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Dominican Republic confirms no vaccine required for UK visitors

Dominican Republic confirms no vaccine required for UK visitors

The Dominican Republic has announced that UK tourists will be welcomed back to the Caribbean island as soon as the UK Government lifts its ban on foreign holidays. Tourists will not need to be vaccinated, it announced today.      Where else you can go on holiday from...

Seacation anyone?

Seacation anyone?

Princess Cruises will offer 22 cruises around the UK this summer, for UK residents only. All passengers will have to be vaccinated against Covid and travel insurance will be obligatory too. Regal Princess and Sky Princess will sail from Southampton from 31 July to 28...

Jet2 discounts ski flights for early bookers

Jet2 discounts ski flights for early bookers

Jet2.com is offering a 10% discount on ski flights for next winter booked by 31 March. The low-cost airline has a new service to Chambery, giving easy access to popular French resorts such as Alpe d’Huez, La Plagne and Val d’Isere. Jet2 will also have ski flights from...

Virgin Voyages says customers must be vaccinated

Virgin Voyages says customers must be vaccinated

Virgin Voyages has become the latest cruise line to insist that all guests are vaccinated against Covid. Saga was the first UK travel company to announce that all its customers must be vaccinated before its operations resume later this year. It endured a social media...

Jet2 adds more holidays to Spain, Greece, Cyprus, Portugal and Turkey

Jet2 adds more holidays to Spain, Greece, Cyprus, Portugal and Turkey

Jet2 and Jet2holidays have added more flights and holidays to the Canary Islands, mainland Spain, Portugal, Greece, Turkey and Cyprus for this summer. All the countries have said they expect to welcome British holidaymakers from May, either with or without the vaccine...

Where you can go on holiday from 17 May

Where you can go on holiday from 17 May

Holidays from the UK are banned at least until 17 May, but next month – on or after 12 April to be more precise – the Government has promised to let us know when we can travel again. Woo-hoo. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said last month that he expects foreign...

Egypt says it’s ready to welcome back the Brits

Egypt says it’s ready to welcome back the Brits

Egypt has announced several measures to win back British tourists, including the promise of free hotel quarantine for those who test positive for Covid. The country will also provide cheap Covid tests for holidaymakers who arrive without a negative PCR test. These...

EasyJet flights on sale for summer 2022

EasyJet flights on sale for summer 2022

EasyJet has gone on sale today with flights for summer 2022. The airline has hundreds of destinations available for travel from June to September next year. Fares start at £24.49 one way. UK manager Ali Gayward said the airline is also ready to ramp up flights this...

UK cruises expected to restart on 17 May

UK cruises expected to restart on 17 May

UK cruises are expected to restart from 17 May when the ban on foreign holidays is due to be lifted. Maritime Minister Robert Courts made the announcement to a group of MPs at the All Party Parliamentary Maritime and Ports Group meeting yesterday. A spokesperson from...

Saga cancels cruises until end of June

Saga cancels cruises until end of June

Saga has suspended its cruises until 27 June, saying it’s still unsure when the Government will lift its total ban on ocean cruises.  Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced the earliest overseas holidays can resume is 17 May, but Saga said it’s unclear exactly...

Cost of UK holidays rockets as demand for staycations rises

Cost of UK holidays rockets as demand for staycations rises

Prices of UK breaks have risen by as much as 140% as more of us look to holiday at home this summer. A snapshot investigation by Which? found that costs are up by an average of more than a third year-on-year. Its researchers found the biggest increase was for a...

Cruise lines ban private shore excursions

Cruise lines ban private shore excursions

Private shore excursions will no longer be allowed by a number of cruise lines when they resume sailing later this year. MSC, one of the first cruise lines to re-start cruises last year, was also the first to ban customers from taking private tours. One family was...