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TUI, easyJet and Jet2 reacted swiftly to new travel restrictions issued by the government yesterday May 17 will be the day international travel can return, although this date is subject to review The three major low-cost tour operators have since canceled all holidays and flights until this date This is what you need to know

“As per the latest UK government lockdown announcement, not all TUI holidays from England will work until May 17,” TUI said in its government roadmap update released yesterday

“We will be contacting affected customers directly, in order of departure date, over the next two weeks to discuss their options, which will include changing at a later date with incentive, receipt of a credit note with an incentive or cancellation receive a full refund “

The TUI statement continues: “Due to the high volume of affected customers, we kindly ask you to wait until you receive the email from us before contacting us

“We know our guests are eagerly awaiting their vacations, so to provide continued flexibility and assurance we have extended our free change policy until the end of June

“People who need to travel between May 17 and the end of June can change their reservation at a later date without charge

“As we have done throughout the pandemic, we continue to review and adjust our flight schedule based on the latest government travel restrictions,” easyJet said

“This means that, as the UK government has indicated that international travel will not return until mid-May, we are now canceling for this period

“For canceled flights, customers will be notified directly and will be informed of their options, which include free transfer to another flight, a voucher for the value of the reservation or a refund”

easyJet added: “Customers can of course move their flights now also as part of our flexible customer policy

“And for those looking to book for next spring, we’ve also put flights on sale for March 27 – May 31, 2022 today to provide even more choices for customers

The holiday company said in a statement today: “The UK government has announced that travel will not return until May 17 at the earliest, so Jet2com and Jet2holidays have made the decision to extend the flight suspension and holidays until May 16 included

“When customers who have not yet traveled are affected by schedule changes, Jet2com and Jet2holidays will automatically cancel their reservation with a full refund, and their team of travel experts will contact you to help them book their summer getaway for later in the year “

“Data from Jet2com and Jet2holidays shows that bookings for summer 21 have increased by 600% since 1530 on Monday February 22, with bookings increasing for destinations in all areas, including mainland Spain and its islands , Portugal, Greece, Cyprus and Turkey, “Jet2 said in the statement.

“There is a noticeable increase in bookings from July, which continues through the rest of the school holidays and summer 21”

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Source: https://www.express.co.uk/travel/articles/1401476/tui-holidays-easyjet-cancelled-jet2-flights-may-roadmap-covid-travel-advice-news-latest