Holidays in Mallorca: Jet2 statement
Non-quarantine travel update: commentary from Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays after the Balearics placed on the orange list.
“If clients have been fully vaccinated, Wednesday’s announcement does not change anything
“It is always unfair that hardworking clients and families continue to be judged by a
different and stricter set of rules when it comes to taking their
“If clients have been fully vaccinated, Wednesday’s announcement does not change anything anything. These customers (and children traveling with them who are under the age of 18) may continue to enjoy or expect to enjoy quarantine-free flights and vacations from across the UK to any Green or Orange List destination this summer. From the demand we’re seeing, this is most certainly the case, with clients looking to reap the benefits of the successful vaccination program by escaping into the sun.
“That said, as restrictions across the UK continue to be relaxed and ‘VIPs’ travel carteblanche, it is still unfair that hard-working customers and families continue to be judged by a set of different and stricter rules when it comes to getting the money they deserve Travel is not and should not be the preserve of the rich and powerful.
“It is frustrating that decisions continue to be made regarding international travel when the criteria for those decisions are denied to us. Once again, we call on governments to be
transparent, both with the data and their parameters to make decisions.
“All clients who have not been fully vaccinated and who need to travel to and including August 11, 2021 to any destination currently on the Orange List can cancel their reservation with a full refund or change their reservation without charge.
“The UK government has pledged to review its overseas traffic light status
destinations every three weeks. We will continue to review our program and policies in
according to this schedule and we will continue to make thoughtful decisions as best as possible.
interests of our clients and independent partner travel agencies. We have been
repeatedly recognized for this approach throughout the pandemic, and we will continue to do so.