The Derbyshire Dales and Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire have suffered the same fate, lumped into the toughest restrictions because of their neighbours. Both will enter Tier Three from next Thursday when national lockdown lifts, but have infection rates significantly below the average (204 per 100,000), and falling. In the Derbyshire Dales the rate is 171 but it is part of a Tier Three rule across the entire county and Derby City, which PHE data shows had infection rates of 212 and 249, respectively … [Read more...] about Only THREE authorities in England saw Covid infection rates rise last week, official data reveals – even though 99% of the country will be in Tier 2 or 3 next week
Best Black Friday deals on package holidays British Airways has slashed prices on all holiday packages from European city breaks to Caribbean getaways. You can check out the best deals here - but you'll need to book by midnight on Saturday 28th November 2020. Club Med has savings of up to 20% off per person on all-inclusive holidays. You can book the deals here. Crystal Ski Holidays is offering discounts of up to £100 off all winter 2020/2021 holidays. You can see the full list of deals here. easyJet Holidays is celebrating its first anniversary with up to £100 off holiday packages in Europe - check out the deals here. (It's worth noting there is a minimum spend of £1000 to claim the offer). Inghams have discounts of up to £50 off per person on all their 2021 summer holidays including the likes of Canada, France, Iceland, Italy and Norway. You can book the deals here. You can book the deals here but you'll need to do so by 10.59pm on the 1st December. … [Read more...] about Best Black Friday travel deals including TUI, easyJet and British Airways
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While the government is not expected to set a legal limit on how many people may attend family Christmas dinner, Italian media reports suggest it will continue to recommend people avoid any kind of gathering at home outside the immediate family, respecting the country’s existing “rule of six”. … [Read more...] about ‘A Christmas not like others’: Europe wrestles with festive Covid rules
At what point might international travel be allowed again? Vaccination is likely to allow us all to travel again. Certificates will probably be required at border controls, just as they are for yellow fever in countries where the disease is endemic. They will probably become necessary to set foot on an aircraft. Some airlines, such as Qantas, have already said they will require a vaccination certificate from all passengers. “I think that’s going to be a common thing talking to my colleagues in other airlines around the globe,” said Alan Joyce, the Australian airline’s boss. There will be people who cannot be vaccinated, so some sort of formal exemption certificate will be needed for them. … [Read more...] about Covid vaccinations: when can we expect them to start in UK?