COVID19 TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS
Domestic and International air travel may be restricted because of domestic regulations. Other countries may restrict movement, bring in new quarantine rules or even close borders depending on their current situation.
Before planning any travel check the current restrictions at:
Before you travel outside the UK you need to make sure you have a valid passport and the relevant visas.
Details of how to apply for a passport and any required visas are available at MAG - Travelling Abroad.
Under EU rules which will continue to apply to the UK post Brexit, air passengers are entitled to certain rights covering delayed flights, overbooking and lost luggage in the form of financial compensation or suitable assistance from the airline.
A summary of air passenger rights is available at this link.
Full details of all aspects of air travel can be found at the following links:
The following additional template letters are available for cancelled/delayed flights:
Sainburys Bank Money Matters provides a range of tools and guides to help you when you are travelling abroad and within UK:
There are restrictions on what items you can take in your hand luggage and hold luggage when boarding a plane in the UK.
Full details of the restrictions and excemptions, including medical, dietary and baby food supplies are available at GOV.UK.
For details of packing your liquids follow this link.
Hand luggage size and weight allowances varies between airlines.
A guide to cabin luggage allowances, by airline, is available at this link.
By law you have the right to expect the holiday that you booked and paid for.
Details of your rights and the regulations covering Package Travel are available at the following links:
Fly more comfortably
There are ways to make flying a much more pleasant experience - see How to fly comfortably.
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