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Increasing holiday bookings as Britain relaxes rules on Covid travel testing and isolation

HOLIDAY bookings have increased since the government eased testing regulations for tourists.

It is expected that travel will be almost back to normal by the end of spring.

Holiday bookings have surged since Boris Johnson announced easing of Covid testing rules

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Holiday bookings have surged since Boris Johnson announced easing of Covid testing rules

Boris Johnson announced yesterday that Covid tests before departure will be canceled from 4am tomorrow.

Then, from 4:00 a.m. on January 9, the day’s tests can be swapped out from expensive PCR tests to cheaper side-flow tests for vaccinated travelers who won’t need them. must be isolated while waiting for the results.

The easy check-in rules will save hundreds of pounds on their holiday, with £22 pre-departure checks scrapped and lateral flow tests costing around £20 less. £60 vs PCR.

The announcement has spurred a surge in people booking holidays – something many Britons have been reluctant to do amid travel uncertainty.

Derek Jones, CEO of parent company Kuoni Der Touristik UK, has predicted tourism will “return to 90% before the end of spring”, according to The Independent.

Travel bosses are delighted with the government’s decision to remove all emergency testing restrictions on fully vaccinated people.

Tim Alderslade, CEO of Airlines UK, said: “This is an extremely welcome move at a critical time in passenger booking season and will give a huge boost to those who want to. traveling abroad or to the UK this year.

“Everybody will now be able to book knowing that – for those who are fully immunized – all restrictions on emergency testing have been lifted.

Overseas holiday prices have plummeted in recent weeks due to travel uncertainty caused by Omicron.

Britons can take advantage of the bargains available and start looking forward to a summer break.

On The Beach save up to 40% into a series of package holidays in the summer of 2022, all of whom will benefit from free fast track service at airport security.

Guests who book a four- or five-star stay will also get free use of the airport lounge.

However, this is not good news for holidaymakers as a number of countries are increasing travel regulations for Britons.

Cyprus now requires a negative Covid test from all arrivals, even when fully vaccinated, and Hong Kong will ban all UK flights from Saturday.

We have rounded Dynamic travel restrictions for popular holiday destinations.

Pre-departure tests were dropped and second-day PCR tests could be lateral flows instead.

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Pre-departure tests were dropped, and second-day PCR tests could be lateral flows instead.
Boris Johnson announces changes to Covid’s itinerary as pre-departure tests are cancelled

https://www.thesun.ie/travel/8163564/travel-covid-test-scrapped-surge-bookings/ Increasing holiday bookings as Britain relaxes rules on Covid travel testing and isolation

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