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UK travel sector left reeling by Portugal decision

The UK travel sector has reacted with shock and confusion to a decision by the government to remove Portugal from the green list of safe travel destinations. AITO chairman, Chris Rowles, said: “Nothing makes sense, unfortunately. “Changing Portugal from green to amber at short notice – despite telling us that more notice would …

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Spain to reopen to holidaymakers from UK On 24 May

Spanish tourism officials have confirmed visitors from the United Kingdom will be able to travel to the country for a holiday from Monday. Travellers from the UK will not need to present a negative Covid-19 test, as long as they have remained in the country for the past 14 days. …

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Jamaica has reopened its borders to UK-based travellers

The decision comes after flights to the Caribbean island were banned for several months in the wake of skyrocketing Covid-19 cases in Europe. The initial ban was imposed under the Disaster Risk Management Act in Jamaica during December. Several other countries also imposed similar travel bans. The ban was lifted …

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England to introduce mandatory hotel quarantine

Travellers arriving in England from Covid-19 hotspots from around the world will have to quarantine in hotels, prime minister, Boris Johnson, has announced. The measures will apply to people coming from most of South America, southern Africa and Portugal, amid concern over new variants of the virus. Most overseas visitors …

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Where To Try Cheese Rolling

Originating in Gloucester, England, in the 15th century, this injury-prone activity sees participants charge down a steep hill in pursuit of a round of cheese. Where to try it: Gloucester’s annual Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling is the world’s largest competition

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Arrivals from more African nations banned from UK

Travellers from a number of countries in southern Africa have been banned from entering England on an attempt to stop the spread of a new variant of Covid-19. While arrivals from South Africa have been banned for some weeks, this has now been expanded to include travellers from Namibia, Zimbabwe, …

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