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Tui UK adds Covid-19 cover

Travel company adds Covid cover to policies until December 31 Tui UK is to add Covid-19 cover to give customers added protection while on holiday this year. The cover – which should be used alongside…

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Craig Davidson leaves Jet2

Tour operator confirms departure of general manager of trade sales Craig Davidson has left Jet2, the company has confirmed. Davidson, who joined the company in 2016, played a key part in the company's strategy of…

Can I travel to Germany now and do…

Travel advice from ABTA Magazine as tourism restarts. More than 2.8million Britons visited Germany in 2018, making it among the UK’s most popular destinations – below Spain, France, Italy, the USA, the Republic of Ireland and Portugal…

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FCO advises against cruise ship travel

Government advice 'against' cruise ship travel but not clear whether it includes river cruises The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) has released a statement advising Britons against cruise ship travel. "The Foreign & Commonwealth Office…

Central England Co-ops move

Deal affects 16 branches with all staff kept on Co-operative Travel, the retail division of Midcounties Co-operative, intends to enter into an agreement with Central England Co-operative The Central England stores will boost the Midcounties…

Can I travel to Iceland?

Can I travel to Iceland from the UK…

Travel advice from ABTA Magazine as tourism restarts. Tourism in Iceland has risen exponentially over the past few decades, reaching a high in 2018 when 2.3m people arrived, up from just 190,000 in 1995. To…

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Scotland omits Spain from exemptions list

Spain, as well as its islands in the Balearics and the Canary Islands, is excluded from the list. Scotland has revealed its list of countries from which travellers will be exempt from quarantine – controversially…

Travel corridors list: can you visit Portugal on holiday?

Can I travel to Portugal from the UK…

Travel advice from ABTA Magazine as tourism restarts. More than 2.8million Britons visited Portugal in 2018, making it among the UK’s most popular destinations – although way behind its neighbour Spain, which had 15.6 million…

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Chancellor cuts VAT for tourism

Rishi Sunak cuts VAT to 5 per cent for hotel rooms and attractions The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced that VAT will be cut to 5 per cent for hospitality businesses as part of measures…