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LUXURY HOLIDAYS DIRECT Travel Updates
Information for departures from the UK :
Pre-departure and post-arrival tests on return to UK are
required for all international travel.
The UK Government has provided clarity on the traffic light system and entry
requirements for destinations with international travel set to resume soon.
Now that we have the facts, we can provide you with latest travel information for the
destinations you are planning to travel to. The rules currently in place are based on
returning to England.
The government has announced that the traffic light status of destinations will be
reviewed regularly every 3 weeks from 17 May with the traffic light policy itself
reviewed at the end of June, July and October.
We are continuing to monitor the situation closely and are advising guests to check the
for full destination information.
Getting a Covid Test
As pre-departure tests are required before leaving the UK and again on arrival back into
the UK, we are recommending few companies who offer a
comprehensive range of Covid testing services, either in one of their clinics or at your
The List recommended can be accessed here
GOV List Recommendations
The tests are PHE approved, MHRA authorised and CE marked for quality and safety
The tests are administered and couriered to the Laboratory, once results are processed,
message is received and Certified results are emailed in a printable PDF format.
receive RT-PCR test results within 24-72 hours of providing swab sample,
or within just 2-4 hours when using our â€˜Super Express Testâ€™ option at some of these
Confidence in Booking
All bookings made now until 30 June 2021 will apply a Â£150 pp deposit.
(Except for PEAK departures where the required deposit will be advised at time of
We know that peace of mind and flexibility are key to ensuring that you feel confident
holiday with us, so we have been working hard to ensure our service is as flexible as
All new bookings departing up to and including 18 April 2022 now benefit from our
newly revised book with confidence
policy, which gives you greater flexibility by allowing you to cancel
closer to your departure
date should there be any changes to
travel advice relating to Covid-19. This means you can book your trip with total
of mind, safe in the knowledge you can flex your plans should you need.
Our team will explain the options available to you and talk you through the specific
terms and conditions relating to each aspect of your trip, giving you full transparency
enabling you to make informed decisions, if your holiday is unable to proceed as a
result of Covid-19.
If you choose to cancel due to Covid-19 travel advice restrictions*, we will offer you a
including your deposit, between 1 and 30 days prior to departure, dependent on the
nature of your trip** and as long as the balance has been paid in full.
* Travel Restrictions defined as:
- Where travel to the destination would contravene the travel advice issued by
the UK Government and FCDO.
- There are entry restrictions imposed by a country to UK residents where there is
a legal obligation to quarantine for more than 3 days on arrival.
- Where there are visa suspensions meaning guests are denied entry to the
- If there is a UK government and FCDO requirement to quarantine in a hotel, or
self-isolate at home on return to the UK for more than 3 days.
Read more about Test to Release for international travel.
are different requirements for this scheme, which means that some providers for the
general testing may not meet the minimum standards for Test to Release for international
Learn more about Passenger locator form
You must complete this
form online before you arrive in the UK.
You can submit the form any time in the 48 hours before you arrive in the