Posts Tagged ‘ Scotland ’

Disunited kingdom – at least in travel

Oct 25th, 2021 | By

In the case of travel restrictions the public don’t like the confusion caused by four different governments operating four different policies and timescales.



Being fair

Sep 1st, 2021 | By

If Wales doesn’t change its mind it will have to come up with some very persuasive reasons as to why it won’t.



A Welsh tourism tax

Jun 23rd, 2021 | By
North wales landscape

For the next two years as the tourism industry recovers, anything which dampens domestic tourism should be avoided.



This is what honeymoons look like in 2021

Jun 11th, 2021 | By
Credit: Ksenia Zizina

Kaye Holland meets the couples making memories in the midst of a global pandemic



Only a hundred?

Jun 2nd, 2021 | By

Most of us read books, walked the same route day-after-day and binged on the tv and Netflix during lockdowns



Today’s a big day

May 24th, 2021 | By

The head of WHO in Europe, Dr Hans Kluge, said that we should rethink or avoid international travel.



Travelling overseas

May 14th, 2021 | By

Australia has imposed one of the toughest measures on international travel and it looks as though that lockdown will continue for some time.



Welcome back

Apr 27th, 2021 | By

On the mainland of the UK, any person can travel to any part of the three countries without encountering restrictions.



Relaxing on our waterways

Apr 26th, 2021 | By

The start of the UK season coincides with the news that bookings for UK travel in 2021 with Le Boat are already up 110% year on year and up 76% on 2019.



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.



What are you doing at 6pm tonight?

Mar 20th, 2021 | By
statue of Walter Scott in Edinburgh

As well as the light show tonight you will be able to see the world premiere of a brand-new short film of the young Scott, which will projected onto Smailholm Tower.



Scotland: April 26 is the day

Mar 16th, 2021 | By

This afternoon, the Scottish government announced that from April 26th, the travel ban will be lifted in Scotland.



Dream now: travel later

Mar 13th, 2021 | By
mage of Melrose Abbey

Marie Coulon from Visit Scotland is reported to have told the ITB audience that summer holidays can definitely be booked this summer.



Declaration to Travel

Mar 7th, 2021 | By
an airport queue at Gatwick

But why didn’t the devolved governments dovetail their agreement? Unless they weren’t told of this move or don’t agree.



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.



Nicola dampens holiday thoughts

Feb 17th, 2021 | By
Brodrick Castle

She told people not to book Easter holidays saying that it was highly unlikely to use her words that hotels or self-catering places would be allowed to open.



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.



Lockdowns and holiday travel rights

Oct 22nd, 2020 | By

Four of the big companies, British Airways, easyJet, Jet 2 and TUI have announced they won’t charge change fees.



Forget autumn breaks

Oct 20th, 2020 | By

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



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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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



UK has four different quarantine rules

Sep 8th, 2020 | By
image from the air of Mykonos

There is confusion as all four nations now have different rules for Greece.



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.



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.



You can go to Spain again

Jul 25th, 2020 | By
Time for a trip to Tenerife?

Scots can travel to the Canaries and enjoy Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Lanzarote and La Gomera again.



No Spanish holiday for Scots?

Jul 9th, 2020 | By

What’s the betting that, in a few days’ time, the Scottish government will say Scots can fly to Spain again.