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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…)

Airlines offer free COVID tests on popular business travel routes

COVID tests are providing an opportunity to re-open travel. So, airlines are responding with free tests and trials on the most popular routes. Which is great news for business travellers, as it includes London to New York flights.

Here we run though the latest COVID test offers and trials. (more…)

What COVID-19 Test Do I Need To Travel?

With the COVID landscape changing on a daily basis, it could be easy to get confused about the different types of COVID-19 tests. In particular, what kind of test you need, when to take it and for what purpose. The good news is, there’s a variety of COVID-19 tests available and many more are in production.

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New requirements for travel to the UK – Oct 2020

Anyone planning to travel to the UK will need to adhere to a new set of measures. In order to stop the spread of COVID-19, the United Kingdom has set out 3 important steps to ensure the health and safety of all residents and visitors to the UK. Here’s what you need to know.

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Is COVID travel safe? Here’s what to expect

For many companies, recent lockdown measures have put a pause on business travel and in some cases, resulted in a company-wide ban. But as restrictions start to ease, many are now asking “is COVID travel safe?” and “what does it look like?”.

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