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Once upon a time booking a holiday was an exciting experience. The world was our oyster and foreign holidays were our invitation to the feast. But all that euphoric, happy-go-lucky holiday planning has become a thing of distant pre-pandemic memory, and as I count down the days until the beginning of my first foreign escape
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Most of south-east Asia is reassuringly absent from the UK’s ‘red list’ of countries (with the exception of Sri Lanka, and as of July 14, Indonesia and Myanmar) so returning travellers are not subject to hotel quarantine restrictions – but does that mean the outlook for holidays is rosy? Unfortunately not, for the most part. All Asian nations currently have their
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Thousands of families kept apart, holiday plans thwarted and tourism businesses close to collapse – the UK Government’s decision to move France to a new ‘amber plus’ category has far-reaching implications. Fully vaccinated Britons cannot visit our closest European neighbour – even after ‘Freedom Day’ – without facing up to 10 days of self-isolation and
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Holidays are back. Whether you’re planning a quarantine-free trip to the green list, taking an amber gamble or are planning to make the most of the new rules to scrap quarantine for double-jabbed holidaymakers returning from the amber list, arranging travel insurance has never been more confusing. One of the biggest frustrations of the way the Government
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Britain is home to some exemplary beaches. With lockdown restrictions coming to an end on July 19, and Britain finally enjoying a heatwave, now is the time to embrace life and make a dash to the seaside. To help you pick the best stretch of sand, we asked our experts to recommend their favourite beaches around the country.
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What to do about your holiday to the Balearics The countries on England’s red list The amber list countries What to know before quarantining after a holiday Sign up to the Telegraph Travel newsletter Airlines have accused the Government of a ”double standard” in its approach to international travel after Grant Shapps, the Transport Secretary, announced on Wednesday that the Balearic Islands
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Overseas breaks resumed on May 17 when the UK’s blanket ban on non-essential was replaced with a ‘traffic light’ system, with countries rated ‘green’, ‘amber’ or ‘red’. Most European countries and territories are ’amber’, meaning Britons returning from these places have to self-isolate at home for up to 10 days and are subject to at least one extra
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