Confirmed! We WILL be allowed on holiday this summer

The government has tonight confirmed that Britons will be able to travel to certain countries deemed to be at ‘low risk’ of coronavirus from early next month without the need to quarantine when they return to the UK. It will announce the list of countries next week, possibly as early as Monday. The list is …

Advice for Shearings’ customers as holiday firm stops taking bookings

Escorted tour specialist Shearings has stopped taking new bookings due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its business and uncertainty around future holidays caused by the government’s advice against overseas travel. A statement on the company’s website says no bookings for future travel will be taken ‘until further notice’. It was reported last …

Cheap flights to the USA grounded for another year

  Budget airline Norwegian Air has announced that it doesn’t expect to re-launch flights from Europe for another year, even though it is currently selling seats from London Gatwick from this June onwards. The airline says that once travel restrictions are lifted it will re-launch flights within Scandinavia, followed by flights from Europe from April …

WTH? Weirdest travel story of the week

You’ll never believe this… Six tourists have been arrested in Machu Picchu, one of the world’s most famous attractions, after allegedly sneaking into the Temple of the Sun overnight…and pooing in the sacred site. The six tourists, from Argentina, Brazil, Chile and France, apparently wanted to sleep in the temple but visitors are banned from …