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Jet2 and Tui released updates for travelers following the Prime Minister’s timetable announcement on Monday

The prime minister said Monday that a government task force would be scheduled until Dec. April will come up with a report recommending how to resume international travel for people in England

EasyJet said UK customer bookings for the summer season were more than four times higher than the same period the previous week

Tui saw bookings grow six times, making Monday the busiest day in over a month

Jet2com and its package tour arm Jet2holidays said the total number of bookings was seven times higher after the announcement, with strong demand in Spain, Portugal, Greece, Cyprus and Turkey

And online travel agent Thomas Cook said traffic on its website rose 75% on Monday as people rushed to book vacations for this summer and 2022

However, some airlines have also started to publish statements announcing further flight and vacation cancellations due to the roadmap

Jet2com said: “Due to the ongoing uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and government travel restrictions, we have decided to suspend all flights up to and including April 16 May 2021 to extend

“If these program changes affect you, we will automatically cancel your booking for a full refund. Please be patient with us as we do

“If you are 17 or older Traveling May 2021, we will provide a timely update

“If you booked your flights through an online travel agency (eg Am Strand or during the love holidays) you need to contact them directly

“Our Customers Are Our Priority And during the pandemic, we were repeatedly recognized by the media, consumer organizations and our customers for how we looked after those affected by program changes

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Tui’s UK and Ireland General Manager Andrew Flintham said it was “positive and shows that by working with the travel industry in a risk-based setting, our customers will have the opportunity to travel abroad this summer”

“We will continue to work closely with the government so that people can look forward to a well-deserved break after what has been a very difficult year for many.

“We know that there is a huge demand for travel, with the demand for Greece, Spain and Turkey being the most booked overnight stay as of July and bookings increasing by 500 percent

“According to the latest ban from the UK government, all TUI holidays from England will not be canceled until April 17th May we will contact affected customers directly in the order of their departure date to discuss their options This includes changing to a later date with an incentive or canceling and receiving a full refund

“We know that our customers are looking forward to their vacation To continue providing flexibility and security, we’ve extended our free changes policy until the end of June

“Persons who are between 17 Traveling May and late June can change their booking at a later date free of charge ”

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