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Your road map to holidays: A guide to travelling after the coronavirus lockdown

Posted on March 17, 2021 by Jason Davis
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So, you’re looking to book a holiday.

With coronavirus changing the world as we know it, travelling in particular has had to adapt to the new rules, regulations and measures to bring back safe international travel.

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s changed in travel, broken down into bite sized chunks.

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And when you’re ready to book your next trip, make sure you’re covered with Coronavirus Travel Insurance.



1. UK travel restrictions: Can I travel from the UK?

Understand the basics of travel restrictions and find out if your destination has the green light before setting off. 


2. Where can I go on holiday now?

With the roadmap set out by the government, this chapter covers where you can go on holiday, and when.


3. Can I go on holiday in the UK?

Planning a staycation in the UK?  We go into detail explaining government guidance on when, where and who you can go with.


4. What to expect when travelling

With your trip booked, travelling may seem a little different than what we’re used to. This chapter talks about what you could expect when next travelling.


5. Preparing to travel

Travelling abroad could take a little more preparation than it once did. From carrying a EHIC/GHIC to a potential vaccine passport, this chapter covers all your planning needs.


6. Does travel insurance cover me for COVID?

Knowing what you’re covered for will help you travel with confidence. We cut through the jargon and explain our COVID Cover in detail.


7. FCDO travel advice and your holiday

In this chapter, find out what FCDO travel advice is, how it affects holidays you may have planned and if travel insurance is valid if you travel against advice.


8. Arriving at your destination

You’ve arrived safely, but arrival procedures are likely to be a little different than usual. This chapter goes into more detail around what changes you can expect at your destination.


9. Arriving back in the UK

After your trip abroad, you’ll want to make sure you don’t have any problems when arriving back in the UK. Read this chapter to find out what you need to know for your return journey.


Jason Davis

by Jason Davis

Jason Davis is Staysure's Senior Content Executive. As a specialist travel insurance provider, we aim to keep up-to-date with travel trends, all while offering tips on how to make the most of your holiday.