Travel to the US: latest Covid rules and advice as masks are scrapped, but testing requirement stays

While Europe is stripping back its Covid hurdles, Britain’s favourite long-haul destination remains a trickier proposition – although its mask mandates, at least, are being jettisoned.  America’s lengthy travel ban finally ended on November 8, 2021, yet restrictions linger more... Read more

How to claim compensation if your flight has been delayed or cancelled

Flight cancellations affected passengers at Manchester and Heathrow airports over the weekend and into yesterday. See below for our guide to your compensation rights when travel is disrupted due to poor weather or the fault of the operator. Can I... Read more

Travel to France: latest Covid rules as vaccine passports and masks scrapped

What rules apply to children and teenagers? Children under the age of 12 do not need a test or to be vaccinated to enter France when accompanied by a vaccinated adult, nor do they need a pass vaccinal. The same... Read more

How to claim compensation if your flight has been cancelled by British Airways

British Airways cancelled all short-haul flights from Heathrow until midday on Saturday and is expecting further disruption as ongoing technical issues cause difficulties for travellers. See below for our guide to your compensation rights when travel is disrupted due to... Read more

Travel to Croatia: latest Covid rules and practical guidance once you are there

While some countries closed their borders to UK visitors over the past couple of months, Croatia has been more open to tourists, and even dropped its requirement for a pre-departure Covid test for fully vaccinated travellers. But although there has... Read more

How to claim compensation if your flight is affected by Storm Franklin

Storm Franklin looks set to bring gale-force winds of up to 80mph and lashing rain that is likely to cause travel chaos in the UK. If your travel plans are impacted by severe weather in the coming days, it is... Read more

The best travel insurance policies for over-60s, plus advice on Covid cover and medical conditions

There are advantages to being an older traveller, including the free or reduced-price access they get to many sights and attractions in Europe. But there are disadvantages too. In particular, the significantly higher prices they face when arranging travel insurance... Read more

How to claim compensation if your flight is affected by Storm Eunice

Storm Eunice is causing travel chaos in the UK, with London City Airport halting flights until this afternoon and airports facing major delays and cancellations across the country. British Airways has cancelled “a number of flights” due to severe weather... Read more

Travel to the US: latest Covid rules and practical guidance on masks and vaccine passports

Do I need to wear a mask? There is no nationwide mask mandate, but, as previously noted, all federal transport necessitates continued mask-wearing, as well as in hospitals and long-term care facilities. Three states – Hawaii, New Mexico and Washington,... Read more

Older travellers face paying more for insurance than flights in wake of premium spike

Expensive holiday insurance can now cost older people more than their flights, as the cost of premiums has risen by 50 per cent in a year, research has found. The consumer group Which? said that by shopping around customers could... Read more

Far-flung free health insurance scheme on cards for UK travellers

Britain is in talks with Australia, New Zealand and Israel to give holidaymakers free healthcare when they are abroad as part of a post-Brexit scheme for travellers. The Sunday Telegraph understands ministers are negotiating to extend the successor of the... Read more

Travel to France: latest Covid rules and practical guidance once you are there

What rules apply to children and teenagers? Children under the age of 12 do not need a test or to be vaccinated to enter France when accompanied by an adult, nor do they need a pass vaccinal. Teenagers between the... Read more

From insurance to masks, here’s what we really think about travel now

I often hear from individuals with specific problems, but it’s rare to get direct experience of what readers are thinking about travel more generally. So it was fascinating to be involved in our How to Travel in 2022 Telegraph Live event... Read more

‘Saga won’t cover my medical expenses in Spain’

Gill Charlton has been fighting for Telegraph readers and solving their travel problems for more than 30 years, winning refunds, righting wrongs and suggesting solutions. She takes on a different case each week – so please send your problems to... Read more

Travel to France: latest advice as road ban on British expats is lifted

When will the France travel ban end? This is not known; no end date has been given. Who can still enter? The only people who can travel from the UK to France are French nationals or French residents returning home,... Read more

How to get the best travel insurance with Covid cover for your next holiday

Which? has previously warned that travellers are being given a “false impression” as to what insurers will, and will not, cover. This is due to a raft of exclusions, brought in due to the pandemic, and ambiguities over what ‘Covid... Read more

Daring travellers can bag 76pc discounts on summer holidays by booking today

Families can save thousands of pounds by booking their summer holidays early, with some popular flights available for 75pc less. Airlines are selling heavily discounted tickets for most of Britons’ favourite destinations – both long haul and short haul. Governments... Read more

Travel to France: latest advice as British travellers are banned from entry

France has banned all non-essential travel from Britain, the day after the UK reported its highest ever daily Covid-19 case count. As of midnight Saturday 18 December (France time) or 11pm on Friday 17 December, arrivals from the UK will... Read more

Travel to the US: The latest Covid regulations as US border rules tighten once again

Will I be insured if I go? The FCDO does not advise against non-essential travel to the US, so your insurance should be valid. Always check with your supplier before travelling. Do I need to take a test before travelling... Read more

How to get the best travel insurance with Covid cover for my next holiday

From a Covid point of view, arranging travel insurance remains somewhat confusing. Which? has warned that travellers are being given a “false impression” as to what insurers will, and will not, cover. This is due to a raft of exclusions,... Read more

Cruise holidays: latest Covid rules and advice for international cruising

P&O Cruises relaxed some rules after September 25 – customers are once again be allowed to book back-to-back cruises instead of having to leave at least a seven-day gap between sailings. Unvaccinated children under 18 will again be welcomed if... Read more

Travel to Germany: latest Covid rules and holiday advice

As numbers continue to rise sharply in Germany, particularly among the unvaccinated, the country is looking for ways to urgently slow the pace and boost its vaccination programme – with rules changing quickly. Focus is also turning to the festive... Read more