Group of 500 companies ‘has government assurances’ that travel corridors will be in place by end of June, but is demanding an official statement to save operators from going bust

Holidays abroad could be possible from July, according to travel industry bosses. Quash Quarantine, a group of more than 500 companies, says it has received private assurances from senior government sources that travel corridors will be in place from 29 June. The group, which has been campaigning to overturn the 14-day quarantine rule that came into force in the UK on 8 June, is pressing for the assurance to be made public. It is also calling for an amendment to the Foreign Office advice against all but essential travel. It follows

Paul Charles, spokesman for Quash Quarantine, said, “We urge the government to signal to the travel industry publicly and urgently that this is the case … We are still considering our options regarding legal action, including whether to join BA’s claim or launch our own action, but would prefer that 29 June is confirmed as soon as possible for the start of travel corridors. The industry needs urgent visibility on a timetable for travel to begin again.”

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Source: Gaurdian

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