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England To Drop PCR Tests In Exchange For Easier Testing On Arrival

England is set to change its Covid-19 testing requirements for inbound travelers from October 24th. The news of the change of testing requirements was mentioned weeks ago, but issues regarding testing kit supplies led to the date not being confirmed. However, the date from which the change will take place and become policy  was confirmed …

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U.S. Likely To Delay Reopening For UK Tourists

The United States looks likely to delay reopening to British travelers, according to reports. From early November, the United States is preparing to reopen to fully vaccinated travelers from various nations, including the U.K and the E.U.  However, reports suggest that talks between the U.K and Washington have broken down in recent days due to …

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New Low Cost, Low Carbon Train Company Set To Launch In UK This Month

A new rail travel company, promising travelers low-cost travel options as well as low carbon emissions, is set to launch in the UK later this month. The operator – Lumo – is backed by First Group, a British multi-national transport group based in Scotland that already oversees several different bus, coach and rail options in …

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UK’s Controversial Vaccine Rules For Entry Frustrate Many Global Travelers

A set of controversial rules relating to Covid-19 vaccinations that were included by the UK as part of their travel restriction shake-up just last week has caused outrage around several parts of the world. The rule sees travelers heading to the UK – who have been vaccinated in most countries around the world – treated …

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Test Shortage Delays UK’s Easing of Travel Restrictions

A shortage of Covid-19 tests in the UK has led to the country’s planned travel restriction updates being delayed for a few weeks. The updated rules, which were only announced days ago, were warmly received by both the UK’s holiday starved travelers and its customer starved travel industry – but now both parties will be …

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U.S. Ends Travel Ban On UK And EU Citizens

The United States has decided to lift travel restrictions for British and EU travelers in November after an 18-month travel ban because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The move comes as British Minister Boris Johnson was set to head to Washington D.C. tomorrow and make a passionate plea for Joe Biden to allow non-essential travel from …

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Relaxed UK Travel Restrictions Results In Vacation Booking Surge

Several airlines and travel companies that operate in the United Kingdom have reported a surge in travel bookings and interest in traveling over the past few days, following the UK’s decision to update and relax its travel restrictions. The updated rules saw the UK abandon its controversial traffic light system for managing international travel, and …

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British Prime Minister Pushes U.S. To End UK Travel Ban

The British Prime Minister will push Joe Biden towards reopening the border for British travelers this week when they meet in Washington D.C. Boris Johnson will make an “impassioned” case for why the U.S should allow fully vaccinated British travelers into America now.  According to reports, the U.S government’s failure to ease travel restrictions has …

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UK Travel Industry Calls For Testing To Be Scrapped

A leading voice from within the UK’s struggling travel industry has called for Covid-19 testing for international travelers to be scrapped completely for most travelers. The mandatory testing required for people flying into the UK has been a controversial issue, with interested parties raising the matter several times during the pandemic, with some concessions offered …

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UK Set To Remove Its Traffic Light Travel Restrictions

The British government could be set to get rid of the country’s controversial traffic light system for international travel in the next few weeks. Information regarding the government’s planned overhaul of the traffic light system – a system that has been criticised non-stop by several different groups since its inception – was revealed by the BBC on Wednesday evening, …

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New Updates Coming To UK Travel Restrictions

The United Kingdom is set to change its travel restrictions on August 25th.  Although the U.K has removed almost all COVID-19 restrictions within the country, the British Government still runs a traffic light system. The UK assigns all countries in the world on a green, amber, or red list.  For fully vaccinated people, there is …

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UK and EU Travel Certificates Added To IATA Travel Pass

The Covid-19 travel certificates currently being used by the United Kingdom and throughout the European Union are set to be integrated with the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Travel Pass. The move is bound to streamline the travel process the millions around the world, providing a convenient way to store important information for travelers. The …

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