Bookings to Greece surge as British holidaymakers flee Spain

British holidaymakers are flocking to Greece in lieu of Spain as the busiest thirty day period for summer time vacations gets underway.

The chairman of Sunvil Holiday break Team, Noel Josephides has noted a sudden increase in enquiries for ‘last-minute, flight-only’ bookings to Greece, and not from the company’s standard fifty-plus demographic. “We know they are people today who had been probable to go to Spain,” he told iNews.

It comes as Europe’s major tour operator Tui extended the cancellation of all Uk vacations to the Spanish Balearic Islands and Canary Islands right up until August ten and all vacations to mainland Spain right up until August 17. Jet2 has also been speaking to customers presently on holiday break there and requesting they fly household before sending empty planes to repatriate them.

Each operators have extra extra added products and services to Greece in order to satisfy demand from customers. 

Greece has fared perfectly by way of the pandemic when compared to the rest of Europe, with only three.seven new Covid-19 cases for every a hundred,000 people in the past 14 days. The UK has registered 14 for every a hundred,000 about the same period of time.

Somewhere else, senior ministers in France and Germany have equally warned of doable new lockdowns, and Matt Hancock has said it is “quite likely” that additional international locations will be dropped from the FCO’s quarantine-exempt list as fears of a second wave grips Europe.

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