When can I go on holiday to Wales? Latest travel restrictions following lockdown announcement
HOLIDAYS in England can go ahead from April, Boris Johnson announced on Monday.
This isn't the same for other parts of the UK – here is what you need to know about holidays in Wales post lockdown.
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Can I go on holiday to Wales right now?
No – the lockdown is still in place in Wales.
This means non-essential travel is not allowed, which includes any day trips or holidays.
When can I go on holiday to Wales?
The Welsh government is yet to give an official restart date for holidays, unlike Boris Johnson.
Mark Drakeford said Wales' potential reopening of the tourism industry around Easter would include bed & breakfasts and hotels with room service as long as the accommodation is self-contained.
This is yet to be officially confirmed.
When will the Wales lockdown lift?
Part of the lockdown restrictions in Wales have already lifted.
Primary school kids returned to school on Monday, while four people from two different households can now meet up outside in public spaces.
From March 1, hotels and attractions will be able to open only to perform weddings and civil partnerships, while non-essential shops hope to open from March 15.
Stay-at-home lockdown restrictions in Wales could end in mid-March, in about three weeks.
What are the current rules in England?
Holidays in England will go ahead from April, the Prime Minister has said.
Self-catered accommodation will be able to reopen from April 12, but only for one household meaning you cannot go on holiday with friends or family.
Hotels and group holidays will then resume from May 17 – this can only be for two households, with no limit on people, or the rule of six from more than two households.
Hotels and group holidays with no restrictions will go ahead from June 21.
Day trips will also be allowed to go ahead from April 12, which will include attractions such as zoos and theme parks, although indoor hospitality will not resume until May 17.
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