It should have been a day for celebration. We should have heard suitcases slamming shut across the land, and a symphony of party poppers coming from travel agents and tour operators, writes Greg Dickinson.
But there’s a pretty substantial snag. The Government has not aligned the ‘Test to Release’ scheme with an update to its official travel advice. This means that much of the world remains off-limits in the eyes of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) – if you go to a red-listed country, your travel insurance (vital in 2020, and indeed going into 2021) will very likely be invalidated.
Read his comment piece, here.