The widespread sell-off in shares, which included the airport shop owner WH Smith, the jet engine maker Rolls-Royce and the Eurotunnel operator, Getlink, helped drive the FTSE 100 down 120 points, or almost 2%, and the Europe-wide Stoxx 600 index down 1.1% in early trading on Friday. … [Read more...] about Travel shares plunge as France is added to UK Covid quarantine list
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The travel association Abta said the news would result in livelihoods being lost unless the government could help the industry. A spokesman said: “The announcements relating to Spain and now France impact the two biggest destinations for British holidaymakers at the height of the summer season. At this time of recession, a plan is urgently needed to protect the 221,000 jobs the travel industry sustains.” … [Read more...] about UK travel firms say France quarantine move is ‘devastating blow’
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However, it's worth noting the terms of your policy. After the pandemic broke, some insurers put some restrictions in place on new policies, or in policy renewals. Make sure to check your policy and get in touch with your insurance provider so you're clear on what is covered. … [Read more...] about Travel insurance rules if the FCO changes advice while you’re on holiday
Despite the infection rate climbing, the PNG government has lifted the lockdown of the capital, Port Moresby – schools have re-opened and public transport re-started. For many in the capital, social distancing is impossible, with large extra-familial groups living in close confines, while 40% of the city is without access to running water. … [Read more...] about Trans-Tasman travel bubble ‘on pause’ amid new Covid outbreaks across Pacific