COVID-19 – Latest update 16/03/2020
Potential Government advice for over-70s to stay at home Media speculation over the weekend concerning the government enforcing anyone over the age of 70 to self-isolate has seen a huge increase in our call volumes and we are doing our best to service them. We can confirm that this movement has not been formally announced and we have no information on any time-scales of whether it will be formally announced. If we need to cancel your holiday, rest assured we will be in contact with you. The information provided at the moment advises we go ahead with your holiday plans as arranged, so unless you hear from us directly, you can be assured that your holiday is still departing as per your booking confirmation.
We understand there is a large amount of unrest at the moment regarding travel, and we pride ourselves in putting our customers first. Our Holiday Advisors are working tirelessly to reassure our customers that they are permitted to travel and their holiday is scheduled as planned. We would politely ask our customers to only call us if you have a question regarding an existing booking departing in the next 7 days, or would like to make a future booking, this will allow us to continue with the excellent level of customer service you would expect from us.
COVID-19 – Latest update 13/03/2020
The health, safety and wellbeing of our customers and staff is always paramount to us and we are constantly monitoring the global situation regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
We are taking our lead from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO). The latest updates have seen us carefully review our departures to assess whether it is advised to still holiday in these locations. The majority of our holidays are UK based tours, which means they are, at present, still operating as planned. If at any stage we have to amend your travel plans, we will contact our customers directly to discuss all your options.
More information can be found, along with the latest updates, both on the gov.uk website here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public and also from ABTA here: https://www.abta.com/news/coronavirus-outbreak
If you have any questions regarding an existing booking, our Holiday Advisors are here to help and can be contacted on the details listed below. In the meantime, if you have not heard from us directly, then you can rest assured your holiday is still going ahead as planned.
Please continue to check our website for updates, as we are reviewing the situation daily.
Grand UK Holidays: 01603 61 99 33
SunriseDirect Freephone: 0808 168 5 158
Glenton Holidays Freephone: 08000 24 24 24
Palmer Holidays: 01924 895 849
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