The Global Carbon Project estimates that the mass grounding of flights during the peak of the pandemic saw CO2 emissions from aviation reduce by up to 60%. How can we continue to make greener choices when travel is back on the agenda again?
Now most holiday companies are promising Covid-19 flexibility to try and secure future bookings. Here we round up policies from some of the biggest package holiday providers.
Agents for Love Holidays, On the Beach, Teletext Holidays and TravelUp suggested they were willing to break the law over refunds and quarantine on future bookings.
VisitBritain’s We’re Good to Go mark is awarded to show a tourist accommodation or attraction is following strict hygiene and social distancing measures. But to be accepted, managers only need to tick a few boxes on a self-assessment form and have a Covid-19 risk assessment in place.
Vaccine passports which enable people who have had the coronavirus jab to travel abroad are being considered by the UK government and across the globe. This could be a mobile app or a scannable QR code to show airline or border staff.
Here’s everything you should consider before booking a holiday for 2021, both in the UK or abroad.
After the year we’ve had, many of us are itching to escape somewhere exotic. But are we likely to pick up a bargain in the January sales this year?
Britannia plumbed new depths with a one-star rating in most categories, including cleanliness, in this year’s survey of UK hotel chains. It was described as a ‘dirty hovel’ by one guest, landing the bottom spot for the eighth consecutive year.
Britannia is failing to properly clean all of its hotel rooms during the pandemic, research by Which? Travel suggests. Our undercover inspectors found shoddy hygiene practices when we visited its Folkstone property, the Grand Burstin.
Many reputable providers are trying lure customers back with promises of free amendments if COVID-19 restrictions mean they are unable to travel. Some even allow you to get a full refund if you simply change your mind. Here we round-up the best flexible booking options from companies who have been treating their customers right during the pandemic.