Can I get travel insurance and what are my travel rights?

Coronavirus has meant most people have been forced to abandon or hastily rearrange holiday plans for 2020, whether in the UK or abroad.

Foreign Office advice against all non-essential travel has now been lifted for countries where the public health risk is no longer “unacceptably high” and quarantine restrictions have been relaxed for travellers returning to the UK from dozens of countries.

Should I book my summer holiday?

Different parts of the UK are relaxing restrictions at different times, which opens the option of a staycation.

You are now allowed to stay overnight in many parts of the country and

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Can I get travel insurance, or a holiday refund and what are my travel rights?

Coronavirus has meant most people have been forced to abandon or hastily rearrange holiday plans for 2020, whether in the UK or abroad.

Foreign Office advice against all non-essential travel has now been lifted for countries where the public health risk is no longer “unacceptably high” and quarantine restrictions have been relaxed for travellers returning to the UK from dozens of countries.

Should I book my summer holiday?

Different parts of the UK are relaxing restrictions at different times, which opens the option of a staycation.

You are now allowed to stay overnight in many parts of the country and

Read more

Dubai counts on pent-up demand for tourism comeback

Dubai (AFP) – After a painful four-month tourism shutdown that ended this week, Dubai is betting pent-up demand will see the industry quickly bounce back, billing itself as a safe destination with the resources to ward off coronavirus.

The emirate, which had 16.7 million visitors last year, opened its doors to tourists despite global travel restrictions and the onset of the scorching Gulf summer in the hopes the sector will reboot before high season begins in the last quarter of 2020.

Embarking from Emirates flights, where cabin crew work in gowns and face shields, the first visitors arrived on Tuesday

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H.K. to Shut Schools; Australia Restricts Travel: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) — Hong Kong will close schools again and Australia is tightening inbound travel as governments react to spiking infections in the coronavirus outbreak.

Tokyo notched a record increase in new cases with 243 infections while the daily tally of new U.S. cases topped 60,000 for the first time and infections in Mexico jumped by a record for a second straight day.

The World Health Organization said it is keeping an “open mind” on whether airborne transmission plays a major role in spreading the virus.

Key Developments:

Global Tracker: Cases top 12.2 million; deaths surpass 554,000Debate about airborne transmissions is

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Kawhi Leonard didn’t travel with Clippers to Disney World, expected to arrive in few days

A Clippers-Lakers Western Conference finals – featuring Kawhi Leonard vs. LeBron James – is one of the most anticipated potential attractions of the NBA’s resumption at Disney World.

But Leonard must get there first.

Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports:

Los Angeles Clippers star Kawhi Leonard did not travel with the team on Wednesday to Walt Disney World for the resumption of the NBA season, league sources told Yahoo Sports.

Leonard was given permission by the organization to tend to a family matter and the two-time Defensive Player of the Year and two-time NBA Finals MVP is expected to join the

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