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Portugal axed from travel 'green list' after traffic light scheme review – your rights

Portugal is to be taken off England and Northern Ireland's 'green list' of quarantine-free travel destinations next Tuesday

8 June 2021

Covid uncertainty means holiday bookings are a risk - 19 need-to-knows to cut costs and protect your pocket in the UK and abroad

The rules on holidaying have changed radically. Until this week, in England, only stays away in self-contained accommodation were allowed, but as of 17 May hotel stays and sleepovers at friends' are back.

25 May 2021

Martin Lewis says the Government has misexplained its own travel rules - the traffic light system DOESN'T dictate whether or not you can go

MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has criticised the Government for failing to properly explain its own Covid travel rules, amid mounting confusion over where Brits can holiday overseas.

19 May 2021

England's 'green list' of quarantine-free holiday destinations unveiled - including Portugal, Gibraltar and Israel

Holidays abroad could get the go-ahead from 17 May as an announcement from Grant Shapps, the secretary of state for the Department for Transport is expected today. It's thought a 'green list' of countries that Brits will be able to travel to without needing to quarantine on return will also be revealed.

7 May 2021

Travellers warned of 10-week passport renewal wait - so apply NOW if hoping to go away this summer

Hopeful holidaymakers have been urged to apply for new passports or to renew existing ones as soon as possible to avoid delays of up to ten weeks. Usually passports take between four and six weeks to be processed.

12 April 2021

Loveholidays to refund £18m to 44,000 holidaymakers for coronavirus cancellations

Around 44,000 Loveholidays customers whose trips were cancelled due to the coronavirus crisis are in line for refunds worth a combined £18 million after intervention from the competition watchdog

15 December 2020

Lastminute.com to refund £7m to thousands of holidaymakers for coronavirus-cancelled trips

Over 9,000 Lastminute.com holidaymakers will finally receive refunds for package trips that were cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, after intervention from the competition watchdog

1 December 2020

Tui promises to pay outstanding refunds by the end of the month

Package holiday giant Tui has promised to pay any outstanding refund requests for holidays cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic by 30 September 2020

16 September 2020

Watchdog warns more than 100 package holiday firms over refund delays

The competition watchdog has written to 100 of the most complained-about package holiday providers, warning they could face enforcement action if they don't start complying with consumer law

10 July 2020

Holiday firms Late Rooms and Super Break stop trading

The parent company of travel firms Late Rooms and Super Break has gone into administration - if you've booked a trip or you're on holiday at the moment, here's what you need to know

2 August 2019