Spain and UK struggle to reach post-Brexit agreement on driving licences, causing stress and family rows 19/11/2022
Thousands of British expats are unable to obtain driving licences – and some say the isolation and difficulty of not being able to drive has harmed their health.
The number of foreign student trips organised to the UK by specialist European tour operators this year is down 83% compared to pre-pandemic 2019, largely due to a post-Brexit passport rule change.
Border Communities Against Brexit have roundly condemned the planned move to introduce a new Electronic Authorisation Scheme for non Irish and UK cross border visitors in the new year.
CONDOR is rolling out a major marketing campaign to boost the number of European visitors to the islands after the market was decimated by Brexit.
Minister hopes French will be able to use ID cards to enter Jersey – after visitor numbers dropped 'off a cliff edge' after Brexit 03/11/2022
ALLOWING French visitors to use identity cards to travel to the Channel Islands could help revitalise the tourism industry post-Brexit, according to the External Relations Minister.
Brexit not okay for Kent 25/10/2022
Note that the slogans on these placards all represent news that has reached us about the effects of Brexit on Kent specifically. Some of these have featured in articles in Kent Bylines, as linked in the explanations below.
Ministers say leaving the EU ‘has given the UK a world of future opportunities’. So I have tracked down the travel advantages.
People will travel to Europe to go shopping because Britain no longer offers tax-free purchases to international tourists, the boss of clothing chain Superdry has warned.
Significant housing and staffing problems in the tourism sector across the strath are the result of 10 years of hostile environment policy, MP Drew Hendry insists. / He has been meeting with local operators to discuss their plight, and has spoken this week about the difficulties tourism companies now face after Brexit.
Battle to stabilise hospitality and tourism in the Ribble Valley after blows of Brexit and pandemic 16/06/2022
Tourism and hospitality activity in the Ribble Valley and work to stabilise the constantly-changing visitor economy following Brexit and the pandemic is being discussed by borough councillors this week.
A family have lost £3,000 on a holiday after the mum was not allowed to board a flight due to a post-Brexit rule for entry to a group of European countries.
Tourism leaders have warned that UK government proposals to require international travellers to apply for a permit to cross the Irish border will damage the industry.
How Brexit is Levelling Down Luxury Brands 31/01/2022
Britain’s economic and cultural prowess is suffering due to post-Brexit tax changes, reports Sascha Lavin. / As the Government publishes a 100-page ‘benefits of Brexit’ paper today, luxury brands are calling on Boris Johnson to rethink a post-Brexit policy that is harming their international competitiveness.
Brexit border: UK and EU have ‘months to stop tourist traffic grinding to a halt’ if no deal is reached 29/01/2022
British tourists headed for city breaks in Paris or sunny getaways in Spain in September could be hit by new biometric checks set to be required at the border.
Brexit checks to cause delays for tourists driving to Europe unless deal is made, warns Port of Dover boss 24/01/2022
New Brexit checks will cause vast delays to tourists entering the EU unless a new agreement is brought in, the head of the Port of Dover has claimed.
Holidaymakers heading to Europe will now face extra costs and paperwork following UK's exit from the EU.
The new rules look to hit the pockets of Brit holidaymakers as well as causing more hassle.
CONFUSING and bureaucratic post-Brexit rules are affecting local tourist businesses as foreign exhibitors steer clear of Beaulieu motoring events, Lord Montagu has warned.
The collision of the pandemic and leaving the European Union (EU) has tipped an £18bn loss in travel services trade, according to the latest figures.
Brexit causes ‘severe’ slump in seasonal jobs for young Britons in EU, says travel industry 18/11/2021
Government urged to consider youth mobility visa.
For 2021, national tourist board Visit Britain has forecast that visitor numbers will be lower even than in 2020, when travel restrictions were at their highest.
MOST of Scotland’s visitor attractions still have “survival” and not “recovery” as their priority, with a “staffing crisis caused by Brexit” compounding challenges arising from a lack of international visitors, a key survey shows.
Traveling in a global pandemic can be challenging, but add the complications of strict travel rules resulting from Britain's split from the EU and things become really confusing and expensive.
Until today, visitors from EU members states, the European Economic Area (EEA), and Switzerland, have been able to use national ID cards to access the UK.
The changes will affect non-EU citizens that do not need a visa to travel to the bloc.