COVID travel


NEWS: Trump considering opening US to Europe, Accor adds more luxury hotel brands & Buenos Aires to reopen to international tourism

Trump considering opening US to Europe According to Reuters, there finally seems to be some movement in the US about reviewing the travel ban for Europe and Brazil. This has been confirmed to Reuters by airline and government officials. Trump is said to be considering whether it is an appropriate…



BREAKING NEWS: UK arrival quarantine reduced to 5 days + test and most travel allowed from 2 December

UK arrival Quarantine reduced  A day later than expected, Grant Shapps finally revealed that the new scheme to reduce quarantine to 5 days (plus the time for test results) would start from 15 December. Passengers arriving in England will be able to reduce mandatory self-isolation by at least a week…



NEWS: Chile Reopens For International Arrivals, Spain’s new entry requirements for UK & Accor 50% Off UAE Hotels

Chile Reopens For International Arrivals from the 23rd November, 2020 Chile has recently announced it will be re-opening to international visitors as of the 23rd November, 2020. The decision comes after the country has been shut to non-citizen or resident arrivals since the 17th March, when it closed it’s borders…


Dubai no longer requires pre-departure test, Emirates create ‘biometric pathway’ at Dubai & Hyatt update COVID-19 cancellation policy.

Dubai no longer requires a pre-departure test from UK, as it’s added to UK corridor list Earlier this week, some good news was announced for the UK Travel Corridor: Dubai will now be joining. Residents of the UK can now travel freely to Dubai with no need to quarantine upon…


BREAKING: Lots of good news in the travel corridor update – Qatar Airways flights no longer need quarantine for Doha transit

The last week has been pretty gloomy for travel, so it was good to get a positive update to the travel corridor list today.  Only one region was removed from the list, mainland Greece. Corfu, Crete, Rhodes, Zakinthos, Kos kept their corridors, so it’s not as bad as it could…


NEWS: South Africa to open for tourism from all countries and Thailand open for tourism – but I still wouldn’t bother!

South Africa to open for tourism from all countries When we all heard that South Africa was to reopen last month, initially there was a lot of excitement, until we released that the UK was not on the list of allowed countries. This was particularly annoying since there seemed to…


Shapps confirms quarantine will reduce by at least 50% for high risk destinations & could be eliminated altogether

Shapps confirms quarantine will reduce by at least 50% for high-risk destinations Although I think the government has gone overboard with their latest lockdown travel ban, it looks like when it ends there could be good news. At an online conference today, the Transport Minister Grant Shapps said that good…