travel advice

Rise in demand for travel advice

Holidaymakers more likely to seek expert travel advice in the wake of the pandemic The latest research by ABTA reveals that there’s ongoing trust from the public in travel professionals providing holiday packages and of…

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Quarantine remains in place for France

Travellers returning to England from France will still have to quarantine, even if they are fully vaccinated, after the government made a last-minute change to rules. As of July 19, Britons who have had two…

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Balearics put back on amber list

The Balearic Islands will be added to England’s amber list from next Monday (July 19) in the latest shake-up of the traffic light system Ibiza, Majorca and Menorca turn amber, while Hong Kong and Bulgaria…

ABTA welcomes FCDO advice changes

Host of changes including Spain, British holidaymakers’ most popular destination ABTA has welcomed the news that the Foreign Office has now removed its advice against all but essential travel to several popular holiday destinations, including…

Industry reacts to amber list changes

ABTA welcomes news that double-jabbed Brits will no longer need to isolate ABTA has “strongly welcomed” the government's announcement that double-jabbed Brits will not need to quarantine when returning to England from an amber list…

Cruise returns to UK and Europe

A number of cruise lines have restarted sailings Royal Caribbean returns to its Europe departures with its first sailing in Cyprus. Jewel of the Seas embarked on a two-night preview sailing on July 6 from…

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Malta and Balearics join green list

Fully vaccinated Brits will not need to isolate when returning from amber countries later this summer Tourist hotspots Malta, Spain's Balearic Islands, Madeira and Caribbean islands, including Barbados, have been added to the green list.…

Travel industry gathers for day of protest

The travel industry gathered outside parliament for a day of protest organised by ABTA. The travel industry has held a day of demonstrations in major cities around the UK to protest against the lack of…