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Before you book your holiday or before you travel, you may wish to look at the links below for useful information regarding passports and up to date travel advice for the destination that you are visiting.

Please note that by clicking on these links you will be visiting a website outside of the Prestige Holidays site. 

Now that the UK has left the EU please find below some useful links that may answer your travel questions. If you do have any other questions please do contact us.

For general information on travelling to Europe please click here  and for additional passport information please click here.

Here is a summary of the main changes (correct as at 04 January 2021 - for the latest up to date information please use the links shown above):

* Visa free travel for UK nationals will be limited to the Schengen area countries for up to 90 days in any 180 day period. This includes most EU nations and Iceland, Norway, Switzerland & Lichtenstein.

* Travellers must have at least 6 months left on their passports except for Ireland (use passport checker tool)

* EHIC cards are valid until their expiration date. A Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) is being planned to cover chronic or existing illnesses and routine maternity care as well as emergencies - details to be released. Travel insurance with  healthcare is still the best way to be covered.

* Roaming charges for mobiles should be checked with the phone providers the guarantee of free roaming will end.

* The Pet Passport scheme no longer applies. An animal health certificate from a vet will be needed, issued at least 10 days in advance.

* Use separate lanes from EU, EEA and Swiss citizens at border controls

* International Driving Permits may be required in some EU countries and Norway if you have a paper driving licence or a licence issued in Guernsey, Gibraltar, Jersey, and the Isle of Man. Check with the embassy of the country you will be    driving in. You must have Green Card and use GB sticker(s)

* Duty free shopping is available if travelling to the EU and the return of limits to the amount of duty free you can bring in from the EU.

 

ABTA - Information regarding the benefits of booking with an ABTA Member. 

Foreign and Commonwealth Office - For the latest travel advice from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. You can also follow on Twitter and Facebook

FCO Travel Aware

 

 

 

 Department of Health - Information on health requirements/vaccinations. 

 Passport Agency - Information on UK passports. 

 

 

 Visa Requirements - Please see our Booking Conditions page for information about Visas and how to apply. 

AITO Charter

Prestige Holidays is a member of the Association of Independent Tour Operators. The association represents Britain's leading independent tour operators and encourages high standards of quality and service. Prestige Holidays abides by the Associations Code of conduct and adheres to the AITO Quality Charter which can be viewed by clicking here or by calling 020 8744 9280. 

The association of Independent Tour Operators The Quality Alternative  

Financial Protection - Book with Confidence. We are a Member of ABTA which means you have the benefit of ABTA’s assistance and Code of Conduct. We provide financial protection for your money when you buy a package holiday.If you buy other travel arrangements such as accommodation only this protection doesn’t apply. We show more information on our "Your money is safe with us" page below