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CV19 SPECIAL CANCELLATION CONDITIONS for NEW bookings arriving up to 15 MAY 2021 : full refund on bookings up to 15 days to arrival. FOR ALL NEW 2021 BOOKINGS OF 5 + NIGHTS MADE BEFORE 31 March 2021, ONLY £250 DEPOSIT REQUIRED ; £100 for 3/4 night bookings.
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CORONA VIRUS NEWS Feb.26th 2021 . News changes daily so do ask any questions. Information from current UK media
GOOD NEWS . Vaccination continues apace with approx. one third of UK’s adults ( 18/19 Million) vaccinated so far. The aim is for all over 50’s to be vaccinated by the end of March, and all adults by June or earlier. Very efficient system thanks to the NHS with Army organisational help. The PM announced the “road map” to normality on 22 Feb., to be in stages subject to continued reduced cases, hospital admissions and deaths.
STAGES TO ” NORMALITY “. Note essential shops and services, garden centres, transport , and restaurants/pubs offering a takeaway service have stayed open throughout.
March 8 : schools reopen . We are allowed to exercise /meet outside as now with our household or one other person.
March 29 : up to 6 people can meet outside including in private gardens. Outdoor sports and some leisure facilities can reopen. Organised sports/matches/games can restart subject to guidance.
April 12. Short- stay self-contained properties may reopen in England , and some larger hotels. ( long stays have been possible before this also and business trips were/are possible ). These may open : all other retail , hairdressers, indoor facilities eg gyms , public facilities eg libraries, pubs/restaurants etc using outdoor facilities ; outdoor attractions eg zoos, theme parks. Weddings and events up to 30 people allowed.
May 17 . Most restrictions on meeting outside will be lifted (up to 30 people) . Pubs/restaurants/cafes can now serve customers indoors. Outdoor theatres and events , indoor museums and galleries , other accommodation (BandBs ,hotels), adult group sport can all reopen. Controlled indoor and outdoor events with spectators (eg football, and other matches)
June 21 ALL other remaining limits to be lifted to include theatres ( we think)
OVERSEAS ARRIVALS. Those arriving ( both overseas residents and returning British citizens) before May 17 may only do so for business or essential travel. This date may be brought forward but remains in place as of today.(26 Feb.)
Quarantine : ( as Feb 26th 2021) visitors and returning UK nationals from 33 “high risk” countries must spend 10 days at government provided airport hotels at their own expense . (as in Australia). These are largely in Africa, S. America, The U.A.R., and Portugal. Currently USA, Canada , Australia and New Zealand, and most European and Asian countries are NOT included . It seems that those from these “non risk” countries must still quarantine in their chosen accommodation (eg home, hotel /rental property) for 10 days. Quarantine is likely to change or be replaced by testing/proof of vaccination , all being trialled at the moment.
And as always masks on public transport and indoor settings are compulsory and social distancing is required.
So – we look forward to better times soon. We already have bookings, for 2021 including postponements from 2020. If you have queries about an upcoming booking , do ask. Important dates for 2021 are ; Wimbledon Tennis 28 June/11 July ; Hampton Court Garden Festival 5/11 July ; Euros (football ) 11 June/11 July with the Semi-final and Final in London. Note the Chelsea Flower Show has been postponed to September. London Marathon 3 October.
SPECIAL OFFERS. We have good discounts for bookings for arrivals to 15 May 21 . Central London 1 bedrooms from £80 per night , 2 bedrooms from £118 per night . For details ask us by email now . Though you may not choose to travel yet due to restrictions, those needing to travel for family, business, medical or research reasons may find the special offers useful once the current ban on holiday accommodation is lifted.
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