TUI cancels holidays to 11 July as COVID restrictions set to be extended

By Linsey McNeill
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TUI has announced further holiday cancellations amid growing fears that the Government is planning to delay the lifting of all remaining coronavirus restrictions in England by a month.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce this afternoon that domestic restrictions, including a ban on nightclubs and large events, will stay in place up to 19 July due to rising cases of the Indian variant of coronavirus.

If he does, it seems unlikely that more countries will be added to the UK’s green travel list at the next review on 24 June since the Government has already made it clear it doesn’t want overseas holidays to jeopardise the lifting of restrictions in the UK.

On Thursday, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said international travel must be delayed to avoid ‘screwing up’ the UK recovery from COVID-19.

TUI said on Saturday that the ongoing uncertainty had prompted it to cancel more holidays up to 11 July. Here is a list of the latest cancellations:

Up to and including 28 June

Up to and including 4 July
Greece – Crete (Chania), Kavala, Kefalonia, Mykonos, Preveza, Samos, Santorini, Skiathos, Thessaloniki
Spain – Mainland Spain, Formentera, Mallorca, Ibiza, Menorca, La Palma
All TUI Lakes & Mountains destinations

Up to and including 11 July
Cape Verde
Costa Rica
Dominican Republic

All holidays on non-TUI flights to Indonesia, Maldives, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand and UAE up to including11 July are also cancelled.

TUI announced on Friday that cruises on Marella Discovery 2 from 1 November 2021 to 30 April 2022 inclusive are cancelled. This includes all Asia sailings and Ancient Affair and Mediterranean Islands sailings from Cyprus.

All other Sailings on Marella Discovery 2 and Marella Discovery remain cancelled up to and including 31 July 2021.

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