Updates to TUI trips with more destinations removed – here is the full list of cancellations
The UK’s largest tour operator has announced another round of flight and holiday cancellations with travel to European and long-haul destinations suspended.
UIS released the latest updates due to lingering uncertainty surrounding travel.
The next UK government travel announcement is expected on Wednesday 25 August or Thursday 26 August – all changes will take effect the following week.
The German group also reduced its summer capacity to 60% of the size of its 2019 program, from 75% it had planned in May, illustrating the the impact of longer-than-expected travel restrictions in the UK.
The following destinations are canceled:
- Until August 25 included: Aruba
- Until August 27 inclusive: Italy (Sicily, Sardinia, Calabria)
- Until August 31 included: Italy (Naples), Florida, Turkey and Mexico (Cancun) and India, Indonesia, Maldives, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand (Phuket), United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi) and United States with non-TUI flights
- Until September 4 inclusive Cape Verde, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Egypt and Tunisia and Canada, Kenya, Seychelles and Tobago with non-TUI flights
- Until October 31 included: Austria, Italy and Slovenia (TUI Lakes and Mountains, including non-TUI flights) and Bulgaria, Mainland Spain (Girona), Malta (except non-TUI flights) and Montenegro
UIS currently operates in resorts in the Green and Amber categories on the UK travel list.
The tour operator said in a statement to holidaymakers: “We will not take any customers to red destinations or those that require quarantine on arrival, unless this can be avoided by a Covid test.
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“If we need to cancel a vacation due to updated government guidelines, or after reviewing our vacation schedule, we will contact customers and endeavor to give at least seven days notice. These customers may request a refund. full in cash or move to a later date or alternative holiday with a booking incentive.
“We know some customers may not be sure to travel this summer, so to provide continued flexibility and assurance, no-charge changes can be made up to 14 days prior to travel for customers who need to depart until October 31 inclusive. “
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