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Latest coronavirus 'traffic light' travel update due this week

The next update of the coronavirus 'traffic light' travel system, used to govern the action holidaymakers take when they return to the UK from overseas, is due to take place this week. This will provide the latest information on which destinations will feature on the Government's 'green', 'amber' and 'red' travel lists.

16 September 2021

Teletext Holidays to pay out £7m in outstanding refunds - here's how to make a claim

Teletext Holidays and its sister company Alpharooms have agreed to refund £7 million to thousands of customers still waiting to get their money back after their package holidays were cancelled due to the coronavirus crisis. Here's how to make a claim.

16 September 2021

Returning to Wales from abroad? You can pick your own PCR test provider from 21 September to save money

Travellers returning to Wales from abroad will be able to use cheap PCR tests from providers on the UK Government's list of approved firms from 21 September.

13 September 2021

AXA scraps own-brand travel insurance policies for new customers - but existing holders remain covered until their deal expires

AXA Insurance UK will no longer sell own-brand overseas and UK travel insurance policies to new customers, the firm has announced. However, existing policyholders remain covered for the duration of their policy.

3 September 2021

Most MoneySavers will get travel insurance when going abroad but not if they're holidaying in the UK, new MSE poll finds

Most MoneySavers WON'T risk going on holiday abroad without travel insurance, a new poll has found. However, those holidaying in the UK said they are less likely to take out an insurance policy.

1 September 2021

Canada and Switzerland to move to the 'green' travel list in the latest 'traffic light' update - but Montenegro and Thailand will turn 'red'

Seven destinations, including Canada and Switzerland, will be added to the 'green' traffic light list from next week, the UK government has announced. The system is used to govern the action holidaymakers must take when they return to the UK from overseas.

26 August 2021

17 awesome August holiday savers – if you're going away or you've decided to stay

It's summer, but many who'd normally go abroad are staying at home and many others have left booking anything till the last minute. So whether you're holidaying in the UK or overseas, we've 17 MoneySavers to help.

17 August 2021

France travel restrictions eased in latest 'traffic light' system shake-up – fully vaccinated holidaymakers WON'T have to quarantine on their return

France is to be moved back on to the Government's standard 'amber' list from Sunday for travellers returning to England. The change means holidaymakers who are fully vaccinated or under 18 will not have to self-isolate on their return.

5 August 2021

Ibiza, Majorca and Menorca to move back on to 'amber' list in new travel restrictions shake-up – your rights

Spain's Balearic Islands - including Ibiza, Majorca and Menorca - are to be moved from the Government's 'green' travel list to the amber list from Monday for travellers returning to England, Scotland and Wales. The change means holidaymakers who are not fully vaccinated or under 18 will have to self-isolate for up to 10 days on their return.

14 July 2021

EE to bring back mobile roaming charges in Europe from January

EE is to start charging new and upgrading customers a flat £2/day mobile roaming fee if they use their phone in Europe from January 2022. The move makes it the first mobile firm to scrap free roaming in the EU following Brexit.

24 June 2021