U.K. Holiday Bookings Soar as Covid-19 Travel Restrictions Ease

Travel companies are set for the busiest weekend of the year as holiday bookings surged following the U.K. government’s announcement Friday that it would ease travel curbs for the fully vaccinated.

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said the current traffic light system of red, amber and green countries

would be scrapped for England
from Oct. 4 and replaced by a simplified red list of countries with high infection rates.