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EasyJet: Travellers urged to return home as flights are being axed

EasyJet is axing flights from the end of this week. Thomas Cook, Tui and Virgin Holidays have scrapped schedules until middle of February.

Q&A BREXIT: Can British travellers still get free medical treatment in Europe?

The EHIC, is due to be replaced by the GHIC (UK Global Health Insurance Card). Reciprocal medical treatment with the EU27 continues as normal.
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Which countries have banned flights to and from the UK? – Full list

Full list of countries temporarily banning travellers from the UK thanks to the new strain of Coronavirus
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BREXIT Changes: UK Travellers Can Shop Tax Free in Portugal

British shoppers in Portugal will have the same eligibility criteria and refund process as any other tax-free shopping nationality.

Spain Holidays: The Canary Islands agree to rapid Covid-19 antigen test for holidaymakers

UK tourists will now be allowed to enter the Canary Islands if they take a rapid Covid-19 antigen test instead of the more expensive and lengthy PCR test.
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Easyjet halves cabin baggage allowance for the cheap seats

Most easyJet passengers will only be able to carry on a bag that can fit under the seat in front.
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Could a Covid-19 vaccine stamp in passports become the new reality for travellers?

There are rumours that travellers who have had the Covid vaccine could have a stamp in their passport to enable them to travel freely.
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Qantas say international flyers must have a Covid-19 vaccine – no jab, no fly

The Qantas ban has infuriated travellers who do not wish to get immunised while others back the airline's 'no jab, no fly' policy.

Quarantine for arrivals into the UK to be cut to 5 days if a private covid test is negative

The private Covid-19 test must be administered by approved laboratories.
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St Lucia charges tourists an accommodation tax

Honeymooners and holidaymakers in St Lucia will face a nightly tourism levy from December 1.

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