Whilst I struggle to get my head around the latest in a year of confusing challenges, here is a post explaining what the 'traffic lights' mean
Greece is set to open its borders to British holidaymakers on 14 May. Those with vaccinations will be admitted without testing, others will need a negative Covid test pre arrival.
From 25th March the Seychelles will be open to all visitors, irrespective of vaccination status. No quarantine on arrival and free movement within country.
Put in your nationality and where you want to travel from and to, to check the latest travel entry requirements and any relevant restrictions.
The new Global Health Insurance Card has been launched, replacing the existing European version following Brexit. (12.1.21)
Key points from the announcement that all international arrivals are required to prove negative COVID-19 test result. (8.1.21))
When you book a holiday with us, we will ensure you have all the correct information to comply to entry requirements for destinations you are visiting.
A month by month look back on 2020 & how it destroyed the travel industry...
EDIT: JANUARY 2021 - DUE TO UK LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS NO HOLIDAYS CAN DEPART AT PRESENT SADLY.
Receive 10% discount on travel vaccinations and health products when you book with us as AITO partners.
Latest travel updates for destinations in Africa, including travel corridor news and entry requirements.
We are here for our clients to help navigate the maze of travel restrictions & advice, entry requirements, insurance, testing & more.
More baby mountain gorillas were born recently in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest & permit prices are reduced!
Hotel package comprising of an overnight stay at the hotel pre-flight, directly connected to Terminal 5, including a self-administered PCR Covid-19 test kit.
We share with you the latest in new flight routes, airport & airline schedules for next year
Hopes raised that Covid testing can remove the need for quarantine on arrival in the UK & help to re-open the US travel market.
New routes and new aircraft as Africa opens up destinations post Covid restrictions
We love creating dream holidays for our clients and would really like to still be trading when the time comes to book your next travels! Sign this ABTA petition to save the Travel Industry
As ABTA bonded travel agents, Travel With Jules is working round the clock to assist our clients in getting home or deferring their holiday bookings. Here are official links for ABTA and government websites regarding the Coronavirus outbreak.
We are proud to be members of AITO and working with such a group of fabulous specialist holiday professionals, thank you for your award!
Very sad news today that Thomas Cook has collapsed and ceased trading. We are working with industry colleagues to help those affected.
If you are a follower of Travel With Jules or existing client, come and meet us face to face and hear about some inspiring travel destinations for your next trip!
Uganda Wildlife Authority has announced an increase of $100 for gorilla permits in two parks, Mgahinga and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
Follow in the footsteps of Comic Relief to the roof of Africa with a trekking trip to Kilimanjaro! News from our leading trekking & adventure holiday partners!
Rovos Rail launch new East to West luxury train journey across Africa, from Tanzania to Angola.
The travel industry is today shocked and outraged following the Sunday Times completely untrue statement yesterday regarding travel in the EU affected by Brexit!
Travel With Jules are proud to announce that we are finalists for the Luxury Retail Travel Business of the Year in the TTG awards next February!
Spend time around Mafia Island with Whale Sharks this winter with added flight connections!
The mass herds of wildebeest and zebra have just arrived into Kenya's Masai Mara at the river crossings - Small camps fill up fast so book now for next year!
From 25th June for 10 days Zambia will feature on ITV television - showcasing everything this amazing safari destination has to offer!
A drastic reduction in the number of jeeps and visitors permitted to enter popular tiger reserves means that late bookings are not always possible. Book now for this winter!
Read about Jules' journey into setting up our award winning independent Suffolk travel agency & the benefits we offer you as your bespoke travel consultants!
The world of African conservation has lost a great matriach and our thoughts are with her family (human and elephant) who we know will miss her and will carry on her legacy.....
Great news for our region! Emirates will be the first middle-eastern/gulf carrier to operate out of London Stansted when it start daily flights to Dubai on 8 June 2018
Great news for African conservation! This breaking news was announced 27 December during BBC Radio 4's “Today” Programme, which Prince Harry guest edited.
Bali Volcano Mt Agung eruption travel advice via ABTA & the FCO
Take advantage of new direct flights to The Seychelles twice weekly with British Airways in 2018.
Travel advice and contact details for clients travelling to or worried about friends currently in Las Vegas.
Monarch Airlines has ceased trading and its 300,000 future bookings for flights and holidays have been cancelled. Any TWJ holidays affected have full ATOL protection.
Travel With Jules is assisting clients in the Caribbean and southern US States who are affected by the current hurricanes in the region.
We are pleased to hear that Kenya has banned plastic bags. Travellers should not bring any plastic bags into the country including duty free bags.
Following the recent elections in Kenya various media sources have been issuing some misleading information regarding travel advisories. The FCO states Kenya has a 'green light' - good to go!
Tourists visiting Machu Picchu will now have a timed entry permit to access the site from July 2017 to protect this UNESCO site
This new direct flight service linking London and Kigali, Rwanda opens up a wide range of safaris & primate trekking holidays.
Rwanda authorities have announced the increase in the price of Gorilla Permits from US$ 750 to US $1,500 for all visitors effective immediately.
A round up of the latest new flight routes and services across Africa. New routes and upgraded services.
All international visitors to Mozambique who require a visa, can now receive a visa on arrival. Visitors will pay US$50 for a dual-entry visa which is valid for 30 days.
A huge favourite with our clients, Giraffe Manor in Kenya is on BBC2 tonight Monday 10 April 2017 - contact us for your own holiday to get up close and personal with the residents of Giraffe Manor!!
British Airways will no longer accept payments in cash for extra services purchased at their London airports and some North America locations.
Wildfires have been spreading around Wellington, New Zealand. Updated advice from the FCO for British nationals in New Zealand.
Travel With Jules operates tailor made holidays to the USA and are members of ABTA. Here is our news update on the status of entry to the US by UK nationals.
Travel advice for The Gambia from fully bonded Tailor Made Gambia specialists.
British Airways will move to the South Terminal, Virgin Atlantic will move to the North Terminal, and easyJet, which currently operates out of both terminals, will consolidate its entire operation in the North Terminal.
New combined visa for Zimbabwe and Zambia - great news for tourism! The visa allows visitors from 65 countries to travel between Zimbabwe and Zambia using the same document.
Great news for the East of England! From spring 2017 Jet 2 is opening up a timetable of flights from Stansted airport.
Next time you are tempted by a 'bargain deal' on the internet please contact us first ... recent news articles highlighting pitfalls of booking holidays on line!
Virgin Atlantic and Delta Airlines launch new direct flights from the UK to Salt Lake City. Holidays to Montana, Idaho and Seattle, plus options with Las Vegas, California, Utah and the parks and canyons of USA.
Long awaited, Travel With Jules officially opens the doors on our new office in Suffolk today! Come and see us and plan your next trip.
This news article clarifies the situation in Thailand for tourists following the death of the King. Travel advice for Thailand.
Watch TV this weekend for a one off documentary featuring Virginia McKenna who played Joy Adamson in the 1966 film Born Free & book a safari to follow in her footsteps!
The leniency period will shortly end and eTA’s will become mandatory from Friday 30th September 2016. Contact us for details if we have arranged your holiday to Canada.
Reported today in the Sunday Times, how one family lost £2k to fraudsters ... don't book online, let us protect you! Scams are on the rise with fake websites and hacked email accounts ..
Travel With Jules will always look after our clients as best we can whatever is happening in the world and would like to reassure you that at the moment things are still very much 'business as usual'.
Travel With Jules is proud to work with ITC Luxury Travel featured in this new BBC TV programme featuring luxury yachts, private islands & barefoot beaches. Let us be your own personal concierge!
World famous luxury hotel brand 'W' has launched its first 'W Sound Suite' at the W Retreat & Spa Bali - perfect for recording artists, studio musicians and record producers to write and record in luxurious surroundings.
As ABTA members we are updated daily with any changes regarding travel around the world. Here are updates affecting travel including advice on the Zika Virus from the FCO.
Visit one of the world's best Music Festival on the shores of Lake Malawi - World class Arts and Culture on the beach!
From January 2017, British Airways will fly direct to Santiago, capital of Chile four times a week on it's longest non stop route using the carriers new Dreamliner aircraft.
Kenya hits the headlines with the most significant demonstration against poaching in the region and the largest burn of illegal wildlife products in history.
Uganda introduces e-visas from June - travel news from Africa. New online visa system, apply in advance of travel online.
Hopefully, this proposal will be implemented soon! Great news for combining the two countries for safari and beach holidays.
Updated list of countries required to provide proof of Yellow Fever Vaccination for entry into Kenya. Travel news from Africa.
More options for tailor made holidays and safaris as new flights operate between South Africa's Cape Town and Botswana.
Flight news - Update on passenger taxes to be payable on all flights out of Dubai airport from 1 July 2016.
Celebrate the Chinese New Year with us! It's the year of the Monkey! What Chinese New Year character are you?
As members of ATTA, ABTA and AITO we receive up to date travel news and FCO advice. Zika virus is an extremely low threat to tourists - read on!
Travel News update on the suspension of flights to the Red Sea Resort of Sharm el Sheikh.
Entry requirements to USA from 1 April 2016 require all travellers to have a security chipped passport. Read here for details.
Latest news from the tourism sector in Malawi - visit Malawi Tourism at Destinations Travel Show Olympia next week and arrange to speak to Jules there!
3 March is World Wildlife Day - book a safari to Africa with us and help support wildlife and conservation projects. We make sure your money is spent wisely!
Jules used to work for Naturetrek, a specialist Natural History & Wildlife tour operator and is very excited to offer their fabulous portfolio of holidays to our clients!
Great news from the US Fish and Wildlife Department to protect Africa's Lions following the recent shooting of Cecil the Lion.
Great news for the Marsh Pride in Kenya's Masai Mara following the tragic events recently - new cubs seen near Sentinel Camp!
The exchange rate on the South African Rand just got better than ever! Currently R24 to the £1 now is the time to go on safari or enjoy the fabulous food and wine of Cape Town!
Lovely to see our friends in Kenya win this fabulous award - good news for Kenya tourism after several years of negative press!
Changes to entry requirements for Madagascar in 2016 - new visa and tourism tax rules.
New ruling for fast track entry to USA begins in December. Regular travellers to the States may find this news interesting!
Let us create your own dream wildlife holiday to see the animals filmed in this dramatic BBC series! Big Cats of the Mara and Wild Dogs of Zambia are our favourites!
Low cost pan-African airline FastJet has announced they will be operating daily flights to Zanzibar from Johannesburg from 11 January 2016, in response to strong passenger and tour operator demand from within the South African market.
A very poignant article reflecting the travel industry stance on the recent terror attacks in Paris.
Updated news from ABTA on travel and flights to Egypt and Sharm el Sheikh. BA & EasyJet extended policies on suspended flights.
The only independent airport lounge in Heathrow T5 is now open! We can add this or any other airport lounges to your holiday booking. Relax in the spa or enjoy the complimentary British themed food.
Good news – Indian visa has now become simpler and cheaper for Citizens of United Kingdom and Ireland! These changes mean that you can now book 'last minute' travel to India without having to complete multiple lengthy forms and post off your passport!
Terminal changes at London Heathrow for British Airways from 2015 - 2016. Long haul routes including Nairobi, Cape Town, Vancouver and several USA hubs.
From 1 September 2015 all visitors must apply for an e-visa on-line before arrival into Kenya.
British Airways last direct flight service to Uganda will be 2-3 October 2015.