Travel expert appeared on ITV show Lorraine to reveal border officials could snatch cheese or ham sandwiches at airports.
Waiting times could even triple with the UK’s ‘third-country nationals’ no longer in the EU.
'Post-Brexit reality': Dover delays were 'predictable', says travel journalist Simon Calder [3 mins] 02/04/2023
Travel expert Simon Calder told Andrew Castle the continued delays at Dover port are a result of Brexit.
'These are the consequences': Travel Editor says Brexit is to blame for massive queues at Dover [2 mins] 01/04/2023
When we voted to leave the EU we signed up to such queues and delays at the border, says The Independent's Simon Calder.
Port of Dover declares critical incident as high levels of traffic caused lengthy delays.
Aer Lingus set to close Belfast base as move ‘shows harmful effects of Brexit on UK travel’ 16/12/2022
The closure of Aer Lingus’ Belfast base after 15 years shows the harm caused by Brexit to the UK travel industry, a travel writer has said.
Ministers say leaving the EU ‘has given the UK a world of future opportunities’. So I have tracked down the travel advantages.
Over the last weekend, the Port of Dover has handled almost 142,000 travellers, many of whom have been forced to wait for hours to cross the borders into France.
The UK asked for an European Union external frontier, similar to the hard borders the EU has with Russia and Turkey, to take effect in Kent.
"Since brexit it's been necessary to have every single passport stamped at Dover... and as a result of that everything takes much longer..."
The Port of Dover has declared a "critical incident" due to five-hour queues leading to the ferry terminal and people are blaming Brexit.
EasyJet had 8,000 applications from EU citizens – but had to turn them down because of Brexit 21/06/2022
EasyJet reportedly had to turn down thousands of job applications from EU citizens because of Brexit.
"Thirty per cent of the people who worked in UK aviation before the covid pandemic were EU nationals."