Jet2, Ryanair, easyJet and TUI release updates as more flights are canceled
Some Britons have already been able to enjoy holidays abroad after the “Stay in UK” restrictions were lifted.
People can now travel to “green list countries” without having to self-quarantine on their return, provided they take a COVID-19 test after arrival.
Only 12 places are currently on the green travel list: Ascension Island, Australia, Brunei, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Iceland, Israel, New Zealand, Portugal , Tristan da Cunha, Saint Helena, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
However, most of the countries on this list are closed to UK travelers or will only allow people in if they are fully vaccinated.
Portugal and Gibraltar allow the British to enter their country with limited requirements.
Iceland lets in those who have been fully vaccinated.
But with the changing list, many airlines have updated their policies, reports Liverpool Echo.
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EasyJet released its latest statement on upcoming flights after many said the airline canceled reservations to countries such as Spain and Greece for the end of June.
The statement said, “We want to carry as many customers as possible on as many flights as possible this summer, but as all airlines have done throughout the pandemic, we continue to adjust our flight schedule based on this. restrictions put in place by governments to ensure our flight program best matches demand. “
The spokesperson added that easyJet “communicates with all customers impacted by a canceled flight” to ensure they are aware of their options, which include a full refund.
They said, “We are giving customers more flexibility than ever before with our Protection Promise, which allows customers to change their flights free of charge up to two hours before their flight if they are no longer able to travel.
“We have consistently urged the UK government to increase the number of countries on the green list and have kept our planes and crews in flight-ready mode so that we can grow our fleet up to 90% at the height of the season. ‘summer. ready and able to scale up.
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TUI canceled more flights and vacations to a number of destinations this summer.
The travel group has suspended travel to the Orange and Red countries until next month.
TUI recently canceled trips to Turkey and several other destinations due to travel restrictions.
They said they had to “unfortunately cancel all holidays to the following red and orange destinations” until June 13 inclusive.
Aruba, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece – Crete (Chania), Halkidiki, Kefalonia, Preveza, Samos, Santorini, Skiathos, Thassos, Zante – Italy, Jamaica, Spain – mainland Spain, Formentera, Mallorca, Ibiza, Menorca and La Palma.
All TUI Lakes and Mountains vacations are canceled until June 13 inclusive, while trips to Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Mexico, Morocco, Tunisia and Turkey were deleted until June 27.
Jet2 does not begin its vacation and flight program until June 24.
They said, “We take the time to prepare everything at our airports, on our planes and at our resorts to give you the safest and most seamless vacation experience possible.
“Our teams in the UK and overseas look forward to welcoming you again – we are delighted to give you the vacation you deserve.
“If your reservation is affected in any way, we will contact you as soon as possible. Please do not contact us and wait until we contact you with more details.
“Please visit our website 14 days before your departure, when we have all the latest official information.
“Until then, there’s no need to take any action – and we recommend that you don’t start organizing things like Covid-19 testing until you’re closer to your travel time, as the demands travel rates here and abroad may change. “
The low-cost airline continued to operate some flights throughout the pandemic – mostly on domestic routes, for essential travel.
Regarding new bookings for the summer, the airline posted a statement on its website: “We know your plans may change, so we’ve waived our flight change fee for all new bookings made before. June 30, 2021, for travel before October 31, 2021. You can now make up to two flight changes before October 31, 2021. This gives you total flexibility and peace of mind.
“Our no-change charge promotion applies to bookings made after June 10, 2020. Flight changes must take place at least 7 days before the original departure dates to benefit from the promotion. Price and price differences products may apply. “