Information on travel restrictions due to coronavirus within the UK, updated 8 May 2021

The below information applies to residents of the UK looking to book a self-catering holiday in the UK or Northern Ireland.
 

Can I now book a holiday in the UK?

Following the Covid lockdowns in the UK, you can now book a cottage break in England, Wales or Scotland (it is not yet possible to holiday in Northern Ireland). See individual ads for individual booking terms and conditions.  It is highly recommended that you take out appropriate holiday insurance.

 

 

Rules for cottage holidays being allowed in the UK:
 

Dates for Holidays in England (for residents of England, Wales or Scotland)

It is now permitted for people to take a cottage holiday with your single household or with your support bubble in England (no household mixing permitted).

From 17 May - 2 households can holiday together (of any size) or 6 people (from up to 6 households).


Dates for Holidays in Wales (for residents of Wales and England)

The rules in Wales are that cottage holidays are now possible for single households or your support bubble.  It is also now permitted for two households to holiday together as an extended household, as long as 10 days have elapsed since either household was part of another extended household.  There are also limited circumstances in which a third household can join an extended household, see the rules here.


Dates for Holidays in Scotland (for residents of Scotland, England and Wales)

It is now permitted to take a cottage holiday with your single household or with your support bubble in Scotland. 

From 17 May, in most parts of Scotland (except Glasgow city and Moray) up to 6 people from 3 different households will be allowed to stay together in self-catering accommodation.


Key Dates for Cottage Breaks in Northern Ireland

For residents of Northern Ireland it is now possible to holiday in self-catering accommodation in Northern Ireland with your household or support bubble.

 

As always its strongly recommended that you take out appropriate holiday insurance.