Everything you can and can’t do for a holiday from tomorrow

LOCKDOWN restrictions are being eased tomorrow for UK holidays, while trips abroad are yet to go ahead.

Here is everything you need to know about booking a trip and when restrictions will be lifted.

Can I go on holiday in England?

Holidays in England can go ahead from tomorrow.

This is with some restrictions, however.

Overnight stays can only be within one household – you cannot mix with other households just yet.

You can also only stay in self-catered properties, so cannot stay in campsites or hotels with shared facilities open.

Can I go on holiday in Wales?

Holidays in Wales can go ahead at self-catered properties, as they resumed last month.

However this was only for Welsh residents – English tourists may be able to return from tomorrow.

Group holidays will resume from May 3, with two households able to go on holiday together.

Can I go on holiday in Scotland?

Holidays in Scotland are yet to go ahead, with hopes they could resume from April 26.

This means that Scottish locals are not yet allowed to visit other parts of the UK and English and Welsh tourists are advised against travelling there.

If the April 26 date goes ahead, then this will allow all tourist accommodation to reopen as well as outdoor dining facilities.

Tourists from around the UK will then be able to visit.

Are hotels open?

Hotels are yet to open in the UK.

In Scotland, they hope to open from April 26, followed by May 10 in Wales and May 17 in England.

Are attractions open?

In Wales, outdoor attractions and outdoor cafes, pubs and restaurants won'topen until April 26.

In England, outdoor attractions can open from tomorrow so this means theme parks and outdoor dining can resume.

In Scotland, it is yet to be confirmed when attractions can reopen.

Can I go on holiday abroad?

Not yet – but holidays abroad have been given a boost from the government with hopes to restart from May 17.

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said families can start thinking of booking trips abroad, with the new traffic light scheme expected to be implemented from next month.

Countries will be placed onto a green, amber, or red list depending on a number of criteria including the vaccine rollout and Covid cases.

This means destinations such as Malta and Gibraltar, as well as the US, could be green list destinations due to the success of their vaccine rollout although the government is yet to reveal which countries will be on the list.

Those returning from amber countries would have to quarantine for 10 days weeks and take two PCR tests at a cost of over £200 – Spain and Italy may be placed onto this list, along with Greece, until their case numbers come down.

And people arriving from red list states would be put into hotel quarantine, which costs £1,750 per person.

Red destinations will still have to quarantine at a government-mandated hotel for 10 days, costing £17,50 per travellers.

Vaccine passports could also be used to allow Brits to travel abroad with Spain, Greece, Portugal and Cyprus just some of the countries pushing for them.

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