Important Information regarding Coach Travel
Published on Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Following the announcement (Friday 16 July) from the government regarding travellers from France having to quarantine on return to the UK (regardless of having had the vaccine) we have regrettably decided to cancel all coach departures up to and including 18th August.
We know that you are keen to get away on a much deserved holiday and we are looking forward to starting to operate again so we will be reviewing the situation week by week and we will commence running as soon as we feel it is safe and practical to do so.
We know that many of you are put off by the complex rules around documentation and vaccine/jabs as well as the costs of the required tests. We do not envisage these being fully relaxed anytime soon and would politely remind everyone that compliance with entry requirements, including vaccination certificates, health requirements, passenger locator forms, passport validity etc is the responsibility of every traveller including dependant children.Therefore, until further notice, If you have paid in full for a 2021 holiday and you wish to transfer your booking over to 2022 we will allow you to change free of any fees or charges. By changing now you will also assist us with planning the restart as we will be better able to assess demand and recruitment of drivers and hostesses etc.
Alternatively if you wish to take advantage of the cheap flights currently on offer, you can cancel and get a refund of the coach element of your holiday and go ahead with your booking on an accommodation only basis.
Please note that if you do not take up either of the above options and we do operate your chosen departure date, you would be subject to cancellation costs if you are ‘disinclined to travel’ at a later stage. A reminder of our cancellation charges is shown below.
We hope to see you soon!!
Please see below some current information regarding the requirements for travel to France and Spain as at 20 July 2021. Please be aware that these travel restrictions update regularly. We strongly advise checking your insurance policy or taking out supplementary insurance to cover you in case of contracting Covid 19 before or during your holiday.
We have information about the antigen tests in resort which are needed prior to your return to the UK and these will be sent to you with your tickets. Regarding the PCR tests on return we recommend:
If you use Discount code BritishAirways43 they are £43 pp per test.
Period before scheduled departure date within which written notification is received
More than 70 days Deposit only
29 to 70 days 50% of holiday cost
15 to 28 days 70% of holiday cost
Departure day to 14 days 100% of holiday cost.
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