300 million that could be better spent by individual countries or areas.



Flying on Turkmenistan Airlines

Feb 5th, 2019 | By

UPDATE: 7th Feb 2019.
Turkmenistan Airlines has found a way around the suspension of its flights into EU countries. Using Spanish airline, Wamos Air, UK flights from Birmingham and Heathrow seem to have been restored but check with the airline.



Holidays in the EU will cost us €7 every three years

Dec 17th, 2018 | By

British citizens wanting to travel to EU countries will have to apply for something called an ETIAS which will cost €7 every three years.



What’s hot: August 2018

Jul 31st, 2018 | By

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



Airbnb should be more transparent

Jul 18th, 2018 | By

Why is it that it took the EU so long to realise that Airbnb was not conforming to the law since the rest of the travel industry was brought into line many years ago?



Brexit and being European Capital of Culture 2023

Nov 23rd, 2017 | By

Brexit means we leave the EU in 2019. So why did five UK cities think that they could enter the European Capital of Culture 2023 competition?



APD is a revenue raising tax

Oct 26th, 2017 | By
Gatwick

Apd is a revenue tax and not a green tax designed to deter us from flying and reduce emissions! Isn’t it nice to know!



Banning personal electric devices in hand baggage

May 16th, 2017 | By

Update: 18 May 2017: At a meeting between the EU and USA officials it was decided NOT to introduce a ban on carrying PED’s as hand language. However other measures may be considered.



Travelling in the EU after Brexit

Jul 7th, 2016 | By

I hope that civil servants and ministers in the Department of Culture etc have the idea of Common Travel Areas on the blocks and ready to negotiate as and when Article 50 is triggered so that travellers and holidaymakers don’t have to face a bureaucratic nightmare when Brexit occurs.



What’s hot: April 2016

Apr 2nd, 2016 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world right now



Should the travel industry comment?

Mar 31st, 2016 | By

Don’t be swayed by what industry says about leaving or staying in the EU. They don’t know what the effect might be any more than you do.