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Government announces new ‘Amber’ list measures

The UK government has today announced that as of 0400 July 19th, there will be changes to requirements for UK residents returning from ‘Amber’ list countries to England. (more…)

What are the new traffic light rules for leisure travel?

Holidays abroad are now allowed, but only travel to amber list countries in “exceptional circumstances”. In addition, countries have their own rules in place for UK visitors.  (more…)

Returning to international travel: Global Travel Taskforce publishes new framework

In an effort to reopen international travel, the UK Government has released its Global Travel Taskforce Report. The report includes a proposed framework and timeline of activity.  (more…)

Travelling from England? You’ll need to complete a Travel Declaration Form

As part of the PM’s roadmap for travel, the Department for Transport has advised there is a new requirement for anyone travelling from England. (more…)

Stricter travel restrictions on entry to the UK

UK government has this week announced a number of new measures to help contain the spread of Coronavirus. These changes affect travellers arriving into the UK and will be in place from Monday 15 Feb.


New UK travel restrictions announced this week

On 27th January, the UK Government announced several new restrictions for travel to and from the UK. These include more banned countries, designated quarantine hotels and enhanced enforcement against non-essential travel.

Here’s what you need to know.


Travelling in 2021: what’s new after Brexit?

The UK’s transition period has now come to an end and we have left the EU. After Brexit, we are starting to see new travel rules and regulations coming into force.

Here we summarise the most significant so far in 2021. (more…)

How to check your travel programme is Brexit-ready

As of 2021, the UK will have completed its transition phase and we will no longer be part of the European Union. Brexit will impact your business, as well as your corporate travel programme. Here are the newest changes.


New ‘Test to Release’ programme reduces quarantine for UK-bound travellers

From 15 December, the Test to Release scheme enables a reduced quarantine time (from 10 to 5 days) to travellers arriving into England. However, the programme does require some pre-trip activity. Here’s what you need to know about the new Test to Release programme. (more…)

MIDAS and Confirm Testing launch COVID tests for business travellers

With daily changes in travel corridors, quarantine and international requirements, COVID tests are already playing an important role in reopening travel. That is why MIDAS Travel has partnered with Confirm Testing to provide reliable COVID tests. (more…)