From 17th May 2021, the UK Government removed the law prohibiting international travel meaning you are now free to book and travel overseas. Whilst there are various restrictions and guidelines in place, many of your favourite holiday destinations are now accessible to visit.
The Foreign and Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) has removed the advice against all but essential travel and is now allowing travel to selected destinations…
On 17th September 2021, the Department of Transport advised that the ‘Traffic Light system', which it introduced for arrivals entering the United Kingdom, will end at 4am on 4th October 2021 and to be replaced with a "Red List" of destinations that you will be required to quarantine in a Government appointed hotel whilst all other destinations will, in effect become a "Green list" with no quarantine on arrival in to the UK. In addition, from a later date in October, fully vaccinated arrivals to England won't be required to take a pre-departure PCR test and only be required to have a lateral flow test on day 2 after arriving. However, non-vaccinated arrivals will still be required to take a pre-departure PCR test. Click here for the full Government Traffic Light guidelines.
On Thursday 7th October 2021, the Department of Transport removed 47 countries from the red list leaving only 7 destinations with only the Dominican Republic being the only country that is featured on this website.
More good news regarding insurance cover for Covid-19. Travel insurance firms Staysure, Holiday Extras, Just Travel Cover and Saga have all announced that Covid-19 can be covered within their overseas holiday policies, whilst Rock Insurance have also agreed to offer cover even if the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office have advised against all but essential travel.
*On selected holidays