Latest Travel Updates
Advice for UK traveller
- UK health authorities are providing advice for specific destinations and locations which is available at www.gov.uk/guidance/novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public
- Travellers are advised to read the FCO travel advice for the country they are travelling to. Visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice
- The National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) TravelHealthPro website travelhealthpro.org.uk/countries provides country-by-country travel health advice
- The NHS website has useful information about how to take preventative measures against Coronavirus at www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19
- ABTA also has updated advice and FAQs for travellers at www.abta.com/coronavirus
Essential information to enter the UK (effective 31.10.20)
The United Kingdom is taking steps to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
- To protect your health and others’, everyone must complete an online passenger locator form before arrival in the United Kingdom
- You may be required to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival. Check the exempt countries list immediately before you travel as this list can change at short notice
- It is a legal requirement that you wear a face covering on public transport in the UK
Failure to comply with the above measures is a criminal offence and you could be fined. Please visit www.gov.uk/uk-border-control for detailed public health advice and requirements for entering the UK. Full and further information can be found HERE.
Travelling from outside the UK? Here are some websites you may like to consult:
- Ireland: Department of Foreign Affairs
- USA: State Department Travel Advisory
- Canada: Travel Advice & Advisories
- Australia: Smart Traveller information service
- New Zealand: SafeTravel
The current restrictions in England will come to an end on 2 December 2020. This page will be updated with any further news.
From 5 November to 2 December 2020, travelling away from home, including internationally, is restricted from England except in limited circumstances such as for work or for education. Different rules apply in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. You must follow all the rules that apply to you.
The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) provides guidance on COVID and non-COVID risks overseas. The FCDO currently advises against all but essential travel to many countries and territories on the basis of COVID risks. You should check the travel advice for your destination.
Travel disruption is possible worldwide. Other countries may bring in new measures with little notice such as border closures, movement restrictions or quarantine rules. Travellers should be prepared to stay overseas longer than planned.
If you need to, please contact us on +44 0161 (0) 703 8161. You can call between: 09.00 – 17.30 (Monday to Friday).
You can visit the FCDO website for the latest Coronavirus travel advice
Visit the ABTA website for their latest travel advice and guidance
Whatever your next adventure, you can book with confidence.
It’s been a bit of whirlwind these past few months, with cancellations, postponements, refunds and rollovers which has not been without it’s challenges in the sports travel sector. As we look to the future, we understand that what people need from a tour operator is more important than ever before. So we’ve outlined our promises to you, should you book with us for an event in 2020 or 2021. Whether you’re a runner, cyclist, triathlete or a sports fan, when you’re ready for your next adventure, book your travel package with confidence knowing that the experienced Sports Tours International team have been taking people to amazing events for nearly 50 years.
Here’s what we’re doing to give you that all important peace of mind.
Dear Sports Tours International Customer,
After a busy start of our year for all the good reasons with lots of new events on our calendar and a lot of interest in our tours and holidays, we are now in an unprecedented period of uncertainty with an ever-evolving situation surrounding the global COVID-19 outbreak.
Things are changing rapidly but I’d like to provide you with an update at this point about how this ongoing situation may affect your future booking with us. We’ve created a new Q&A page which you may find useful where we hopefully answer your questions. Before contacting us, I’d like to advise you to read this page if you have any concerns or questions. If after reading the Q&A page you still feel the need to contact us, please do so by email and we will reply to you as soon as possible.
Please be assured that our brilliant people in Manchester, Dublin and Montpellier are doing everything they can to cooperate with our partners worldwide to minimise any disruption to your events and holidays. Our number one priority is and will always be the health and safety of our team and our customers.
We look forward to show how #OUREXPERIENCEWILLMAKEYOURS on one of our events or sports holidays soon.