Saturday 4 July 2020: The UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office of the UK Government has today updated its travel advice today to say:
"On 4 July our travel advice changed, with exemptions for travelling to certain countries and territories that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. View the list of exempted destinations. We continue to advise against non-essential international travel, except to countries and territories listed."
For more information, see the FCO's guidance: Plan your travel: checklist.
Many of the accommodations, attractions and activities featured on greentraveller.co.uk are now beginning to open up again in light of the current situation but please check directly with the relevant accommodation provider, activity provider, venue or tour operator for the most up to date information.
If you are currently travelling, or planning a visit, to any of the accommodations, events, locations or trips featured on greentraveller.co.uk, please abide by the current government guidance in regards to the developing COVID-19 situation:
Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: What you can and can't do and here's the latest government advice on walking, cycling, and travelling in vehicles or on public transport (NB. these two links are for guidance that applies in England – people in other parts of the UK should follow the specific rules in those parts: Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland )
23 March 2020: We want to update you about the latest UK Government advice related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. On 23 March 2020, the UK Government directed that people must stay at home apart from essential travel or they may face penalties. This came into effect immediately and included all non-essential travel within the UK. The UK Government has also issued further guidance to businesses and premises to close, which covers accommodation and other travel and tourism businesses. This step follows the advice issued by the The UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office of the UK Government on 17 March, advising against all non-essential overseas travel, for an initial period of 30 days. For the latest travel advice from the UK Government, visit their website:
Please read this guidance and consider how it applies to your personal circumstances. Many of the accommodations, attractions and activities featured on greentraveller.co.uk have taken the decision to postpone trips, performances and events or to temporarily close their doors in light of the current situation. Please check directly with the relevant accommodation provider, activity provider, venue or tour operator for the most up to date information.