Travel firms scramble to rearrange holidays amid new Covid measures

Swiss skiing holidays in doubt as country joins Spain in tightening travel rules to contain Omicron variantCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTour operators are scrambling to rearrange Swiss skiing holidays after the country joined Spain in tightening travel restrictions amid rising concerns about the spread of the new Omicron Covid variant.From Saturday night, Switzerlandmandated 10 days of quarantine for all new arrivals, in effect wrecking skiing holidays in the Swiss Alps until further notice. Travel firms are also wrestling with Spain ’s ban on non-vaccinated arrivals that will affect British holidaymakers from Wednesday 1 December.Continue reading...
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