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Travel news latest: England's hotels poised to reopen

Travel news latest: England’s hotels poised to reopen

The Big Green List Holiday Guide: Everything you need to know In full: the confirmed green list countries In full: the confirmed amber list countries I’ve spent years ignoring mainstream destinations. Am I a snob? Comment: the UK’s travel ‘green list’ is laughably off-limits ​Bookings for Portugal holidays are surging, despite the country’s borders remaining closed …

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The confirmed green list countries and when you can travel to them

The confirmed green list countries and when you can travel to them

The ban on foreign holidays will be lifted on May 17 and replaced with a ‘traffic light system’ to kickstart overseas trips in 2021, Grant Shapps, the transport secretary, confirmed on May 7.  “Today marks the first step in our cautious return to international travel, with measures designed above all else to protect public health and ensure …

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Watch: We answer your questions about the foreign travel announcement, summer holidays and Portugal

Watch: We answer your questions about the foreign travel announcement, summer holidays and Portugal

The Government has announced the return of quarantine-free holidays abroad from May 17 under a “traffic light system” which dictates different restrictions for different destinations. The Telegraph’s Head of Travel Claire Irvin has answered some of our reader’s questions about the new travelling rules. Under this system, travellers will be able to visit countries under …

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The best beach hotels in Portugal for some summer sun this year

The best beach hotels in Portugal for some summer sun this year

These are unusual times, and the state of affairs can change quickly. Please check the latest travel guidance before making your journey. Our writers visited these hotels pre-pandemic. Beaches are what Portugal does best, closely followed by whitewashed medieval villages and the country’s wine. Fine golden sands run all along the Algarve coastline, in long …

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48 hours in . . . Lisbon, an insider guide to Portugal's timeless capital

48 hours in . . . Lisbon, an insider guide to Portugal’s timeless capital

These are unusual times, and the state of affairs can change quickly. Please check the latest travel guidance before making your journey. Note that our writer visited pre-pandemic. Queen of tarts, trams and tiles Lisbon is having a moment. It is the place on everyone’s lips and its breezy sea views, glossy tiled facades and …

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Travel news latest: Green list countries set to be announced today

Travel news latest: Green list countries set to be announced today

Holidaymakers could need paper Covid vaccine certificates The destinations likely to be on the travel ’green list’ this summer The destinations most likely to be on the ‘amber list’ Sign up to the Telegraph Travel newsletter A surge of pent-up holiday demand is set to be unleashed today when the Government reveals the first countries to make …

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Travel news latest: Australia closed to tourists until 2022

Travel news latest: Australia closed to tourists until 2022

Holidaymakers could need paper Covid vaccine certificates The destinations likely to be on the travel ’green list’ this summer The destinations most likely to be on the ‘amber list’ Sign up to the Telegraph Travel newsletter Australia will remain closed to the majority of international arrivals until at least the start of 2022, the Government has said. “We …

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Travel news latest: Italy to welcome tourists from mid-May

Travel news latest: Italy to welcome tourists from mid-May

Holidaymakers could need paper Covid vaccine certificates Portugal, Greek and Spanish islands declared safe by Foreign Office Europe to welcome British tourists for summer holidays The destinations likely to be on the travel ’green list’ this summer An extra bank holiday should be added at the end of September to make up for the poor weather of the May …

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Travel news latest: Holiday hopes rise as warnings against Corfu, Crete and Madeira are lifted

Travel news latest: Holiday hopes rise as warnings against Corfu, Crete and Madeira are lifted

Europe to welcome British tourists for summer holidays ‘My Greece holiday has been cancelled – so where is my £12,000 refund?’ Comment: The absurd cost of testing for holidaymakers is another insult to our freedom  The destinations likely to feature on the holiday ‘green list’ this summer Why Portugal should be the first country on the …

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The forgotten ‘green list’ islands where you could avoid the crowds this summer

The forgotten ‘green list’ islands where you could avoid the crowds this summer

British holidaymakers are eyeing up the potential travel ‘green list’ – the destinations to which Britons will be permitted to travel this summer without facing quarantine on their return, which could, initially, reach 30.  Malta, Israel and Gibraltar have all been placed under the spotlight in recent weeks due to their swift vaccine roll outs: immunisation rates are among …

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The hottest European countries in September and October and the best places to stay

The hottest European countries in September and October and the best places to stay

September and October are lovely months for a short-haul holiday with a good dose of sunshine. This year, with questions surrounding when international travel will be able to start, they are also a smart choice. Follow our expert guide to find the best hotels for late summer sun in Europe – including the Greek Islands …

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