Traveller

Reaction to quarantine hotels plan

30 countries added to ‘red list’ The introduction of quarantine hotels for ‘red list countries’ builds on a “mountain of existing measures for travel”, ABTA has said. The travel association said that the industry needs…

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All travel corridors closed

Move comes after South America flight ban All travel corridors with the UK have been suspended, meaning that nearly all international arrivals will be required to both take a pre-departure test, and self-isolate immediately for…

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South America and Portugal ban

Arrivals from a number of countries including Brazil and Argentina halted Travellers from Portugal and a number of countries in South America will be banned from arriving in the UK from Friday, the government has…

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£4.6bn relief package for businesses

One-off grants worth up to £9,000 available for retail, leisure and hospitality sectors The chancellor has announced a £4.6bn relief package for retail, leisure and hospitality sectors in the UK after lockdowns were announced in…

Countries close borders to the UK

Introduction of Tier 4 restrictions see countries ban travel from the UK The likes of Argentina, Canada, Chile and Turkey have joined a host of European Union countries in banning air travel from the UK…

Tier 4 travel restrictions introduced

All of London, Kent and other areas of Southern England put under new tier. People living in many parts of South East England are no longer allowed to travel abroad after the prime minister announced…

‘Emergency’ corridor changes only

Uruguay, Namibia and the US Virgin Islands off list this week The government will only make “emergency removals” to the travel corridor list if needed for the next two weeks, the transport secretary has said.…

Canaries off travel corridors list

Popular island group only added in late October The Canary Islands have been removed from the travel corridors list in the latest blow to the travel industry. Grant Shapps, the transport secretary, tweeted: “Data indicates…