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South Africa

Q&A: When will South Africa’s borders reopen?

Finally, a date for the reopening of South Africa's borders date has been announced.
Cala Macarella, Balearics

Q&A: Is it safe to travel to the Balearic Islands: Ibiza, Menorca, Mallorca – UPDATE

Holidaymakers love the Balearic Islands: Ibiza, Menorca, Mallorca. But can you cancel if you are worried to travel due to the coronavirus?

Why getting a refund for your holiday is so hard amid the coronavirus pandemic

Holidaymakers are entitled to a refund for their cancelled holiday. - no question. But let's give cash-strapped travel agents some breathing space.
Beach

Q&A: With quarantine easing in the UK, can I book my holiday abroad now?

After 100 days of lockdown, quarantine is easing, so travel may on the horizon. But how soon should you book your holiday?
Beach huts

Q&A: Do I need travel insurance for a domestic UK based holiday?

Though the NHS is free for UK citizens, there are still factors related to potential unforeseen events which may justify the purchase of travel insurance.
Vietnam rice field

Q&A: How do I apply for a Vietnamese visa? [2020 Update]

If you are travelling to Vietnam, you may need to apply for a visa. Here's all the info you need to know on visa requirements, fees and how to apply.

Q&A: When I can go to France on holiday?

France has eased its lockdown, restaurants and bars are open and EU tourists are welcome.
iAccess Life

Q&A: I have a mobility impairment and want to travel. How do I get clued-up about accessibility?

Crowdsourcing App, iAccess Life, allows people with mobility impairments to rate, review and research places based on their accessibility.
British Passport

Q&A: Can I renew my passport amid the Coronavirus lockdown?

If your passport has expired or has less than six months validity time left, and you are looking to renew it, this will be...
British Airways tails

Q&A: Can I get a refund if Easyjet or BA cancel my flight?

These are frustrating times for travellers. Thousands have had their travel plans dashed, and the airlines are struggling to keep up with customer complaints...

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