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Cruise: Seabourn axes global cruises with some on hold until 2022 – how to get refund | Cruise | Travel

Amid the coronavirus crisis, the cruise industry has been sent into a state of disarray, with cancellations continuing to be announced. Though some areas of the holiday industry are slowly opening up, for those at sea another blow was served…

Croatia holidays: Over one million tourists flock to popular destination as cases drop | Travel News | Travel

Croatia has recorded a whopping 7.2 million overnight stays so far this month. The welcome news was reported by the Croatian tourist board who said that the number is around 70 percent of last year’s figure for the same period….

Ryanair: Airline slashes prices to £9.99 for flights to destinations including Croatia | Travel News | Travel

Budget airline Ryanair is offering flights to some European destinations for an unbelievable £9.99. Some of the destinations on offer include Italy, Croatia, France and Poland. Croatia has always been considered a safe, affordable and beautiful holiday destination for Britons….

France flights: easyJet confusion as reusable face masks banned on all French flights | Travel News | Travel

Meanwhile, another claimed their reusable fabric mask was considered unacceptable. However there were no mask vending machines at the airport and nor did the airline sell any, Connexion France reported. The fliers are said to have relied on the kindness…

Greece: FCO issues major update on Passenger Locator Forms after tourists are turned away | Travel News | Travel

The FCO has updated its advice on filling out a Passenger Locator Form (PLF) before travelling to Greece. The country is requiring Britons and other holidaymakers from foreign countries to fill out a PLF 24 hours before they travel. The…

Travel insurance warning for holidays as 64 percent of Britons fail to buy holiday cover | Travel News | Travel

Holidays are a more complicated affair amid the coronavirus pandemic so it’s key travellers are suitably protected. Travel insurance is an important way of covering yourself should anything go wrong. However, new research shows numerous Britons are still not purchasing…

P&O Cruises: Bookings cancelled until November as long cruises for 2021 axed | Cruise | Travel

P&O Cruises are extending their pause in operations until November 12, in the latest cruise news. They are also cancelling two long cruises due to depart in January 2021. Both Aurora’s Caribbean & South America Adventure and Arcadia’s World Cruise…

Greece: Holiday destination imposes new restrictions as cases surge across the country | Travel News | Travel

Greece has imposed a curfew on bars and restaurants in some of the country’s most popular holiday hotspots, after recording a surge coronavirus cases. The country has only had 5,749 cases of coronavirus, at the time of writing, and 213…

Holidays 2020: Latest FCO travel advice for Spain, Portugal, Greece, France & more | Travel News | Travel

France France is also exempt from the FCO advice against all non-essential international travel and Britons don’t currently have to quarantine on their return. Different rules may well apply to the overseas territories of France so do check in advance….

Holidays 2020: Could France, Malta and Netherlands be added to UK quarantine list? | Travel News | Travel

“If they worsen we will reintroduce self-isolation requirements.” Chancellor Rishi Sunak told Sky News last week: “What I can say to people is we’re in the midst of a global pandemic and that means there is always the risk of…

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling remains ‘strong’ in wake of new unemployment data | Travel News | Travel

The pound experienced a strong day yesterday, managing to end the day on a welcome high. Today, UK unemployment data from the ONS has revealed that the number of UK workers on payrolls fell by 730,000 between March and July….

Google Maps Street View: Viral image shows flying rabbit crossing busy road | Travel News | Travel

This animal isn’t the only unfortunate moment to have been caught on Google’s camera. One image appeared to have captured a two headed dog, not something which is very common or seen often. An eagle-eyed Google Maps user posted the…