Priti Patel: ‘Far too early’ to book a summer holiday abroad

Priti Patel warns it is still ‘far too early’ for people to book a summer holiday abroad as she says the nation must wait for the vaccination drive to make more progress despite Boris Johnson targeting ‘return to normal’ on June 21 Home Secretary said ‘far too early’ for people to book summer holidays abroad  … Read more

Staycations: The places that Britons want to visit this summer, from Cornwall to the Lake District

Cornwall – brace yourself. The places Britons are most desperate to visit once No10 lifts the lockdown have been revealed, and Cornwall is top of the pile. The ranking has been compiled by Big 7 Travel, which took suggestions from its team of travel experts and its 409,000 Instagram followers on the best destinations for … Read more

Secondary pupils and all children leaving primary school will be offered summer lessons

Summer lessons will be offered to children leaving primary school and all secondary pupils as part of a £700million catch-up package designed to reverse the impact of coronavirus lockdowns on education. Under plans due to be announced today, secondaries will offer face-to-face teaching over the holidays, with ministers keen to see summer classes for incoming … Read more

Secondary pupils and all children leaving primary school will be offered summer lessons

Summer lessons will be offered to children leaving primary school and all secondary pupils as part of a £700million catch-up package designed to reverse the impact of Covid on education. Under plans to be announced today, secondaries will offer face-to-face teaching over the holidays, with ministers keen to see summer classes for incoming Year 7 … Read more

Staycation rip-off! Prices for UK holidays this summer ROCKET by up to 100%

A staycation stampede has seen lockdown-weary Britons accuse holiday cottage firms of doubling prices and charging more than £1,000 for short breaks after the roadmap to end England’s third shutdown was unveiled. Price rises of 25 to 100 per cent are being imposed by companies running websites marketing thousands of cottages on behalf of owners … Read more

Staycation rip-off! Prices for UK holidays this summer ROCKET by up to 100%

A staycation stampede has been seen lockdown-weary Britons accuse holiday cottage firms of doubling prices and charging more than £1,000 for short breaks after the roadmap to end England’s third shutdown was unveiled. Price rises of 25 to 100 per cent are being imposed by companies running websites marketing thousands of cottages on behalf of … Read more

Covid lockdown England: Huge surge in summer ‘staycation’ bookings

Campsites and holiday lets across Britain saw a surge in bookings as Boris Johnson mapped out his roadmap out of lockdown last night, with some rentals selling out within minutes.  Holidays abroad may still be on hold, but Britain’s travel industry was given a shot in the arm by the news that staycations will be allowed … Read more

Holidaymakers rush to book summer getaways in Greece, Spain and Turkey

A SAGE professor has warned Britons not to go on a foreign trip until 2023 despite holidaymakers rushing to book summer getaways ahead of the return of international travel from May 17.  Some of Britain’s biggest airlines and travel firms revealed a surge in holiday bookings to destinations including Greece, Spain and Turkey in the hours … Read more

Coronavirus UK: Vaccine passports ‘WON’T save summer’, experts say

Plans to force Britons to prove they have been vaccinated or do not have Covid to help reopen the night-time economy will not save the summer, experts said today. Ministers have now announced a review into the use of controversial ‘immunity passports’ after months denying that they planned to introduce them. Boris Johnson said he … Read more

Holidaymakers rush to book summer getaways in Greece, Spain and Turkey

Holidaymakers have already began booking summer getaways ahead of the return of international travel from May 17.  Some of Britain’s biggest airlines and travel firms revealed a surge in holiday bookings to places such as Greece, Spain and Turkey in the hours after Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled the roadmap out of lockdown.  As part … Read more