Brits should book summer 2021 holidays now for the cheapest deals, says travel expert – here are some of the best offers

The Maldives holidays with TUI – from £1,223pp Orlando holidays with TUI – from £681pp Las Vegas holidays with TUI – from £599pp Families who have holidays next year which remain on the travel ban list will likely be able to move them to a different date, or be given a refund, meaning snapping up a […]

Covid-19 travel: Staycations and home office equipment boost UK spending

Britain’s economy suffered a record 20% contraction in the April-June period before recovering a bit in May and June. Its prospects depend in large part on how confident households are about getting back to something resembling normal life.

Covid-19: UK introduces new island policy for travellers from Greece as cases rise

The travel advice to the two most visited countries, Spain and France, changed at short notice, prompting many travelers to return to the UK in the middle of their vacations in order to avoid mandatory quarantines. Spain’s Balearic and Canary Islands remain on the UK government’s quarantine list.

Bank Holiday travel chaos as 5.6m set to hit the roads in busiest day on record

He warned: “Obviously, it’s the Friday before the bank holiday weekend, so lot’s of people will be planning to take to the roads and so they do need to be aware that even if they’re enjoying sunny spells at one moment a hefty shower could come along very quickly and make conditions very, very difficult.”

Passengers furious at airlines’ voucher policies in Covid crisis

Initially, these could not be redeemed online and passengers were directed to a phone line which frequently cut out owing to demand. The airline later began to issue online vouchers and now allows customers to convert up to three vouchers into one mega voucher. This can be redeemed via the website, but only after applicants […]

Child abuse inquiry: Travel bans ‘not being enforced on sex offenders’

Responding to the report, the government said: “We continue to work closely with law enforcement in the UK and international partners to stop sex offenders from travelling abroad to prey on children, close down online networks and bring offenders to justice.

Babies among 500 migrants to reach UK crammed in small boats in last three days

“Nothing they have done so far has worked. They have spent millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money fortifying the port at Calais, have increased patrols in the Channel, and are now escalating a failing strategy by calling in the military to deal with a humanitarian situation.

Coronavirus: Covid testing at airports is working, say travel experts

Greece, which conducts 9000 tests a day at its ports of entry, has had its case rate per 100,000 reduce from 14.3 to 13.7, while Denmark, which uses five-minute tests on arrivals, has fallen from 15.4 to 12.9. Germany has dropped from 10.1 to 9.0, Cyprus is down from 9.4 to 7.5 and Singapore is […]

UK’s coronavirus death toll jumps by 181 to 759 in Britain’s darkest day of the crisis yet as almost 3,000 more patients are diagnosed as Government promises to start testing hundreds of frontline NHS staff this weekend

‘Until this new coronavirus was identified, there were only six different coronaviruses known to infect humans. Four of these cause a mild common cold-type illness, but since 2002 there has been the emergence of two new coronaviruses that can infect humans and result in more severe disease (Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East […]

Health Secretary Matt Hancock says UK has seen ‘first credible’ cases of people being REINFECTED with coronavirus – but none have shown symptoms

It is understood that officials are considering reducing the number of people who can gather indoors in England. The current limit is 30 but it could be cut as a result of the current spike in cases. Welsh Health Minister Vaughan Gething has said a local coronavirus lockdown is being imposed in Caerphilly because there […]