Self-catered holidays are set to resume from April 12 under the latest step of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s roadmap out of lockdown. However, Mr Johnson has warned that some restrictions could be put back in place at any time, should the data suggest it is necessary.
As a result, one travel expert is warning Britons not to forget travel insurance when booking their UK break.
While travel insurance is typically seen as essential for overseas travel, amid the ongoing uncertainty of the UK lockdown, Antony Martin, managing director at Insurefor.com explained why it is also essential for staycations.
“While we await further details on the Government’s Global Travel Taskforce’s ‘traffic light system’, there continues to be uncertainty around when we’ll be able to travel abroad this year, so the focus for many Brits is on booking staycations,” he said.
“We want to remind them that it is important to take out travel insurance to ensure they are covered for cancellation and curtailment.”
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