What are some of the main steps we’ve taken to keep you safe?
1. Our vehicles are fully cleaned and sterilised before every journey takes place.
2. We ensure that passengers are safely distanced.
3. We adhere to a strict boarding and off boarding policy.
4. Face masks and hand sanitiser are provided if you don’t have them.
5. Our air circulation systems have been adapted and improved on some vehicles.
6. We test the temperature of all passengers with infrared temperature testing
7. Coaches are cleaned after each off boarding.
8. More regular cleaning of washroom facilities.
9. Our vehicles will run at lower capacities to keep in line with social distancing regulations.
10. All passengers must notify us of any symptoms in advance of the journey
How you can help?
1. Do not travel if you’re experiencing any coronavirus symptoms or if you are awaiting for Covid-19 test results or have been given a positive result following a recent test. The symptoms include a high temperature (37.8c or greater), a new continuous cough or change to your sense of smell or taste
2. UK Government currently insist on travellers wearing a face covering or mask (children under 12 years are exempt) when travelling on public transport and indoor transport hubs (airports, rail and tram stations and terminals, maritime ports and terminals, bus and coach stations and terminals
3. Wash your hands and use hand sanitisers at regular intervals
4. Keep your distance as much as you can (1 metre plus) when you are travelling
5. Please follow the instructions given by the operator during the journey to ensure the safety of all on board; requirements and instructions may differ depending on the type of transport and country you are in
6. Rule of 6 protocols will be in place on the coaches and all parts of your holiday, including whilst in hospitality settings and visiting attractions. If you are travelling in a group of more than 6 you will be expected to split your group into no more than 6 people and remain in those groups for the duration of your trip
7. Please be patient, boarding and disembarking your transport may take longer than usual
8th March 2021
All schools and colleges will reopen
University students can return for practical courses. There will be a review by the end of the Easter holidays for all other students
Face coverings are recommended in class for secondary school students and also for parents and staff in primary schools
Wraparound childcare can also return for vulnerable pupils and where it is needed for parents or carers to go to work, support groups or to seek medical care
Two people from different households can meet outside for recreation, which can include “a coffee on a bench”
One nominated person can visit care homes, but will need PPE, a lateral flow test and to “keep physical contact to a minimum”
29th March 2021
People will be allowed to meet outside, either with one other household or within the “rule of six”, including in private gardens
The stay at home rule will end, but the government will urge people to stay local as much as possible
Outdoor sport facilities will reopen, including golf courses and tennis and basketball courts
Formally organised outdoor sports can also restart
Parents and children groups can return but are capped at 15 and must be outdoors. Indoor groups can take place for vulnerable children and where parents need the groups to go to work
Weddings attended by up to six people can take place in any circumstances
12th April 2021
All shops allowed to open
Restaurants and pub gardens will be allowed to serve customers sitting outdoors, including alcohol
Gyms and spas can reopen for individuals and households
Hairdressers, beauty salons and other “close contact services” can reopen
UK domestic holidays away from home permitted, with self-contained accommodation able to reopen for use by members of the same household
Children allowed to attend indoor play activities, with up to 15 parents or guardians allowed to join them
Zoos, theme parks and drive-in cinemas can reopen
Libraries and community centres can reopen
Weddings attended by up to 15 people can take place
17th May 2021
People can meet in groups of up to 30 outdoors
Six people or two households can meet indoors
Pubs, restaurants and other hospitality venues can seat customers indoors
Up to 30 people can meet to celebrate weddings or other life events, like christenings
Remaining outdoor entertainment, such as outdoor theatres and cinemas can open
Indoor entertainment such as museums, theatres, cinemas and children’s play areas can open
Performances and large events will be subject to limits though. For indoor events they can be at half capacity or 1,000 people, and outdoors they can be at half capacity or 4,000 people – whichever is lower. For large venues (at least 40,000 capacity) up to 10,000 will be allowed to attend
Hotels, hostels and B&Bs can reopen
International leisure travel will resume no earlier than 17 May
Adult indoor group sports and exercise classes can start up again
21st June 2021
All legal limits on social contact will be removed
No legal limits on the number of people who can attend weddings, funerals and other life events. From April, the government will run pilots for events such as large weddings, festivals and work conferences. This will help to determine how measures such as enhanced testing might allow large groups to attend without social distancing