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Government finally confirms passengers will be protected with ‘refund credit note’

And relax: holidaymakers whose trips are cancelled will be financially protected if they accept a refund credit note
And relax: holidaymakers whose trips are cancelled will be financially protected if they accept a refund credit note

Four months after mass cancellations of package holidays began, the government has finally confirmed that passengers accepting a “refund credit note” will be financially protected.

All holiday companies were obliged to cancel overseas package holidays from 18 March onwards. The previous day, the foreign secretary had warned against all but essential travel anywhere abroad, as the coronavirus pandemic spread around the world.

In unprecedented circumstances, many travel firms were unable to meet their obligations under the Package Travel Regulations to make full

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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

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Can I get 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.

For the time being the Foreign Office has advised against all non-essential travel, and some restrictions remain in place within the UK.

There are signs that people may manage a getaway, but options may be limited.

Should I book my summer holiday?

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

The planned reduction of social distancing from 2m (6ft) to 1m plus in England means that

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